The Mizoram (Regulation and Control of Vehicles Parking)
(Amendment) Rules, 2017
No. B.12021/2/2001-TRP, the 1st November, 2017. The following draft of certain rules further to amend the Mizoram (Regulation and Control of Vehicles Parking) Rules, 2000, which the Government of Mizoram proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section(1) of section 138 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1998 is hereby published as required by sub-section(1) of section 212 of the said Act. For information of all persons likely to be affected thereby; and notice is hereby given that the said draft shall be taken into consideration after expiry of a period of ten days from the date on which the copies of this notification as published in the Gazette of Mizoram are made available to the public.
The Mizoram Gazette
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NOTIFICATIONNo. B.12021/2/2001-TRP, the 1st
November, 2017.T he following dr a ft of certa in rules fu r ther to
amend the Mizoram (Regula tion and Contr ol of Vehicles Parking) Rules, 2000, which the Government of
Mizoram proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section(1) of section 138 of the
Motor Vehicles Act, 1998 is hereby published as required by sub-section(1) of section 212 of the said Act.
For informa tion of all persons likely to be affected thereby; and notice is hereby given that the said draft
shall be ta ken into consideration after expiry of a period of ten days from the date on which the copies of
this notification a s published in the Gazette of Mizoram are made available to the public.
Any objections or suggestions received from any person with resp ect to the said draft rules within
the expiry of the period so specified will be consider ed by the Government of Mizoram.
Objections or suggestion, if any, may be sent to the Secretary to Government of Mizora m, Transport
Depa rtment within the period specified above.
1.Shor t title, extent and commencement:-
1) These rules may be called the Mizor am (Regulation a nd Contr ol of Vehicles P arking)
(Amendment) Rules, 2017.
2) They sha ll have the like ext ent as the P rincipal Ru les.
3) They shall come into force on the date of publication in the Official Gazette.
2.Amendment of Enabling Pr ovisions :-
In the Enabling Pr ovisions to the Mizor am (Regulation and Control of Vehicles Parking) Rules,
2000 (hereinafter r eferred to as the Principal Rules), a fter the word “under” a nd before the word “clause
(e)” the word “ sub-section (1)” shall be inserted and the words “clause(e) and (j) of sub-section(2)” shall
subs titute t he word “cla use(e)”.
3.Amendment of rule 2:-
In r ule 2 of the Pr incipal Rules, after clause (d), the following clauses (da) and (db ) shall be added, namely:-
“(da ) Garage: Garage means and includes the following:
(i)A building meant for housing a motor vehicle;
(ii)enclosed structure built next to or as part of a building for housing a motor vehicle;
(iii)any area/ar eas maintained for pr ivate use or a ny area including but not limited to Fields, Parks etc
generally fr equented by the Public officia lly acknowledged to be a Garage by the Designated
Govt. Author ity;
(iv)enclosed space of Private Premises meant for housing motor vehicles, whether on rent, lease or
otherwise subject to fina l acknowledgement to be a Ga rage by the Designated Govt. Author ity;
(v)spaces in a Multi Level C ar Parking building run by the Government/PSU/Co-operative Societies
or a ny other organization of such nature officially acknowledged to be a Garage by the Designated
Govt. Author ity.
“(db ) illegal parking: Without pr ejudice to any other r elevant provisions of law, statutes/ notifica tions, etc,
a vehicle shall be deemed to be parked illegally if it is par ked in any pla ce other than a garage or private
premises, but including any place encompa ssed within roa dside, lane, b ye-lane, street etc. declared from
time to time by the Government or any authority authorized by the Government on this behalf as par king
areas for a continuous period of 5 hours or overnight without prior permission from the Government or
appr opriate authority designated by the Government for this purpose.
4. Amendment of rule 8:-
Rule 8 of the Principal Rules shall be substituted by the following, namely:-
“8 (1) No vehicle whether serviceable or unserviceable, Government or private, shall be allowed to be
parked in a manner as specified in clause (db) of rule 2 of these rules and in the instance of any contravention
thereof, such defaulter (owner or driver of the vehicle) shall be liable to pay a fine or fines which will
initially b e as detailed below until altered by the Government by notification in the Official Gazette:
(i)Rs. 500/- for the contravention committed dur ing 6 A.M. to 5 P.M.
(ii)Rs. 1000/- for contravention arising out of overnight parking.
(iii)Any subsequent cont ravention will entail a fine double the amount of each previous fine
levied irrespective of whether the contr avention is consecutive or not”.
(2)The authority for enforcing this provision shall be the Traffic Police by observing all codal formalities
or procedur e thereof.”
5.Amendment of rule 10:-
Sub-rule 1 of rule 10 shall be substituted by the following namely:
“(1) If the Owner or the Driver of any vehicle refused to pay the fine for illegal parking the Vehicle ma y be
seized by the near est Tra ffic Police on duty, after observing all codal for malities of such seizures. If situa tion
dema nds, such seized vehicle shall be removed to the nearest Police Station or to a place to be specified by
the Government under section 117 of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 at the cost of the owner of the vehicle.
A vehicle so seized may be relea sed on payment of additional fine which will initially be as detailed below
until altered by the Government by notification in the Official Gazette: Ex-663/20172
1.Rs. 1500/- with regard to vehicle seized for contravention of clause (i) of sub-rule (1) of rule 8.
2.Rs. 2000/- with regard to vehicle seized for contravention of clause (ii) and (iii) of sub-rule (1 ) of
6.Addition of new r ule 12-A:-
After rule 12 of the Principal Rules, the following rule 12-A shall be added, namely “12-A : These r ules
shall be without pr ejudice to any of the provisions of the Aizawl Municipal C ouncil (Control of Par king
and Collection of Parking Fees) Regulations, 2012 a nd accordingly be deemed to supplement the said
Regulation with regard to Aizawl Municipal Council ar ea.”
Secr etary to the Govt. Of Mizoram,
Transport Department.Ex-663/2017 3
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