Accident Compensation Act 2001

169 Rates of levies

(1)

Levies are to be paid under sections 168, 168A, and 168B at a rate or rates prescribed in regulations made under this Act, and must be related in whole or in part to—

(a)

the amount of earnings paid, estimated to be paid, or deemed by regulations to have been paid by an employer to the employer’s employees; or

(b)

the amount of earnings received as a private domestic worker or deemed by regulations to have been received as a private domestic worker; or

(c)

the level of earnings (other than earnings as an employee) derived, estimated to be derived, or deemed by regulations to be derived, by a self-employed person.

(2)

Regulations made under this Act may—

(a)

establish a system or systems for either or both of the following:

(i)

the experience rating of employers, private domestic workers, or self-employed persons:

(ii)

risk sharing between employers, private domestic workers, or self-employed persons, on the one hand, and the Corporation on the other; and

(b)

adjust the levies under sections 168, 168A, 168B, and 211 in relation to a particular employer, private domestic worker, or self-employed person on the basis of that system or those systems.

(3)

The systems referred to in subsection (2) may include no-claims bonuses, higher or lower levies, and claim thresholds.

(4)

[Repealed]

Section 169: substituted, on 1 April 2007, by section 6 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 8).

Section 169(1)(a): amended, on 3 March 2010, by section 16(1) of the Accident Compensation Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 1).

Section 169(1)(b): amended, on 3 March 2010, by section 16(1) of the Accident Compensation Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 1).

Section 169(2): substituted, on 3 March 2010, by section 16(2) of the Accident Compensation Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 1).

Section 169(3): added, on 3 March 2010, by section 16(2) of the Accident Compensation Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 1).

Section 169(4): repealed, on 26 September 2015, by section 336A(2)(c).