§ 31-1-15. Suspension, revocation, and cancellation.
(a) "Cancellation" means the registration, driver's license, or instruction permit is annulled and terminated because of some error or defect or because the former bearer is no longer entitled to one, but the cancellation is without prejudice and a new application may be made at any time after the cancellation.
(b) "Revocation" means the registration, driver's license, instruction permit and privilege to drive a motor vehicle on the public highways is terminated and shall not be renewed or restored, except that an application for a new registration, license, or the privilege to drive may be presented and acted upon in accordance with the provisions of chapters 1 27 of this title.
(c) "Suspension" means the registration, license, or instruction permit and privilege to drive a motor vehicle on the public highways is withdrawn for a specified period.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 1, § 14; P.L. 1951, ch. 2826, § 3; P.L. 1952, ch. 2937, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 31-1-15.)