Offenders/representatives of the offenders are required to appear before the Secretary/State Transport Authority for compounding of their challans. Secretary/STA compounds the challans as per Sections of the Motor Vehicle Act pertaining to the offence accordingly. In case the offenders are not satisfied with the fine imposed by Secretary, State Transport Authority they are free to approach the appropriate Court against the imposed fine.
If a vehicle is challaned by the Pollution Cell of State Transport Authority for not having Pollution Under Control Certificate, at the time of challan, the offender can get his impounded documents released by producing the Pollution Under Control Certificate (PUC) before the Secretary/State Transport Authority within a period of 7 days without any fine. If Pollution Under Control Certificate is not produced within a week’s period, a fine of Rs. 1000/- is imposed on the defaulter for the Ist offence and Rs. 2000/- for subsequent offence of the same nature.