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Procedures of Shanghai Municipal People's Government on Implementation of the Decision on the Revision of the Regulations of Shanghai
|(Promulgated by the Shanghai Municipal People' s Government on July
Article 1 Purpose and Basis
These Procedures are formulated in order to implement the Decision made by the Standing Committee of the Shanghai Municipal People' s Congress on the Revision of the Regulations of Shanghai Municipality on Road Traffic Administration and to strengthen step by step the administration of motor tricars (including special motor tricars for the disabled, the same below).
Article 2 Administration of Vehicles Without License Number Plates or Licenses
Starting on August 7, 1999, the traffic administrative departments of public security shall impound temporarily any motor tricars without licenses number plates or licenses that run on roads in this municipality, in addition to inflicting a punishment according to the corresponding traffic regulations. The said tricars shall be disposed of at the evaluated price if lawful certificates can be provided within the set time limit to evidence the origin of vehicles; if no lawful certificates evidencing the origin of vehicles can be provided within the set time limit, the said tricars shall be confiscated.
Article 3 Administration of Cargo Motor Tricars
Starting on October 1, 1999, cargo motor tricars with licenses for road transportation must have their power installation removed before being permitted to ride on the roads designated by the public security traffic administrative department of public security.
A violation of the provision under the preceding Section shall be subject to punishment according to the relevant provisions of the regulations and rules on road traffic and transportation administration.
Article 4 Administration of Special Tricars for the Disabled
Starting on the date of the promulgation of these Procedures, the owners of special motor tricars for the disabled (hereinafter referred to as special tricars for the disabled) may, on presentation of original vehicle license number plates and operation permits for special tricars for the disabled of Shanghai Municipality, change their tricars for the ones that conform to the safety technical standards set by the State at the departments designated by the district or county people' s government in their locality. The municipal, district or county people' s government shall subsidize the costs resulting therefrom.
Starting on November 1, 1999, special tricars for the disabled running on roads must conform to the technical standards set by the State and this Municipality. The special tricars for the disabled that have any of the following conditions shall be subject to punishment according to the relevant laws and regulations on road traffic administration:
1. Fitted with two-stroke engine;
2. Engine discharge-exceeding 50ml;
3. Fitted with seating to carry passengers; or
4.Other conditions that fail to meet the technical standards set by the State and this Municipality.
Article 5 Functions of Governments and Departments Concerned
The people' s governments at all levels and relevant functional departments shall do a good job step by step in the work of employment arrangement, social security and change of vehicles; safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of the disabled people according to law; and strengthen the administration of motor tricars.
Article 6 Legal Liability
Any acts of violating these Procedures shall, besides being punished according to these Procedures, be subjected to punishment by the relevant departments according to law if they are liable to punishment as stipulated by other pertinent laws, regulations and rules. In case such acts constitute a crime, the violator shall be prosecuted for criminal liability.
Article 7 Date of Implementation
These Procedures shall become effective on the date of their promulgation.