11A. 7[ Special provision as to affixation of photograph in certain cases on driving licences.
Every person whose application for the issue or renewal of a driving licence to drive other than as a paid employee or to drive a vehicle other than a transport vehicle is pending before any licensing authority immediately before the appointed day, shall, on or as soon as may be after the appointed day, forward three clear copies of his recent photograph to such licensing authority along with an application in writing for the affixation of such photograph on the driving licence.
A driving licence to drive other than as a paid employee or to drive a vehicle other than a transport vehicle, issued or renewed under this Act before the appointed day shall cease to be effective on the expiry of six months from the appointed day, if it does not cease to be effective otherwise earlier, unless the holder of such licence makes, before the expiry of the said period of six months, an application to any licensing authority for the affixation of his photograph on the driving licence.
An application under sub- section (2) shall give particulars relating to the name of the bolder of the driving licence, his temporary and permanent addresses, number and date of issue of the driving licence and the name of the licensing authority by whom the licence was issued and shall be accompanied by the driving licence and three clear copies of a recent photograph of the holder.
No fee shall be chargeable with respect to any application made under this section.
Where the authority to whom an application is made under subsection (2) in respect of a driving licence is not the authority which issued the driving licence, it shall intimate the fact of affixation of the photograph on the driving licence to the authority which issued the driving licence. Explanation.- For the purposes of this section." appointed day" mean the date of commencement of section 5 of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 1982 .]