Supreme Court gives big relief to BS4 diesel vehicles owners (File Photo)
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has given a major verdict today. The court has provided a major relief to BS4 diesel vehicles owners. Today, the Supreme Court has allowed registration of BS4 standard diesel vehicles purchased before April 1. This permission is given for those BS4 diesel vehicles to be used by the Municipal Corporations and Delhi Police for essential public services and public utility services.
Relief for BS4 vehicles :
The Supreme Court today ruled in its order that such diesel vehicles purchased before April 1, 2020 and used for essential public utility services will be registered as per BS4 norms and on April 1, 2020 Vehicles purchased after will be registered as per BS6 norms.
This is a relief news for diesel BS4 vehicles because earlier the NGT i.e. the National Green Tribunal refused to allow the registration of SPG diesel vehicles.
After which the Supreme Court had earlier this month summoned the reply of the Central and Delhi government on the plea of Special Protection Team (SPG) for permission to register these diesel vehicles.
After which Justice Rohington F. A three-member bench headed by Nariman had issued notices to the Center, Delhi Government, Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi Pollution Control Committee and others on the SPG’s petition. They were all instructed to respond in four weeks.
The SPG challenged the National Green Tribunal’s order of 9 October 2019 in the apex court. The NGT had rejected the SPG’s application for reconsideration of the order denying permission for registration of diesel vehicles.
The NGT had said that this permission could not be granted in view of the Supreme Court order. The Supreme court said in its order that no new diesel vehicle will be registered in Delhi.
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