(a) A person may not conduct the business of an automotive recycler or engage in the
business of purchasing vehicles which are to be dismantled in whole or in part by
that person for the sale of usable parts, or store vehicles more than 30 days that
are to be dismantled unless said person is licensed under this chapter.
(b) This chapter does not prohibit an unlicensed person from transporting a vehicle
to a licensed automotive recycler for dismantling, destroying or scrapping; or to
a scrap processor in the business of selling iron, steel and nonferrous scrap for
resmelting purposes; or apply to abandoned vehicles or vehicles left in the possession
of a garage or service station for storage purposes only pursuant to Chapter 44 of
(c) A person must possess a valid license issued by the Division of Revenue and if
applicable a license issued pursuant to Chapter 12 of Title 17.
(d) Any other provision of this chapter notwithstanding, in a case in which an automotive
recycler is also the owner or has an interest in a junkyard, the recycler must comply
with all requirements of Chapter 12 of Title 17.
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