§ 43.10. Prohibited acts.
(a) False information not knowingly to be given. An issuing agent may not knowingly issue a temporary registration card or plate containing misstatement of facts or other false information.
(b) Alteration. A temporary registration card or plate may not be altered. An alteration on a temporary registration card or plate, including copies submitted to the Bureau, renders it invalid.
(c) Renewal or reissuance. An issuing agent may not renew or reissue a temporary registration card or plate which has expired, except upon written authorization of the Department or except as provided for in § 43.6(a)(3) (relating to issuance of temporary registration plates).
(d) Refusal to issue. An authorized dealer, manufacturer or full agent may not refuse, upon request, to issue a temporary registration plate to the owner or lessee of a vehicle who possesses proper documentation under this chapter.
(e) Issuance at location not approved by the Department. Temporary registration plates may not be issued by an authorized dealer, manufacturer or full agent at a location other than the approved places of business of the authorized dealer, manufacturer or full agent, except under § 43.6(b).
(f) Refusal to accept separate check or money order. An issuing agent may not refuse to accept a separate check or money order made payable to the Commonwealth for fees and taxes due to the Commonwealth in association with a title application.
(g) Consignment. An authorized dealer, manufacturer or full agent may not consign or transfer to other issuing agents or persons, any of the inventory of temporary registration plates issued by the Department to the authorized dealer, manufacturer or full agent.
(h) Issuance of temporary registration without proper documentation. An authorized dealer, manufacturer or full agent may not issue a temporary registration card or plate if proper documentation is not complete and if information is not verified if required. This includes proof of ownership, insurance coverage, odometer statements, proof of identity and other documentation that may be required.
(i) Gifts. An issuing agent may not offer or deliver money, gifts or other items of substantial value nor offer and deliver money, gifts or other items to a Commonwealth employe.
(j) Reportable transactions. An issuing agent may not fail to report a transaction involving the sale or transfer of a vehicle consistent with Internal Revenue Service statutes, regulations and rules.
The provisions of this § 43.10 adopted September 2, 1977, effective September 3, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 2561; amended June 2, 1978, effective June 3, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 1533; readopted January 5, 1990, effective immediately to November 17, 1989, 20 Pa.B. 21; amended July 9, 1993, effective July 10, 1993, 23 Pa.B. 3347. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (144714) to (144715).
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