Vehicle Industry Registration Procedures Manual

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Chapter 24: Vessels

24.145 Stolen Vessels (VC §§10550 – 10554)

Stolen and embezzeld vessels must be reported to the appropriate law enforcement agency, who then reports it to the Department of Justice (DOJ). DOJ immediately notifies DMV, and the vessel record is flagged. Recovery of a stolen/embezzled vessel must also be reported immediately to a law enforcement agency, who then notifies DOJ. DMV removes the flag when authorization from DOJ is received.