Right here’s one other particular quantity plate collection, UA. Tender for numbers UA 1 to UA 9999 are open until October 1, and outcomes are scheduled to be launched on October eight. UA quantity plates can solely be registered on the essential JPJ Wangsa Maju outlet.
The administration secretariat doesn’t state what UA stands for, or what organisation the tender proceeds will go to. Nevertheless, financial institution drafts are speculated to be addressed to “IM4U Plat”, which implies that it would possibly be from the identical individuals behind the IM4U particular collection, one of many early ones that hit the streets again in 2013. IM4U stands for 1Malaysia For Youth.
Wait, aren’t particular quantity plates from personal organisations now not allowed by the brand new authorities? In Could, transport minister Anthony Loke mentioned that the follow will finish, as “that is authorities income and we intend to gather all of it.” He defined that the NGOs that concern the plates pay JPJ RM1 million for the rights, which is manner decrease than what they accumulate from gross sales, which is estimated at RM20 million.
In June, Loke mentioned that particular collection plates that have been beforehand authorized will nonetheless have the ability to be bought over the subsequent yr. There can be no extension and renewal of the one-year grace interval to promote and register these numbers, he mentioned.
The final particular plate launched by personal organisations was YA, however there have been a number of particular plates in current instances. These embrace UUU, UP, G1G-G999G, X, XX, YY, UU, GTR, GG, SAM, K1M, T1M, A1M, US, SMS, NBOS, NAAM, VIP, G, GT, U, Y, PERFECT, PATRIOT and FB by JPJ itself.
The federal government has wasted no time in getting within the sport itself, and its not too long ago launched “Malaysia” collection set a brand new report for the best sum paid for a selected automobile registration plate, with RM1,111,111 being paid for “Malaysia 1”. The bid by Aldi Worldwide broke the earlier report held by “V1”, which was bought for RM989,000 in 2016. The train raked in RM13.1 million for the federal government.
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