Amritsar: Vehicles pass through the toll gates in Amritsar on Nov. 18, 2016. Collection of toll tax were suspended on national highways till Nov 24 by the central government due to Rs 500 and 1,000 notes demonetised by the central government. (Photo:. Image Source: IANS News

New Delhi, June 17 : The Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways on Thursday extended the validity of the documents related to Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, and Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, till September 30.

"In a bid to help citizens in availing transport related services while maintaining social distancing, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has further extended the validity of documents related to Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, and Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, till September 30, 2021," the ministry said in a statement.

The ministry had issued five advisories between March 2020 and March 2021 regarding the same.

It was advised that the validity of fitness certificate, permit (all types), licence, registration or any other concerned document(s) might be treated to be valid till June 30, 2021. This has now been extended up to September 30.

This covers all documents whose validity has expired since February 2020 or would expire by September 30, 2021. The enforcement authorities have been advised to treat such documents valid till September 30.

This will help citizens avail transport related services, while maintaining social distancing, the ministry noted.

-- The story has been published from a wire feed without any modifications to the text

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