SC Extends Time for Sale of Unsold Inventory of BS-IV Vehicles Prohibiting Delhi-NCR

NEW DELHI: On Friday the Supreme Court allowed the sale of BS IV vehicles for 10 days, except in Delhi-NCR, after the ongoing blockade across the country has ended coronavirus The pandemic rises.

The apex court, which had earlier fixed the deadline of March 31, 2020 for sale of BS IV compliant vehicles across the country, passed the order on a plea by Federation of Automobile Dealers' Association (FADA), which had sought extension of time for sale of their unsold inventory amid coronavirus scare & economic slowdown.

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A bank of judges Arun Mishra & Deepak Gupta , which heard the matter on Friday through video-conferencing, made it clear however that no BS IV vehicles will be allowed to be sold in Delhi-NCR from April 1, 2020.

Bharat Stage (BS) emission norms are standards instituted by the government to regulate output of air pollutants from motor vehicles . The BS-IV norms have been enforced across the country since April,