TINTED GLASS ON CARS IMPORTED BY NIGERIANS
Law enforcement High Command has discovered with concern the unnecessary controversies that contain trailed the recent IGP's announcement on the ban around the indiscriminate make use of tinted glasses on automobiles plying Nigerian roads.
The Force provides observed the particular one of the issues that has made so much a contentious and sometimes endless arguments among Police Officers enforcing the ban on the one hand, and motorists alternatively, is the a contentious by some vehicle owners there is no valid law reducing the use of colored vehicle goblet in Nigeria. Others who also claim to know about the legal restriction believe because the taints on their spectacles are вЂfactory-fitted', they are below no legal obligation to get a permit. Yet, others joint their arguments and arguments on the fact that their car tints are not as dark as others and thus, should be excused through the requirements of obtaining permits.
While some of these arguments might sound convincing or even credible, they are sadly devoid of any known legal foundation. Nigerian Laws happen to be unequivocal inside their restrictions within the use of tinted vehicle glasses. For instance, regulation 66(2) with the National Road Traffic Regulations (1997) provides that:
вЂAll glasses fitted to an automobile shall be crystal clear and transparent to enable people outside the automobile see whoever is inside the vehicle and the glasses shall in no way end up being tinted apart from as may be approved by the Inspector-General of Police intended for security factors. ' (Emphasis mine)
Nevertheless , it will look that the most thorough legislation for the use of colored car glasses in Nigeria is the Automobiles (Prohibition of Tinted Glass) Act, HAT M21 Laws and regulations of the Federation of Nigeria (Formerly Decree No . six of 1991).
According to Section 1 (1) of the Act, other than with the agreement of the вЂappropriate authority' and for вЂgood cause', " no person shall trigger any a glass fitted to a car to be tinted,...