Power of licensing authority to disqualify from holding a driving licence or revoke such licence.
If a licensing authority is satisfied, after giving the holder of a driving licence an opportunity of being heard, that the –
(a) is a habitual criminal or a habitual drunkard ; or
(b) is a habitual addict to any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance within the meaning of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 ; or
(c) is using or has used a motor vehicle in the commission of a cognizable offence ; or
(d) has by his previous conduct as driver of a motor vehicle shown that his driving is likely to be attended with danger to the public ; or
(e) has obtained any driving licence or a licence to drive a particular class or description of motor vehicle by fraud or misrepresentation ; or
(f) has committed any such act which is likely to cause nuisance or danger to the public, as may be prescribed by the Central Government, having regard to the objects of this Act; or
(g) has failed to submit to, or has not passed, the tests referred to in the proviso to sub-section (3) of section 22 ; or
(h) being a person under the age of eighteen years who has been granted a learner’s licence or a driving licence with the consent in writing of the person having the care of the holder of the licence and has ceased to be in such care.
Last Update Date :- 08-06-2018
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