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The Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. LV OF 1983 )

Chapter V


Transport Committees
54. (1) The Authority shall, by notification in the official Gazette, constitute Transport Committees to exercise and discharge throughout such areas, in this Chapter referred to as regions, as may be specified in the notification, in respect of each Transport Committee, the powers and functions conferred by or under this Chapter on such Committees:
Provided that the area specified as the region of a Transport Committee shall in no case be less than an entire district or the whole of a metropolitan area.
1[(2) A Transport Committee shall consist of such number of officials and non-officials as the Authority may think fit to appoint:
Provided that there shall be at least one representative from the Road Transport Owners Association registered under the Trade Organisations Ordinance, 1961 (XLV of 1961), and another representative from the Road Transport Workers Union registered under the Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1969 (XXIII of 1969), who shall be appointed in such manner as may be prescribed.]
(3) A Transport Committee, if authorised in this behalf by regulations made under section 81, may delegate such of its powers and functions to such authority or person and subject to such restriction, limitations and conditions as may be prescribed by the said regulations.]

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    Sub-section (2) was substituted by section 7 of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. XIX of 1990)
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