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The Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. LV OF 1983 )

Chapter II


Necessity for driving licence
3. (1) No person shall drive a motor vehicle in any public place unless he holds an effective driving licence issued to himself authorising him to drive the vehicle; and no person shall so drive a motor vehicle as a paid employee or shall so drive a transport vehicle unless his driving licence specifically entitles him so to do.
(2) The 1[Authority] may prescribe the conditions subject to which sub-section (1) shall not apply to a person receiving instruction in driving a motor vehicle.

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    The word “Authority” was substituted for the word “Government” by section 5 of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 1988 (Act No. XXVII of 1988)
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