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PERSONAL INJURIES PROCEEDINGS ACT 2002 - SECT 73B
Disclosure of information for administering claim farming provisions
(1) This section applies if, in exercising a power or performing a function
under a claim farming provision under this Act or the
Legal Profession Act 2007 , the commissioner obtains information.
commissioner may disclose the information to a relevant entity if the
commissioner believes the information is relevant to—
(a) the administration
by the relevant entity of a claim farming provision; or
(b) monitoring and
identifying patterns or trends in conduct to which claim farming provisions
(3) The commissioner must have a written arrangement with the
relevant entity providing for the way in which the commissioner, or staff of
the commission under the Legal Profession Act 2007 may, under subsection (2) ,
disclose the information to the relevant entity and its officers.
Information disclosed under this section must not be used for any purpose
other than the administration of a claim farming provision.
(5) In this
"claim farming provision" means—
(a) each of the following provisions—
chapter 2 , part 1 , division 1AA ;
(ii) section 9B , 9C or 13A ;
chapter 2 , part 4 ;
(iv) chapter 3 , parts 2 and 2A ; and
(b) each of the
following provisions of the Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994 —
(i) part 4 ,
division 2A ;
(ii) sections 37AA , 37AB , 39A and 41A ;
(iii) part 5AA ; and
(c) the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 , chapter 6B .
"relevant entity" means each of the following—
(a) the Motor Accident
Insurance Commission established under the Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994 ,
section 6 ;
(b) the Regulator established under the Workers’ Compensation
and Rehabilitation Act 2003 , section 326 .
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