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IC 9-19-8
     Chapter 8. Mufflers and Noise Limits

IC 9-19-8-0.5
Catalytic converter; when not required as equipment
    
Sec. 0.5. A motor vehicle that is at least twenty-five (25) years old is not required to have a catalytic converter installed as equipment on the motor vehicle unless a catalytic converter on the motor vehicle is required by rules adopted under IC 13-17-5.
As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.99.

IC 9-19-8-1
Application of chapter
    
Sec. 1. This chapter applies to every motor vehicle except an antique motor vehicle registered under IC 9-18-12-1.
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.7.

IC 9-19-8-2
Muffler leaks, alteration, or deterioration
    
Sec. 2. A motor vehicle must be equipped with a muffler free from the following visually discernible conditions:
        (1) Exhaust gas leaks.
        (2) Alteration of muffler elements.
        (3) Deterioration of muffler elements.
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.7.

IC 9-19-8-3
Operation of muffler or noise dissipative device
    
Sec. 3. A motor vehicle must be equipped with a muffler or other noise dissipative device that meets the following conditions:
        (1) Is in good working order.
        (2) Is in constant operation to prevent excessive noise.
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.7.

IC 9-19-8-4
Muffler cutouts and bypasses
    
Sec. 4. A motor vehicle may not be equipped with any of the following:
        (1) A muffler cutout.
        (2) A bypass.
        (3) Any similar device.
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.7.

IC 9-19-8-5
Excessive fumes or smoke
    
Sec. 5. The engine and power mechanism of a motor vehicle must be equipped and adjusted so as to prevent the escape of excessive fumes or smoke.
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.7.


IC 9-19-8-6
United States Department of Transportation regulations; classification of violations
    
Sec. 6. (a) This section does not apply to a person who owns or operates a vehicle or combination of vehicles that:
        (1) contains parts and accessories; and
        (2) is equipped;
as required under regulations of the United States Department of Transportation.
    (b) A person who violates this chapter commits a Class C infraction.
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.7.