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MACT Claim in Chandigarh Panchkula Mohali

MACT  simply means motor accident claims tribunal. Mact deals with matters related to compensation of motor accidents victims or their next of kin. The tribunal deal with claims relating to loss, life , property and injury cases resulting from motor accidents. Mact courts are presided over by judicial officers from the state higher judicial service. Now these courts are under direct supervision of the hon’ble high court of the respective state.

MACT Claim in Chandigarh Panchkula Mohali

The motor vehicles act 1988 is an act of the parliament of India which regulates all the aspects of road transport vehicles. This act came in force from July 1989.

Also Read- STEPS TO FILE A MACT CLAIM

THERE ARE TWO FACTS IN THE CIRCUMSTANCE

1 One is the commission of the criminal offense

2 Second is the compensation claim.

WHO CAN REPORT TO MACT IN CASE OF ACCIDENT?

Victim himself or through  advocate in the case of personal injury. Through advocate in the case of minor applicant below the age of 18 years. Legal heirs themselves or through advocate in the case of death. The owner of the vehicle in the case of property damage.

WHAT IS SECTION 166 OF MOTOR ACT?

Section 166 of Motor vehicle act deals with how an application for compensation has to be made. It only talks about things like the persons eligible to file an application for compensation. How it should be filled etc. the claim has to be filed with the relevant motor accident claims tribunal (mact).

Also Read- MACT CLAIM CALCULATION

IS TRIBUNAL A COURT? WHAT IS TRIBUNAL?

Tribunals are specialist judicial bodies which decide disputes in a particular area of law. Most tribunal jurisdictions are part of a structure created by the courts and enforcement act 2007. Tribunal hearings take place in a variety of settings including specific tribunal hearing rooms or informal court rooms. Although administrative tribunals may resemble courts because they make decisions about disputes they are not part of the court system. Administrative tribunals are set up to be less formal, less expensive and a faster way to resolve disputes than by using the traditional court system.

Also Read- MACT MOTOR ACCIDENT CLAIMS TRIBUNAL

STAGES IN ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT CASE

  1. INSURANCE OF POLICY AND FORMATION OF INSURANCE.
  2. OCCURANCE OF ACCIDENT AND INFORMATION TO POLICE.
  3. ROLE OF POLICE IN INVESTIGATION AND CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS.
  4. FILLING OF COMPENSATION CASE BEFORE MACT
  5. CONTEST FROM THE SIDE OF INSURANCE COMPANY.
  6. EXPLORING THE POSSIBILITIES OF COMPROMISE THROUGH ADR’S
  7. LEADING EVIDENCE AND PROVING DEFENSES.
  8. PROVISIONS RELATING TO ESCALATED CHALLENGE OF AWARD.

Rest you can always contact MACT Advocates/Lawyer for Free Legal Advice on your matter in Chandigarh Panchkula Mohali Kharar Derabassi Zirakpur.

MOTOR VEHICLES LAWS IN INDIA

1 THE CARRIAGE BY ROAD ACT, 2007

2 THE MOTOR VEHICLES ACT, 1988

3 THE NATIONAL HIGHWAYS ACT, 1956

4 THE NATIONAL HIGHWAYS AUTHORITY OF INDIA ACT, 1988

5 THE CONTROL OF NATIONAL HIGHWAYS (LAND AND TRAFFIC) ACT, 2002

6 THE MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION OF GOODS ACT, 1993

7 THE MOTOR TRANSPORT WORKERS ACT, 1961

8 THE ROAD TRANSPORT CORPORATIONS ACT, 1950

9 THE FATAL ACCIDENTS ACT, 1855

 

THE MOTOR VEHICLES 1988 ACT NO. 59 0F 1988

The act has taken into account changes in the road transport technology, pattern of passengers and freight movements, development in the road network in the country.

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