CHAPTER 188

MOTOR VEHICLES

PROVIDING FOR THE CANCELLATION OF THE TITLE TO A MOTOR VEHICLE TO BE REGISTERED IN ANOTHER STATE, THE RETURN OF THE NUMBER PLATES THEREOF AND FEE TO BE PAID FOR SUCH PLATES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES, AS AMENDED BY CHAPTER 244, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1941, BY PROVIDING FOR THE CANCELLATION OF THE TITLE TO A MOTOR VEHICLE TO BE REGISTERED IN ANOTHER STATE, THE RETURN OF THE NUMBER PLATES THEREOF AND THE FEE TO BE PAID FOR SUCH PLATES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Article 2 of Chapter 165 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding a new paragraph to be known as paragraph (g) to 5553. Section 15 thereof, to read as follows:

(g) Whenever any motor vehicle for which a title has been issued by the Department, and whether such vehicle be registered or unregistered, shall be removed from this State, whether through transfer or otherwise, for the purpose of re-titling the same in another State, the owner thereof, upon transferring and/or removing such vehicle for the purpose aforesaid, shall, in addition to complying with all the other provisions of this Section, remove the number plates, and if the vehicle is registered, the registration plates, therefrom, and shall immediately give or send such plates to the Department or an authorized representative thereof, together with a report that such vehicle is to be re-titled in another State. If the Department is satisfied that such vehicle is to be removed from this State for the purpose aforesaid, the title to such vehicle shall be cancelled and the Department shall pay the sum of fifty cents ($.50) per plate for each number plate returned to the Department in accordance with the provisions of this subparagraph.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective immediately upon the approval thereof by the Governor.

Approved March 30, 1943.