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THE ROAD TRANSPORT CORPORATIONS ACT, 1950

Title : THE ROAD TRANSPORT CORPORATIONS ACT, 1950

Year : 1950

[Act No. 64 of 1950]
[4th December, 1950]


PREAMBLE

An Act to provide for the incorporation and regulation of Road Transport Corporations.

BE it enacted by Parliament as follows :-



(1) This Act may be called The Road Transport Corporations Act, 1950.

(2) It extends to the whole of India 1 [* * *] 2 [* * *].

3*[Provided that on and from the commencement of the Delhi Road Transport Laws (Amendment)Act, 1971, this Act, as amended by the said Act, shall extend to, and be in force in, the Union territory of Delhi.]

4*[Provided further that on and from the commencement of the Road Transport Corporations (Amendment) Act,1982, this Act as amended by the said Act, shall extend to the Union territory of Mizoram.]

(3) It shall come into force in a State on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette appoint in this behalf for such State and different dates maybe appointed for different States.

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1.Words "the State of Jammu and Kashmir and" omitted by the Central Laws (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 1968 (25 of 1968), section 2 and Schedule (15-8-1968).

2.Words "except the Union territory of Delhi" omitted by Delhi Road Transport Laws (Amdt.) Act, 1971 (71 of 1 971), section 2 (w.r.e.f. 3-11-1971).

3. Inserted, by Delhi Road Transport Laws (Amdt.) Act, 1971 (71 of 1 971),section 2 (w.r.e.f. 3-11-1971).

4. Inserted by the Road Transport Corporations (Amdt.) Act, 1982 (63 of 1982),section 2 (15-11-1982).

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In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) "Ancillary service" means any subsidiary service which provides amenities or facilities to persons malting use of any road transport service of a Corporation;

1*[(aa) "Board" means the Board of Directors of a Corporation;]

(b) "Corporation" means a Road Transport Corporation established under section 3;

1*[(bb) "Director" means a member of the Board;]

(c) "Extended area" means any area or route to which the operation of any road transport service of a Corporation has been extended in the manner provided in section 20;

(d) "Prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act;

(e) "Road transport service" means a service carrying passengers or goods or both by road in vehicles for hire or reward;

(f) "Vehicle" means any mechanically propelled vehicle, used or capable of being used for the purpose of road transport, and includes a tram-car, a trolly vehicle and a trailer;

(g) Words and expressions used but not defined in this Act and defined in the Motor Vehicles Act, 1939, have the meaning assigned to them in that Act;

2[ * * * * *]

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1. Inserted by the Road Transport Corporation (Amendment) Act, 1982 (63 of 1982), section 16 and the Schedule (15-11-1982).

2. Omitted by 3 A.L.O. (w.r.e.f. 1-11-1956).

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Last updated on September, 2016

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