49. The owner of a road vehicle who wishes to have a change made in the records of the Société relating to the following items of information is considered to have carried out an exchange of road vehicles, and the rules for obtaining registration, in particular concerning payment of the fees and insurance contribution, as well as the rules for obtaining a reimbursement of registration fees and the insurance contribution, shall then apply, with the necessary modifications, if he wishes to make a change in the records relating to the following items of information:
(1) the net weight of the vehicle;
(2) the number of axles;
(3) the use of the vehicle;
(4) the professional activity or legal status of the owner;
(5) the territory of use of the vehicle.
However, the owner of a road vehicle or of a combination of road vehicles who informs the Société of a reduction in the number of axles during the period corresponding to the payment of the amounts covered by sections 21 or 31.1 of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) is not entitled to any reimbursement of the fees paid in connection with that reduction.
Further, the third paragraph of section 61 does not apply to the owner of a truck or farm vehicle who advises the Société of an increase in the number of axles.