65 Relationship between weekly income compensation and New Zealand superannuation or veteran’s pension

(1)

Subsection (2) applies to a veteran who—

(a)

first becomes entitled to weekly income compensation before reaching New Zealand superannuation qualification age; and

(b)

has been entitled to it for 24 months or longer before reaching that age.

(2)

The veteran loses entitlement to weekly income compensation on reaching that age.

(3)

Subsection (4) applies to a veteran who first becomes entitled to weekly income compensation—

(a)

less than 24 months before reaching New Zealand superannuation qualification age; or

(b)

on or after reaching New Zealand superannuation qualification age.

(4)

The veteran is entitled to weekly income compensation for 24 months from the date of entitlement to the compensation.

(5)

Nothing in this section entitles a veteran to weekly income compensation if the veteran is not otherwise entitled to it under this Act.

Section 65: replaced, on 1 July 2019, by section 13 of the Accident Compensation Amendment Act 2019 (2019 No 10).