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THE GAZETTE OF PONDICHERRY

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No.62 Pondichery Sunday 31 st March 2002

GOVERNMENT OF PONDICHERRY

TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT (SECRTARIAT WING)

[G.O Ms. No. 11/2002( Tr ), dated 31 st march 2002]

NOTIFICATION

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause ( i ) of sub-section (1) of section 67 of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 (Central Act No. 59 of 1988), and in supersession of the notification issued in G.O. Ms. No. 3/2002-Wel. ( Tr ), dated 13 th February 2002, save as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession , the Lieutenant-Governor, Pondicherry , having regard to all the matters mentioned in sub-section (1) of section 67 of the said Act, hereby issues the following directions regarding the fixing of fares for the Stage Carriages plying under the permits issued by the State Transport Authority, Pondicherry , namely:-

The fares fixed by the State Transport Authority, Pondicherry , for Stage Carriages shall not exceed the fares calculated all the rates given below for different Stage Carriages plying in different areas, namely:-

1.   Express Stage Carriage:

While plying within the limits of the Union territory of Pondicherry , twenty-three paise (23 paise ) per kilometer on roads in plains:

Provided that for   a distance up to 30 kilometers, a fare not exceeding Rs . 7 (Rupees seven only) shall be charged.

II. Stage Carriages other than Express Stage carriage :

(a) While plying within the limits of the union territory of Pondicherry , Re. 0.23 ( paise twenty three only) per kilometer on roads in plains:

Provided that for a distance upto 10 kilometres 9 fare not exceeding Rs . 2.50 (Rupees two and paise fifty only) shall be charged

Provided further that nothing in this clause shall apply to Town Services.

(b) While plying as Town Service within the limits of the Union territory of Pondicherry at the rates given below, namely:-

( i ) for first stage, Rs.1.50 (Rupee one and paise fifty only);

(ii) For every subsequent stage, Re. o.25 ( Paise twenty-five only);

(iii) The maximum fare shall not exceed Rs . 2.75 (Rupees two and paise Seventy-five only).

Explanation : In this clause—

(A) “Town Service” means, Stage carriage services within the limits of the area specified under the Explanation to sub-rule (4) of rule 122 of the Pondichery Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989;

(B) “Stage” means a distance specified by the State Transport Authority, not exceeding 2 kilometres :

provided that the inter-State Stage Carriages shall collect such fares as fixed from time to time by the concerned reciprocating States while plying in their limits.

2. The fares determined in accordance with the rates specified above shall be rounded off to the higher multiple of ten paise in respect of services other than Town Services.

3. This notification shall come into force on and from the date of its publication in the official gazette.

(By order of the Lieutenant-Governor)

G. PANNEERSELVAM,

Deputy Secretary to Government (Transport).