Motorist seeks court order to renew 5-year COE

Under current rules, a motorist who opts for a five-year COE renewal of his car is only allowed to do so once, after which the car has to be deregistered and disposed of.
Under current rules, a motorist who opts for a five-year COE renewal of his car is only allowed to do so once, after which the car has to be deregistered and disposed of.PHOTO: ST FILE

A motorist is taking the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to court in an apparent novel challenge, seeking an order that will allow him to keep his car after his one-off five-year certificate of entitlement (COE) renewal expired last year.

Mr Koh Lin Yee, 46, is seeking another five-year renewal or alternatively, wants a court order to replace his 2014 COE with a 10-year COE beginning from November 2014.

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