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Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 No 10
Current version for 1 February 2019 to date (accessed 27 January 2020 at 23:39)
Part 7 Division 7.2 Section 7.5
7.5   Principal Claims Assessor
(1)  The Minister is to appoint a person who is an Australian lawyer as Principal Claims Assessor.
(2)  The Principal Claims Assessor has and may exercise all the functions of a claims assessor under this Act.
(3)  The Principal Claims Assessor is, in the exercise of his or her functions, subject to the general direction and control of the chief executive of the Authority. However, section 7.6 applies to the Principal Claims Assessor in the same way as it applies to a claims assessor.
(4)  The Principal Claims Assessor can delegate to any claims assessor any of the Principal Claims Assessor’s functions under this Act, except this power of delegation.
(5)  Schedule 3 contains provisions relating to the Principal Claims Assessor.