DVLA to start issuing ‘luxury vehicle license’ sticker in Jan 2019


TheDeputy Information Minister, Pius Enam Hadzide has announced that the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) will from 2019 release specialised stickers for the Luxury Vehicle Levy (LVL).

 

Addressing the presence on Sunday December 16, 2018, the Deputy Minister indicated that the move was to enable an easy identification of vehicles that have complied with the law.

He said DVLA will begin issuing the specialised stickers for the Luxury Vehicle Levy (LVL) beginning January 2019 for easy identification of vehicles that have complied.

“As you may be aware the implementation of the LVL law is already in full force after Parliament passed the bill this year to impose an annual levy on vehicles with high engine capacities.”

“Let me indicate that it is an offence for anybody to change or replace the engine in an attempt to outwit DVLA and officials of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA),” he added.

Explaining the details he added that: The LVL stickers are of the same shape and size like the normal roadworthy stickers except that they are printed in three different colours with additional printed “LVL,” information according to the three designations LVL1, LVL2, and LVL3 which are to be issued according to the category of vehicles that pay the levy, the Deputy Minister said.

Exemption from Levy

He explained the following motor vehicles are exempt from the Levy:

(a) Tractors;

(b) Ambulances;

(c) Commercial vehicles that have the capacity to transport more than ten persons;

(d) Commercial vehicles for the transport of goods; and

(e) Other motor vehicles that the Minister may by legislative instrument exempt.

Read Below the portion of his address on the DVLA

The Driver Vehicle Licensing Authority will begin issuing specialised stickers for the Luxury Vehicle Levy (LVL) beginning January 2019.

As you may be aware the implementation of the LVL law is already in full force after Parliament passed the bill this year to impose an annual levy on vehicles with high engine capacities.

Vehicles with engine capacity of two thousand, nine hundred and fifty (2950) Cubic Centimeters and more are required to pay respective levies.

Imposition of Levy
No. ENGINE CAPACITY (CC) Levy (GH¢)
1 2950cc – 3549cc GH¢1,000
2 3550cc – 4049cc GH¢1,500
3 Above 4049cc GH¢2,000

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) is authorized by the Law to collect the levy on behalf of Government.

Description of LVL Stickers.

The LVL stickers are of the same shape and size like the normal roadworthy stickers except that they are printed in three different colours with additional printed “LVL,” information according to the three designations LVL1, LVL2, and LVL3 which are to be issued according to the category of vehicles that pay the levy.

Exemption from Levy.

The following motor vehicles are exempt from the Levy:
(a) Tractors;
(b) Ambulances;
(c) Commercial vehicles that have the capacity to transport more than ten persons;
(d) Commercial vehicles for the transport of goods; and
(e) Other motor vehicles that the Minister may by legislative instrument exempt.

Let me indicate that it is an offence for anybody to change or replace the engine in an attempt to outwit DVLA and officials of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). 
I thank you all.

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