13 December 2021

Search Results for Tag : Motor Vehicles Act


Delhi HC Wants Uniform Law on Cabs Running in Delhi-NCR(16.12.2015)

Delhi HC has said, "The Motor Vehicles Act needs to be relooked. It is old and need changes. If entire Delhi-NCR could be looked as one state so that .....

Tags : Delhi HC, Motor Vehicles Act , Uniform Law on Cabs Running


Kerala HC: Non Wearing of Helmet Can’t be Ground to Fix Contributory Negligence(15.02.2016)

Kerala High Court has held that non-wearing of helmet, though an offence under the relevant provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, could not be taken a.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Motor Vehicles Act, contributory negligence


Bombay HC Issues Guidelines for Claims Settlement Under Motor Vehicles Act(22.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued several guidelines regarding disposal of claims for accidents under Motor Vehicles Act by Motor Accident Tribunals in Sta.....

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Supreme Court Junks Plea Seeking to Stop Use of Helmets for Motorbike(22.03.2017)

Supreme Court has dismissed a PIL seeking directions to Government to stop use of helmets for motorcycle riders under Motor Vehicles Act.

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Bombay HC: Damages Under MV Act Applicable Only When Injury/Fatality Is Due to Collision(29.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that Section 163-A of Motor Vehicles Act is applicable only if injury or fatality is result of collision and a consequence.....

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Madras HC Restrains Transport Dept. from Allowing LPG Auto Permit Holders to Purchase Diesel Auto(20.07.2017)

Madras High Court has restrained the Transport Department from invoking the powers conferred on it under Section 83 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and th.....

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Supreme Court Explains the Ambit of Term “Owner” Under Motor Vehicles Act(07.02.2018)

Supreme Court has held that for the purposes of MV Act, the person whose name is reflected in the records of the registering authority is the owner wi.....

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Compensation in Accident Cases a Right, Not Dole: Supreme Court(08.03.2018)

Supreme Court has ruled that award of compensation is an entitlement under law which must be commensurate with the pain and suffering of those injured.....

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SC: Purpose of Compensation Under MV Act is to Restore the Aggrieved to Position Prior to Accident(24.08.2018)

While enhancing the compensation awarded to the victim by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal by almost three times, the Supreme Court observed that th.....

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New Motor Vehicles Act Enforced from 1st September, 2019(02.09.2019)

The new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 has been enforced from 1st September, 2019 as a result of which violating traffic rules will attract hars.....

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Allahabad HC: Amendments in Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 Yet to be Notified(23.11.2020)

Allahabad High Court has clarified that amendments proposed to Section 166 (Application for compensation) of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 are yet to b.....

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Allahabad HC Calls Upon Transport Commissioner in Plea for Compliance of Motor Vehicles Act(25.11.2020)

Allahabad High Court has called upon the Transport Commissioner, Uttar Pradesh to respond on the issue with regard to compliance of the mandatory prov.....

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Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 enforced from 1st September, 2019 imposing steeper fines for violating traffic rules(02.09.2019)

The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 was enacted with a view to consolidate and amend the laws relating to motor vehicles. The Act was enacted to give effect .....

Tags : Motor Vehicles Act, Penalties, Violation of Traffic Rules


Blast from the Past

Insurers cannot be excluded from proceedings on non-statutory grounds(11.05.1959)

In 1959 the Supreme Court answered the question – can a motor vehicle insurer escape being arrayed as a defendant on grounds not mentioned in statute .....

Tags : Motor vehicles act, 1939, insurer, exclusion