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    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    Subd. 2.[Repealed by amendment, 1989 c 148 s 6]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.
History: 1971 c 162 s 9; 1989 c 148 s 6; 2002 c 371 art 1 s 18