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 firstname.lastname@example.org by 22 June 2018