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Data required to be supplied to Authority by insurers

10.24 Data required to be supplied to Authority by insurers

(cf s 178 MACA)

(1) The Authority may require an insurer to disclose to the Authority (within the time and manner specified by the Authority) data relating to third-party policies, claims and other related matters under this Act.
(2) Subsection (1) extends to requiring--
(a) data relating to any aspect of the third-party insurance scheme under this Act (including relating to the setting of premiums, the underwriting profit of insurers, the handling of claims, the cost of providing health, legal and other services to injured persons and the detection and prosecution of fraudulent claims), and
(b) data relating to policies or claims generally or to particular policies or claims.
This subsection does not affect the generality of subsection (1) or any other provision of this Act regarding the obtaining of data by the Authority.
(3) An insurer may be required to disclose data to the Authority under this section that is personal information or health information about an individual despite anything to the contrary in the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 or the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 .
(4) Unless the insurer satisfies the court that it is not within its power to comply with a requirement under this section, an insurer that fails to comply with a requirement under this section is guilty of an offence.
: Maximum penalty--100 penalty units.

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