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Bare Act - Karnataka Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1957 Chapter I

StateKarnataka Government
Year
Section TitlePreliminary
Act Info:

(1) This Act may be called the1[Karnataka] Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1957.

(2) It extends to the whole of the1[State of Karnataka].

(3) It shall come into force on such2[date] as the State Government may, by notification, appoint.

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1. Adapted by the Karnataka Adaptations of Laws Order, 1973 w.e.f. 1.11.1973.

2. Act come into force on 1.1.1958 by notification.Text of the notification is at page 623.


Section 1 - Short title, extent and commencement

(1) This Act may be called the1[Karnataka] Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1957.

(2) It extends to the whole of the1[State of Karnataka].

(3) It shall come into force on such2[date] as the State Government may, by notification, appoint.

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1. Adapted by the Karnataka Adaptations of Laws Order, 1973 w.e.f. 1.11.1973.

2. Act come into force on 1.1.1958 by notification.Text of the notification is at page 623.


Section 2 - Definitions

(1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,--

1 [(a) 'Classic car' means a motor car manufactured during the period between the year 1940 and 1949 and registered 2 [x x x] under Section 39 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (Central Act 59 of 1988);]

3 [(aa)]"fleet owner" means a person who is the registered owner of a fleet of 4 [five hundred or more public service vehicles];

5 [(b) "taxation authority" means,--

(i) in the case of a fleet owner, the Commissioner for Transport or any other officer appointed by the State Government in this behalf; and

(ii) in other cases, such officer as may be appointed by the State Government to exercise the powers and perform the functions of the taxation authority under this Act;]

(c) "local authority" includes a cantonment authority within the meaning of the Cantonments Act, 1924 (Central Act II of 1924);

(d) "notification" means a notification published in the Official Gazette;

(e) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act;

6 [(ee) "private service vehicle" means an omnibus constructed or adapted to carry more than nine persons (excluding the driver) and used by or on behalf of the owner of such vehicle for the purpose of carrying persons for or in connection with his trade or business or otherwise than for hire or reward;]

(f) "registered owner" means the person in whose name a motor vehicle is registered under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1939 (Central Act IV of 1939);

(g) "Schedule" means a Schedule annexed to this Act;

5 [(h) "taxation card" means a taxation card issued under section 5 and includes a fresh taxation card issued in place of the original taxation card under sub-section (2) of section 6;]

1 [(hh) 'Vintage Car' means a motor car manufactured during the year 1939 and earlier and duly registered 2 [x x x] under Section 39 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (Central Act 59 of 1988).] [(hh) 'Vintage Car' means a motor car manufactured during the year 1939 and earlier and duly registered 2 [x x x] under Section 39 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (Central Act 59 of 1988).][(hh) 'Vintage Car' means a motor car manufactured during the year 1939 and earlier and duly registered 2 [x x x] under Section 39 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (Central Act 59 of 1988).]

7 [(i) "year" means ,--

(i) in relation to a fleet owner, the financial year; and

(ii) in other cases, a period of twelve calendar months commencing from the first day of the month in which the motor vehicle concerned is registered or a new registration mark is assigned to it under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1939 (Central Act IV of 1939); 'half year' means the first six months or the second six months of such year or the said period of twelve calender months; and 'quarter' means the first three months or the second three months of the half-year;]

(j) Words and expressions used but not defined in this Act, shall have the meanings assigned to them in the Motor Vehicles Act, 1939 (Central Act IV of 1939).

(2) The 8 [Karnataka] General Clauses Act, 1899, (8 [Karnataka] Act III of 1899) shall apply for the interpretation of this Act, as it applies for the interpretation of a 8 [Karnataka Act].

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1. Inserted by Act 10 of 1991 w.e.f. 1.4.1991.

2. Omitted by Act 12 of 1993 w.e.f. 1.4.1993.

3. Re-lettered by Act 10 of 1991 w.e.f. 1.4.1991.

4. Substituted by Act 8 of 1986 w.e.f. 1.4.1986.

5. Substituted by Act 38 of 1976 w.e.f. 1.1.1977 by notification. Text of notification is at page 624.

6. Inserted by Act 28 of 1984 w.e.f. 5.5.1984.

7. Substituted by Act 38 of 1976 w.e.f. 1.1.1977.

8. Adapted by the Karnataka Adaptations of Laws Order, 1973 w.e.f. 1.11.1973.


Section 2 - Definitions

(1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,--

1 [(a) 'Classic car' means a motor car manufactured during the period between the year 1940 and 1949 and registered 2 [x x x] under Section 39 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (Central Act 59 of 1988);]

3 [(aa)]"fleet owner" means a person who is the registered owner of a fleet of 4 [five hundred or more public service vehicles];

5 [(b) "taxation authority" means,--

(i) in the case of a fleet owner, the Commissioner for Transport or any other officer appointed by the State Government in this behalf; and

(ii) in other cases, such officer as may be appointed by the State Government to exercise the powers and perform the functions of the taxation authority under this Act;]

(c) "local authority" includes a cantonment authority within the meaning of the Cantonments Act, 1924 (Central Act II of 1924);

(d) "notification" means a notification published in the Official Gazette;

(e) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act;

6 [(ee) "private service vehicle" means an omnibus constructed or adapted to carry more than nine persons (excluding the driver) and used by or on behalf of the owner of such vehicle for the purpose of carrying persons for or in connection with his trade or business or otherwise than for hire or reward;]

(f) "registered owner" means the person in whose name a motor vehicle is registered under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1939 (Central Act IV of 1939);

(g) "Schedule" means a Schedule annexed to this Act;

5 [(h) "taxation card" means a taxation card issued under section 5 and includes a fresh taxation card issued in place of the original taxation card under sub-section (2) of section 6;]

1 [(hh) 'Vintage Car' means a motor car manufactured during the year 1939 and earlier and duly registered 2 [x x x] under Section 39 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (Central Act 59 of 1988).] [(hh) 'Vintage Car' means a motor car manufactured during the year 1939 and earlier and duly registered 2 [x x x] under Section 39 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (Central Act 59 of 1988).][(hh) 'Vintage Car' means a motor car manufactured during the year 1939 and earlier and duly registered 2 [x x x] under Section 39 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (Central Act 59 of 1988).]

7 [(i) "year" means ,--

(i) in relation to a fleet owner, the financial year; and

(ii) in other cases, a period of twelve calendar months commencing from the first day of the month in which the motor vehicle concerned is registered or a new registration mark is assigned to it under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1939 (Central Act IV of 1939); 'half year' means the first six months or the second six months of such year or the said period of twelve calender months; and 'quarter' means the first three months or the second three months of the half-year;]

(j) Words and expressions used but not defined in this Act, shall have the meanings assigned to them in the Motor Vehicles Act, 1939 (Central Act IV of 1939).

(2) The 8 [Karnataka] General Clauses Act, 1899, (8 [Karnataka] Act III of 1899) shall apply for the interpretation of this Act, as it applies for the interpretation of a 8 [Karnataka Act].

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1. Inserted by Act 10 of 1991 w.e.f. 1.4.1991.

2. Omitted by Act 12 of 1993 w.e.f. 1.4.1993.

3. Re-lettered by Act 10 of 1991 w.e.f. 1.4.1991.

4. Substituted by Act 8 of 1986 w.e.f. 1.4.1986.

5. Substituted by Act 38 of 1976 w.e.f. 1.1.1977 by notification. Text of notification is at page 624.

6. Inserted by Act 28 of 1984 w.e.f. 5.5.1984.

7. Substituted by Act 38 of 1976 w.e.f. 1.1.1977.

8. Adapted by the Karnataka Adaptations of Laws Order, 1973 w.e.f. 1.11.1973.




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