9. Extent of validity of driving licence.
Subject to any rules made by a State Government under sub- section (3), a 1[ driving licence] issued under the foregoing sections shall be effective throughout 2[ India]. 3[
A State Government may, by rules made under section 21.-
provide that a specification entitling the holder of a 1[ driving licence] 9[ to drive as a paid employee or to drive a transport vehicle] shall be made in the 1[ driving licence] only by or under the authority of the Regional Transport Authority constituted under Chapter IV,
regulate the submission of applications for such licences to the said authority, 6[ 7[