Road Accident Benefit Scheme (RABS) Bill

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Submissions are now closed (since 30 November 2017)


The Portfolio Committee on Transport invites interested people and stakeholders to submit written comments on the Road Accident Benefit Scheme (RABS) Bill [B 17 – 2017].

The Bill seeks:

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

Comments can be sent to Valerie Carelse at by no later than Thursday, 30 November 2017

Enquiries can be addressed to Valerie Carelse at or 021 403 3272 or 083 709 8445

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