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Section 132 – Motor Vehicles Act 1988

Motor Vehicles Act 1988


132. Duty of driver to stop in certain cases.


(1) The driver of a motor vehicle shall cause the vehicle to stop and remain stationary so long as 1[may for such reasonable time as may be necessary, but not exceeding twenty-four hours],-

2[(a) when required to do so by any police officer not below the rank of a Sub-Inspector in uniform, in the event of the vehicle being involved in the occurrence of an accident to a person, animal or vehicle or of damage to property, or]

(b) when required to do so by any person in charge of an animal if such person apprehends that the animal is, or being alarmed by the vehicle will become, unmanageable,


and he shall give his name and address and the name and address of the owner of the vehicle to any person affected by any such accident or damage who demands it provided such person also furnishes his name and address.


(2) The driver of a motor vehicle shall, on demand by a person giving his own name and address and alleging that the driver has committed an offence punishable under section 184 given his name and address to that person.

(3) In this section the expression “animal” means any horse, cattle, elephant, camel, ass, mule, sheep or goat.


1. Subs. by Act 54 of 1994, sec. 40, for “may reasonably be necessary” (w.e.f. 14-11-1994).

2. Subs. by Act 54 of 1994, sec. 40, for clause (a) (w.e.f. 14-11-1994).

3. Clause (c) omitted by Act 54 of 1994, sec. 40 (w.e.f. 14-11-1994).



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