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Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 No 10
Current version for 1 February 2019 to date (accessed 29 January 2020 at 09:55)
Part 6 Division 6.1 Section 6.2
6.2   Meaning of “full and satisfactory explanation” by claimant
(cf s 66 MACA)
(1)  For the purposes of this Part, a full and satisfactory explanation by a claimant for non-compliance with a duty or for delay is a full account of the conduct, including the actions, knowledge and belief of the claimant, from the date of the accident until the date of providing the explanation.
(2)  The explanation is not a satisfactory explanation unless a reasonable person in the position of the claimant would have failed to have complied with the duty or would have been justified in experiencing the same delay.