|NSW DISPUTE RESOLUTION SERVICE (NSWDRS)|
|Jurisdiction||Miscellaneous Claims Assessment|
|Catchwords||Appointed representative – person under a legal incapacity – child under the age of 18 years – birth certificate|
Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (NSW) section 7.42(2)(a)|
Motor Accident Guidelines 2017 section 7.111
AGO – Claimant
QBE Insurance – Insurer
|Disclaimer||This decision has been edited to remove all Unique Personal Identification including the name of the Claimant.|
|Issued in accordance with section 7.47 of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 and clause 7.111 of the Motor Accident Guidelines|
|Claimant under legal incapacity||AGO|
|in respect of a motor accident on||10 January 2019|
The decision is as follows:
1. I am satisfied that the claimant, AGO, 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 copy of the birth certificate of AGO dated XX June 2011.
Proposed appointed representative
2. XXXXX makes an application to be the appointed representative of the claimant, AGO, for the purposes of Division 7.7 of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017. XXXXX is the claimant’s father.
3. I have considered the application to be an appointed representative dated 15 August 2019 and I am satisfied that the proposed appointed representative, XXXXX, has consented to being appointed as the representative and that they do not have any interest in the proceedings adverse to the interests of the person under legal incapacity.
4. For the reasons outlined above, XXXXX is to be the appointed representative for the claimant, AGO, until such time that the claimant turns 18 years of age.
Emma Toohey (Claims Assessor)
11 September 2019