Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Amendment) Act 2019

Amendment of section 13 of Principal Act

2. (1) Section 13 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (1):

“(1) (a) As soon as practicable after receipt of an application under section 11, the Board may serve a preliminary notice on the person or each of the persons who the claimant alleges in the application is or are liable to him or her in respect of the relevant claim (who or each of whom is referred to in this Part as a ‘respondent’) notifying the respondent of the relevant claim.

(b) As soon as practicable after receipt of—

(i) an application under section 11,

(ii) a report prepared by a medical practitioner under section 11(3)(c), and

(iii) the charge imposed on the claimant pursuant to regulations made under section 22(1),

the Board shall serve the following notice on the respondent.”,


(b) in subsection (2), by the substitution of “That notice under subsection (1)(b)” for “That notice”.

(2) The amendments effected by subsection (1) shall apply to applications made under section 11 of the Principal Act after the coming into operation of this section.