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3. Civil law matters

3.6. Motor accident matters

3.6.1 Instituting proceedings under the Motor Accident Act

Grants of legal aid for instituting court proceedings under the Motor Accidents Act 1988 (NSW) or the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (NSW) must date from the receipt by Legal Aid NSW of:

which ever date occurs later.


3.6.2 Notice of Claim forms

Legal aid is not available for matters under the Motor Accidents Act 1988 (NSW) or the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (NSW) for preparing a Notice of Claim form, either through:

  • a grant of aid
  • a s33 authorisation, or
  • minor assistance.


Date Last Published: 06/12/2010