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(A) The abandonment of any vehicle in a manner as provided in § 10.16.160 shall constitute a prima facie presumption that the last registered owner of record is responsible for the abandonment and is thereby liable for the cost of removal and disposition of the vehicle.
(B) An owner who has made a bona fide sale or transfer of a vehicle and has delivered possession of the vehicle to a purchaser may overcome the presumption prescribed in division (A) of this section by demonstrating that he or she has complied with Cal. Vehicle Code § 5900 or by providing other proof satisfactory to the court.
(Prior Code, § 10.16.170) (Ord. 621, passed - -1993)