The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Thursday has published the Central Motor Vehicles (Fifteenth Amendment) Rules, 2021 which has notified a special provision for registration of Vintage Motor Vehicles.
Rule 81-A has been inserted which deals with the procedure for application and issuance of certificate of registration as a vintage motor vehicle.
An application for registration or re-registration of a vintage vehicle shall be made as per Form 20 and every application for registration shall be accompanied by a policy of insurance, appropriate fee as specified in rule 81, Bill of Entry in the case of an imported vintage motor vehicle and old Registration Certificate in case of an already registered vehicle in India.
The registration mark assigned to a Vintage Motor Vehicle shall be exhibited both at the front and at the rear of the vehicle clearly and legibly in the form of a license plate in the size and specifications related to registration plate and it shall conform to the specifications spelt out in rules 50 and 51 of these rules.
All those vehicles which are already registered as Vintage Motor Vehicle shall continue to retain the original registration number and registration plate intact without any change.
All such Vintage Motor Vehicles shall be exempted from the provisions of High Security Registration Plate as mandated under rule 50.