Draft Bihar Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Rules, 2019

Dec 17, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The State Government of Bihar on December 12, 2019, has published the Draft Bihar Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Rules, 2019 to further amend the provisions of Bihar Motor Vehicle Rules, 1992.

Some of the major amendments in the Bihar Motor Vehicle Rules, 1992 are as under:

 Under rule 163b which specifies the authorized agency to issue under control certificate, sub-rule (2): Validity of Pollution under Control (PUC) Certificate and sub-rule (3): Size & Procedures of PUC Certificates will be substituted.

 Rule 163d will be substituted, namely:

Establishment of PUC Centers: “Any person” , “Service Centers of Authorized Motor Vehicle Companies”, “Motor Vehicle Fuelling Centers (Petrol Pump, Diesel Pump, etc) and “Any Registered Company registered under Companies Act , 2013, can request online , for establishment of PUC Centre under Rule - 115 (sub rule 2,3,4 & 5 ) with a purpose of testing emission of gases & smokes of Motor Vehicles followed by issuing PUC Certificates.

 Under rule 163e which specifies the procedure for issuance of License and its renewal, sub rule 1, 2(i), 2(ii), 3 (i), 3(iii) & 4 will be substituted.

 Under rules 163f, sub-rule (4) which specifies the Fee payable to State Transport Commissioner will be substituted.

It will be effective with immediate effect and it will extend to the whole State of Bihar

The Draft Rules  will be available on the website of Transport Department - transport.bih.nic.in for seven days for inviting objection and suggestions.

[Notification No. 06/Vidhayi-03-01/2019-9248]


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