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MOTOR ACCIDENT INJURIES ACT 2017 - SECT 7.6

Control and direction of decision-makers

7.6 Control and direction of decision-makers

(1) A claims assessor is, in the exercise of his or her functions, subject to the general control and direction of the Principal Claims Assessor.
(2) A decision-maker (including a claims assessor) is not subject to control and direction by the Principal Claims Assessor, the Authority or any Public Service employee with regard to any of the decisions of the decision-maker that affect the interests of the parties to the merit review, medical assessment or claims assessment concerned. The Principal Claims Assessor, the Authority or any Public Service employee may not overrule or interfere with any such decision in respect of any such assessment or review.
(3) This section does not affect the exercise of the functions of the chief executive of the Authority under the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 with respect to decision-makers who are members of staff of the Authority.



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