•  Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (59 of 1988) Section  39 – Theft of vehicle – There was some dispute about permanent registration of the vehicle as State of Haryana had issued some instructions de-barring the local authorities from registration of the vehicle – Respondent applied for registration and a motor vehicle inspector inspected the vehicle and cleared for registration – In these circumstances, respondent cannot be held responsible for non-registration of the vehicle – Insurance company held liable.   (2018-1) PUNJAB LAW REPORTER