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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Contributory negligence - Collusion between car and lorry - Death of driver of car - Car was coming in correct side - It was lorry which went towards wrong side and collided with car of deceased and dragged the car to extreme side of road - Driver of lorry was not only..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988- - Recourse to both under Indian Penal Code and Motor Vehicles Act is permissible - There is no bar under Motor Vehicles Act or otherwise, to try and prosecute offences under IPC for an offence relating to motor vehicle accidents - Prosecution, if otherwise maintainable lies both under IPC and Motor..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 147-- Accident - Compensation - Permanent disability - Liability of insurer - Claimants were gratuitous passengers in a goods vehicle - They are young children who have suffered permanent disability on account of injuries sustained in the accident - Insurer of vehicle held, liable to pay the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 50, 147, 149-- Theft of vehicle - Liability of insurance company - Purchase of vehicle in auction by Bank - Certificate of possession issued by bank - Insurer was specifically informed by Bank which held a lien on insurance policy of lifting its lien following termination of agreement of hypothecation -..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Succession Act, 1925, Section 370, 372(1)(f), 374-- Succession certificate - Vehicle permit under Motor vehicle Act is not a debt or security - Succession certificate in respect of the same is not mandatory...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Fatal accident - Death of driver of motorcycle - Compensation - Accident occurred in middle of road - However, exact location of accident as marked out in site plan, not explained muchless proved through a competent witness by accused to substantiate their defence - While existence of site plan..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Strict standard of proof beyond all reasonable doubt is not followed in cases arising out of motor vehicle accidents - Standard of proof must be preponderance of probability...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 52-- Alteration in motor vehicle - No vehicle can be altered so as to change original specification made by manufacturer - Emphasis of S.52(1) is not to vary the "original specifications by the manufacturer...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 50(1)-- Sale of vehicle - Transfer of ownership - Transfer of ownership ought to be registered within 30 days of sale - S.50(1) of the Act, obliges transferor to report the fact of transfer within 14 days of transfer...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 50(1)-- Accidental claim - Transfer of a vehicle - Liability of transferor - Accident occurred within 30 days of transfer - Transfer not made in accordance with S.50 of the Act - So long as name of transferor continues in RTO records, he remains liable to a third person - Transferor held, not absolved..........

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