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Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 No 10
Current version for 1 February 2019 to date (accessed 18 January 2020 at 03:15)
3.11 Cessation of weekly payments to injured persons most at fault or with minor injuries after 26 weeks
(1) An injured person is not entitled to weekly payments of statutory benefits under this Division for any period of loss of earnings or earning capacity that occurs more than 26 weeks after the motor accident concerned if:(a) the motor accident was caused wholly or mostly by the fault of the person, or(b) the person’s only injuries resulting from the motor accident were minor injuries.(2) A motor accident was caused mostly by the fault of a person if the contributory negligence of the person in relation to the motor accident (as referred to in section 3.38) was greater than 61%.Note.Section 3.38 provides for a reduction of statutory benefits after 26 weeks for contributory negligence of the person not mostly at fault.