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Startups redefined; tax conditions amended: Govt.

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (“DPIIT”) through its notification no. G.S.R. 127(E) dated February 19, 2019 (“Notification”) has expanded the definition of startups and has relaxed conditions for claiming exemption under section 56(2)(viib) of the Income … Continue reading

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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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Compensation received from Govt for a deceased employee should be deducted from total compensation: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the compensation received from the Government by the dependents of a deceased employee in a motor vehicle accident should be deducted from the total compensation payable to such dependents by the tortfeasor or … Continue reading

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E-Carts & E-Rickshaws freed from permit requirements: Govt.

The Indian Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a Gazette Notification today that serves to free e rickshaws and e carts from permit requirements. According to the notification, the provisions of the sub-section (1) of section 66 of … Continue reading

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Claimant can recover entire compensation from one joint tort feasor: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India held that a claimant is entitled to recover entire compensation from one of the joint tort feasors, particularly in an accident where injuries have been caused by combined wrongful act of … Continue reading

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Voluntary contributions should be included in the salary: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that for the purpose of deciding net monthly income of the deceased (in a motor vehicle accident), the amount of voluntary contributions made should be included in the salary. Referring … Continue reading

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Government ‘owner’ of vehicle under requisition: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that a vehicle under requisition by the State Government under Motor Vehicles Act (“Act”) from the owner makes it (government) a ‘owner’ of such vehicle till it parts with 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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Motor vehicles of only ‘high dignitaries’ may be fitted with red lights: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that the motor vehicles of only “high dignitaries” holding posts, positions and offices specified in the Constitution of India may be fitted with red lights; but the red lights with or without flasher can … Continue reading

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Just & Fair compensation to be paid to child in case of motor accident: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that in case of a child meeting with a motor accident the following appropriate compensation should be considered as ‘just and fair’; if the disability caused is above 10% and upto 30% to the … Continue reading

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