of the Association
(a) To promote,
encourage and develop the Automobile movement in the area of
(b) To watch,
support, protect, extend and defend the rights of its Members
and to procure for their benefit special advantage and concessions;
(c) While creating
and maintaining harmonious relations with the Local Government,
the Police, Municipal and other authorities and bodies to watch
carefully the local administration, all laws and regulations
affecting the use of motor vehicles, to take any necessary action
in these matters, and to promote and inculcate generally the
principles of sanctity and safety of life and property by persons
entrusted with the use of control of motor vehicles;
(d) To execute
or assist in the execution of the following:-
- 1)The erection
of direction signs and danger signals;
2)The upkeep and widening and improvement of roads, bridges
3)The inspection and recommendation for appointment of hotels
4)The improvement of the approaches to, roads, over bridges,
the working of level-crossings and ferries and the freedom
from tolls and obstructions and the dissemination of information
concerning the same.
5)The maintenance and running of Road services, Ambulance
services, First-Aid services and Battery services.
(e) To negotiate
with local authorities on all road matters.
(f) If and when
considered practicable or desirable, to issue driving certificates
and to maintain a Register of Motor Servants.
(g) To provide
a distinguishing Badge for Members in order to facilitate recognition
and to make such conditions as to the use of such Badges as
may be thought expedient.
(h) To arrange
tours and excursions for Members and their friends.
(i) To cultivate
reciprocal relations with kindred institutions in India and
(j) To encourage,
assist and extend knowledge and information connected with automobiles
by the organization and promotion of exhibitions and competitions
and the presentation of prizes therein, the establishment and
promotion of lectures, discussions, correspondence, the holding
of conferences, formation of lending libraries and libraries
of reference, the publication of periodicals, maps, books,
road charts, route plans, magazines, guide books, service guides
and other pamphlets for the use of its members or concerning
the Automobile movement in India or elsewhere, and generally
to encourage the use of automobiles and promote the interests
of those using the same.
(k) To take into
consideration all questions affecting the users of automobiles
and to take steps that may be necessary for furthering or protecting
their interests including the presentation of petitions to Government
or local bodies and to seek to obtain changes and improvements
in the law relating to automobiles.
(l) To accept
gifts or donations and to accumulate and provide an endowment
fund and to invest the same or any other moneys of the Association
not immediately required for its purposes upon such securities
as may from time to time be determined upon by the governing
body and to apply the income arising there from, or to resort
to the capital thereof, for any of the objects of the Association.
(m) To work as
agents to its members for the settlement of their claims with
the insurance companies or for procurement of any material,
stores or other requirements of its members.
(n) To purchase,
hire, exchange or otherwise acquire and hold for the purposes
or advantage of the Association moveable or immovable property
and in particular lands, buildings, rooms, furniture, fittings,
apparatus, automobile accessories and appliances, to maintain
automobile workshops, repair centers, service stations, etc.,
and to build garages, residences for automobile drivers and
automobile engineers and to sell, lease, mortgage, improve,
extend, develop or otherwise dispose of or deal with the same.
(o) To construct,
maintain and alter any building necessary or convenient for
the purpose of the Association.
(p) To permit
any of the buildings of the Association to be used upon such
terms as the governing body of the Association may think fit
for meetings, lectures, discussion or to establish a club for
social and recreational activities for the members of the AAUI
and their families or for any other purpose which the Association
may think as expedient.
(q) To borrow
or raise money and to secure the repayment of any moneys borrowed
or owing by mortgage, charge or lien or by the issue of debentures
or debenture-stock or other securities of the Association.
(r) To make, accept,
endorse and execute promissory notes, bills of exchange and
other negotiable instruments.
(s) To amalgamate
or combine with any other Association having similar objects
or being conducted so as directly or indirectly to benefit this
Association or promote the objects which this Association is
formed to promote and which may prohibit the payment of any
dividend or profits to its Members as may be contrary to the
intention of Section 26 of the Indian Companies Act, 1913.
(t) To aid or
receive aid from any other Association promoting or formed to
promote any of the above objects and to subscribe to any Association
with the view of obtaining any other advantages or benefits
for the purpose of the Association and to subscribe to any fund,
movement or society that the governing body may from time to
time consider deserving.
(u) To promote
among members a spirit of comradeship and fellow-feeling, generally
to encourage and develop road manners and to provide opportunities
for mutual contacts and associations among members, and
(v) To do all
other lawful things incidental or conducive to the attainment
or in pursuance of the above objects or any of them.
(w) The Association
may carry out any scientific and research activities within
the scope of its over all objects with its own funds or grants-in-aid
provided by the Govt. The investment of any funds utilized for
the purpose of research and development will be strictly in
accordance with the provisions contained in the Income Tax Act,
1961. Separate accounts will be maintained for this purpose.