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14/08/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983

( Ordinance NO. LV OF 1983 )

Chapter IV

REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES

Change of residence or place of business
39. (1) If the owner of a motor vehicle ceases to reside or have his place of business at the address recorded in the certificate of registration of the vehicle, he shall, within thirty days of any such change of address, intimate his new address to the registering authority by which the certificate of registration was issued and to the authority by which the certificate of fitness was issued or last renewed, or, if the new address is within the jurisdiction of another registering authority, to that other registering authority, and shall at the same time forward the certificate of registration to the registering authority together with the prescribed fee in order that the new address may be entered therein.
 
 
 
 
(2) A registering authority other than the original registering authority making any such entry shall communicate the altered address to the original registering authority and to the authority which may require to issue or renew the certificate of fitness.
 
 
(3) Nothing in sub section (1) shall apply where the change of the address recorded in the certificate of registration is due to a temporary absence not intended to exceed three months in duration or where the motor vehicle is neither used nor removed from the address recorded in the certificate of registration.

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