Court : Kerala
Decided on : Jul-01-1986
Reported in : II(1987)ACC199; (1987)ILLJ448Ker
..... be.there we should presume that the commissioner for workmen's compensation, trivandrum, was competent to pass an award as contemplated by section 14 of the act making the 3rd opposite party also liable for the compensation amount as was done by the judgment under appeal.it is true that ..... be read as prohibition against the insurer being proceeded against before the workmen's compensation commissioner. similar provisions are it available in section 101 of the motor vehicles act, which also provided that in case the insured becomes insolvent or the employer company is wound up, etc. the employee shall ..... other workmen engaged in transport vehicles are covered by statutory notifications issued under the minimum wages act and the kerala transport workers (payment of fair wages) act etc. it is notorious that these rates are definitely more than the wages claimed by the claimant. if his monthly wages were rs. 450/- ..... is against that order the present appeal is filed.2. shri s. parameswaran, counsel for the appellant, urged that the deputy commissioner had no jurisdiction to pass an award against the insurance company in view of section 14 of the workmen's compensation act. he also submitted, that the finding of the ..... and he had suffered partial disability to the extent of 25% the commissioner had only to apply the terms of schedule iv of the workmen's compensation act as amended by act 65 of .....Tag this Judgment!