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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 39, MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC REGULATION
Section: 39:10-12: Lost papers, duplicate certificate; fees; false statements in application
39:10-12. If certificate of ownership, or title papers, are lost, the director may, upon proof of certification or otherwise in the manner required by him and if satisfied of the bona fides of the application, prepare a certificate of ownership, certify it and authorize its use in place of the original, with the same effect as the original. The director shall collect a fee of $25 for this duplicate certificate.
A person who falsely states, in any application to the director for a duplicate certificate of ownership, that a certificate of ownership, or title papers, are lost, shall be subject to a fine of not less than $200.00 nor more than $500.00 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 30 days or both.
Amended 1946,c.136,s.8; 1951,c.295,s.2; 1963,c.34,s.4; 1968,c.130,s.13; 1975,c.180,s.16; 1994,c.60,s.27.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:51.
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