§ 43.7. Inventory of temporary registration cards and plates.

 (a)  Inventory report. Every dealer, manufacturer and full agent is responsible for providing the Bureau with a report on the temporary registration plates which it has in inventory, within 30 days of the Bureau’s request for the information.

 (b)  Security. Temporary registration cards and plates shall be kept in a secure place, which shall meet the approval of the Bureau. Issuing agents shall be responsible for security of temporary registration cards and plates obtained by them until they are issued to applicants.

 (c)  Report on lost or stolen plates. If plates are lost or stolen, the dealer, manufacturer or full agent shall notify the Department of the loss or theft within 48 hours of the occurrence. This notice shall be in the form of a notarized statement and shall give complete details of the loss or theft of the plates. In the event of theft, a police report shall be submitted to the Department within 10 days of the theft.

 (d)  Available for inspection. Temporary registration plates and related documents shall be available for inspection, with or without notice, by authorized Commonwealth employes which includes the State Police. Records required by the Department to be maintained by the issuing agent in carrying out its duties under this chapter shall be subject to periodic inspection by authorized representatives of the Commonwealth or its designated agents under the following conditions:

   (1)  Place. The inspection will be conducted at the issuing agent’s established place of business.

   (2)  Time. The inspection will be conducted during regular and usual business hours.

   (3)  Scope. The inspection will be limited to examination of the records and plate inventory which are subject to the recordkeeping requirements of this chapter and which are on the premises.

Source

   The provisions of this §  43.7 adopted September 2, 1977, effective September 3, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 2561; amended March 24, 1978, effective March 25, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 790; readopted January 5, 1990, effective immediately and apply retroactively to November 17, 1989, 20 Pa.B. 21; amended July 9, 1993, effective July 10, 1993, 23 Pa.B. 3347; amended November 27, 1998, effective November 28, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 5872. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (232793) to (232794).



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