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Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 No 10
Current version for 1 February 2019 to date (accessed 18 November 2019 at 14:57)
Part 7 Division 7.5 Section 7.20
7.20   Medical assessment procedures
(cf s 60 MACA)
(1)  A medical dispute about a claim may be referred to the Dispute Resolution Service for assessment under this Division by either party to the dispute or by a merit reviewer, a claims assessor or a court.
(2)  The Dispute Resolution Service is to arrange for the dispute to be dealt with by one or more medical assessors.
(3)  The Dispute Resolution Service can refuse to accept the referral by a party to a claim of a dispute about the degree of permanent impairment if the party has provided insufficient evidence in support of the degree of permanent impairment asserted by the party.
(4)  The claimant and the insurer must provide to the medical assessor such information as the assessor may reasonably require for the purposes of the medical assessment.
(5)  It is a condition of an insurer’s licence under this Act that the insurer must comply with subsection (4).
(6)  The medical assessor may decline to make a medical assessment if the claimant or the insurer has failed to provide any such information required by the assessor.