321.100  False evidences of registration.

It is a fraudulent practice for any person to commit any of the following acts:

1.  To alter with a fraudulent intent any certificate of title, manufacturer's or importer's certificate, registration card, registration plate, manufacturer's vehicle identification plate, or permit issued by the department or county treasurer.

2.  To forge or counterfeit any such document or plate.

3.  To hold or use any such document or plate knowing the same to have been so altered, forged, or falsified.

4.  To hold or use any certificate of title, manufacturer's or importer's certificate, registration card, registration plate, manufacturer's vehicle identification plate, or permit issued by the department or county treasurer, for any vehicle to which such document or plate is not legally assigned.

5.  To transfer in any manner or to offer to transfer in any manner a certificate of title, manufacturer's or importer's certificate to any vehicle on which a salvage certificate of title or junking certificate is required under section 321.52, with knowledge or reason to believe that the certificate will be used for a vehicle other than the vehicle for which the certificate is issued. "Transfer" for the purposes of this subsection means to sell, exchange, change possession or ownership or convey in any manner.

Section History: Early form

  [SS15, § 1571-m12a; C24, 27, 31, 35, § 5080; C39, § 5007.04; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 321.100]

Section History: Recent form

  91 Acts, ch 97, §44

Internal References

  Referred to in § 321H.6, 322.6, 322C.6


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