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SCH2 – Motor Vehicles Act, 1988

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Motor Vehicles Act 1988

1[THE SECOND SCHEDULE

(See section 163A)

SCHEDULE FOR COMPENSATION FOR THIRD PARTY FATAL ACCIDENT/INJURY CASES CLAIMS

1. Fatal Accidents:

Annual Income
Rs. 3000
Rs. 4200
Rs. 5400
Rs. 6600
Rs. 7800
Rs. 9000
Rs. 10200
Rs. 11400
Rs. 12000
Rs. 18000
Rs. 24000
Rs. 36000
Rs. 40000
AGE OF VICTIM
MULTI- PLIER
RUPEES IN (THOUSANDS
Comipensation in case of death
Rs
Rs.
Rs.
Rs.
Rs.
Rs
Rs
i. Rs.
Rs.
Rs.
Rs.
Rs.
Rs.
Up to 15 yrs.
15
60
84
108
132
156
180
204
228
240
360
480
720
800
Above 15 yrs. but not exdg. 20 yrs.
16
57
79.8
102
125.4
148.2
171
193.8
216.6
228
342
456
684
760
Above 20 yrs. but not exdg. 25 yrs.
17
54
75.6
97.2
118.6
140.4
162
183.6
205.2
216
324
432
648
720
Above 25 yrs. but not exdg. 30 yrs.
18
51
71.4
91.8
112.2
132.6
153
173,4
193.8
204
306
408
612
680
Above 30 yrs. but not exdg. 35 yrs.
17
50
67.2
86.4
105.6
124.8
144
163.2
192.4
192
288
384
576
640
Above 35 yrs. but not exdg. 40 yrs.
16
50
63
81
95
117
135
153
171
180
270
380
540
600
Above 40 yrs. but not exdg. 45 yrs.
15
50
58.8
75.6
92.4
109.2
126
142,8
159.6
168
252
336
504
560
Above 45 yrs. but not exdg. 50 yrs.
13
50
50.4
64.8
79.2
93.6
108
122,4
136.8
144
216
286
432
480
Above 50 yrs. but not exdg. 55 yrs.
11
50
50
54
66
78
90
102
114
120
180
240
360
400
Above 55 yrs. but not exdg. 60 yrs.
8
50
50
50
52.8
62.4
72
81.6
91.2
96
114
192
286
320
Above 60 yrs. but not exdg. 65 yrs.
5
50
50
50
50
50
54
61.2
68.4
72
108
144
216
240
Above 65 yrs.
5
50
50
50
50
50
50
51
57
60
90
120
180
200

Note: The amount of compensation so arrived at in the case of fatal accident claims shall be reduced by l/3rd in consideration of the expenses which the victim would have incurred towards maintaining himself had he been alive.

2. Amount of compensation shall not be less than Rs. 50,000.

3. General Damage (in case of death):

The following General Demages shall be payable in addition to compensation outlined above:

(i) Funeral expenses -Rs. 2,000/-

(ii) Loss of Consortium, if beneficiary is the spouse -Rs. 5,000/-

(iii) Loss of Estate -Rs. 2,500/-

(iv) Medical Expenses-Actual expenses incurred before death supported by bills/vouchers but not exceeding -Rs. 15,000/-

4. General Damages in case of Injuries and Disabilities:

(i) Pain and Sufferings

(a) Grievous injuries -Rs. 5,000/-

(b) Non-grievous injuries -Rs. 1,000/-

(ii) Medical Expenses-Actual expenses incurred supported by bills/vouchers but not exceeding as one time payment -Rs. 15,000/-

5. Disability in non-fatal accidents:

The following compensation shall be payable in case of disability to the victim arising on of non-fatal accidents: Loss of income, if any, for actual period of disablement not exceeding fifty two weeks.

PLUS either of the following:-

(a) In case of permanent total disablement the amount payable shall be arrived at by multiplying the annual loss of income by the Multiplier applicable to the age on the date of determining the compensation, or

(b) In case of permanent partial disablement such percentage of compensation which would have been payable in the case of permanent total disablement as specified under item (a) above.

Injuries deemed to result in Permanent Total Disablement/Permanent Partial Disablement and percentage of loss of earning capacity shall be as per Schedule I under Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923.

6. Notional income for compensation to those who had no income prior to accident:-

Fatal and disability in non-fatal accidents:-

(a) Non-earning persons -Rs. 15,000 p.a

(b) Spouse -Rs. l/3rd of income of the earning/surviving spouse.

In case of other injuries only “General Damage” as applicable.]

1. Ins. by Act 54 of 1994, sec. 64 (w.e.f. 14-11-1994).

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