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MOTOR ACCIDENT INSURANCE ACT 1994 - SECT 35
Duty to provide information
35 Duty to provide information
(1) The driver, person in charge or owner of a motor vehicle involved in an
accident out of which personal injury arises must, at the request of the
insurer of a vehicle involved in the accident, provide any information about
the accident that the insurer may reasonably require within 1 month after
receiving the request.
(2) A person must not, without reasonable excuse, fail
to comply with a request for information under subsection (1) .
Maximum penalty—10 penalty units.
(3) A person asked to
provide information under subsection (1) has a reasonable excuse for not
complying with the request if the information would tend to incriminate the
(4) A person, if not the driver, owner, or person in charge of the
motor vehicle insured by the insurer asking for information, need not comply
with the request unless it was made with the agreement of the insurer of the
(5) An insurer who asks for information under this section
must disclose fully in the request the nature of the insurer’s interest in
the motor vehicle accident.
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