2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 66-2-3 — Powers and duties of department.

66-2-3. Powers and duties of department.

A.     The department is vested with the power and is charged with the duty of observing, administering and enforcing the Motor Vehicle Code [ 66-1-1 NMSA 1978] in cooperation with state and local agencies as provided by law and the provisions of law now existing or hereinafter enacted that pertain to the licensing of drivers and that pertain to the financial responsibility of owners and drivers.   

B.     The secretary may seek an injunction in any district court to require compliance with or prohibit violation of the Motor Vehicle Code.  A request for an injunction may seek the prohibition of the buying, selling, exchanging or operation of vehicles of a type required to be registered under the Motor Vehicle Code.   

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