Port Blair, Jan 4: The new motor vehicles are being registered by the Transport Department as per Section 39 of Motor Vehicles Act 1988. It has been reported that in addition to the prescribed registration charges mentioned in the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1988, vehicle owners are being made to pay additional charges. Rule 81 of CMVR 1989 provides for registration charges for registration different class of new motor vehicles.

The prevailing charges while registering any new motor vehicles and the current annual road tax is available with the department for the information of general public.