Terms of Reference
1. That, in accordance with the provisions of section 210 of the Motor
Accidents Compensation Act 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.
2. That the terms of reference of the Committee in relation to these
(a) to monitor and review the exercise by the Authority and Council of
(b) to report to the House, with such comments as it thinks fit, on any matter
appertaining to the Authority or Council or connected with the exercise of
their functions to which, in the opinion of the Committee, the attention of the
House should be directed,
(c) to examine each annual or other report of the Authority and Council and
report to the House on any matter appearing in, or arising out of, any such
(d) 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 Council,
(e) 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.
3. That the Committee report to the House in relation to the exercise of its
functions under this resolution at least once each year.
4. That nothing in this resolution authorises the Committee to investigate a
particular compensation claim under the Motor Accidents Compensation Act.