Personal Injuries Resolution Board Act 2022

Amendment of section 49 of Principal Act

13. Section 49 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) in subsection (3), by the substitution of “section 14(1)(c)(ii)” for “section 14(1)(b)”,

(b) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (6):

“(6A) Where a claimant who has consented under subsection (6), subsequently gives notice in writing to the Board of the withdrawal of his or her consent, it shall be the duty of the Board, as soon as may be after the date of the notice, to issue to the claimant a document that contains the statement and operates to have the effect mentioned in subsection (8).”,


(c) by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (7):

“(7) A document referred to in subsection (6) or (6A) is also referred to in this Act as an ‘authorisation’.”.