Consuming alcohol during day not offence: Madras High Court sets aside contributory negligence deduction in MACT award

Justice Anand Venkatesh also directed the TN government to make it mandatory for doctors examining road accident victims to assess percentage of alcohol in their blood.
Madras High Court, Principal Bench
Madras High Court, Principal Bench

The Madras High Court recently held that consuming alcohol during day is not an offence and a person involved in a motor accident cannot be held guilty without assessing the percentage of alcohol in his or her blood. 

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