The Supreme Court docket on Monday stayed the Excessive Court docket order by which it had primarily allowed bike-taxi aggregators Rapido and Uber to function within the nationwide capital by asking the Delhi authorities to not take any coercive motion in opposition to them until a brand new coverage was formulated.
A trip bench of Justices Aniruddha Bose and Rajesh Bindal granted liberty to the 2 aggregators to request pressing listening to of their plea by the Delhi HC.
The bench, which stayed the Could 26 order of the Excessive Court docket, additionally recorded the Delhi authorities counsel’s submission the ultimate coverage shall be notified earlier than July-end.
The highest courtroom was listening to two separate petitions by the AAP authorities difficult the Could 26 order of the Excessive Court docket asking it to not take any coercive motion in opposition to the bike-taxi aggregators till the ultimate coverage was notified.
The highest courtroom had within the final week sought a response from the Central authorities on each the pleas of Delhi authorities.
Again in Could, the Delhi authorities permitted Motor Automobile Aggregator Scheme 2023 to manage cab aggregators and supply service suppliers within the nationwide capital. Among the key highlights of the coverage are necessary panic buttons in taxis, integration with emergency quantity ‘112’, and phase-wise transition to EVs.
The Motor Automobile Aggregator Scheme 2023 shall be relevant to any particular person or entity that operates, on-boards or manages a fleet of motor automobiles by digital or digital means or another means to ferry passengers or join a driver providing to ship or decide up a product, courier, package deal or parcel with a vendor, e-commerce entity or consignor.