Lok Sabha passes the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2017

In a historic decision to amend the archaic legislation presently governing the country, the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2016, moved by Union Transport Minister Mr. Nitin Gadkari, was cleared on April 10, 2017, by the Lok Sabha. The legislation drafted to replace the 29-year-old Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (MVA) which was last amended in 2001, received bipartisan support across party lines and was passed with an absolute majority in the lower house of the Parliament.