Motor Vehicles Act 1988
194. Driving vehicle exceeding permissible weight.
1[(1) Whoever drivers I a motor vehicle or causes or allows a motor vehicle to be driven in contravention of the provisions of section 113 or section 114 or section 115 shall be punishable with minimum fine of two thousand rupees and an additional amount of one thousand rupees per tonne of excess load, together with the liability to pay charges for off-loading of the excess load].
(2) Any driver of a vehicle who refuses to stop and submit his vehicle to weighing after being directed to do so by an officer authorised in this behalf under section 114 or removes or causes the removal of the load or part of it prior to weighing shall be punishable with fine which may extend to three thousand rupees.
1. Subs, by Act 54 of 1994, sec. 57, for sub-section (1) (w.e.f. 14-11-1994).