Apex Court on Safety and Emission Standards for Small 4 Wheelers

In Union of India & another. vs. Rita Das Mozumdar P.N.G.B. & Others, the Apex Court on 23 February,  2018  permitted the parties to file their suggestions, if any, to the Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport, Central Government within a period of two weeks from today. The same be given due consideration and the matter may thereafter be finalized expeditiously.

According to the original writ petitioners, safety and emission standards must be first laid down before the vehicles of this nature are introduced in the market. If it is not so done, it may endanger the safety of all concerned. The High Court has passed interim orders directing the Central Government not to permit the Auto manufacturers to release and sell such vehicles. Some of the matters stand transferred to this Court and treated as transferred cases.

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Saumya Snehal

Saumya Snehal is a 3rd year BBA LLB student at Chanakya National Law University. Always a bibliophile, she loves to read, research and write on anything and everything legal. She has a insatiable appetite for knowledge and explores the same through indulging in various internships so that to constantly grow and become a better version of herself. She especially has an interest in corporate law and social legislations.

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