168A.09 Duplicate certificate.
Subdivision 1. Application, issuance, form, bond, and notice. In the event a certificate of title is lost, stolen, mutilated, or destroyed or becomes illegible, the owner or legal representative of the owner named in the certificate may make application to the department or a deputy registrar for a duplicate in a format prescribed by the department. The department shall issue a duplicate certificate of title if satisfied that the applicant is entitled thereto. The duplicate certificate of title shall be plainly marked as a duplicate and mailed or delivered to the owner. The department shall indicate in its records that a duplicate has been issued. As a condition to issuing a duplicate certificate of title, the department may require a bond from the applicant in the manner and format prescribed in section 168A.07, subdivision 1, clause (2). The duplicate certificate of title shall contain the legend: "This duplicate certificate of title may be subject to the rights of a person under the original certificate."
Subd. 2. Repealed by amendment, 1989 c 148 s 6
Subd. 3. Recovery of original certificate. A person recovering an original certificate of title for which a duplicate has been issued shall promptly surrender the original certificate to the department.