•   Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (59 of 1988) S. 157 – Insured got vehicle transferred in his name – Deposited the requisite fee for the purpose of transfer of insurance policy in his favour – Insurance company pleaded that it was insured on the next date of accident – After the inspection, the Insurance Company offered to settle the claim on cashless basis and a settlement had arrived at between them – But the said claim was repudiated – Permanent Lok Adalat (Public Utility Services) awarded the amount and imposed Rs.25,000/-as costs which was ordered to be recovered from the official concerned from his salary after holding an enquiry – Order upheld.. (2018-2) PUNJAB LAW REPORTER