The Alliance for Insurance Reform has welcomed a new bill on the personal injuries system which according to government will provide guidelines, clarity and consistency.
The Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Robert Troy said the bill will be presented in the Dáil in the autumn and he expects that it will be enacted before the end of the year.
As part of the bill the role of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board will be enhanced and will offer a mediation service for the first time.
He said the bill when enacted would provide a low cost, efficient way in which people who have a legitimate insurance claim would be be dealt with in a timely and a cost effective manner
The Director of the Alliance for Insurance reform Peter Boland said it success will be measured on when its going to be enacted.