Necessity of Driving Licence

Under Section (3) of MV Act, 1989, (1)    No person shall drive a motor vehicle in any public place unless he holds an effective Driving licence issued to him authorizing him to drive the vehicle; and no person shall so drive a transport vehicle [other than a motor cab or motor cycle hired for his own use or rental under any scheme made under sub-section (2) of section 75*] unless his driving licence specifically entitles him so to do.

(2) The conditions subject to which sub-section (1) shall not apply to a person receiving instruction in driving a motor vehicle shall be such as may be prescribed by the Central Government.

75. Scheme for renting of Motorcabs.

* Sub-section (2) of Section 75:- A scheme made under sub-section (1) may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-

(a)    Licencing of operators under the scheme including grant, renewal and revocation of such licences;

(b)    Form of application and form of licences and the particulars to be contained therein;

(c)    Fee to be paid with the application for such licences;

(d)    The authorities to which the application shall be made;

(e)    Condition subject to which such licences may be granted, renewed or revoked;

(f)    Appeals against orders of refusal to grant or renew such licences and appeals against orders revoking such licences;

(g)    Conditions subject to which  motor cabs may be rented;

(h)    Maintenance of records and inspection of such records;

(i)    Such other matters as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this section.

Last Update Date :- 08-06-2018

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