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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1949 NO. 144 >

1. A trailer which is "not designed primarily for use upon public streets and highways" is not a "motor vehicle" within the meaning of the statute imposing the motor vehicle excise, but is subject to payment of a personal property tax thereon.2. Payment of the motor vehicle excise is not a condition precedent to the issuance of a motor vehicle license upon a vehicle which is not a "motor vehicle" within the definition of that term in the Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Act.

AGO 1949 NO. 145 >

Several townships do not have the authority to jointly purchase property located in one of them for their joint use as a garbage dump.

AGO 1949 NO. 146 >

Neither chapter 161, Laws of 1949, nor chapter 182, Laws of 1947, apply to elections in irrigation districts.