(a) The Commissioner shall confiscate the registration and license tags of any motor vehicle:
(1) which does not have a current certificate of safety inspection and approval;
(2) which is not submitted for further inspection within 10 days after a notice of deficiencies is given pursuant to an inspection;
(3) for which a temporary deficiency permit has been issued, such permit having expired and the deficiency not having been corrected.
(b) The Commissioner may not issue new registration for the confiscated registration nor release the confiscated registration until the owner of the vehicle procures a valid inspection certificate showing the deficiencies for which the registration was confiscated have been remedied.History: 1972, PL 12-65 § 1, amd 1977, PL 15-41 § 5.
Amendments: 1977 Subsection (b), substituted “The Commissioner shall not issue new registration for the confiscated registration nor” for “The Commissioner shall notify the Treasurer of any confiscation and no new registration shall be issued by the Treasurer nor shall the Commissioner” at the beginning of subsection.