2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 39 - Motor Vehicles And Traffic Regulation
Section 39:10-14 - Notations; Index; Certificates; Security Interests; Fees; Furnishing Information From Records
39:10-14. Notations; index; certificates; security interests; fees; furnishing information from records
A. The director shall, on the record or abstract of every motor vehicle registered with him, which is subject to a security interest of which notice is required to be filed with him, make a notation of the existence of such security interest and shall index the same under the name of the owner of record of the vehicle, so long as the security interest remains unterminated of record.
B. Upon request from any person, the director shall issue a certificate showing names and addresses of the parties to any contract of conditional sale or chattel mortgage or other instrument, or to any financing statement, the name and address of the holder of the lien or liens under such contract, chattel mortgage or other instrument or of the secured party, the date thereof or of the financing statement, the date of filing, the make, model, identification number or numbers of the motor vehicle, and, if the condition in the contract of conditional sale or chattel mortgage has been performed or the security interest has been terminated, a statement to that effect, for which he shall be entitled to a fee of $5.00.
C. For a full certified copy of any instrument showing a lien on or a security interest in a motor vehicle the director shall be entitled to a fee of $10.00 for the certificate plus $0.50 for each copy of any paper certified.
D. When evidence of satisfaction of any contract of conditional sale or chattel mortgage or other instrument, or evidence of the termination of a security interest, as aforesaid, shall be presented to the director, he shall make a notation thereof on the record of the sale of such motor vehicle, showing that the condition in the contract of conditional sale or chattel mortgage has been performed or the security interest has been terminated; provided, however, that the evidence of satisfaction of a chattel mortgage on a motor vehicle executed after September 1, 1951 shall be submitted by the county recording officer on a form prescribed by the director, unless the chattel mortgage is one that is not required, under the provisions of this section R.S. 39:10-11, to be presented to and recorded by the director.
E. The director, his agents, and employees of the Division of Motor Vehicles shall not incur any personal liability in carrying out the provisions of this section or in furnishing any information provided herein from the records of the Division of Motor Vehicles.
Amended by L.1946, c. 136, p. 629, s. 10; L.1951, c. 334, p. 1174, s. 2; L.1961, c. 122, p. 739, s. 6; L.1968, c. 130, s. 14, eff. Aug. 1, 1968; L.1975, c. 180, s. 17, eff. Jan. 1, 1976; L.1982, c. 53, s. 7, eff. July 1, 1982.
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