Accident Compensation Amendment Bill (No 2)

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Accident Compensation Amendment Bill (No 2)

(Divided from the Health Practitioners (Replacement of Statutory References to Medical Practitioners) Bill)

Government Bill

36—3A

As reported from the committee of the whole House

This Bill was formerly part of the Health Practitioners (Replacement of Statutory References to Medical Practitioners) Bill as reported from the Health Committee. The committee of the whole House has divided it into the following Bills:

  • this Bill comprising clauses 1 and 2, and Part 1

  • Burial and Cremation Amendment Bill comprising Part 2 and Schedule 1

  • Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Bill (No 2) comprising Part 3

  • Holidays Amendment Bill (No 2) comprising Part 4

  • Land Transport Amendment Bill (No 3) comprising Part 5 and Schedule 2

  • Medicines Amendment Bill comprising Part 5A

  • Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Amendment Bill comprising Part 6

  • Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill (No 2) comprising Part 7.

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman

Accident Compensation Amendment Bill (No 2)

Government Bill

36—3A

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Accident Compensation Amendment Act 2016.

2 Commencement

(1)

This Act comes into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council, and 1 or more Orders in Council may be made bringing different provisions into force on different dates.

(2)

Any provision that has not earlier been brought into force comes into force on the day that is 2 years after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act

This Act amends the Accident Compensation Act 2001 (the principal Act).

4 Schedule 1 amended

(1)

In Schedule 1, replace clause 7(3)(b) and (c) with:

(b)

the lead health practitioner:

(c)

any health practitioner providing treatment to the claimant:

(d)

any employer or potential employer of the claimant.

(2)

In Schedule 1, replace clause 7(5) with:

(5)

In this clause,—

lead health practitioner means the health practitioner who is leading the co-ordination of the provision of treatment or rehabilitation (or both) to the claimant

services includes the key aspects of social rehabilitation, as defined in section 81.

(3)

In Schedule 1, clause 13(1)(b), replace “medical practitioner” with “health practitioner”.

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Legislative history

11 October 2016

Divided from Health Practitioners (Replacement of Statutory References to Medical Practitioners) Bill (Bill 36–2) as Bill 36–3A