In exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 26, 28, 38, 65, 107, 111, 138, 159, 176 and 213 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (59 of 1988) (hereinafter referred to as “the said Act”), read with Section 22 of the General Clauses Act, 1897, and of all other powers enabling it in this behalf, the Government of Maharashtra hereby makes, the following rules, the same having been previously published as required by sub-section (1) of Section 212 of the said Act, namely:–
1. Short title and application
(1) These rules may be called the Maharashtra Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989.
(2) They shall, save as expressly provided otherwise, apply to, and in relation to all motor vehicles in the State of Maharashtra.