Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003

Consultants and advisers.


80.—(1) Subject to such conditions (if any) as may for the time being stand specified by the Minister for the purposes of this section, the Board may from time to time engage such consultants or advisers as it may consider necessary for the performance of its functions and any fees due to a consultant or adviser engaged pursuant to this section shall be paid by the Board out of moneys at its disposal.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1) the persons who may be engaged pursuant to this section include medical practitioners, accountants and other appropriately qualified persons.

(3) Any person who wishes to be engaged by the Board as a consultant or adviser pursuant to this section may notify the Board in writing of this fact and any notification for that purpose shall include particulars of the person's qualifications and experience.

(4) The Board shall maintain a list of the persons who notify the Board pursuant to subsection (3).

(5) The Board shall, in engaging a consultant or adviser under this section, have regard to the list maintained under subsection (4), but nothing in this subsection shall be construed as precluding the Board from engaging as a consultant or adviser a person whose name is not on that list.