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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Second schedule - Suffers from many defects - Same is to serve as a guide but cannot be said to be invariable ready reckoner...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Highest multiplier has to be for the age group of 21 to 25 years when an ordinary Indian citizen starts independently earning and the lowest would be in respect of a person in the age group of 60 to 70 which is the normal retirement age...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Deceased 43 years of age - High Court fixed multiplier of 15 - Considering age of deceased, multiplier applied is on higher side - Multiplier fixed at 10 with interest at the rate of 6% per annum...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Monthly income of deceased claimed to be Rs.12, 000/- p.m. but no proof of income available - Tribunal fixed notional income at Rs.36, 000 p.a. on the assumption that deceased as a contractor could have easily earned Rs.3, 000/- p.m. - No basis therefor indicated -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923, Section 3(1), Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147(1)(b)(i), 166-- Deceased was employed as driver by the appellant who was owner of the vehicle - Deceased took the vehicle to a temple as per directions of the owner - Deceased drowned while taking bath in pond - Held, neither owner nor insurance company is liable because the vehicle which was insured was not..........
PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A, 166-- Initially claim petition filed u/s 166 of MV Act - Subsequently after evidence of parties, petitioners converted petition into one u/s 163A of MV Act by moving amendment application and order attained finality - Again, through application, petitioner wanted to make amendment in claim petition by..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Claim petition - Apportionment between mother and widow - Compensation of Rs.4.22 lakhs - Widow was engaged as a Home Guard and was getting Rs.80/- per day - Mother was solely dependent upon her son - Considering the peculiar facts of the case, the age of the widow and that of the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Multiplier method - Choice of the multiplier is determined by the age of the deceased or that of the claimants whichever is higher and by the calculation as to what capital sum, if invested at a rate of interest appropriate to a stable economy, would yield the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Second schedule - Suffers from many defects - It serves as a guide, but cannot be said to be invariable ready reckoner - Appropriate highest multiplier is 18 which is for the age group of 21 years to 25 years when an ordinary Indian Citizen starts independently earning..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Deceased 32 years of age - Having monthly salary of Rs.7, 427/- - It would be appropriate to fix the multiplier at 13 and the rate of interest at 6% p.a...........

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