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MOTOR ACCIDENT INJURIES ACT 2017 - SECT 4.1

Damages in respect of motor accidents

4.1 Damages in respect of motor accidents

(cf s 122 MACA)

(1) This Part applies to and in respect of an award of damages that relates to the death of or injury to a person caused by the fault of the owner or driver of a motor vehicle in the use or operation of the vehicle.
(2) This Part applies to and in respect of--
(a) the award of damages by a court, and
(b) the assessment of the amount of damages by a claims assessor.
A reference in this Part to the award of damages includes a reference to any such assessment of the amount of damages.
Note : See Motor Accidents Act 1988 for motor accidents occurring before the commencement of the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 . See Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 for motor accidents occurring before the commencement of this Act.
See section 121 of the Transport Administration Act 1988 in relation to the application of Chapter 5 of the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 or this Act to railway, ferry and other public transport accidents.



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