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The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988

24. Endorsement.

  1. The  Court or  authority making an order of disqualification shall  endorse or  cause  to  be  endorsed  upon  the driving licence  if any,  held by the person disqualified, particulars of the  order of  disqualification and of any conviction of an offence in respect  of  which  an  order  of  disqualification  is  made;  and particulars  of   any  cancellation   or  variation  of  an  order  of disqualification made  under sub-section  (3) of  shall be similarly so endorsed.
  2. A  Court by which any person is convicted of an offence under this Act as may be prescribed by the Central Government, having regard to the  objects of  this Act, shall, whether or not a disqualification order is  made in  respect of  such conviction, endorse or cause to be endorsed particulars of such conviction on any driving licence held by the person convicted.
  3. Any person accused of an offence prescribed under sub-section (2) shall  when attending the Court bring with him his driving licence if it is in his possession.
  4. Where  any person  is convicted of any offence under this Act and sentenced  to imprisonment for a period exceeding three months the Court awarding  the sentence  shall endorse  the fact of such sentence upon the  driving licence  of the person concerned and the prosecuting authority shall intimate the fact of such endorsement to the authority by which the driving licence was granted or last renewed.
  5. When the driving licence is endorsed or caused to be endorsed by any Court, such Court shall send the particulars of the endorsement to the licensing authority by which the driving licence was granted or last renewed.
  6. Where  on an  appeal against  any conviction  or order  of  a Court, which  has been  endorsed on  a driving  licence, the appellate court varies  or sets  aside the  conviction or  order, the  appellate court shall  inform the  licensing  authority  by  which  the  driving licence was  granted or last renewed and such authority shall amend or cause to be amended the endorsement.

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