Disclosure of flagrant violation of importation of cars with special needs[/rtl]
[rtl]Release date: 2018/7/26 8:46 • 154 times read[/rtl]
The Ministry of Commerce and the General Traffic Directorate revealed a legal loophole in the Council of Ministers' Resolution No. 10 of 2012 regarding the granting of a license to import a sedan or a station wagon (5 passengers) or less, excluding customs, tax and car fees.
Director of the General Company for Exhibitions and Commercial Services of Iraq in the Ministry of Commerce Engineer Hashim Mohammed Hatem, said in a press statement "We have issued about 23 thousand vacation since the beginning of this year, most of them requests for luxury vehicles up to the price of some of them to 150 thousand dollars, "This raises doubts about contracts concluded secretly between disabled and owners of car fairs for the purpose of evasion of customs duties and taxes and the use of the agency."
"Although the decision of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers was clear on the prevention of the sale of imported vehicle after five years, there are legal loopholes that can be exploited, such as selling by proxy, which gave the disabled the opportunity to sell them at prices ranging between (2000 - 3000) dollars "He said.
Hatem added, "We receive 1000 applications per day for those entitled to import licenses until their numbers according to the medical committees reached a huge number almost no one except in the province of Babylon," calling for "the need to reconsider the eligibility of beneficiaries by the health committees that determine the proportion of disability," noting " Public traffic in the application of the decision and take the procedures for the seizure of the vehicle, if it is special disabled people led by a healthy agency. "
For his part, the Director of Media and Public Traffic Relations Colonel Mohammed al-Zaidi said in a press statement, "The Directorate of Public Traffic is given a free plate according to a report issued by the Medical Committee entitled to the disabled vehicle import without reference to its kind," stressing that "the painting is granted only after special tests For the disabled person himself to drive at the registration site and to obtain a vacation type (D) and annual special needs people.
He added that "most of the imported cars have a transmission speed [Alkir] automatic and be exclusively of the model of the last three years and it is difficult to determine whether the disabled or others, all the consequences of the granting of a plate free of conformity to the controls, and can not be held accountable by the agency, Legal action that can not be questioned "
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