Installation of tinted glass: JPJ collects RM1.165 mln in application fees
0 month ago, 28-Nov-2019
A JPJ enforcement officer checking visible light transmission of the rear passenger window of a car. – Bernama file photo
KUALA LUMPUR: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has collected RM1.165 million in application fees for the installation of tinted glass for vehicles to date comprising 413 applications, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Kamaruddin Jaafar said the application included safety andhealth factors as well as people exempted from the application of Rule 11(a) Motor Vehicles (Use of Glass or Other Transparent Material) (Amendment) Rules 2019.
Forapplicationsbased onsafety or security purposes, JPJ charges aservice fee of RM50.Each approved application would be subject to a fee of RM5,000 for the next two years which must be renewed upon expiry of the validity period.
Applications for fee exemption based on health factor requires a written verification from a government or private medical specialist approved by the Health Ministry,he said during an oral question-and-answersession at the Dewan Rakyat, today.
Kamaruddin said, among the conditions of application for the installation of tinted glasswasthe applicant shouldnot have any cases pending with the JPJ, the police andhas never been involved in a criminal case.
To a supplementary question by Wong who wanted to know the approval method for the application, Kamaruddin said the ministry does not interfere as the process was implemented by a special committee headed by the JPJ. – Bernama