(1) No damages may be awarded to a claimant for gratuitous attendant care services unless the court is satisfied that—
(a) there is (or was) a reasonable need for the services to be provided; and
(b) the need has arisen (or arose) solely because of the injury to which the damages relate; and
(c) the services would not be (or would not have been) provided to the claimant but for the injury.
(2) Further, no damages may be awarded to a claimant for gratuitous attendant care services if the services are provided, or are to be provided—
(a) for less than 6 hours per week; and
(b) for less than 6 months.
S. 28IB inserted by No. 60/2003 s. 6.