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A. A person who receives or is entitled to receive a copy of a notice provided for in section 28-4453 may object to the approval of a notice by filing a written objection with the director within fifteen days from the date the notice was received by the person.
B. If there is an objection to the establishment of a new motor vehicle dealership, the objecting new motor vehicle dealer shall submit evidence to the director to establish that:
1. The objector is a new motor vehicle dealer located in the same community as the proposed new motor vehicle dealership, or within ten miles by the shortest street route of the proposed dealership, if located outside the community. If the proposed franchise is located in a county with a population of less than two hundred thousand persons, a dealer of the same line-make located within twenty miles, as determined by the shortest street route, also has standing to object pursuant to this section.
2. The objector is providing facilities, equipment, parts, capital and personnel in substantial compliance with its contractual obligation to the franchisor.