Parliament has approved new rules of state registration of motor vehicles, according to the amendments to the law "On Road Traffic", proposed at the plenary session of the parliament Apr. 25.
According to the amendment, in order to carry out the state registration and register the vehicle, vehicle inspection will be carried out after comparing the engine and chassis numbers, as well as the color of the car body.
At present, vehicle inspection is not required during the first registration or re-registration of vehicles.
According to the changes, if the vehicle inspection must be carried out this year, but it was not carried out before the date when it was first registered or re-registered, the traffic police will require the vehicle inspection by law.
Minister for Excise & Taxation and Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla has said that the Excise Department is considering for transfer of ownership of any vehicle that the transferee and transferor should appear before the Motor Registration Authority (MRA) for signing the transfer deed of the vehicle along with the original relevant file in order to maintain transparency in the registration and avoid any unpleasant situation.
This he said while presiding over a meeting at his office here on Monday, said a statement. Secretary Excise & Taxation and Narcotics Control Abdul Haleem Sheikh and Director General Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui also attended the meeting. He said that SOPs was being prepared for finalizing to hire consulting services to scan data and the facility for new registration of commercial and non- commercial vehicles and duplicate number plates might be provided at regional level to facilitate the owners of the vehicles.
Provision of facility for registration of auctioned vehicles at the regional headquarters is also underway, he added. Chawla directed the officers to facilitate the people and maintain transparency at all levels and if anyone was found guilty in any kind of maladministration and malfunctioning he would take severe action against him.
Retaining a Registration Number
This process involves getting a retention certificate for your registration number. It lasts for 10 years and costs £80. As with the vehicle to vehicle transfer process, the easiest way to do this is online. You will need the vehicle registration certificate for the vehicle you are transferring the registration number away from. Use this form to complete the details in the online process.
Once complete, you will get an email confirmation. This email will also give you the new registration number for the vehicle. Shortly after this you will receive (by post) a vehicle registration certificate for the vehicle with the new registration number. You will also get the retention certificate for your registration number.
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