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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 1 Hansard (12 February) . . Page.. 112..


Schedules of amendments

Schedule 1

Road Transport (Third-Party Insurance) Bill 2007

Amendments moved by the Treasurer

1

Proposed new chapter 2A

Page 44, line 6—

insert

Chapter 2A Early payment for treatment of motor accident injuries

Part 2A.1 Important concepts

67A Who is a person's insurer?

In this chapter:

insurer , of a person, for payment of expenses under this chapter means—

(a) if the person is a CTP insured person—the CTP insurer for the person; or

(b) if the person is not a CTP insured person—the nominal defendant.

67B What is a motor accident notification form?

In this Act:

motor accident notification form , for a motor accident, means a form about the motor accident completed by or for the injured person.

Note If a form is approved under s 266 for a motor accident notification form, the form must be used.

67C What is a motor accident medical report?

In this Act:

motor accident medical report , for a motor accident, means a medical report prepared by a doctor about the personal injuries caused to the injured person by the motor accident.

Note If a form is approved under s 266 for a motor accident medical report, the form must be used.

67D What are medical expenses?

In this Act:

medical expenses includes hospital and pharmaceutical expenses.

Part 2A.2 Early payment

67E Entitlement to early payment—injured person to give forms to insurer within 28 days

(1) A person is entitled to payment for medical expenses under this chapter in relation to a motor accident if—

(a) the person is an injured person for the accident; and

(b) the following documents are given to the injured person's insurer not later than 28 days after the motor accident:


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