The High Court directed the owners of the vehicles without valid health files to accumulate their fitness certificates in months, beginning from August 1. If an owner fails to do so, their motors will not be allowed to ply the roads after September 30. The HC also stated that it would pass a vital order to this effect at some point in the following hearing on October 15. The HC bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice KM Hafizul Alam issued the suomoto (voluntary) rule the day past after the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) submitted a record before it, pronouncing a total of four seventy-nine,320 vehicles without valid health certificates, have been walking at the roads throughout us of a.
Among the motors, two sixty-one113 are operating in the Dhaka department, 1,19,588 in Chattogram division, 26,240 in Rajshahi, 6,588 in Rangpur, 15,668 in Khulna, 44,805 in Sylhet, and five 338 in the Barishal department, the file referred to. The report additionally stated that the vehicles are registered with the BRTA, but their fitness clearances have expired.
BRTA’s attorney, Advocate Rafiul Islam, submitted the file to the HC per its June 24 order. While listening, the HC asked the BRTA’s lawyer what BRTA was doing while automobiles without health certificates had been walking right under its nostrils.
Lawyer Rafiul advised the court docket that the BRTA had filed 39,837 cases within the present year and fined a total of Tk 6.Seventy-two crore for going for walks in automobiles without legitimate fitness files. Unfit cars are considered to be a key reason behind avenue accidents. Road safety came to the fore after college students took to the streets twice over the last 12 months, demanding safer roads. The courtroom additionally asked why it must permit undeserving automobiles to run as they reason road injuries.
The BRTA has a lot of energy and jogs cell courts towards undeserving vehicles. However, the court docket said it no longer exercises its powers in this regard. On June 24 this year, BRTA submitted another file announcing more than 4. Fifty-eight lakh not-worthy cars have been on the street, and 1.68 lakh have been operating inside the capital.
The file said the automobiles are among 40.18 lahks registered with the BRTA.
As per the regulation, all automobiles, except motorcycles, should have their health checked and their certificate renewed by the BRTA every 12 months.
According to the BRTA document, a few thirteen.Ninety-one lakh cars are required to have the health certificate renewed annually. The document no longer pointed out whatever about the high, wide variety of motors that are no longer registered with the BRTA.On that day (June 24), the HC bench observed that not-worthy engines had been pushed by drivers without legitimate licenses under the very nose of the regulation enforcers.
Following a document posted via The Daily Star on March 23, the HC bench on March 27 issued the suomoto rule asking the authorities concerned to explain why their state being inactive to forestall undeserving cars from jogging and drivers without legitimate licenses from using should no longer be declared unlawful.
Supreme Court lawyer Syed Mamun Mahbub had read out the newspaper document before the court. As consistent with the file headlined “No health doctors, but going for walks,” more than 70,000 automobiles no longer have their health certificates renewed in 10 years, and many of them have been on the road.
In the rule of thumb, the courtroom asked why directives should not accept implementing the applicable legal guidelines, including the Motor Vehicles Ordinance 1983.
It also requested authorities publish a document before it on undeserving vehicles, cars not registered with the BRTA, and drivers without valid licenses.
Deputy Attorney General AKM Amin Uddin Manik regarded the nation.