The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988


Act ID: 198859
Act Number: 59
Enactment Date: 1988-10-14
Act Year: 1988
Short Title: The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
Long Title: An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to motor vehicles.
Ministry: Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
Enforcement Date: 01-07-1989
Notification: 1st July, 1989, vide notification No. S.O. 368(E), dated 22nd May, 1989, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3 (ii).

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01.07.1989 THE CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLES RULES, 1989, (1-164)
31.05.2002 Central Motor Vehicles ( 3rd Amendment) Rules, 2002.
10.02.2004 Central Motor Vehicles (1st Amendment) Rules, 2004
20.01.2009 Central Motor Vehicles ( 1st Amendment) Rules, 2009.
30.01.2009 Central Motor Vehicles (all India permit for tourist and transport operators Amendment) Rules, 2009
09.02.2009 Central Motor Vehicles (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2009.
31.12.2012 CMVR 4th amendment 2012
31.12.2012 Central Motor Vehicles ( 4th Amendment) Rules, 2012.
08.04.2013 CMVR 1st amendment 2013
27.09.2013 CMVR 2nd amendment 2013
19.02.2014 Central Motor Vehicles (1st Amendment) Rules, 2014.
05.03.2014 Central Motor Vehicles(2nd Amendment) Rules, 2014
11.04.2014 Central Motor Vehicles (3rd Amendment) Rules, 2014.
22.04.2014 Central Motor Vehicles ( 4th Amendment) Rules, 2014.
24.04.2014 Central Motor Vehicles (5th Amendment) Rules, 2014
07.05.2014 Central Motor Vehicles (5th Amendment) Rules, 2014.
19.05.2014 Central Motor Vehicles ( 7th Amendment) Rules, 2014.
28.05.2014 Central Motor Vehicles (8th Amendment) Rules, 2014
09.06.2014 Central Motor Vehicles ( 9th Amendment) Rules, 2014.
18.06.2014 Central Motor Vehicles (10th Amendment) Rules, 2014.
04.07.2014 Central Motor Vehicles (11th Amendment) Rules, 2014.
16.07.2014 Central Motor Vehicles (12th Amendment) Rules, 2014.
24.07.2014 Central Motor Vehicles (13th Amendment) Rules, 2014.
30.07.2014 Central Motor Vehicles (14th Amendment) Rules, 2014
21.08.2014 Central Motor Vehicles (15th Amendment) Rules, 2014
08.10.2014 Central Motor Vehicles (Sixteenth Amendment) Rules, 2014.
17.11.2014 Central Motor Vehicles (7th Amendment) Rules, 2014
03.03.2015 Central Motor Vehicles ( 3rd Amendment) Rules, 2015.
20.03.2015 Central Motor Vehicles (4th Amendment) Rules, 2015
26.03.2015 Central Motor Vehicles ( fourth Amendment) Rules, 2015.
15.04.2015 Central Motor Vehicles ( 6th Amendment) Rules, 2015.
19.05.2015 Central Motor Vehicles (15th Amendment) Rules, 2015.
19.05.2015 Central Motor Vehicles ( 7th Amendment) Rules, 2015.
12.06.2015 Central Motor Vehicles (8th Amendment) Rules, 2015.
15.06.2015 Central Motor Vehicles (9th Amendment) Rules, 2015.
16.06.2015 Central Motor Vehicles ( 10th Amendment) Rules, 2015.
08.07.2015 Central Motor Vehicles ( 13th Amendment) Rules, 2015.
14.07.2015 Central Motor Vehicles ( 12th Amendment) Rules, 2015.
19.08.2015 Central Motor Vehicles ( 13th Amendment) Rules, 2015.
31.08.2015 central Motor vehicles (Fourteenth Amendment) Rules. 2015
03.09.2015 Central Motor Vehicles ( 14th Amendment) Rules, 2015.
19.10.2015 Central Motor Vehicles (Fifteenth Amendment) Rules, 2015
19.10.2015 Central Motor Vehicles ( 15th Amendment) Rules, 2015.
18.11.2015 Central Motor Vehicles (Fifteenth Amendment) Rules, 2015
18.11.2015 Central Motor Vehicles ( 15th Amendment) Rules, 2015.
26.11.2015 Central Motor Vehicles (Sixteenth Amendment) Rules, 2015.
26.11.2015 Central Motor Vehicles (Seventeenth amendment) Rules, 2015
21.02.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (Second Amendment) Rules, 2016
22.02.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (Second Amendment) Rules, 2016.
16.03.2016 Central Motor Vehicles ( 3rd Amendment) Rules, 2016.
11.04.2016 Central Motor Vehicles ( 4th Amendment) Rules, 2016.
02.05.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (Fifth Amendment) Rules, 2016.
02.05.2016 Central Motor Vehicles ( 5th Amendment) Rules, 2016.
13.06.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (Sixth Amendment) Rules, 2016
24.06.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (Seventh Amendment) Rules, 2016
12.07.2016 Corrigendum to Gazette notification G.S.R. 310(E) dated 16.03.2016 amended rule 96 of Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 by inserting sub-rule (4A) after sub-rule (4).
12.07.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (Eight Amendment) Rules, 2016
08.09.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (Ninth Amendment) Rules, 2016
14.09.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (10th Amendment) Rules, 2016
16.09.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (11th Amendment) Rules, 2016
20.09.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (Twelfth Amendment) Rules, 2016
20.09.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (12th Amendment) Rules, 2016
23.09.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (13th Amendment) Rules, 2016
23.09.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (15th Amendment) Rules, 2016
23.09.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (14th Amendment) Rules, 2016
04.10.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (16th Amendment) Rules, 2016.
05.10.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (17th Amendment) Rules, 2016
07.10.2016 Central Motor Vehicles ( 18th Amendment) Rules, 2016
02.11.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (19th Amendment) Rules, 2016
28.11.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (21st Amendment) Rules, 2016
28.11.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (Twentieth Amendment) Rules, 2016.
29.12.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (Twenty-second Amendment) Rules, 2016
29.12.2016 Central Motor Vehicles (Twenty-second Amendment) Rules, 2016
10.02.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (First Amendment) Rules, 2017.
10.02.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (Second Amendment) Rules, 2017.
14.03.2017 Corrigendum to G.S.R 1096(E) dated the 28th November, 2016
14.03.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (Third Amendment) Rules, 2016
15.03.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (4th Amendment) Rules, 2017
21.03.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (Fifth Amendment) Rules, 2017
01.05.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (Seventh Amendment) Rules, 2017.
01.05.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (Sixth Amendment) Rules, 2017
19.05.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (Eighth Amendment) Rules, 2017
23.06.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (Ninth Amendment) Rules, 2017
23.06.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (Ninth Amendment) Rules, 2017
27.06.2017 Central Motor Vehicles ( 10th Amendment) Rules, 2017.
30.06.2017 Corrigendum to G.S.R 1034 (E) dated the 2nd November, 2016
02.11.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (11th Amendment) Rules, 2017.
20.11.2017 Central Motor Vehicles ( 12th Amendment) Rules, 2017
27.11.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (Thirteenth Amendment) Rules, 2017
27.11.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (Sixteenth Amendment) Rules, 2017
27.11.2017 Central Motor Vehicles ( 14th Amendment) Rules, 2017.
27.11.2017 Central Motor Vehicles ( 15th Amendment) Rules, 2017.
07.12.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (Seventeenth Amendment) Rules, 2017.
07.12.2017 Central Motor Vehicles (Eighteenth Amendment) Rules, 2017
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23.06.2017 Motor Vehicles (Driving) Regulations, 2017.
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01.10.2012 Central motor vehicle (Accreditation of bus body builders) order 2012
28.12.2012 Central motor vehicle (Accreditation of bus body builders) amendment order 2012
24.04.2014 the Motor Vehicles (New High Security Registration Plates) (Amendment) Order, 2014
05.08.2014 Corrigendum to the erstwhile Ministry of Surface Transport number S.O. 425(E), dated the 9th June, 1989
08.10.2014 Corrigendum to the erstwhile Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways (Department of Road Transport and Highways) number S.O. 1365(E), dated the 13th December, 2004
15.04.2015 Amendments in the notification S.O. 1365(E), dated the 13th December, 2004
23.04.2015 in supersession of the Notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Power number S.O. 290(E), dated the 30th January, 2014,
03.09.2015 erstwhile ministry of shipping and ministry of road transport and highways , S.O. No. 1365 (E), dated 13.04.2004
05.01.2016 Corrigendum to S.O. 1365(E) dated the 13th December, 2004
05.01.2016 notification G.S.R. 27(E) dated 13.01.2015 and subsequent notification S.O.1695 dated 25.06.2015
11.01.2016 Notification No. S.O. 3267(E) dated 03.12.2015
18.01.2016 exemption of the existing models of buses with seating capacity 13 or more passengers excluding driver from the purview of sub-rule (1) of rule 125C of CMVR
16.03.2016 exemption of agricultural trailers from the purview of rule 96C and sub-rule (3), of rule 97 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989
18.04.2016 Amendment notification to S.O. 728(E) dated the 18th October, 1996
22.04.2016 exempts agricultural trailers from the purview of rule 96C and sub-rule (3) of rule 97 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989
02.05.2016 Exemptions of the existing models of buses with seating capacity 13 or more passengers excluding driver from the purview of sub-rule (1) of rule 125C, CMVR.
01.08.2016 exemptions of the transport vehicles notified by the State Government under sub-rule (2) of rule 118 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989
01.12.2016 exemptions of transport vehicles notified by the State Government under sub-rule (2) of rule 118 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989
17.03.2017 models of buses with seating capacity of 13 or more passengers excluding driver from the applicability of sub-rule (1) of rule 125C of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 up to 30th June, 2017
31.03.2017 All goods vehicles of Category N2 and Category N3 from the applicability of requirement of such vehicles to be fitted with air conditioning system for the cabin as provided vide notification number G.S.R 1034 (E), dated the 2nd November, 2016, upto 30th June, 2017
30.06.2017 Exempts all goods vehicles catergory N2 and N3
19.07.2017 Exempts the existing models of buses with seating capacity of 13 or more passengers excluding driver from the applicability of sub-rule (1) of rule 125C of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 up to the 30th September, 2017
20.09.2017 Amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the erstwhile Ministry of Surface Transport, (Transport Wing), number S.O.728(E), dated the 18th October, 1996.
11.10.2017 Corrigendum to erstwhile Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways (Department of Road Transport and Highways) number S.O. 1365(E) dated 13th December, 2004
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