Where does Fund's R19m-a-day income go?


Where does Fund's R19m-a-day income go?

Court challenge may lead to payout of billions

Tens of thousands of road accident victims, most of them poverty-stricken, are being cheated of long-term medical and hospital treatment because of a policy adopted by the state’s Road Accident Fund.

Now this policy is being challenged in court. If the curator acting for 56-year-old brain-damaged Walter Mkhize succeeds in having the fund’s interpretation of Section 17(4)(a) of the Road Accident Fund Act declared unconstitutional, the RAF may be forced to stump up billions to claimants who have been unable to get the medical treatment they are entitled to.

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