7. Remedy against wrongdoer

    Subject to the terms of any relevant policy of insurance issued pursuant to section 8, where compensation has been paid pursuant to section 5, if the personal injury, damage or destruction in respect of which the compensation was paid, was caused under circumstances creating a liability in some person, other than a police officer, to pay damages in respect thereof, the Minister for Police as representing the Crown, may take proceedings against that person in a court of competent jurisdiction to recover from him the amount of the compensation or such portion thereof as the court determines.

Note: This is not an authorised version. The only authorised version is the hardcopy (printed) version published under authority of the Government Printer, available from the State Law Publisher, 10 William St Perth W.A. 6000.