32-3-51.12 Junking certificate required for vehicle being dismantled--Removal of identification numbe...
Junking certificate required for vehicle being dismantled--Removal of
identification number prohibited--Violation as felony.
Any owner of a motor vehicle that is being
dismantled for the purpose of selling its parts shall apply for a junking certificate.
The license plates, registration card, and certificate of title shall accompany the application for
junking certificate. The department shall cancel the registration card and the title on its records and
issue a junking certificate. If the title shows any lien, the lien holder's consent to the issuance of the
junking certificate shall be endorsed on the certificate of title. The owner may not remove the
vehicle's identification number or other identification numbers. Removal of the vehicle's
identification number or other identification numbers is a Class 6 felony.
Source: SL 1988, ch 238, § 8; SL 1989, ch 258; SL 1996, ch 190, § 3.