•   Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (59 of 1988) S. 147(ii)(1) – Was working as a mason with the construction company – Truck had gone in connection with the construction material - Cannot be treated as owner of the goods or his authorised representative as there is no evidence available on the file that any goods were being carried - However, first proviso to Section 147 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 comes to the rescue of the claimants - It provides that if an employee is being carried in the vehicle during the course of employment, the liability arising under the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923 (now re-named as  Employees' Compensation Act, 1923) shall be covered by the policy of insurance – Insurance company shall also be liable to pay the compensation - Employees Compensation 1923 (8 of 1923) Section 4.  (2018-2) PUNJAB LAW REPORTER 

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