CHAPTER 41

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 2128, TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE STATUS OF PLATES UPON A TRANSFER OF TITLE TO A MOTOR VEHICLE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Section 2128, Title 21, Delaware Code is amended by striking that section and inserting the following:

(a) Upon the transfer of a vehicle or upon the expiration of registration for any other cause, the numbered plate assigned to a vehicle shall be retained by the transferor or owner at the time of transfer or expiration of registration. The transferor or owner upon the transfer or upon expiration of registration for any other cause may have such numbered plate transferred to another vehicle owned by him upon application in writing to the Department. If the transferor or owner does not apply for a transfer of such numbered plate to a vehicle owned by him within a sixty day period after transfer or upon expiration of registration, the numbered plate shall revert to the Department.

(b) The transferee-purchaser shall apply for registration of the vehicle purchased to the Department pursuant to Section 2104 of this Title and the Department upon such application shall furnish him with a new numbered plate pursuant to Section 2128 of this Title.

Approved May 15, 1959.