Section 214 in Motor Vehicles Act

Title: Effect of appeal and revision on orders passed by original authority

Description: (1) Where an appeal has been preferred or an application for revision has been made against any order passed by an original authority under this Act, the appeal or the application for revision shall not operate as a stay of the order passed by the original authority and such order shall remain in force pending the disposal of the appeal or the application for revision, as the case may be, unless the prescribed appellate authority or revisional authority otherwise directs. (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), if an application made by a person for the renewal of permit has been rejected by the original authority and such person has preferred an appeal or made an application for revision under this Act against such rejection, the appellate authority or, as the case may be, the revisional authority may by order direct that the permit shall, notwithstanding the expiration of the term specified therein, continue to be valid until the appeal or application for revision is disposed of. (3) No order made by a competent authority under this Act shall be reversed or altered on appeal or revision on account of any error, omission or irregularity in the proceedings, unless it appears to the prescribed appellate authority or revisional authority, as the case may be, that such error, omission or irregularity has, in fact, occasioned a failure of justice

Title: Road Safety Councils and Committees

Description: (1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, constitute for the country a National Road Safety Council consisting of a Chairman and such other members as that Government considers necessary and on such terms and conditions as that Government may determine. (2) A State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, constitute for the State a State Road Safety Council consisting of a Chairman and such other members as that Government considers necessary and on such terms and conditions as that Government may determine. (3) A State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, constitute District Road Safety Committee for each district in the State consisting of a Chairman and such other members as that Government considers necessary and on such terms and conditions as that Government may determine (4) The Councils and Committees referred to in this section shall discharge such functions relating to the road safety programmes as the Central Government or the State Government, as the case may be, may, having regard to the objects of the Act, specify.

Title: Power of Central Government and State Government to delegate

Description: 1[215A. Power of Central Government and State Government to delegate.--Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act,-- (a) the Central Government shall have the power to delegate any power or functions that have been conferred upon it by the Act to any public servant or public authority and authorise such public servant or public authority to discharge any of its powers, functions and duties under this Act; (b) the State Government shall have the power to delegate any power or functions that have been conferred upon it by the Act to any public servant or public authority and authorise such public servant or public authority to discharge any of its powers, functions and duties under this Act.] 1. Ins. by Act 32 of 2019, s. 92 (w.e.f. 1-9-2019).

Title: National Road Safety Board

Description: 1[215B. National Road Safety Board.--(1) The Central Government shall, by notification in the Official Gazette, constitute a National Road Safety Board consisting of a Chairman, such number of representatives from the State Governments, and such other members as it may consider necessary and on such terms and conditions as may be prescribed by the Central Government.] (2) The National Board shall render advice to the Central Government or State Government, as the case may be, on all aspects pertaining to road safety and traffic management including, but not limited to,-- (a) the standards of design, weight, construction, manufacturing process, operation and maintenance of motor vehicles and of safety equipment; (b) the registration and licensing of motor vehicles; (c) the formulation of standards for road safety, road infrastructure and control of traffic; (d) the facilitation of safe and sustainable utilisation of road transport ecosystem; (e) the promotion of new vehicle technology; (f) the safety of vulnerable road users; (g) programmes for educating and sensitising drivers and other road users; and (h) such other functions as may be prescribed by the Central Government from time to time.] 1. Ins. by Act 32 of 2019, s. 92 (w.e.f. 1-9-2019).

Title: Power of Central Government to make rules

Description: 1[215C. Power of Central Government to make rules.--(1) The Central Government may make rules for the purposes of carrying into effect the provisions of this Chapter. (2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for-- (a) the use of electronic forms and means for the filing of documents, issue or grant of licence, permit, sanction, approval or endorsements and the receipt or payment of money as referred to in section 211A (b) the minimum qualifications which the Motor Vehicles Department officers or any class thereof shall be required to possess for appointment as such, as referred to in sub-section (4) of section 213; (c) the terms and conditions of appointment of Chairman and Members of the National Road Safety Board under sub-section (1) of section 215B; (d) the other functions of the National Road Safety Board under sub-section (2) of section 215B; and (e) any other matter which is to be, or may be, prescribed, or in respect of which provision is to be made by rules by the Central Government.] 1. Ins. by Act 32 of 2019, s. 92 (w.e.f. 1-9-2019).