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Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 No 10
Current version for 1 February 2019 to date (accessed 25 January 2020 at 13:29)
Part 6 Division 6.3 Section 6.16
6.16   Insured not to admit liability or act in respect of claim
(cf s 77 MACA)
(1)  A person may not, without the consent in writing of the person’s insurer:
(a)  enter upon, or incur any expense in, any litigation, or
(b)  make any offer or promise of payment or settlement, or
(c)  make any payment or settlement, or
(d)  make any admission of liability,
in respect of a claim so as to prejudice or otherwise interfere with the exercise of any power of the insurer under section 6.17. However, this section does not prevent any person from truthfully answering any question reasonably asked of the person by a police officer.
(2)  An offer, promise or admission made in contravention of this section is of no effect.