Tema Metropolitan Assembly (Operation of Commercial Vehicles) Bye-Laws, 2017

Para 2 (a) every application for commercial vehicle registration shall be made to the licensing officer of the TMA by the responsible executives of the local union or branch under which it intends to operate.(b)No commercial vehicle registration shall be approved under these bye-laws unless the vehicle in respect of which the registration is required has been licensed as a commercial vehicle and certified as road worthy in accordance with the provisions of the Road Traffic Act any other appropriate enactment at the time in force            (c) A person shall not paint or spray or equip any vehicle or cause or allow any vehicle painted or sprayed or equipped for use as a commercial vehicle without the authority of the licensing officer.The evidence of the registration shall be:(i)  A sticker affixed to the windscreen of the vehicle.ii) The sticker shall be renewed annually valid until the date (one year after the expiration of the previous permit) upon renewal of the appropriate permit.(d) a commercial passenger vehicle registration shall not be approved unless the vehicle in respect for the registration has been licensed by the Driver Vehicle Licensing Authority for commercial operations. This shall be evidenced by the official colour of vehicle registration number plate affixed to the plate. Every vehicle registered under these bye-laws shall remain equipped and fitted in the manner under which it was originally licensed under the Driver Vehicle Licensing Authority for commercial operations.(e) All commercial vehicles must operate from an approved station and shall pay a daily toll for the use of the loading station.(f) A commercial vehicle registration shall be completed by paying the requisite fee fixed by the resolution of the TMA.

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Responsible Institution

Tema Metropolitan Assembly


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