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Commencement of the guidelines

The Guidelines come into effect on 18 December 2021 and apply to motor accidents occurring on or after 1 December 2017. The Guidelines relating to premium determination apply to premium rate filings for all third-party policies commencing on or after 15 January 2021.

The Guidelines apply until the Authority amends, revokes or replaces them in whole or in part.

Existing Guidelines continue to have effect in relation to the scheme established under the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (NSW), which applies to motor accidents from 5 October 1999 to 30 November 2017. Those Guidelines continue to apply to the existing scheme until they are amended, revoked or replaced (in whole or in part).