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Punjab Govt Notifies Ban on Truckers' Cartelisation

The state government of Punjab has notified the 'Punjab Goods Carriages (Regulation and Prevention of Cartelization Rules), 2017', barring goods carriage operators from forming cartels in the state.

Punjab Govt Notifies Ban on Truckers' Cartelisation

  • The descision will help in catapulting industrial and infrastructural investment.
  • The move will facilitate a favourable environment for industries and business houses to invest in the state

Highlights


  • Barring operators and permit holders of goods carriages from forming a cartel denying freedom of choice to the consignors and consignees to engage the services of such operators or permit holders
  • No operator or permit holder of Goods Carriages would compel or coerce any other operator or a permit holder of goods carriage to become a member or partner with him
  • No operator or permit holder would stop any other operator or a permit holder of goods carriage/consignor/consignee who wishes to pick up goods from any local areas, towns or cities within the State in the normal course of their business, as permissible under the terms and conditions of permit granted to them by the competent authority.
  • Suspension or cancellation of the permit in case of violation.
  • In case an operator or permit holder is hindered by another operator or permit holder in the conduct of business, he may make a complaint in writing to the Officer In-charge of the local Police Station, who shall ensure its safe passage.
  • Affected operator or permit holder of goods carriage/ consignor/ consignee may also make a written complaint to the designated authority who, after holding a preliminary enquiry, shall forward the complaint with the recommendation to the authority competent to issue permits to take action under section 86 of the Act for suspension or cancellation of the permit
  • Fixing of minimum and maximum fares and freights, from time to time, in respect of different kinds of goods carriers on a per kilometre
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