MOTOR TRAFFIC (SPECIAL PROVISIONS) act

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Prohibition of the use of liquid petroleum gas.

3. Kerosene operated motor vehicles to be registered.

4. Owner to apply for registration.

5. Imposition of a tax on certain motor vehicles.

6. Date of payment of tax and penalty for non-payment.

7. Powers of police officer.

8. Penalty for contravention of sections 2 and 3.

9. Certificate of examination to be admissible in evidence.

10. Use of liquid petroleum gas, kerosene or any other petroleum product permitted in certain circumstances.

11. Interpretation.

SCHEDULE

60 of 1979,

12 of 2005.

AN ACT to prohibit the operation of motor vehicles with liquid petroleum gas; to require owners of motor vehicles operated with kerosene or with a mixture of kerosene and any other petroleum product to register such vehicles; to impose a tax on such vehicles; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement 4th October, 1979]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Motor Traffic (Special Provisions) Act.

2. Prohibition of the use of liquid petroleum gas.

No person shall possess or use any motor vehicle which is operated with liquid petroleum gas.

3. Kerosene operated motor vehicles to be registered.

No person shall use kerosene or any mixture of kerosene with any other petroleum product for the purpose of operating any motor vehicle unless such vehicle is registered under the Motor Traffic Act as a vehicle which is operated with kerosene or with a mixture of kerosene and any other petroleum product.

4. Owner to apply for registration.

(1) Every owner of a motor vehicle referred to in section 3 shall, before the expiry of a period of thirty days from the date of coming into operation of this Act, apply to the Registrar for registration of such vehicle as a vehicle operated with kerosene or with a mixture of kerosene and any other petroleum product.

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