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 [email protected] by no later than Thursday, 30 November 2017

Enquiries can be addressed to Valerie Carelse at [email protected] or 021 403 3272 or 083 709 8445

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