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Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 No 10
Current version for 1 February 2019 to date (accessed 21 January 2020 at 02:22)
Part 3 Division 3.4 Section 3.24
3.24   Entitlement to statutory benefits for treatment and care
(1)  An injured person is entitled to statutory benefits for the following expenses (treatment and care expenses) incurred in connection with providing treatment and care for the injured person:
(a)  the reasonable cost of treatment and care,
(b)  reasonable and necessary travel and accommodation expenses incurred by the injured person in order to obtain treatment and care for which statutory benefits are payable,
(c)  if the injured person is under the age of 18 years or otherwise requires assistance to travel for treatment and care, reasonable and necessary travel and accommodation expenses incurred by a parent or other carer of the injured person in order to accompany the injured person while treatment and care for which statutory benefits are payable is being provided.
(2)  No statutory benefits are payable for the cost of treatment and care to the extent that the treatment and care concerned was not reasonable and necessary in the circumstances or did not relate to the injury resulting from the motor accident concerned.