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Personal Injury in NZ

1 Short title and commencement

1
Short title and commencement
(1)
This Act may be cited as the Accident Compensation Act 1972.
(2)
This Act shall come into force on a date to be appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council, and different dates may be so appointed for the purpose of different provisions of this Act.

Editorial Note - Statutes of New Zealand

The following provisions came into force, as from 30 October 1972, pursuant to cl 2 Accident Compensation Order 1972 (SR 1972/237): ss 1, 2, 3, Part I (ss 6 to 42), ss 45, 46, 47, 51, 52, 53, 152, 176, 177, 178, 181.
The following provisions came into force, as from 18 May 1973, pursuant to cl 2(1) Accident Compensation Order 1973 (SR 1973/128): ss 97 to 102, 106, 153 to 172, 180, 182.
The following provisions came into force, as from 1 April 1974, pursuant to cl 2(2) Accident Compensation Order 1973 (SR 1973/128): ss 91 to 96.
The following provisions came into force, as from 1 April 1974, pursuant to cl 2 Accident Compensation Order 1973 (SR 1973/290): ss 4, 5, 43, 44, 48 to 50, 54 to 90, 103 to 105, 107 to 139, 142 to 151, 173 to 175, 179, 183, 184.
The following provisions came into force, as from 1 April 1976, pursuant to cl 2 Accident Compensation Order 1976 (SR 1976/77): ss 43 to 53.
The whole of the Accident Compensation Act 1972 (except for ss 140 and 141) was in force on 1 April 1976.
The Workers' Compensation Board established under Part 3 of the Workers' Compensation Act 1956 was dissolved, as from 1 April 1976, by s 31 Accident Compensation Amendment Act 1975 (1975 No 136). See cl 2 Accident Compensation Amendment Act Commencement Order 1976 (SR 1976/77.)

History Note - Statutes of New Zealand

This Act was repealed, as from 1 April 1983, by s 122(1) Accident Compensation Act 1982 (1982 No 181). See also s 122(3) and (4) of that Act for the savings provisions.

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