.02 Uniform Manufacturer's Certificate of Origin.

A. The Manufacturer's Certificate of Origin for a new motor vehicle shall have the security features and be in the form recommended by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.

B. A distributor of motor vehicles, licensed under Transportation Article, Title 15, Annotated Code of Maryland, may issue the uniform certificate of origin on behalf of the manufacturer of a new motor vehicle.

C. The Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin for trailers, with a gross vehicle weight of 3,000 pounds or less, may be exempt from the security features required in §A of this regulation.