.17 Revocation of Approval of Ignition Interlock Devices.

A. The Administration may revoke approval of a device, and remove it from the list of acceptable devices, upon any of the following grounds:

(1) Evidence of repeated device failures due to gross defects in design, materials, or workmanship during manufacture;

(2) Termination of manufacturer's liability insurance;

(3) Notification that the manufacturer is no longer in business;

(4) Voluntary request of the manufacturer to remove a device from the acceptable list;

(5) Any findings that the manufacturer is not in compliance with the provisions of this chapter or Transportation Article, 16-404.1 and 27-108, Annotated Code of Maryland; or

(6) Any other reasonable cause to believe the device was inaccurately represented to meet the performance standards.

B. The effective date of revocation shall be 15 days after notification is sent to the manufacturer via certified mail, except in cases where the Administration determines immediate revocation is necessary for the safety and welfare of the public.

C. Manufacturers may request a review of revocation. This request shall be submitted to the Administration, in writing, within 15 days of the revocation.

D. Upon revocation or voluntary surrender of an approval, a manufacturer shall be responsible for removal of all like devices from customers' vehicles.

E. A manufacturer shall be responsible for any costs connected with removal of its revoked devices from customers' vehicles and the installation of new devices from the Administration's list of approved devices.