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Transferor still liable if name in RTO records: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that the transfer of ownership of a vehicle by itself would not absolve the transferor from liability to a third person as long as transferor’s name continues in the government records. “Even though … Continue reading

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Registered owner not liable: SC

The Supreme Court of India has clarified that the registered owner of a vehicle should not be held liable for a claim if the vehicle is not in his possession and control. In this case, the Large Bench of the … Continue reading

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‘Intermeddler’ can be considered legal representative under MACT Act: SC

Interpreting the term ‘legal representative’ broadly, a Large Bench of Supreme Court of India ruled that even an “intermeddler” can be considered as a legal representative of the deceased under Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Act (“MACT”). Relying on a full … Continue reading

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