S.I. No. 363/2019 - Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2019


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 23rd July, 2019.

I, HEATHER HUMPHREYS, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 5 and 22 (as amended by Section 5 of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Amendment) Act 2019 (No. 3 of 2019)) of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003 (No. 46 of 2003) (as adapted by the Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 364 of 2017)), hereby make the following regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2019.

2. In these Regulations:

“Act of 2003” means the Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003 (No. 46 of 2003)

“Regulations of 2004” means the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Fees) Regulations 2004 (S.I. 251 of 2004).

3. These Regulations come into operation on 1 September 2019.

4. The Regulations of 2004 (as amended by Regulation 3(a) of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 ( S.I. No. 41 of 2011 )) are amended by substituting the following for Regulation 4:

“4. (1) The Board may make a charge on the claimant of an amount of –

(a) in the case of an application in paper form, €90,

(b) in the case of an application in electronic form, through the Personal Injuries Assessment Board website, €45.”

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

17 July, 2019.

HEATHER HUMPREYS,

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

These Regulations set out the charge to be made by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board on claimants in respect of the processing of applications by the Board under section 11 of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003 . They provide for a variation of the charge depending on whether documents are submitted in paper or electronic form, through the Personal Injuries Assessment Board’s website. The Regulations come into effect on 1 September 2019.