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Delhi HC Directs Union Ministry of Road Transport To Respond To PIL Filed By AAP Leader Deepak Bajpai & Narendar B. Singh

Lawstreet Journal 4 Mar 2020 8:33pm

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary Delhi HC Directs Union Ministry of Road Transport To Respond To PIL Filed By AAP Leader Deepak Bajpai & Narendar B. Singh

On March 3, 2020 Delhi High Court bench comprising Chief Justice D. N. Patel and Justice C. Hari Shankar directed Union Ministry of Road Transport, Nitin Gadkari to respond to the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Deepak Bajpai and a retired bureaucrat Narendar B. Singh and listed the matter for May 4, 2020.

In the plea, advocate Bhakti Pasrija Sethi and Moksh Pasrija, representing the petitioners, have drawn the attention of the Delhi High Court on the rules regarding re-registration of motor vehicles in the country upon transfer to another state and the inconvenience faced by the vehicle owners in getting the refund of the hefty one-time road tax paid by them in one state upon transfer of a vehicle to another state.

"At the time of registration of a motor vehicle in any state in India, the vehicle owner has to pay one-time road tax for the same," the plea said.

The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 was passed in the year 1988 by Parliament and regulates almost all the aspects of road transport vehicles.

As per Section 47 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, the vehicle owner has to seek a new registration mark for motor vehicles under new Transport Authority in case the vehicle is transferred to a new state and kept for more than 12 months, the petitioners said: "This entails payment of one-time road tax again to the new state irrespective of the fact that the vehicle owner has already… Continue Reading...

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