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2015 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title XXI - MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 262 - ANTITHEFT LAWS, OFFENSES, PENALTIES, HABITUAL OFFENDERS, ARREST OF NONRESIDENTS AND ABANDONED VEHICLES
Section 262:16 - Counterfeit, Unauthorized or Forged Stickers, or Decals or Facsimile; Altered or Modified Temporary Motor Vehicle Registration Plates.
NH Rev Stat § 262:16 (2015) What's This?
262:16 Counterfeit, Unauthorized or Forged Stickers, or Decals or Facsimile; Altered or Modified Temporary Motor Vehicle Registration Plates.
I. Any person who shall make, cause to be manufactured or issued, or shall display, use, offer for sale, possess, sell or alter an unofficial inspection sticker or an unofficial vehicle registration validation decal with intent to defraud or facilitate a fraud shall, if a natural person, be guilty of a misdemeanor; and any other person shall be guilty of a felony.
II. Any person who, without authority from the director, shall make, cause to be manufactured or issued, display, use, offer for sale, possess, sell or alter an official inspection sticker or an official vehicle registration decal with intent to defraud or facilitate a fraud shall be guilty of a misdemeanor if a natural person or a felony if any other person.
III. Any person who displays a facsimile of an official inspection sticker upon any vehicle, or who displays a facsimile of a motor vehicle registration validation decal upon a vehicle, or displays an official inspection sticker and knows or should have known that the inspection sticker was improperly issued or obtained, or who displays an official vehicle registration validation decal and knows or should have known that the registration decal was improperly issued or obtained shall be guilty of a violation.
IV. Any person who alters or displays on any vehicle, an altered or modified temporary motor vehicle registration plate, and who knows or should have known that the temporary registration was altered, or falsely obtained, shall be guilty of a violation.
Source. RSA 260:16-b. 1973, 159:1. 1979, 358:1, I. 1981, 146:1. 1983, 431:8. 1997, 12:1, 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1998.
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