Accident Compensation (Experience Rating—Canterbury Adverse Event) Notice 2011

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Accident Compensation (Experience Rating—Canterbury Adverse Event) Notice 2011

Pursuant to regulation 23 of the Accident Compensation (Experience Rating) Regulations 2011, the Minister for ACC gives the following notice.

Notice

1  Title
  • This notice is the Accident Compensation (Experience Rating—Canterbury Adverse Event) Notice 2011.

2  Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3  Aftershocks are adverse events
  • Each of the following aftershocks of the 4 September 2010 earthquake in Canterbury is an adverse event:

    • (a) each aftershock that occurred on 22 February 2011:

    • (b) each aftershock that occurred or occurs after 22 February 2011.

Dated at Wellington this 28th day of March 2011.

Hon Dr Nick Smith,
Minister for ACC.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

The effect of this notice is that the Accident Compensation (Experience Rating) Regulations 2011 apply to a qualifying claim resulting directly or indirectly from the 22 February 2011—or any subsequent—aftershock of the Canterbury earthquake only if the person whose levy is affected contributed materially to the injury for which the qualifying claim is made.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 31 March 2011.

This notice is administered by the Department of Labour.