Western PC to revise revenue licence fees

18 April 2013 10:03 pm - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The annual revenue licence fees on all vehicle categories in the Western Province except for a few types will be increased from May 22, the Western Provincial Motor Traffic department said.

Accordingly, the licence fee hike will not be imposed on land vehicles, old vehicles with registration numbers of English letter A to Z and Sri Lanka Transport Board buses.

The increase in licence fees on petrol and diesel cars, ambulances and hearses will vary from Rs. 700  to 950 based on the vehicle weight classes while the fee increase on petrol and diesel dual purpose vehicles (Vans and Jeeps) will vary from Rs. 650 to 2700.

Licence fees on pecial purpose petrol and diesel lorries will increase from rs. 200 to 2,200.

Among the other revisions introduced are omni bus  permit  fees from Rs 110 to 150  per seat, motor coach from 275 to 500 , motorcycles  from Rs. 450 to 700, three wheelers  and motor tricycles  from Rs. 550 to 750.

Divisional secretariats in the Western Province will be notified about the revised fees, a spokesman for the Motor Traffic department said. (J.  Induruwage)

  Comments - 7

  • chris Friday, 19 April 2013 12:23 AM

    They have forgottem bicycles and our childrens tricycles

    Appiriya Friday, 19 April 2013 12:31 AM

    This is Mainly because ICTA has implemented an IT system and it had cost over 120 million Sri Lankan Rupees. Now its time to recover it from public.

    gamarala Friday, 19 April 2013 03:27 PM

    well said.I have 3 old bycycles at home.only one is working.

    mal abbey Friday, 19 April 2013 03:43 PM

    what about Push Chairs and Prams ... Bullok carts?

    Lokka Friday, 19 April 2013 03:20 AM

    Increase, Increase and increase, and let the political parasites prosper !!!

    Mervyn Friday, 19 April 2013 03:40 AM

    Half of Rs. 120 million would have lined the pockets of the higher ups of the WPC. The job may be actually not worth even Rs. 50 million !!

    Krishna Friday, 19 April 2013 06:02 AM

    What about pedestrians.

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