Compensation for Live Organ Donors Act 2016

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Compensation for Live Organ Donors Act 2016

Public Act
 
2016 No 96
Date of assent
 
5 December 2016
Commencement
 
see section 2

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Purpose
4Interpretation
5Meaning of earnings
6Transitional, savings, and related provisions
7Act binds the Crown
8Outline of Part
9Who are qualifying donors
10Qualifying donors entitled to earnings compensation for up to 12 weeks while recuperating
11Rate and payment of entitlement
12Qualifying donors may receive discretionary earnings compensation in limited circumstances
13Rate and payment of discretionary earnings compensation
14Donors of qualifying organs exempt from certain obligations under Social Security Act 1964 while recuperating
15Appeal to medical board
16Applications to be qualifying donor or for discretionary earnings compensation
17Decisions on applications
18When Director-General may revoke or revise decisions
19Applicants must provide information requested by Director-General
20Notice of decisions
21Who may apply for review
22Contents of applications for review
23Applicants have 30 days to apply for review against decision
24Review process and right of appeal
25Effect of review or appeal on decisions
26Deemed receipt of notices
27Recovery of overpayments
28ACC claims not affected
29Regulations
30Amendments to other Acts
Legislative history
Administrative information

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: