Consultation

Accident Compensation Corporation Bill

NZNO seeks your feedback on the above Bill which aims to amend the Accident Compensation Act 2001 (the Act). Please note provisions of the Bill including that:

  • workers injured while overseas are still covered as are their families;
  • super annuitants will no longer have to choose between weekly  ACC compensation and superannuation; and
  • the ACC appeals authority will be disestablished and appeals will be heard in the district court.

We strongly recommend you read the Bill’s Digest:

https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/bills-and-laws/bills-digests/document/52PLLaw25471/accident-compensation-amendment-bill-bills-digest-2547 which summaries amendments to the Act.

The Bill can be found here: https://www.parliament.nz/resource/en-NZ/52PLLaw25471/c3360c66f667d4e2b854c395d109a2b9bf1bc6e2

Send feedback to marilyn.head@nzno.org.nz by 22 June 2018

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