BHIM SINGH Vs. STATE TRANSPORT AUTHORITY DEHRADUN THROUGH
HIGH COURT OF UTTARAKHAND
State Transport Authority Dehradun Through
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SUDHANSHU DHULIA, J. -
(1.) HEARD Mr. Amar Shukla, Advocate for the petitioners and Mr. Paresh Tripathi, Additional Chief Standing Counsel for the State of
(2.) ACCORDING to the petitioners, they have applied for a temporary permit under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and the Rules which
have been framed under the said Act. Such an application has to be
disposed of within a period of one month. The exact provision on which
the petitioners are relying is Rule 61 of the Motor Vehicles Rules, 1998
which reads as under : -
"61. Applications for contract carriages and private service
vehicles permits : Disposal of - The State Transport Authority or a
Regional Transport Authority shall so arrange its business that
applications for contract carriages and private service vehicles permits
are normally disposed of within one month of their receipt in the office
of the authority."
(3.) LEARNED counsel for the State Mr. Paresh Tripathi submits that the writ petition be disposed of at the admission stage with appropriate
directions to the authorities.
In view of the above, the petition is disposed of with the direction to the Secretary, State Transport Authority, Dehradun i.e.
respondent no. 2 to dispose of the pending application of the petitioners
within a period of one month from the date a certified copy of this order
is produced before him.;
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