2014 Indiana Code
TITLE 9. MOTOR VEHICLES
ARTICLE 32. DEALER SERVICES
CHAPTER 5. MANUFACTURERS, CONVERTER MANUFACTURERS, AND DEALERS; MANUFACTURERS' CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN


Download as PDF IC 9-32-5 Chapter 5. Manufacturers, Converter Manufacturers, and Dealers; Manufacturers' Certificates of Origin IC 9-32-5-1 Applicability; exception Sec. 1. This chapter does not apply to an off-road vehicle. As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.78. IC 9-32-5-2 Sale or transfer of motor vehicle for display or resale; delivery of certificate of origin Sec. 2. A manufacturer, a converter manufacturer, an automotive mobility dealer, a dealer, or other person may not sell or otherwise dispose of a new motor vehicle to another person, to be used by the other person for purposes of display or resale, without delivering to the other person a manufacturer's certificate of origin under this chapter that indicates the assignments of the certificate of origin necessary to show the ownership of the title to a person who purchases the motor vehicle. As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.78. IC 9-32-5-3 Purchaser of new motor vehicle; receipt of certificate of origin Sec. 3. A person may not purchase or acquire a new motor vehicle without obtaining a valid manufacturer's certificate of origin from the seller of the motor vehicle. As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.78. IC 9-32-5-4 Form of certificates of origin and assignments of origin Sec. 4. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), certificates of origin and assignments of certificates of origin must be in a form: (1) prescribed by the bureau; or (2) approved by the bureau. (b) A manufacturer's certificate of origin for a low speed vehicle must indicate that the motor vehicle is a low speed vehicle. As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.78. IC 9-32-5-5 Manufacturers and dealers; required certificates Sec. 5. A manufacturer, a converter manufacturer, an automotive mobility dealer, or a dealer must have: (1) a certificate of title; (2) an assigned certificate of title; (3) a manufacturer's certificate of origin; (4) an assigned manufacturer's certificate of origin; or (5) other proof of ownership or evidence of right of possession as determined by the secretary; for a motor vehicle, semitrailer, or recreational vehicle in the manufacturer's, converter manufacturer's, automotive mobility dealer's, or dealer's possession. As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.78. IC 9-32-5-6 Dealer possession of motor vehicle without certificate of title; application; time limitation; delinquent title fee Sec. 6. (a) If a dealer purchases or acquires ownership of a: (1) motor vehicle; (2) semitrailer; or (3) recreational vehicle; in a state that does not have a certificate of title law, the dealer shall apply for an Indiana certificate of title for the motor vehicle, semitrailer, or recreational vehicle not more than thirty-one (31) days after the date of purchase or the date ownership of the motor vehicle, semitrailer, or recreational vehicle was acquired. (b) The bureau shall collect a delinquent title fee as provided in IC 9-29-4-4 if a dealer fails to apply for a certificate of title for a motor vehicle, semitrailer, or recreational vehicle as described in subsection (a). As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.78. IC 9-32-5-7 Forms for applications Sec. 7. The bureau shall provide forms on which applications for certificates of title and assignments of certificates of title must be made under this chapter. As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.78. IC 9-32-5-8 Assigned certificates of title or certificates of origin; delivery Sec. 8. A manufacturer, a converter manufacturer, an automotive mobility dealer, or a dealer shall deliver an assigned certificate of title or certificate of origin to a person entitled to the certificate of title or certificate of origin. As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.78. IC 9-32-5-9 Inspection of certificates and motor vehicles Sec. 9. (a) In order to obtain or maintain a manufacturer's, a converter manufacturer's, an automotive mobility dealer's, or a dealer's license from the secretary, a person must agree to allow a police officer or an authorized representative of the secretary to inspect: (1) certificates of origin, certificates of title, assignments of certificates of origin and certificates of title, or other proof of ownership or evidence of right of possession as determined by the secretary; and (2) motor vehicles, semitrailers, or recreational vehicles that are held for resale by the manufacturer, converter manufacturer, automotive mobility dealer, or dealer; in the manufacturer's, converter manufacturer's, automotive mobility dealer's, or dealer's place of business during reasonable business hours. (b) A certificate of title, a certificate of origin, and any other proof of ownership described under subsection (a): (1) must be readily available for inspection by or delivery to the proper persons; and (2) may not be removed from Indiana. As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.78.

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