Code of the District of Columbia

§ 50–1301.69. Transfer of registration to defeat purpose of chapter.

(a) If an owner’s registration has been suspended hereunder, such registration shall not be transferred nor the vehicle in respect to which such registration was issued registered in any other name until the Mayor is satisfied that such transfer of registration is proposed in good faith and not for the purpose or with the effect of defeating the purposes of this chapter.

(b) Nothing in this section shall in anywise affect the rights of any conditional vendor, chattel mortgagee or lessor of such a vehicle registered in the name of another as owner who becomes subject to the provisions of this chapter.

(c) The Mayor shall suspend the registration of any vehicle transferred in violation of the provisions of this section.