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Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 No 10
Current version for 1 February 2019 to date (accessed 23 January 2020 at 13:14)
Part 3 Division 3.3 Section 3.14
3.14   Obligations to provide authorisations and medical evidence
(1)  An insurer who commences weekly payments of statutory benefits under this Division may require the injured person to provide the insurer with:
(a)  a medical certificate certifying as to the person’s fitness for work, and
(b)  an authority given by the person authorising a provider of treatment or other services to the person in connection with the injury to give the insurer information regarding the treatment or service provided or the person’s condition or treatment relevant to the injury.
(2)  If a person fails to comply with a requirement under this section within 14 days (or other period prescribed by the regulations) after the requirement is communicated to the person by the insurer, the insurer may suspend payment of weekly payments of statutory benefits to the person under this Division during any period that the failure to comply continues. The person forfeits his or her entitlement to weekly payments during the period of any such suspension.