SEC. 63-13-19. Inspections by vehicle dealers.
(1) Every licensed new and used car and/or truck dealer doing business in this state shall inspect or have inspected every new and used vehicle sold by such dealer in the manner prescribed by section 63-13-9, and shall affix an official dealer's inspection certificate, which shall be furnished by the commissioner of public safety, to each new and used vehicle, if such dealer is authorized to make inspections. If such dealer is not so authorized, such dealer shall have such vehicle inspected by an authorized inspection station. No new or used vehicle shall be sold that does not have a properly affixed and current inspection certificate. Such certificates shall be valid until the next official inspection is required.
(2) The commissioner of public safety may suspend or revoke, for any reasonable time not to exceed one year, the privilege of any dealer to make such an inspection and affix such dealer's inspection certificate to his vehicle upon abuse of any dealer of this right.
(3) No person or persons other than those described in this section shall issue a dealer's certificate of inspection and approval.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Secs. 8258-04, 8258-07; Laws, 1960, ch. 408, Secs. 4, 7; 1962, ch. 529, eff from and after passage (approved June 1, 1962).