State authorities, whose claims are delegated for management by the State Claims Agency, do not have conventional insurance cover in respect of the liabilities arising from these claims. Instead, they operate under State indemnity.
State indemnity is operated by the State Claims Agency through the General Indemnity Scheme and the Clinical Indemnity Scheme.Learn more Frequently Asked Questions
Why is incident reporting important?
State authorities, whose claims are delegated for management by the State Claims Agency, have a statutory obligation to report incidents to the State Claims Agency. Gathering and analysing incident data is key to learning from what went wrong to help prevent future incidents and claims and providing early warning in relation to potential claims.