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Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 No 10
Current version for 1 February 2019 to date (accessed 27 January 2020 at 02:29)
7.4 Appointment of merit reviewers, medical assessors and claims assessors
(1) The Authority may appoint any person who, in the opinion of the Authority, is suitably qualified for the purpose to be a merit reviewer, medical assessor or claims assessor for the purposes of this Act.(2) A person appointed as a merit reviewer, medical assessor or claims assessor may be a member of staff of the Authority.(3) A decision-maker has the functions that are conferred on the decision-maker by or under this Act.(4) The terms of appointment of a medical assessor may restrict a medical assessor to disputes of a specified kind.(5) The Authority is to ensure that, as far as reasonably practicable, there are medical assessors appointed in the regional areas of the State.(6) The Authority may remove a merit reviewer, medical assessor or claims assessor from office at any time.(7) A decision-maker who is not a member of staff of the Authority is entitled to be paid the remuneration (including travelling and subsistence allowances) that the Authority may from time to time determine.(8) Nothing in this Part prevents a person being appointed as a decision-maker of more than one class.