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§ 8-718. Certificates of origin

West's Annotated Code of MarylandNatural Resources

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Natural Resources
Title 8. Waters (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. State Boat Act (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-718
§ 8-718. Certificates of origin
Certificate of origin defined
(a) In this subtitle, “certificate of origin” means a certification by the manufacturer, on a form the Department approves, that:
(1) Certifies that the vessel described in the certificate has been transferred to the dealer or other person named and that the transfer of the vessel is in ordinary trade and commerce; and
(2) Describes the vessel by including:
(i) Its make, model, length, year, hull identification number, type of vessel, horsepower rating of engine, if any, and the engine number; and
(ii) Any other information that the Department requires.
Certificate of origin required to transfer ownership of new vessel
(b) A manufacturer or dealer may not transfer ownership of a new vessel without supplying the transferee with the manufacturer's or importer's certificate of origin signed by the manufacturer's or importer's authorized agent. The certificate shall contain information the Department requires.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1986, c. 828, § 1; Acts 1987, c. 11, § 1; Acts 1990, c. 6, § 2.
Formerly Art. 14B, § 4-I.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 8-718, MD NAT RES § 8-718
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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