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abatement of compensation see weekly compensation
 
abnormal reactions
 
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medical misadventure and
absorption, chemical
 
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accident, defined
 
ACC Partnership Programme see accredited employers
 
Accident Compensation Act 1972
 
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appeal and review rights
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benefits under
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enactment
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purposes
·
schemes under
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transition of claims under see transitional provisions
 
Accident Compensation Act 1982
 
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enactment
·
Law Commission recommendations
·
Officials Committee report
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transition of claims under see transitional provisions
 
Accident Compensation Act 2001
 
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background
·
bar on proceedings for compensatory damages for personal injury
· ·
employee’s stress claims
· ·
injuries not covered by Act
· ·
limitation on cover for personal injury
· ·
mental injury
· ·
mental injury or trauma not as result of physical injury
· ·
nervous shock
· ·
physical injury
· ·
sex crime claims
· ·
“top ups” by way of reparation prevented
· ·
treatment injury
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commencement
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consequential amendments
· ·
tax amendments
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consequential repeals and revocations
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contracting out
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contracting out, prohibition
· ·
no fault principle
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Crown bound
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giving of documents
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no fault principle
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notification of information
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overview
·
preliminary provisions
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principal purpose
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purpose
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rehabilitation goal
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savings provisions, overview of
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schedules
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scheme
·
statutory definitions
·
statutory interpretation
·
transitional provisions see transitional provisions
 
·
Woodhouse principles
Accident Compensation Appeal Authority
 
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right of appeal
Accident Compensation Commission
Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC)
 
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Accident Insurance Act 1998
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accident insurance scheme, management of see accident insurance scheme
 
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accountability provisions
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accredited employer, duties as to see accredited employers
 
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accredited employer, procedure for own appointment as
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ancillary powers
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appeals against review decisions see appeals against review decisions
 
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ARCI Act 1992, renamed under
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bank accounts, powers re
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Board of see Board
 
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borrowing powers
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chief executive, employment of
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claimants’ rights, obligations as to see Code of ACC Claimants’ Rights
 
·
claims process see claims
 
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Complaints Investigator
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continuation of
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costs of internal administrative reviews
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Crown entity, as
·
debt recovery see debt recovery
 
·
defined
·
delegations
·
Dispute Resolution Services Ltd
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emergency transport services, joint purchasing arrangements re
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employees’ conduct
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entitlement to be heard
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entitlements, provision of see entitlements
 
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financial condition report
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financial information provision
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financial reporting
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functions
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income tax exemption
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information collection and disclosure see information collection
 
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injury prevention role see injury prevention measures
 
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investments
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local authority, as
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medical error, reporting obligation
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ministerial policy directions
·
names protection
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overview
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private insurers, relationship with see private insurers
 
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production of documents under seal
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public health acute services, purchase of see public health acute services
 
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review of decisions of see review of claims decisions
 
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seal
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service agreements
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social security benefits, obligations re see social security benefits
 
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statement of intent
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subsidiaries see subsidiaries
 
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transitional provisions
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powers to give effect to Act
· ·
transfer of rights and liabilities under former Acts
accident compensation law
 
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Accident Compensation Act 1972
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Accident Compensation Act 1982
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Accident Insurance Act 1998
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Accident Rehabilitation and Compensation Insurance Act 1992
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Committee on Absolute Liability
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common law actions
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health and safety law, relationship with
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historical overview
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Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Act 2001
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Law Commission recommendations
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motor vehicle accidents
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“no fault” scheme
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Officials Committee report
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“pay-as-you-go” system
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Quigley committee
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Woodhouse Report
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Workers’ Compensation Act 1900
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Workers’ Compensation Act 1956
Accident Insurance Act 1998
 
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At Work Insurance Ltd
 
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disestablishment
· ·
role
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background
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competitive provisions
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enactment
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frameworks established under
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non-competitive Accounts
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regulatory regime
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repeal of
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statutory entitlements
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transition of claims under see transitional provisions
 
Accident Insurance Amendment Act 2000
 
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enactment
Accident Insurance (Counsellor) Regulations 1999
Accident Insurance (Insurer’s Liability to Pay Cost of Treatment) Regulations 1999
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audiologists’ costs, revocation relating to
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commencement
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revocation and saving
Accident Insurance (Occupational Hearing Assessment Procedures) Regulations 1999 see also noise-induced hearing loss
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application of
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commencement
Accident Insurance (Osteopaths) Regulations 2001
Accident Insurance (Premium Payment Procedures) Amendment Regulations 2000
 
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revocation of
Accident Insurance (Premium Payment Procedures) Regulations 1999
 
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revocation of
Accident Insurance (Review Costs and Appeals) Regulations 1999
 
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revocation of
accident insurance scheme
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Accounts management see Accounts
 
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application of payments
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duties of Corporation
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levies generally see levies
 
·
private insurers see private insurers
 
·
 
·
transitional provisions see transitional provisions
 
Accident Insurance (Transitional Provisions) Act 2000
 
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enactment
·
repeal of
·
savings
Accident Insurance (Transitional Provisions) Bill
 
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opposition to
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reform proposals
Accident Rehabilitation and Compensation Insurance Act 1992
 
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enactment
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lump sums, abolition of
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mental injury from sexual offence, cover for
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policy goals
·
statutory interpretation
·
transition of claims under see transitional provisions
 
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“work capacity assessment”
Accident Rehabilitation and Compensation Insurance Corporation
 
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establishment
·
names protection
accidents
 
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abnormal physical effort or strain
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burns
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chemical absorption
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claims process see claims
 
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concurrent claim of treatment injury
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cover
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defined
· ·
Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992
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event or series of events, arising from
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exposure to elements
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external force or resistance
·
former Acts
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gradual process claims, distinguished from
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gravity as “external force”
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health professionals, treatment by
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hernias
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inhalation or ingestion
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internal forces
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physical injury, evidence of
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pregnancy where sexual connection consensual
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radiation exposure
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requirements for cover
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sudden movement of body to avoid force
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suddenness, degree of
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treatment provided outside NZ
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treatment providers and
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twisting movements
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unborn child
accommodation
 
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ancillary services
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costs of
Accounts
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application of payments
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apportionment of costs
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borrowed money, repayment of
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defined
·
Earners’ Account see Earners’ Account
 
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injury prevention, management of funds for
·
legislative background
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maintenance and operation of separate accounts
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management
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Motor Vehicle Account see Motor Vehicle Account
 
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Non-Earners’ Account see Non-Earners’ Account
 
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Residual Claims Account see Residual Claims Account
 
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transitional provisions
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Treatment Injury Account see Treatment Injury Account
 
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Work Account see Work Account
 
accreditation agreements
 
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content
·
defined
·
liabilities under
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requirements for
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revocation
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standard form
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transitional provisions
accredited employers
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ACC Partnership Programme
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claim management period, defined
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consultation with employees or employees’ representatives
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Corporation appointed as
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Corporation may resume obligations of
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cover for employees “in that employer’s employment”
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defined
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elements of programme
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framework
 
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contents of established framework
· ·
defined
· ·
establishment
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full self-cover plan
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history of programme
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information manager and
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information re claims process, duty to provide
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jurisdiction of Code
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liability to provide entitlements
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monitoring and audit
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NZCTU Guide
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objectives
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ownership of information
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partnership discount plan
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payment of entitlements to claimant
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reporting requirements
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reviewers where dispute with
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transitional provisions
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uptake of programme
actioning claims see claims
 
activity
 
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defined
acupuncturist
 
·
defined
acute admissions
 
·
defined
acute treatment
 
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acute admissions, requiring
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costs of
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counselling
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former Acts
· ·
transport
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treatment to person other than injured party
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decisions on
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defined
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liability to pay costs of see treatment
 
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payment of treatment provider
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claimant’s contribution
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third party arrangements
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publicly funded provider, defined
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referral to treatment provider
adjustments see also indexation
 
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payments for part periods
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weekly earnings where low earner
administrator of an insurer
 
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defined
advances
 
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former Acts
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payments
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weekly compensation
 
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estimates of earnings
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full details not available
adverse consequences of treatment see medical mishap
 
adverse events
 
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Canterbury aftershocks
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declaration of, by Minister
advocacy services
 
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review of claim decision
ageing process
 
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personal injury “wholly or substantially” caused by
AIDS see HIV/AIDS
 
aids and appliances
 
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defined
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liability to provide
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social/vocational rehabilitation distinction
aliens
 
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earnings of, effect of
allergic reactions
 
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personal injury, defined
alternative dispute resolution
 
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regulatory control
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time limit for review applications, effect on
AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment see permanent impairment
 
ambulance officers
 
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not “registered health professional” for purpose of treatment injury provisions
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treatment, defined
·
treatment provider, defined
ambulance operators
 
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defined
ambulances see also ancillary services
 
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defined
American Psychiatric Association
 
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classification of mental disorders
ancillary services
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alternative provision of
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Corporation contracts out, amount payable where
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emergency transport costs
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entitlement
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escorts, costs of
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non-emergency transport
 
· ·
air transport
· ·
ambulances
· ·
other transport
· ·
private motor vehicle
· ·
surface public transport
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public health acute service
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rehabilitation-related
· ·
accommodation
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specified ancillary services, defined
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support persons, costs of
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treatment-related
· ·
accommodation
· ·
cases under 2001 Act
· ·
cases under former Acts
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work-related personal injury suffered outside NZ
 
· ·
emergency treatment and transport costs
ante natal injuries see unborn child
 
appeals against review decisions
 
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accredited employers, responsibilities of
·
alternative remedies
·
appeal instead of revision
·
claimant’s right
·
Corporation’s duties
 
· ·
duty to make record available
· ·
provision of names of persons entitled to be heard
·
Corporation’s right
·
costs
 
· ·
discretion
· ·
quantum
· ·
recovery of
· ·
regulations revoked
· ·
unqualified advocate
· ·
withdrawal of appeal
·
costs award, appeal against
·
cross-appeal
·
decision on appeal
· ·
declarations
· ·
recall of
·
deemed decisions
·
directions hearing
 
· ·
fixing
· ·
Judge’s powers
·
discovery
·
discretions, jurisdiction re
·
District Court Rules, application of
·
District Court’s approach
·
effect
·
employer’s right
· ·
former employers
·
former Acts
·
further appeal see appeals on question of law
 
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hearing
· ·
assessors, appointment of
· ·
assessor’s duties
· ·
closing Court where sensitive issues
· ·
evidence
· ·
onus of proof
· ·
orders re persons who may attend
· ·
previous withdrawal of appeal, effect of
· ·
prohibition on publication
· ·
representation
· ·
standard of proof
· ·
witnesses
·
new points not raised at review
·
notice of appeal
· ·
previous withdrawal
· ·
time limits
·
notice of hearing place and date
·
organisation’s right
·
overview
·
persons who may appeal
·
powers on appeal
·
practice note
·
proof of incapacity where appeal pending
·
provisions under former Acts see transitional provisions
 
·
redundant or moot appeals
·
registered health professional’s right
·
regulation-making power
·
rehearing, by way of
·
res judicata
·
review decision a prerequisite
·
reviewer’s decision declining jurisdiction
·
weight to be given to opinion of reviewer
appeals on question of law
 
·
costs recovery
·
Court of Appeal
· ·
procedure
· ·
security for costs
·
High Court
· ·
cost concerns
· ·
extension or amendment of identified grounds of appeal
· ·
former Acts
· ·
fresh evidence
· ·
leave to appeal
· ·
non-determinative interlocutory ruling not a “decision” founding appeal
· ·
parties
· ·
“questions of law”
· ·
recall of judgment dismissing application for special leave to appeal
· ·
rehearing as alternative
· ·
time limits
“approved employers”
 
·
reimbursement of
armed forces service
 
·
work-related gradual process, disease, or infection
arthropod diseases
 
·
accident, defined
artificial limbs see prostheses
 
asbestos-related diseases
 
·
complicated claims
·
lump sum compensation
·
lung cancer
·
mesothelioma
·
OSH registers
·
work-related gradual process, disease, or infection
· ·
Schedule 2 diseases, claim decision
 
assessment
 
·
capacity for work see incapacity for employment
 
·
establishment of cover and entitlements
· ·
choice of assessing practitioner
· ·
requirement to undergo assessments
· ·
second opinions
·
individual rehabilitation plans
·
lump sum compensation see lump sum compensation
 
·
pain syndromes
·
social rehabilitation needs
·
vocational independence see vocational independence
 
·
vocational rehabilitation needs see vocational rehabilitation
 
asthma
 
·
personal injury, defined
At Work Insurance Ltd
 
·
disestablishment
·
role
attendant care
·
application for
·
challenge to assessment
·
“claimant” for
·
claimant outside NZ
·
commencement of entitlement
·
Corporation’s obligations
·
defined
·
familial responsibilities
·
injuries suffered before 1 April 2002
·
payment rates
audiologists
 
·
assessment costs that Corporation liable to pay
 
· ·
costs exclusive of GST
· ·
devices fitted and chosen at end of trial period
· ·
devices fitted but not chosen at end of trial period
· ·
first assessment and report
· ·
fittings
· ·
repairs to device
· ·
servicing of device
·
defined
·
gradual process hearing tests see noise-induced hearing loss
 
audits, safety see Work Account levies
 

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