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Temporary indicia of registration
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 4, ARTICLE 14
§ 403-a. Temporary indicia of registration. The commissioner may
promulgate regulations to provide for temporary indicia of registration
which shall permit a person to operate or park a motor vehicle or
trailer on the public highways of this state without number plates
issued by the commissioner or validating stickers for a period not to
exceed fifteen days when the number plate or plates or validating
sticker for such motor vehicle or trailer has been lost, stolen,
mutilated or destroyed. Such regulations may provide for the charging of
a fee of not more than three dollars for any issuance of temporary
indicia of registration. Any person who operates or parks a motor
vehicle or trailer on the public highways of this state, which motor
vehicle or trailer is in fact validly registered pursuant to the
provisions of section four hundred one or four hundred ten of this
chapter, without a number plate or plates or validating sticker, and who
has complied with any such regulations promulgated by the commissioner
under this section shall not be deemed to be operating or parking a
motor vehicle or trailer in violation of subdivision one or three of
section four hundred two or section four hundred three of this chapter.
Falsifying any temporary indicia of registration prescribed by any
regulation of the commissioner issued pursuant to this section shall be
a traffic infraction.