209.19. Where the value of the road vehicle is equal to or less than $3,000, the Société may classify the vehicle as discarded and sell it or dispose of it by any other means, in particular by giving it to the custodian in payment of the latter’s claim for the cost of towing and impounding the vehicle.
The vehicle may be disposed of only after prior notice of at least five days has been sent to the owner of the vehicle and to every holder of a right in the vehicle published in the register of personal and movable real rights. Prior notice given under this section must specify, in particular, the year, make, model and registration number of the vehicle, the name of its owner, the owner’s right to claim the vehicle at any time prior to the sale on payment to the custodian of the vehicle of the towing and impounding charges and on payment of the charges that may be imposed by the Société.
1996, c. 56, s. 65; 1999, c. 66, s. 7; 2010, c. 34, s. 42.