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Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 No 10
Current version for 25 March 2020 to date (accessed 9 August 2020 at 10:21)
10.4 Special provision relating to medical matters in Guidelines
(cf s 44 (5) and (6) MACA)
(1) The provisions of the Motor Accident Guidelines relating to medical matters—(a) are not to be construed as requiring medical treatment to be carried out in accordance with the Guidelines, and(b) are to be consistent with a high standard of medical care, dental care, rehabilitation, aftercare and continuing care as exists in the community at that time.(2) The Authority may, in developing provisions of Motor Accident Guidelines relating to medical matters, consult relevant medical colleges, health professional associations and other bodies.(3) For the purposes of this section, medical matters are matters relating to the appropriate treatment of injured persons, to the appropriate procedures with respect to the provision of rehabilitation services or attendant care services for injured persons and to the assessment of the degree of permanent impairment of injured persons.