§ 31-8-6. Owner to return evidences of registration upon cancellation, suspension, or revocation.
Whenever the division of motor vehicles as authorized pursuant to this title cancels, suspends, or revokes the registration of a vehicle, or a certificate of title, registration card or registration plate or plates, or any nonresident or other permit, or the license of any dealer or wrecker, that registration, certificate, or permit shall be invalid and the owner or person in possession of it shall immediately return the evidences of registration, title, or license so canceled, suspended or revoked to the division of motor vehicles. If the owner or person in possession fails to return it the division of motor vehicles may immediately direct any peace officer to secure possession of it and to return it to the division of motor vehicles.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 13, § 7; P.L. 1954, ch. 3277, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 31-8-7; G.L. 1956, § 31-8-6; P.L. 1971, ch. 101, § 1.)