32-5-23 Destruction of licensed vehicle or failure of vehicle to pass inspection--Removal of plate...
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Destruction of licensed vehicle or failure of vehicle to pass inspection--Removal
of plates--Credit--Replacement of plates.
If a registered and licensed motor vehicle is destroyed by
collision or fire, disposed of for salvage, or if rejected or condemned for use on the highways as the
result of action by any inspection authority of this state, the registered owner of the current license
plates thereon may remove the license plates and attach the plates to a newly acquired vehicle. Credit
for the remaining months on the registration shall be given. If the plates were destroyed, the owner
shall apply for a replacement set of plates for a fee of ten dollars.
Source: SL 1967, ch 210, § 1; SL 1989, ch 257, § 58; SL 2007, ch 173, § 10.
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