Taxes Consolidation Act, 1997 (Number 39 of 1997)
522 Obligation on authorised insurers.
[FA87 s14A; FA88 s 8(c)]
Subject to section 523(1), where under a contract of insurance a claim is made to an authorised insurer in respect of relevant medical expenses—
>the insurer shall discharge< the claim by making payment to the extent of the amount of the benefit, if any, due under the contract, to the practitioner who provided the professional services to the subscriber or member concerned to whom the relevant medical expenses relate, and
(b) the subscriber or member, as the case may be, shall be acquitted and discharged of such amount as is represented by the payment as if the subscriber or member had made such payment.
Substituted by FA13 s93(1)(c). Applies from 27 March 2013.
Substituted by F(No.2)A13 s17(1)(b). Comes into operation on 1 January 2014.