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Act 198 of 1965
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MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT CLAIMS ACT

Act 198 of 1965

AN ACT providing for the establishment, maintenance and administration of a motor vehicle accident claims fund for the payment of damages for injury to or death of certain persons or property damage arising out of the ownership, maintenance or use of motor vehicles in the state in certain cases; and to provide penalties for violation of this act.


History: 1965, Act 198, Eff. Nov. 1, 1965 ;-- Am. 1967, Act 274, Imd. Eff. July 20, 1967


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 257.1101SectionMotor vehicle accident claims act; short title.
Section 257.1102SectionDefinitions.
Section 257.1103SectionMotor vehicle accident claims fund; financial statement; audit; deposits or investments; reversion of unexpended moneys; powers of commissioner of insurance; report; annual statement; examination of records; false evidence of insurance as misdemeanor; use of records or information; prohibition; penalty.
Section 257.1103aSectionTransfer of cash to general fund; reimbursement.
Section 257.1104SectionRepealed. 1980, Act 459, Imd. Eff. Jan. 15, 1981.
Section 257.1105SectionService of process; secretary of state as agent; procedure; failure to serve as bar to recovery; intervention; exception; limitation on payment.
Section 257.1106SectionDeath or injury by uninsured motorist; application for payment from fund; disputing liability; payment; subrogation; suspension; default in payments.
Section 257.1107SectionJudgment for damages caused by uninsured motorist; application for payment; notice to applicant of objection to payment; action against all defendants.
Section 257.1108SectionDefault judgment; notice to secretary of state; reopening; settlements.
Section 257.1109SectionPrerequisite to payments from fund; settlement of claim.
Section 257.1110SectionSuspension of licenses; reinstatement, conditions.
Section 257.1111SectionDefault in installment payment; suspension of licenses.
Section 257.1112SectionDeath or injury by unidentified vehicle or driver; action against fund; condition precedent.
Section 257.1113SectionDeath or injury by unidentified vehicle or driver; adding secretary as defendant; condition.
Section 257.1114SectionRepealed. 1967, Act 274, Imd. Eff. July 20, 1967.
Section 257.1115SectionDeath or injury by stolen vehicle; action against secretary of state.
Section 257.1116SectionDeath or injury by stolen vehicle; general denial by secretary of state.
Section 257.1117SectionDeath or injury by stolen vehicle; judgment against secretary of state, prerequisites.
Section 257.1118SectionRecovery against fund; limitation of action; notice.
Section 257.1119SectionJudgment against secretary of state; payment; property damage payment.
Section 257.1120SectionJudgment against secretary of state; application for order identifying owner or driver of motor vehicle; order, effect.
Section 257.1121SectionJudgment against secretary of state; secretary not personally liable to satisfy judgment.
Section 257.1122SectionPayment from fund; prohibited when damages paid or payable from insurance.
Section 257.1123SectionPayments for injury, death, or property damage; limitations; recovery of excess payments.
Section 257.1124SectionResidence; date of determination.
Section 257.1125SectionNonresident; payment from fund prohibited, exception.
Section 257.1126SectionAdministration of act by secretary of state; employment of assistants; use of staff of attorney general; wages and professional fees, payment.
Section 257.1127SectionAdministration of act; costs, payment; appropriation.
Section 257.1128SectionClaims or actions against fund; limitation.
Section 257.1129SectionCoverage by workmen's compensation law; recovery from fund; exception.
Section 257.1130SectionPractice and procedure in courts where application made; appeals.
Section 257.1131SectionEffective date of act.
Section 257.1132SectionTotal loss of vehicle; surrender of title, junking.
Section 257.1133SectionAct inapplicable to accidents occurring after January 2, 1976.
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