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Motor Vehicle Code, Ordinance No. 93-01
Certificate of Title

17.0. Mandatory Title

18.0. Application for Certificate of Title

19.0. Maintenance of Records

20.0. Contents of Certificate of Title

21.0. Refusal to Issue Certificate of Title

22.0. Lost, Stolen or Mutilated Titles

23.0. Title Fees

LLOjibwe MVC § 17.0
17.0. Mandatory Title

17.1 An applicant's eligibility for a certificate of title is a prerequisite to registration of the vehicle. If the applicant for registration holds a valid certificate of title previously issued to the applicant by the Leech Lake Band motor vehicle registrar for the vehicle in question, this shall serve as prima facie evidence that the applicant is the owner of the vehicle and new certificate of title will not be required.

17.2 The owner of a vehicle subject to the Motor Vehicle Code of the Leech Lake Band of Chippewas shall make an application for certificate of title for the vehicle when:

17.21 The vehicle is initially acquired; or

17.22 Upon application for registration there is no valid certificate of title presented for the vehicle to be registered.

Adopted on March 26, 1993.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Motor Vehicle Code § 17.0, LLOjibwe MVC § 17.0



LLOjibwe MVC § 18.0
18.0. Application for Certificate of Title

18.1 An application for a certificate of title shall be made to the Leech Lake Band Motor Vehicle Registrar upon a form supplied by the Motor Vehicle Registrar and accompanied by the required fee. Each application for certificate of title shall contain the following information:

18.11 The name and address of the owner; and

18.12 A description of the vehicle, including make, model, identifying number and any other information which may be reasonably required by the Leech Lake Band Motor Vehicle Registrar for identification purposes; and

18.13 The date of purchase by the applicant, the name and address of the person or corporate entity from whom the vehicle was acquired; and

18.14 The name(s) and address(es) of any secured parties in the order of their priority and the day of their security agreements; and

18.15 If the vehicle is a new vehicle being registered for the first time, the signature of the dealer authorized to sell such a new vehicle; and

18.16 Any further evidence of ownership which may be reasonable required by the Motor Vehicle Registrar in order to determine whether the purported owner is entitled to a certificate of title and the existence or nonexistence of security interests in the vehicle; and

18.17 If the vehicle is a used motor vehicle which was previously registered in another jurisdiction, the applicant shall furnish any certificate of ownership issued by the other jurisdiction and a statement pertaining to the title history and ownership of such motor vehicle.

Adopted on March 26, 1993.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Motor Vehicle Code § 18.0, LLOjibwe MVC § 18.0




LLOjibwe MVC § 19.0
19.0. Maintenance of Records

The Motor Vehicle Registrar shall maintain a record of all applications and all certificates of title issued according to title number or alphabetically according to the name of the owner.

Adopted on March 26, 1993.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Motor Vehicle Code § 19.0, LLOjibwe MVC § 19.0




LLOjibwe MVC § 20.0
20.0. Contents of Certificate of Title

20.1 The Leech Lake Motor Vehicle Registrar shall include the following on each certificate of title:

20.11 The full name and mailing address of the owner; and

20.12 The name and address of any secured party in the order of priority as shown on the application or, if the application is based upon another certificate of title, as shown on such certificate; and

20.13 The title number assigned to the vehicle; and

20.14 A description of the vehicle including make, model, year and serial number; and

20.15 Any other data which the motor vehicle registrar deems to be necessary.

20.2 The certificate of title shall contain information regarding assignment and warranty of title by the owner, information regarding assignment and warranty of title by a licensed automobile dealer, information regarding a certificate of title by a transferee, information regarding the names of all secured parties and information regarding the assignment or release of a security interest.

20.3 A certificate of title issued by the registrar is prima facie evidence of the facts appearing on it.

Adopted on March 26, 1993.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Motor Vehicle Code § 20.0, LLOjibwe MVC § 20.0




LLOjibwe MVC § 21.0
21.0. Refusal to Issue Certificate of Title

The Motor Vehicle Registrar shall refuse to issue a certificate of title if any required fees are not paid or if the registrar has reasonable grounds to believe that:

21.1 The person alleged to be the owner of the vehicle is not the owner; or

21.2 The application contains false or fraudulent information; or

21.3 The applicant fails to furnish the information or documents required by the Leech Lake Motor Vehicle Code.

Adopted on March 26, 1993.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Motor Vehicle Code § 21.0, LLOjibwe MVC § 21.0




LLOjibwe MVC § 22.0
22.0. Lost, Stolen or Mutilated Titles

22.1 If a certificate of title is lost, stolen, mutilated, destroyed or becomes illegible, the owner or legal representative of the owner named in the certificate, as shown by the records of the registrar shall promptly make application for and may obtain a duplicate upon furnishing information satisfactory to the registrar. The duplicate certificate of title shall contain the words “This is a duplicate certificate of title and may be subject to the rights of a person under the original certificate.”

22.2 The registrar shall not issue a new certificate of title to a transferee upon application made on a duplicate until fifteen (15) days after receipt of the application.

22.3 Any person who recovers an original certificate of title for which a duplicate has been issued shall immediately surrender the original certificate to the Motor Vehicle Registrar.

Adopted on March 26, 1993.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Motor Vehicle Code § 22.0, LLOjibwe MVC § 22.0




LLOjibwe MVC § 23.0
23.0. Title Fees

The following fees are required to be deposited with the registrar before a certificate of title will be issued:

23.1 For filing an application for an original certificate of title a fee of $2.00 shall be deposited.

23.2 For filing the original notation and subsequent release of each security interest noted upon the certificate of title, a fee of $3.50 shall be deposited for each security interest.

23.3 For a duplicate certificate of title a fee of $3.50 shall be deposited.

23.4 As an abandoned motor vehicle Leech Lake Band surcharge the amount of $4.00 shall be assessed on each application for a certificate of title.

23.5 For transferring the title from one owner to another a fee of $2.00 shall be deposited.

Adopted on March 26, 1993.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Motor Vehicle Code § 23.0, LLOjibwe MVC § 23.0

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