308-56A-056 - Names separated by the words "and," "or," or the slash symbol "/."

308-56A-056. Names separated by the words "and," "or," or the slash symbol "/."

(1) Does the department use the words "and," "or," or the slash symbol "/" when recording multiple interests on a certificate of ownership? No, the department has not used these designations since 1974 when recording ownership interest. For certificates of ownership that have been issued using one of these designations:

(a) Any registered owners so shown are considered to have equal registered owner interest in the vehicle;

(b) Any lien holder so shown is considered to have equal security interest in the vehicle.

(2) Will the department use the words "and," "or," or the slash symbol "/" if another jurisdiction has recorded multiple interests on the foreign certificate of ownership using one of these designations? No, the department does not allow the use of these designations when recording ownership interest.

Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110. 03-05-081, § 308-56A-056, filed 2/19/03, effective 3/22/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110, 46.12.040 and 46.16.216. 99-21-098, § 308-56A-056, filed 10/20/99, effective 11/20/99.

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