Bills to regulate Uber, Grab and to punish attackers tabled

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PARLIAMENT | Uber and Grab drivers may soon have to apply for special licences after bills seeking to regulate e-hailing services were tabled in the Dewan Rakyat today.

At the same time, the bills will also provide protection for e-hailing drivers from harassment.

The bills seek to amend the Commercial Vehicles Licensing Board (CVLB) Act as well as the Land Public Transport Act.

Amendments to the CVLB Act will require e-hailing vehicles to be classified as a public service vehicle, requiring operators to get an intermediation business licence to be issued by the Land Public Transport Commission (Spad)...

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