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No vehicle insurance without PUC certificate: Irdai

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Acting tough on those violating emission norms, Irdai has said vehicles without a valid Under Control (PUC) certificate will not be insured.

Irdai in a notification has directed all general companies not to insure a vehicle unless it has a valid certificate.

Vehicle is renewed every year.

The regulator's move follows an order of the in this regard.

In August last, the apex court in and Others case had directed insurers not to insure a vehicle unless it has a valid certificate on the date of renewal of the

It is mandatory for every vehicle owner to have a valid certificate to comply with the prescribed emission norms. A vehicle without such certificate is liable to be prosecuted under the Motor Vehicles Act.

Computerised facilities for checking levels and issue of PUC certificate (to vehicles meeting emission standards) are available at many petrol pumps/workshops.

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 16:00 IST