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Self-made license plate illegal: Chiang Mai transport office

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Self-made license plate illegal: Chiang Mai transport office | Samui Times

The use of a self-made driver’s license plate, the modification of letters and numbers and the imitation of the plate are punishable by law

Chiang Mai Provincial Transport Official said the office has found some use of modified license plate by decorating with stickers to resemble special plates offered in auctions or the modification of numbers and letters to spell offensive language, are considered offenses punishable by law according to the Car Act BE 2522.

The modification of license plate can result up to 2,000 baht fine, while the use of licence plate displaying the number inaccurate to the actual number given to that vehicle will result in the additional case of official document forgery, resulting in 6 months to 5 years imprisonment, or 1,000 – 10,000 baht fine, or the confiscation of vehicle.

Chiang Mai Provincial Transport Office is calling upon the general public to properly adhere to the regulation, and to contact the transport office at which the vehicle is registered to receive a new license plate in case of damages or losses.

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