Draft End-of-Life Vehicles (Management) Rules, 2024

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) on January 30, 2024, issued the Draft End-of-Life Vehicles (Management) Rules, 2024. The following provisions have been stated: Responsibilities of registered owner: (1) It shall be the responsibility of the registered owner to ensure that End-of-Life Vehicles are managed in an environmentally sound manner and deposited at the Registered Vehicle Scrapping Facility or the designated Collection Centre. (2) The registered owner shall not hold the vehicle for more than 6 months and shall produce a Certificate of Deposit after its declaration as an End-of-Life Vehicle as per the prevailing rules. Responsibilities of the Collection Centre: (1) The Collection Centre shall collect and store End-of-Life Vehicles and send them for further processing to the Registered Vehicle Scrapping Facility. (2) The Collection Centre shall handle the End-of-Life Vehicles in an environmentally sound manner.