Critical Analysis of Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act, 2019 in Reference to Modern India

  • Sushma Kanwar and Poorti Sharma
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  • Sushma Kanwar

    Associate Manager at Go Digit General Insurance Co. Ltd, India

  • Poorti Sharma

    Senior Manager at HDFC ERGO General Insurance Co. Ltd, India

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Road accidents are common in newspapers and T.V. channels even after enacting Motor Vehicle Act, 1988. Therefore, amendment of 2019 came to bring some change in the scenario. This paper critically analyzes the Motor Vehicle Act, 2019 and what is its impact on the Indians and their lives. It also discusses upon the amount of fine or penalty that is to be imposed under the law and how can the amended law help in reducing the no. of motor vehicle accidents. This paper also analyzes the safety issues involved in online taxis or cabs. The author tries to explain the positive and negative impact of this Amendment. As this law promotes digitalization in fields such as license issuance, address change, receipt issuance etc. in order to bring efficiency in the mechanism, it also is considered as a threat to autonomy of the states of the country. The paper discusses all these in detail.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 4, Page 49 - 57


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