*Va. Code Ann. § 59.1--21.3 *(2006)

§ 59.1--21.3. Cancellation of sale

(1) Except as provided in subsection (5), in addition to any right otherwise
to revoke an offer, the buyer has the right

to cancel a home solicitation sale until midnight of the third business day
after the day on which the buyer signs an

agreement or offer to purchase which complies with *§ 59.1--21.4.*

(2) Cancellation occurs when the buyer gives written notice of cancellation
to the seller at the address stated in the

agreement or offer to purchase.

(3) Notice of cancellation, if given by mail, is given when it is deposited
in a mailbox properly addressed and postage


(4) Notice of cancellation given by the buyer need not take a particular
form and is sufficient if it indicates by any

form of written expression the intention of the buyer not to be bound by the
home solicitation sale.

(5) The buyer may not cancel a home solicitation sale if the buyer requests
the seller to provide goods or services

without delay because of an emergency, and

(a) The seller in good faith makes a substantial beginning of performance of
the contract before the buyer gives

notice of cancellation, and

(b) In the case of goods, the goods cannot be returned to the seller in
substantially as good condition as when

received by the buyer, and

(c) The buyer's emergency request is in a dated writing personally signed by
the buyer and which expressly states

that the buyer understands that he is waiving his right to cancel the sale
under the provisions of this act.

(6) Except as provided in subsection (5), any waiver or modification of a
buyer's right to cancel is void and of no

effect. In the event the seller obtains from the buyer a waiver or
modification of his right to cancel, the buyer's right to

cancel shall commence on the first business day following his learning that
the waiver or modification is void and of no