Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 No 41
153 Other matters relating to costs
(1) Any order of a court as to costs is to be made consistently with
the relevant provisions of or made under this Act. However, the court may make
an order that departs from those provisions in an exceptional case and for the
avoidance of substantial injustice.
(2) Subject to the regulations and rules of court where relevant, if
costs are awarded to a claimant by reference to the amount recovered by the
claimant, that amount is to be taken to be the amount recovered as qualified,
or after making any deduction or reduction, in accordance with or by reference
to Chapter 5.
(3) Regulations under this Chapter may fix maximum costs and fees by
reference to costs and fees fixed by regulations under the Legal Profession Act
(4) The regulations may make provision for or with respect to the
assessment or taxation of costs and any associated matters, and may do so by
reference to the provisions of any Act.