Ministry of Road Transport and Highways notifies the Central Motor Vehicles (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019

Feb 13, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on February 11, 2020, notifies the Central Motor Vehicles (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019 to further amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989.

The amendments are as under:

 Under Rule 50(1) which specifies the Form and manner of display of registration marks on the motor vehicles, certain clauses have been substituted:

i. Clause (i): the plate shall be a solid unit made of 1.0 mm aluminium conforming to AIS:159:2019 as amended from time to time (till such time BIS specification is notified under the Bureau of Indian Standard Act, 2016 or ISO:7591.

ii. Clause (iii): The plate shall bear a permanent consecutive identification number of minimum Ten digits.

iii. Clause (iv):

a) For the words “registering authorities/approved dealers of the licence plates manufacturers” and “licence plate manufactured or his dealers” the words “registering authority/vehicle manufacturer and their dealers” has been substituted.

b) After the fifth proviso the following proviso shall be inserted namely: Provided also that in case of Construction Equipment Vehicles, the size of plate shall be 500x120 mm or 340x200 mm or 200x100mm or 285x45mm, depending on the equipment size and availability of space.

 Under Rule 50(2)(d), sub-clause (AB) has been inserted:

in case of motor cab under rent a cab scheme, 1989 or motor cycle (L1 and L2 category two wheeler) under rent a motor cycle scheme 1997, in yellow colour on black background, however in case of battery operated or electrically powered motor cab under rent a cab scheme 1989 or motor cycle under rent a motor cycle scheme 1997, in black colour on green background; and.

These rules will come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette (February 11, 2020).

[Notification No. G.S.R. 104(E)] 


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