Section 32-15-1


Published: 2015

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Section 32-15-1

Section 32-15-1Fraudulent determination of mileage.

Whoever, with the intent to defraud, shall rent a motor vehicle, the hire of which is determinable either in whole or in part by the distance such motor vehicle travels, knowing that the odometer or other mechanical device attached to such motor vehicle or any part thereof for the purpose of registering the distance that such motor vehicle travels does not correctly register the distance such motor vehicle travels, or who shall knowingly deceive any person or persons hiring any motor vehicle as to the distance such motor vehicle has traveled during the period of hiring and shall make a charge for the use thereof, based either in whole or in part upon such deception, shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to imprisonment in the county jail for a period of not less than 30 days nor more than 12 months, or be fined not less than $50.00 nor more than $200.00, or be both fined and imprisoned.

(Acts 1927, No. 456, p. 507; Code 1940, T. 36, §96.)