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Title 23 : Motor Vehicles

Chapter 036 : TITLING OF VESSELS, SNOWMOBILES, AND ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 3806)
  • § 3806. Certificate of origin

    (a) When a new vessel, snowmobile, or all-terrain vehicle is delivered in this State by the manufacturer to his or her agent or his or her franchised dealer, the manufacturer shall execute and deliver to his or her agent or his or her franchised dealer a certificate of origin in the form prescribed by the Commissioner.

    (b) No person shall bring into this State any new vessel, snowmobile, or all-terrain vehicle unless he or she has possession of the certificate of origin as prescribed by the Commissioner.

    (c) The certificate of origin shall contain:

    (1) for a vessel:

    (A) the manufacturer's hull identification number of the vessel;

    (B) the name of the manufacturer;

    (C) the make of the vessel;

    (D) the model year;

    (E) a description of the construction materials;

    (F) the type of model; and

    (G) the length of the vessel.

    (2) for a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle:

    (A) the manufacturer's serial number;

    (B) the name of the manufacturer;

    (C) the make of the snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle;

    (D) the model year; and

    (E) the type of model.

    (d) When a new vessel, snowmobile, or all-terrain vehicle is sold in this State, the manufacturer, his or her agent, or his or her franchised dealer shall execute and deliver to the purchaser, in case of an absolute sale, assignment of the certificate of origin or if other than absolute sale, assignment of the certificate of origin subject to contract, signed or executed by the manufacturer, his or her agent, or his or her dealer, with the genuine names and business or residence addresses of both stated on the certificate, and certified to have been executed with full knowledge of the contents and with the consent of both purchaser and seller. For good cause shown, the Commissioner may accept any other satisfactory evidence of the above required information. (Added 1987, No. 152 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2001, No. 107 (Adj. Sess.), § 4.)