Transport (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1955

Maintenance of essential supplies.

3.—(1) The Government, if it appears to them to be necessary to do so in the interests of the public safety or the preservation of the State, or for maintaining supplies and services essential to the life of the community, may by order provide that, during a specified period, section 9 of the Road Transport Act, 1933 (which restricts the carriage of merchandise by unlicensed persons), shall not apply to the carriage of a commodity specified in the order.

(2) The Government may by order revoke an order under subsection (1).