Alterations cannot be made to Motor Vehicles in violation of Motor Vehicles Act, Supreme Court

Shruti Mahajan January 9 2019
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No alterations can be made to a motor vehicle that does not conform to the requirements under Section 52 of the Motor vehicles Act, 1988 (Act), the Supreme Court held today.

While ruling so, the Court also clarified that Rules framed in addition to an Act are subservient to the Act and must be interpreted to serve the legislative intent of the Act and not in a way that goes against the object of the Act itself.

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