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Vehicle Code - VEH

DIVISION 5. OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING AND BUSINESS REGULATIONS [11100 - 12217]

  ( Division 5 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )
  

CHAPTER 4. Manufacturers, Transporters, Dealers, and Salesmen [11700 - 11909]

  ( Chapter 4 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Issuance of Licenses and Certificates to Manufacturers, Transporters, and Dealers [11700 - 11740]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )

  
11700.  

No person shall act as a dealer, remanufacturer, manufacturer, or transporter, or as a manufacturer branch, remanufacturer branch, distributor, or distributor branch, without having first been issued a license as required in Section 11701 or temporary permit issued by the department, except that, when the license or temporary permit has been canceled, suspended, or revoked or has expired, any vehicle in the dealer’s inventory and owned by the dealer when the dealer ceased to be licensed may be sold at wholesale to a licensed dealer. The former licensee shall give the purchasing dealer a statement of facts stating that the seller is not a licensed dealer. Any vehicle on consignment with the dealer when the dealer ceased to be licensed shall be returned to the consignor. Any vehicle in the dealer’s possession, but not owned by the dealer and not on consignment when the dealer ceased to be licensed, shall be returned to the owner of the vehicle.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1563, Sec. 38.)