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WVC 17 A- 9 - 5 §17A-9-5. Authority of division to suspend or revoke registration, certificate, etc.
The division is hereby authorized to suspend or revoke the registration of a vehicle or a certificate of title, registration card or registration plate or any nonresident or other permit in any of the following events:

(1) When the division is satisfied that such registration or that such certificate, card, plate or permit was fraudulently or erroneously issued;

(2) When the division determines that a registered vehicle is mechanically unfit or unsafe to be operated or moved upon the highways;

(3) When a registered vehicle has been dismantled or wrecked;

(4) When a registration card, registration plate or permit is knowingly displayed upon a vehicle other than the one for which issued;

(5) When the division determines that the owner has committed any offense under this article involving the registration or the certificate, card, plate or permit to be suspended or revoked;

(6) When the vehicle is operated by a commercial motor carrier whose authority to operate in interstate commerce has been denied or suspended by the federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration; or

(7) When the division is so authorized under any other provision of law.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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