It Is An Offence To Change Vehicle Colour In Nigeria Without Approval

It Is An Offence To Change Vehicle Colour In Nigeria Without Approval

It Is An Offence To Change Vehicle Colour In Nigeria Without Approval.Daily Law Tips ((Tip 336) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LLM. ACIArb(UK)

In Nigeria, vehicles are to be registered and their specific colours noted. Before any vehicle colour can be changed, there must an approval from the Licensing Authority of the state. After payment of a fee, a new vehicle license will be issued and the old license will be withdrawn.
It is an offence to change a vehicle colour without an approval. It is punishable with fine of #3,000.00 and or 6 months imprisonment.
Note that, an unapproved change of vehicle colour renders a vehicle license invalid and useless.

References:

Regulations 13, 231 and 232 of the National Road Traffic Regulations, 2012.

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It Is An Offence To Change Vehicle Colour In Nigeria Without Approval

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