2012 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 56 - Motor Vehicles
Section 56-3-1270 - Procedures upon transfer of ownership of vehicle; application for transfer and issuance of new card; fee.

SC Code § 56-3-1270 (2012) What's This?

Whenever any person other than a duly licensed motor vehicle dealer receives by purchase, gift, trade, or otherwise a vehicle which was registered and licensed in this State for the then current registration and license year, the person so receiving such vehicle shall within thirty days after the transfer of ownership make application to the Department of Motor Vehicles for registration and a license plate for such vehicle. The Department, upon being satisfied as to the genuineness and regularity of the application and with proof of the ad valorem tax being paid as required in Section 12-37-2610, shall issue a new registration card and license plate to the new owner.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 46-76; 1952 Code Section 46-76; 1949 (46) 342; 1976 Act No. 738 Section 7; 1984 Act No. 371, Section 4; 1985 Act No. 40, Section 6.

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