Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004

Matter to be taken into account by the court when assessing damages.

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22.—(1) The court shall, in assessing damages in a personal injuries action, have regard to the Book of Quantum.

(2) Subsection (1) shall not operate to prohibit a court from having regard to matters other than the Book of Quantum when assessing damages in a personal injuries action.

(3) In this section “Book of Quantum” means the Book of Quantum required to be prepared and published by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board under the Act of 2003.