Old petrol and diesel vehicles will not be re-registered even if they pass

The Delhi High Court has refused to allow the renewal of 15-year-old petrol vehicles and diesel vehicles older than 10 years. Vehicles will not be allowed to re-register even if they pass the emissions test That said, the court allowed car owners to sell cars in other states that allow them to drive older vehicles, but owners must first apply for a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Delhi Transport Department.

Old petrol and diesel vehicles will not be re-registered even if they pass emissions: HC

The High Court made the announcement after a 72-year-old man applied to the court. He wanted to re-register his 16-year-old petrol car. According to him, the car was in perfect condition. The citizen’s name is Pentapati Pulla Rao, he said he uses his Honda City to go to chemists to buy medicines, hospitals etc. All his work was completed within a radius of 5-10 km from his residence at Nizamuddin. .

But since the government does not allow petrol cars older than 15 years to be re-registered in the state, he cannot drive his car and he cannot buy a new car because he could not get a loan considering he is a senior citizen. . Mr Rao’s appeal said, “Although the car is 15 years old, it has traveled only 20,000 km and is maintained in a very good fitness / running condition with low emissions standards.” Working. Second-hand car dealers have approached him several times to sell his car but they are only paying him Rs. 25,000 to 30,000 which is not enough to buy a new car. Mr. Rao

The court said, “In view of the order passed by the NGT and the Supreme Court, the petitioner cannot seek renewal of the registration of the petrol vehicle after the completion of 15 years for the purpose of running Delhi-NCR.”

Pay 8 times higher fee to re-register 15 year old car

Old petrol and diesel vehicles will not be re-registered even if they pass emissions: HC

Recently a new rule has been passed from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. It states that re-registration for vehicles older than 15 years can result in hefty charges and heavy fines. This new rule is part of the amendment to the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, which came into force on April 1, 2022.

Under the new rules, owners of 15-year-old two-wheelers, light motor vehicles, three-wheelers and imported four-wheelers and two-wheelers will now be charged about 3-8 times the previous charge. Due to this, the cost of re-registration of two wheelers has increased from Rs. 300 to Rs. 1,000, light motor vehicle re-registration increased from Rs 600 to Rs. The re-registration rate for 5,000 imported four-wheelers has increased from Rs 15,000 to Rs. 40,000 and for imported two wheels, the cost is Rs. 10,000 If a person has to re-register his three-wheeler, he has to pay ৷ 2,500.


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