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Section 165 – Motor Vehicles Act 1988

Motor Vehicles Act 1988

 

165. Claims Tribunals.

(1) A State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, constitute one or more Motor Accidents Claims Tribunals (hereafter in this Chapter referred to as Claims Tribunal) for such area as may be specified in the notification for the purpose of adjudicating upon claims for compensation in respect of accidents involving the death of, or bodily injury to, persons arising out of the use of motor vehicles, or damages to any property of a third party so arising, or both.

 

Explanation.-For the removal of doubts, it is hereby declared that the expression “claims for compensation in respect of accidents involving the death of or bodily injury to persons arising out of the use of motor vehicles” includes claims for compensation under section 140 1[and section 163A].

 

(2) A Claims Tribunal shall consist of such number of members as the State Government may think fit to appoint and where it consists of two or more members, one of them shall be appointed as the Chairman thereof.

 

(3) A person shall not be qualified for appointment as a member of a Claims Tribunal unless he-

 

(a) is, or has been, a Judge of a High Court, or

 

(b) is, or has been a District Judge, or

 

(c) is qualified for appointment as a High Court Judge 1[or as a District Judge].

 

(4) Where two or more Claims Tribunals are constituted for any area, the State Government, may by general or special order, regulate the distribution of business among them.

 

1. Added by Act 54 of 1994, sec. 52 (w.e.f. 14-11-1994).

 

 

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