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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


Proposed new chapter 2A

Page 44, line 6—


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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