Road Accident Benefit Scheme Draft Bill, 2014

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Transport

The Department of Transport has published the draft Road Accident Benefit Scheme Bill [B 2014], and, has asked for comments from the public.

The Bill seeks to:
▪ provide for a social security scheme for the victims of road accident;
▪ establish the Road Accident Benefit Scheme Administrator to administer and implement the scheme;
▪ provide a set of defined benefits of a no-fault basis to persons for bodily injury or death caused by or arising from road accidents;
▪ exclude liability of certain persons otherwise liable for damages in terms of the common law.

Comments can be emailed to Ms Kgothatso Kgantsi at KgantsiK@dot.gov.za / rabsbill@dot.gov.za by no later than Monday, 8 September 2014.

Enquiries can be directed to Ms Kgothatso Kgantsi on tel (012) 309 3917 or (021) 309 3476