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321H.2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter and unless a different meaning appears from the context:

1. "Authorized vehicle recycler" means a person licensed to operate as a vehicle rebuilder, used vehicle parts dealer or vehicle salvager.

2. "Department" means the state department of transportation.

3. "Extension" means a place of business of an authorized vehicle recycler other than the principal place of business within the county of the principal place of business.

4. "Person" includes any individual, firm, corporation, copartnership, joint adventure, or association, and the plural as well as the singular number.

5. "Selling" includes bartering, exchanging, or otherwise dealing in.

6. "Used vehicle parts dealer" means a person engaged in the business of selling bodies, parts of bodies, frames or component parts of used vehicles subject to registration under chapter 321.

7. "Vehicle" means any vehicle as defined in chapter 321.

8. "Vehicle rebuilder" means a person engaged in the business of rebuilding or restoring to operating condition vehicles subject to registration under chapter 321, which have been damaged or wrecked.

9. "Vehicle salvager" means a person engaged in the business of scrapping vehicles, dismantling or storing wrecked or damaged vehicles or selling reusable parts of vehicles or storing vehicles not currently registered which vehicles are subject to registration under chapter 321.

10. "Wrecked or salvage vehicle" means a damaged vehicle for which the cost of repair exceeds fifty percent of the fair market value of the vehicle before it became damaged.

Section History: Early form

[C79, 81, § 321H.2]


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