3. Levy of tax.-
4[(1) Subject to the other provisions of this Act, on and from the commencement of the Delhi Motor Vehicles Taxation (Amendment) Act, 1989, there shall be levied and collected on-
(a) all motor vehicles described in column (1) of Part A of Schedule I and used or kept for use in Delhi, a tax at the rate specified in the corresponding entry in column (2) of the said Part;
(b) all motor vehicles described in column (1) of Part B of Schedule I and used or kept for use in Delhi-
(i) on their first registration in Delhi, a one time tax at the amount specified in the corresponding entry in column (2) of the said Part;
(ii) the same having been earlier registered in Delhi or in any other State, then having regard to the month of their first registration in Delhi or, as the case may be, in that other State, a one time tax at the amount specified in the respective columns (3) to (14) of Part C of Schedule I: Provided that where such motor vehicles are more than ten years old from the date of their first registration, the owners thereof shall present the registration certificates of such motor vehicles to the taxation authority for an endorsement therein to the effect that the motor vehicles are more than ten years old and their use or keeping for use in Delhi do not attract any tax.]
1[(2) The Administrator may, by notification in the Official Gazette, increase from time to time, the rate specified in Schedule I in relation to any motor vehicles: Provided that the rate as so increased shall in no case exceed the rate as so specified by more than twenty-five per cent. thereof:]
2[Provided further that any such increase shall not apply in respect of a motor vehicle specified in Part B of Schedule I on which one time tax has been levied and collected.]
1. 1st April, 1963, vide notification No. G.S.R. 1254 (E), dated 18th September, 1962, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3 (i).
2. Subs. by Act 17 of 1983, s. 2, for "Chief Commissioner" (w.e.f. 1-12-1983).
3. Subs. by s. 3, ibid., for clause (a) (w.e.f. 1-12-1983).
4. Subs. by Act 25 of 1989, s. 2, for sub-section (1) (w.e.f. 1-2-1990).