A decision by Justice Anand Byrareddy of the Karnataka High Court has come as welcome relief to all those affected by an amendment to the Karnataka Motor Vehicles Act.
As per the impugned amendment, introduced in 2014, anyone driving a non-Karnataka registered vehicle for more than 30 days would have to get the vehicle registered in Karnataka.
In effect, this would require the payment of the state’s lifetime tax. Failure to do so would lead to fines and impounding . . .
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