Motor Accidents Compensation Tribunal Regulations 2009
I, the Governor in and over the State of Tasmania and its Dependencies in the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Executive Council, make the following regulations under the Motor Accidents (Liabilities and Compensation) Act 1973.28 May 2009
PETER G. UNDERWOOD
By His Excellency's Command,
G. L. STURGES
Minister for Infrastructure
These regulations may be cited as the Motor Accidents Compensation Tribunal Regulations 2009.
These regulations take effect on 24 November 2009.
In these regulations, unless the contrary intention appears
Act means the Motor Accidents (Liabilities and Compensation) Act 1973;
party, when used in relation to a reference, includes the Board;
reference means a reference to the Tribunal under section 28(2) or (3) of the Act;
secretary means the secretary of the Tribunal appointed under section 13(2) of the Act.
(1) A person may refer a matter to the Tribunal under section 28(2) of the Act by giving the secretary
(2) The Board may refer a matter to the Tribunal under section 28(3) of the Act by giving the secretary
(3) A person is to give notice under subregulation (1)(a) within
(4) A copy of a notice under subregulation (1)(a) or subregulation (2)(a) is to be served on each other party to the reference.
(5) A copy of a notice under subregulation (1)(a) is to be served within the period required by subregulation (3).
(1) An infant may refer a matter to the Tribunal under section 28(2) of the Act.
(2) An infant may be represented before the Tribunal by
(1) Any party to a reference or the Tribunal may request the Board to give reasons in writing for a determination of the Board under section 28(1) of the Act.
(2) The Board, within 7 days after the receipt of a request, is to give a copy of its reasons to
The secretary is to give to each party to a reference at least 14 days' notice of the day fixed for the hearing of the reference unless the parties agree to accept shorter notice.
A party to a reference, or any person whom the chairman of the Tribunal considers to have a sufficient interest in a reference or a determination by the Tribunal, may inspect the register during office hours at the office of the secretary.
(1) The Tribunal may require a party to a reference who is injured as a result of an accident to undergo a medical examination.
(2) If the Tribunal requires a party to undergo a medical examination, the Tribunal is to ensure that a copy of the medical report is given to each party to the reference.
(1) A document or notice may be served on or given to the Board
(2) A document or notice may be served on or given to the Tribunal
(3) A document or notice may be served on or given to a person other than the Board or Tribunal
(4) A document or notice that is posted to a person is taken to have been served on or given to the person on the day on which it would be delivered in the ordinary course of post.
(5) A document or notice that is faxed to a person is taken to have been served on or given to the person
Subject to the Act and these regulations, the Tribunal may regulate its own procedure.
(1) On determining a reference, the Tribunal may order a party to the reference to pay costs to another party to the reference and may fix the reasonable amount of those costs.
(2) If the Tribunal orders a party to a reference to pay costs to another party to the reference, that other party may recover those costs as if they were a judgment debt obtained in the court that
A reference may be discontinued or dismissed for want of prosecution in accordance with the practice applicable in the Supreme Court for the discontinuance or dismissal for want of prosecution of an action.
Displayed and numbered in accordance with the Rules Publication Act 1953.
Notified in the Gazette on 3 June 2009.
These regulations are administered by the Motor Accidents Insurance Board.