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Which Authority in India Notified the Guidelines for the Protection of Persons Assisting Accident Victims on Indian Roads Based on the Supreme Court Direction? - Legal Reasoning

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Which authority in India notified the guidelines for the protection of persons assisting accident victims on Indian roads based on the Supreme Court's direction?

Options

  • Ministry of Surface Transport, Govt. of India

  • Ministry of Social Justice, Govt. of India

  • Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Govt. of India

  • National Human Rights Commission

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Solution

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Govt. of India

Explanation:

(1)

The Ministry of Surface Transport was a branch of the Government of India. It was the apex body for the formulation and administration of the rules, regulations, and laws relating to surface transport in India

(2)

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is a Government of India ministry. It is responsible for welfare, social justice, and empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalised sections of society, including scheduled castes (SC), Other Backward Classes(OBC), the disabled, the elderly, and the victims of drug abuse. The Ministry of Tribal Affairs is responsible for the welfare of scheduled tribes (ST).

(3)

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways: Sadka Parivahana Va Rajamarga Mantralya), is a ministry of the Government of India, is the apex body for formulation and administration of the rules, regulations, and laws relating to road transport, and transport research, in order to increase the mobility and efficiency of the road transport system in India

(4)

The NHRC is the National Human Rights Commission of India, responsible for the protection and promotion of human rights, defined by the Act as "rights relating to life, liberty, equality, and dignity of the individual guaranteed by the Constitution or embodied in the International Covenants". Hence option 'Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Govt. of India' is the most appropriate statement.

Concept: Important Court Decisions (Entrance Exams)
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