Section 210A in Motor Vehicles Act

Title: Power of State Government to increase penalties

Description: 1[210A. Power of State Government to increase penalties.--Subject to conditions made by the Central Government, a State Government, shall, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify a multiplier, not less than one and not greater than ten, to be applied to each fine under this Act and such modified fine, shall be in force in such State and different multipliers may be applied to different classes of motor vehicles as may be classified by the State Government for the purpose of this section.] 1. Ins. by Act 32 of 2019, s. 89 (w.e.f. 1-9-2019).

Title: Penalty for offence committed by an enforcing authority

Description: 1[210B. Penalty for offence committed by an enforcing authority.-- Any authority that is empowered to enforce the provisions of this Act shall, if such authority commits an offence under this Act, shall be liable for twice the penalty corresponding to that offence under this Act.] 1. Ins. by Act 32 of 2019, s. 89 (w.e.f. 1-9-2019).

Title: Power of Central Government to make rules

Description: 1[210C. Power of Central Government to make rules.--The Central Government may make rules for-- (a) design, construction and maintenance standards for National highways; (b) such other factors as may be taken into account by the Court under sub-section (3) of section 198A; (c) any other matter which is, or has to be, prescribed by the Central Government.] 1. Ins. by Act 32 of 2019, s. 89 (w.e.f. 1-9-2019).

Title: Power of State Government to make rules

Description: 1[210D. Power of State Government to make rules.-- The State Government may make rules for design, construction and maintenance standards for roads other than national highways, and for any other matter which is, or may be, prescribed by the State Government.] 1. Ins. by Act 32 of 2019, s. 89 (w.e.f. 1-9-2019).

Title: Power to levy fee

Description: Any rule which the Central Government or the State Government is empowered to make under this Act may, notwithstanding the absence of any express provision to that effect, provide for the levy of such fees in respect of applications, amendment of documents, issue of certificates, licences, permits, tests, endorsements, badges, plates, countersignatures, authorisation, supply of statistics or copies of documents or orders and for any other purpose or matter involving the rendering of any service by the officers or authorities under this Act or any rule made thereunder as may be considered necessary: Provided that the Government may, if it considers necessary so to do, in the public interest, by general or special order, exempt any class of persons from the payment of any such fee either in part or in full.

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