MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT FUND: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION
(previously "MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE" and "MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE FUND")

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Motor Vehicle Accident Fund Regulations

Motor Vehicle Accident Fund (Levy Exemption) (Debswana) Regulations

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT FUND REGULATIONS

 

(section 32)

 

(11th July, 2008)

 

ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

 

REGULATION

 

 

 

PART I
Preliminary

 

   1.   Citation

 

   2.   Interpretation

 

 

 

PART II
Petroleum Levy

 

   3.   Rate of levy

 

   4.   Exemption from levy

 

   5.   Refund of levy

 

   6.   Audit of seller's books

 

 

 

PART III
Requirements for Foreign Registered Vehicles

 

   7.   Foreign registered vehicle levy

 

   8.   Recovery of compensation from driver of foreign registered vehicle

 

 

 

PART IV
Determining Liability and Compensation

 

   9.   Claim for compensation and incidental expenses

 

   10.   Determination of liability

 

   11.   Benefits for loss of income

 

   12.   Benefits for loss of support

 

   13.   Benefits for enhancement of quality of life

 

   14.   Payment of incidental expenses

 

   15.   Maximum total benefits

 

   16.   Tariff for medical expenses

 

   17.   Benefits for funeral expenses

 

   18.   Minimum amount claimable for reimbursement

 

 

 

PART V
Miscellaneous

 

   19.   Order of precedence of benefits

 

   20.   Requirement for power of attorney

 

   21.   Subrogation

 

 

 

      Schedule

S.I. 56, 2000,
S.I. 34, 2006,
S.I. 59, 2008,
S.I. 146, 2014.

PART I
Preliminary (regs 1-2)

 

1.   Citation

   These Regulations may be cited as the Motor Vehicle Accident Fund Regulations.

 

2.   Interpretation

   In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires-

   "bus" means a motor vehicle with a seating capacity of more than 18 persons, and includes vehicles used for the conveyance of persons in the tourist industry;

   "Debswana" means the Debswana Diamond Company (Proprietary) Limited under the Companies Act;

   "drug" has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Drugs and Related Substances Act;

   "financial statements" in the case of a self-employed individual includes income tax returns duly submitted and receipted under the Botswana Unified Revenue Service Act;

   "Medical Aid Schemes" means medical aid schemes set up by medical aid societies to provide medical insurance cover;

   "medical records" means a claimant's medical records pertaining to injuries or the consequences thereof sustained as a result of a motor vehicle accident;

   "mini bus" means a motor vehicle used for the purpose of conveying passengers, and with a seating capacity of not more than 18 persons, and includes vehicles used for the conveyance of passengers in the tourist industry;

   "Private Practitioners Groups" means health practitioners in private practice;

   "third party insurance cover" means a motor vehicle insurance cover payable in terms of regulation 7, by a driver of a foreign registered vehicle.

PART II
Petroleum Levy (regs 3-6)

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