Malaysia road transport department or JPJ has made a new good and effective measure to protect original car owners from any unwanted action on the car the has been sold to the car dealer. This means that the ownership needs to be transfer temporarily to the car dealers so that all the summons and wrong act on the car after it has been sold to the car dealer will reflects to the car dealers, not the original owner. Read further news from bernama below.
E-TUKAR MILIK SEMENTARA – TO PROTECT ORIGINAL CAR OWNER TO SELL SECOND HAND CARS
All vehicles sold to second hand car dealers will have to be temporarily transferred to the companies, a measure designed to protect car sellers.
Road Transport Department (RTD) director-general Datuk Solah Mat Hassan said the new measure called “e-Tukar Milik Sementara” would be implemented by year end.
Presently, second hand car dealers do not transfer the vehicle ownership until new buyers are found.
He said this was because the car dealers did not want to pay the RM100 ownership transfer and Puspakom inspection charges which had to be done again after buyers were found.
“This new measure will help resolve many problems faced by the original car owner who will be summoned for offences committed by others like speeding, illegal parking, accidents and crimes,” he said after a dialogue with car dealers, finance and insurance companies here today.
Solah said to reduce the burden on second hand car dealers, the temporary transfer fee would be much lower than the usual fee and would be done online.
RTD has also simplified the registration of vehicles, repayment of motoring licence and amendment to the engine data by having motorists to fill just one form.
He lamented the poor public response to the online renewal of road tax via MyEG introduced in April last year with usage at only six percent.