Section 39 MV Act. 1988: No person shall drive any motor vehicle and no owner of the motor vehicle shall cause or permit the vehicle to be driven in any public place or any other place unless the vehicle is registered and certificate of registration of the vehicle has suspended or cancelled.
An application for registration for motor vehicles shall be made in Form 20 to the Registering Authority within a period of 7 (seven) days from the date of taking delivery of such vehicle excluding date of journey and shall be accompanied by-
Section 40 MV Act1988: Every owner of motor vehicle shall cause the vehicle to be registered by a registering authority in whose jurisdiction he has the residence or place of business where the vehicle is normally kept.
Section 44 of MV act 1988: The Registering Authority before proceeding to register a Motor Vehicle or renew the certificate of Registration in respect to a motor vehicle,other than a transport vehicle,require the person applying for registration or renewal of registration of the vehicle to produce the vehicle either before itself or such authority as the State Govt. May by order appoint in order that the registering authority may satisfy itself and the vehicle complies with the requirement of this act and rules made thereunder.