Legislative Council Committee Report Debate, 1 April 2004
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That, in accordance with the provisions of section 210 of the Motor Accidents
Compensation Act 1999, which commenced on 5 October 1999, the Standing
Committee on Law and Justice be designated as the Legislative Council Committee
to supervise the exercise of the functions of the Motor Accidents Authority and
Motor Accidents Council under the Act.
That the terms of reference of the committee in relation to these functions be:
to monitor and review the exercise by the Authority and Commission of their
to report to the House, with such comments as it thinks fit, on any matter
appertaining to the Authority or Commission or connected with the exercise of
their functions to which, in the opinion of the Committee, the attention of the
House should be directed;
to examine each annual or other report of the Authority and Commission and
report to the House on any matter appearing in, or arising out of, any such
to examine trends and changes in motor accidents compensation, and report to
the House any changes that the Committee thinks desirable to the functions and
procedures of the Authority or Commission;
to inquire into any question in connection with the Committee’s functions which
is referred to it by the House, and report to the House on that question.
That the Committee is required to report to the House in relation to the
exercise of its functions under this resolution at least once each year.
That nothing in this resolution authorises the Standing Committee on Law and
Justice to investigate a particular compensation claim under the Motor
Accidents Compensation Act.
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Provisions of the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 relating to the role of