As used in this Part, the following words and phrases have the meaning ascribed to them in this Section, unless the context requires otherwise:
(1) "Collector" means the owner of one or more motor vehicles of historic or special interest who collects, purchases, acquires, trades, or disposes of such motor vehicles or the parts thereof for his own use in order to preserve, restore, and maintain such a motor vehicle for hobby purposes.
(2) "Commissioner" means the director of public safety as provided in R.S. 47:451(5).
(3) "Parts car" means a motor vehicle of historic or special interest which is generally in inoperable condition and which is owned by a collector to furnish parts that are usually not obtainable from normal sources, thus enabling a collector to preserve, restore or maintain a motor vehicle of historic or special interest.
(4) "Motor vehicle of historic or special interest" means a motor vehicle, including a motorcycle as defined in R.S. 32:1(38), of any age which, because of its significances, is being collected, preserved, restored, operated, or maintained by a hobbyist as a leisure pursuit.
Added by Acts 1975, No. 641, §1. Amended by Acts 1979, No. 168, §1.