Section 192A in Motor Vehicles Act

Title: Using vehicle without permit

Description: 1[192A. Using vehicle without permit-- (1) Whoever drives a motor vehicle or causes or allows a motor vehicle to be used in contravention of the provisions of sub-section (1) of section 66 or in contravention of any condition of a permit relating to the route on which or the area in which or the purpose for which the vehicle may be used, shall be punishable for the first offence with 2[imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months and] a fine 3[of ten thousand rupees] and for any subsequent offence with imprisonment which may extend to one year but shall not be less than 4[six months] or with fine 5[of ten thousand rupees] or with both: Provided that the court may for reasons to be recorded, impose a lesser punishment. (2) Nothing in this section shall apply to the use of a motor vehicle in an emergency for the conveyance of persons suffering from sickness or injury or for the transport of materials for repair or for the transport of food or materials to relieve distress or of medical supplies for a like purpose: Provided that the person using the vehicle reports about the same to the Regional Transport Authority within seven days from the date of such use. (3) The court to which an appeal lies from any conviction in respect of an offence of the nature specified in sub-section (1), may set aside or vary any order made by the court below, notwithstanding that no appeal lies against the conviction in connection with which such order was made.] 1. Subs. by Act 54 of 1994, s. 55, for section 192 (w.e.f. 14-11-1994). 2. Ins. by Act 32 of 2019, s. 75. (w.e.f. 1-9-2019). 3. Subs. by s. 75, ibid., for, which may extend to five thousand rupees but shall not be less than two thousand rupees (w.e.f. 1- 9-2019). 4. Subs. by s. 75, ibid., for three months (w.e.f. 1-9-2019). 5. Subs. by s. 75, ibid., for which may extend to ten thousand rupees but shall not be less than five thousand rupees (w.e.f. 1-9- 2019)

Title: Punishment of agents and canvassers without proper authority

Description: Whoever engages himself as an agent or canvasser in contravention of the provisions of section 93 or of any rules made thereunder shall be punishable for the first offence with fine 1[of one thousand rupees] and for any second or subsequent offence with imprisonment which may extend to six months, or with fine 2[of two thousand rupees], or with both. 1. Subs. by s. 77, ibid., for "which may extend to one thousand rupees" (w.e.f. 1-9-2019). 2.Subs. by s. 77, ibid., for "which may extend to two thousand rupees" (w.e.f. 1-9-2019)

Title: Driving vehicle exceeding permissible weight

Description: 1[(1) Whoever drivers a motor vehicle or causes or allows a motor vehicle to be drives in contravention of the provisions of section 113 or section 114 or section 115 shall be punishable with 2*** fine 3[of twenty thousand rupees and an additional amount of two thousand rupees per tonne of excess load], together with the liability to pay charges for off-loading of the excess load.] 4[Provided that such motor vehicle shall not be allowed to move before such excess load is removed or is caused or allowed to be removed by the person in control of such motor vehicle.] 4[(1A) Whoever drives a motor vehicle or causes or allows a motor vehicle to be driven when such motor vehicle is loaded in such a manner that the load or any part thereof or anything extends laterally beyond the side of the body or to the front or to the rear or in height beyond the permissible limit shall be punishable with a fine of twenty thousand rupees, together with the liability to pay charges for off-loading of such load: Provided that such motor vehicle shall not be allowed to move before such load is arranged in a manner such that there is no extension of the load laterally beyond the side of the body or to the front or to the rear or in height beyond the permissible limit: Provided further that nothing in this sub-section shall apply when such motor vehicle has been given an exemption by the competent authority authorised in this behalf, by the State Government or the Central Government, allowing the carriage of a particular load.] (2) Any driver of a vehicle who refuses to stop and submit his vehicle to weighing after being directed to do so by an officer authorised in this behalf under section 114 or removes or causes the removal of the load or part of it prior to weighing shall be punishable with fine 5 [of forty thousand rupees]. 1. Subs. by Act 54 of 1994, s. 57, for sub-section (1) (w.e.f. 14-11-1994). 2. The word minimum omitted by Act 32 of 2019, s. 78 (w.e.f. 1-9-2019). 3. Subs. by s. 78, ibid., for of two thousand rupees and an additional amount of one thousand rupees per tonne of excess load (w.e.f. 1-9-2019). 4. Ins. by s. 78. ibid. (w.e.f. 1-9-2019). 5. Subs. by s. 78, ibid., for which may extend to three thousand rupees (w.e.f. 1-9-2019).

Title: Carriage of excess passengers

Description: 1[194A. Carriage of excess passengers.-- Whoever drives a transport vehicle or causes or allows a transport vehicle to be driven while carrying more passengers than is authorised in the registration certificate of such transport vehicle or the permit conditions applicable to such transport vehicle shall be punishable with a fine of two hundred rupees per excess passenger: Provided that such transport vehicle shall not be allowed to move before the excess passengers are off-loaded and an alternative transport is arranged for such passengers.] 1. Ins. by s. 79, ibid. (w.e.f. 1-9-2019)

Title: Use of safety belts and the seating of children

Description: 1[194B. Use of safety belts and the seating of children.-- (1) Whoever drives a motor vehicle without wearing a safety belt or carries passengers not wearing seat belts shall be punishable with a fine of one thousand rupees: Provided that the State Government, may by notification in the Official Gazette, exclude the application of this sub-section to transport vehicles to carry standing passengers or other specified classes of transport vehicles. (2) Whoever drives a motor vehicle or causes or allows a motor vehicle to be driven with a child who, not having attained the age of fourteen years, is not secured by a safety belt or a child restraint system shall be punishable with a fine of one thousand rupees.] 1. Ins. by s. 79, ibid. (w.e.f. 1-9-2019).

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