Chapter-8   Provisions relating to insurance

Chapter-8   Provisions relating to insurance

Chapter-8   Provisions relating to insurance
148. Insurance of motor vehicle to be made:

(1) The owner or manager of a motor vehicle shall procure such insurance of each motor vehicle as may be
prescribed.
(2) The registration certificate of a motor vehicle which has not been insured pursuant to Sub-section (1) must not be renewed, and if that motor  vehicle is a public motor vehicle, that motor vehicle must not be enlisted for
the operation of the transport service and the route permit must not be issued.

149. Insurance of driver, conductor, security personnel and other employee:
(1) The owner or manager of a motor vehicle shall procure personal accident insurance in such a sum as prescribed in favor of the driver, conductor and security personnel of, and other employees serving in, each public motor
vehicle that is involved in operation of the transport service.
(2) If a driver, conductor, security personnel or other employee dies or becomes disabled in an accident of the motor vehicle, he or she himself or his or her nearest successor is entitled to the insured amount payable for that.
(3) If, in the course of operating the transport service without procuring insurance of the driver, conductor and security personnel pursuant to Sub-section (1), a public motor vehicle meets with an accident and any
kind of loss or damage is caused to them due to the accident, the owner or manager of the motor vehicle shall pay the insurance amount as set forth in Sub-section (1) to which they are entitled to them or their successors as
compensation.

150. Insurance of passenger:

(1) The owner or manager of a motor vehicle operating the transport service on any prescribed route shall procure personal accident insurance in such amount as may be prescribed in favor of each passenger travelling in that motor vehicle.
(2) If a passenger becomes disabled in a motor vehicle accident, the passenger is entitled to the amount of accident insurance payable for the disability, and if the passenger dies in the accident, his or her nearest successor is entitled to such amount of insurance as may be payable for the same.
(3) If, in the course of operating the transport service without procuring insurance of a passenger pursuant to Sub-section (1), a public motor vehicle meets with an accident, and any kind of loss or damage is
caused to the passenger travelling by the motor vehicle due to the accident, the owner or manager of the motor vehicle shall pay the insurance amount as set forth in Sub-section (1) to which the passenger is entitled to the passenger or his or her successor as compensation.
151. Insurance of passenger luggage:

(1) The owner or manager of motor vehicle operating the transport service on any specified route shall have to
procure the insurance of passenger luggage of each passenger traveling by the motor vehicle in such amount as may be prescribed.
(2)The owner or manager of motor vehicle shall not be liable to any amount of compensation claimed in excess of the amount of insurance procured pursuant to Sub-section (1) in the event of loss or destroy of such
luggage due to any cause irrespective of the actual value of the luggage.
(3) If in operating the transport service by any public motor vehicle without procuring the insurance of passenger luggage pursuant to Sub- section (1), the owner or manager of motor vehicle shall pay the insurance
amount as set forth in Sub-section (1), the owner or manager of motor vehicle shall pay the insurance amount as set forth in Sub-section (1) to which the passenger is entitled in the event of loss or destroy of any passenger luggage to the passenger or his or her successor as compensation.

152. Third party insurance:

(1) The owner or manager of a motor vehicle shall procure a third party insurance of such amount as may be prescribed for the purpose of providing compensation against a loss, if any, caused to a third party or any property belonging to the third party in any manner due to the motor vehicle accident.
(2) If a motor vehicle accident results in a loss to a third party or any property belonging to the third party, the third party or his or her successor is entitled to the amount referred to in Sub-section (1) for compensation against
the loss.
(3) If a motor vehicle plied without procuring the third party insurance or comprehensive insurance pursuant to Sub-section (1) meets with an accident thereby resulting in a loss or damage to any third party or his or her
property, the owner or manager of motor vehicle shall pay the insurance  amount as set forth in Sub-section (1) to which the third party or his or her successor is entitled for such a loss or damage to him or her or his or her
successor as compensation.