HC Deb 03 February 1965 vol 705 c289W
58. Mr. Bessell

asked the Minister of Transport whether he will introduce legislation to amend Section 213 of the Road Traffic Act, 1960, so as to abolish the emergency treatment fee payable by the driver of a motor vehicle, in view of the fact that payment now has to be made irrespective of any proved liability for negligence.

Mr. Tom Fraser

This provision has existed in its present form since 1934. The case for its withdrawal will be considered when a suitable legislative opportunity arises. Payments made under the provision are covered by compulsory motor insurance.

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