Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003
Notification of application to respondent and ascertainment of his or her wishes.
13.— F6 [ (1) ( a ) As soon as practicable after receipt of an application under section 11 , the Board may serve a preliminary notice on the person or each of the persons who the claimant alleges in the application is or are liable to him or her in respect of the relevant claim (who or each of whom is referred to in this Part as a ‘ respondent ’ ) notifying the respondent of the relevant claim.
( b ) As soon as practicable after receipt of —
(i) an application under section 11 ,
(ii) a report prepared by a medical practitioner under section 11(3)(c) , and
(iii) the charge imposed on the claimant pursuant to regulations made under section 22(1) ,
the Board shall serve the following notice on the respondent. ]
(2) F6 [ That notice under subsection (1)(b) ] is a notice stating that the Board has received an application made under section 11 by the claimant and requesting the respondent to state to the Board in writing, within the period specified in the notice, whether he or she consents to an assessment being made under section 20 of the claimant’s relevant claim.