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AGJ v Allianz Australia Insurance Limited [2019] NSWDRS CA 167

NSW DISPUTE RESOLUTION SERVICE (NSWDRS)
JurisdictionMiscellaneous Claims Assessment
CatchwordsAppointed representative – person under a legal incapacity – child under the age of 18 years – birth certificate
Legislation citedMotor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (NSW) ss 7.42(2)(a)
Motor Accident Guidelines 2017 (as amended on 15 January 2019) cl 7.111
Cases cited            N/A
Text citedN/A
PartiesAGJ – Claimant 
Allianz Australia Insurance Limited  – Insurer 
DisclaimerThis decision has been edited to remove all Unique Personal Identification including the name of the Claimant.

Appointed Representative

Issued in accordance with section 7.47 of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 and clause 7.111 of the Motor Accident Guidelines

Appointed representative:

XXXXX                                                                                              
Claimant under legal incapacity: AGJ
Insurer: Allianz Australia Insurance Limited
In respect of a motor accident on 22 September 2018

DRS reference:

YYYYYYYY

The decision is as follows:

Legal incapacity

1.       I am satisfied that the claimant, AGJ, is a person under legal incapacity in accordance with section 7.47(2)(a), being a child under the age of 18 years. In making this decision  I rely upon the certified copy of the birth certificate of AGJ dated XX January 2005.

Proposed appointed representative

2.       XXXXX makes an application to be the appointed representative of the claimant, AGJ, for the purposes of Division 7.7 of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017. XXXXX is the claimant’s mother.

3.   I have considered section 11 of the DRS application and I am satisfied that the proposed appointed representative, XXXXXXX, has consented to being appointed as the representative and  that  she does not have any interest in the proceedings adverse to the interests of the person under legal incapacity.

Appointment

4.    For the reasons outlined above, XXXXX is to be the appointed representative for the claimant, AGJ, until such time that the claimant turns 18 years of age.

Michelle Boyle (Claims Assessor)

26 June 2019