2020 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 2 - Registration and Licensing of Motor Vehicles
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 40-2-4. Manufacture of Plates and Decals Prohibited

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-2-4 (2020)
  1. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to make, sell, or issue any license plate or revalidation decal.
  2. Any person, firm, or corporation violating subsection (a) of this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Ga. L. 1921, p. 255, § 11; Code 1933, §§ 68-216, 68-9905; Ga. L. 1990, p. 2048, § 2.)

OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Only the State of Georgia may manufacture license tags, and the supervisor of purchases (now Department of Administrative Services) is not authorized to process a requisition for license plates to any individual person, firm, or corporation. 1960-61 Op. Att'y Gen. p. 297.

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 21 Am. Jur. 2d, Criminal Law, §§ 1, 5, 19, 26 et seq.

C.J.S.

- 61A C.J.S., Motor Vehicles, § 1636 et seq.

ALR.

- Civil rights and liabilities as affected by failure to comply with regulations as to registration of automobile or motorcycle, or licensing of operator, 54 A.L.R. 374.

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