Accident Compensation (Ancillary Services) Amendment Regulations 2014

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Accident Compensation (Ancillary Services) Amendment Regulations 2014

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 24th day of February 2014

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 325 of the Accident Compensation Act 2001, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Minister for ACC, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Accident Compensation (Ancillary Services) Amendment Regulations 2014.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 April 2014.

3 Principal regulations
4 Name of principal regulations changed
  • (1) After the commencement of this regulation, —

    • (a) the principal regulations are called the Accident Compensation (Ancillary Services) Regulations 2002; and

    (2) In regulation 1, replace Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation with Accident Compensation.

5 Regulation 3 amended (Interpretation)
  • In regulation 3, definition of Act, replace Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation with Accident Compensation.

6 Regulation 6 amended (Emergency transport costs)
7 Consequential amendment to Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Public Health Acute Services) Regulations 2002

Michael Webster,
for Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 April 2014, amend the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Ancillary Services) Regulations 2002 (the principal regulations).

Regulation 4 amends the Title of the principal regulations to reflect the name of the empowering Act, and regulations 5 and 7 make related and consequential amendments.

Regulation 6 removes a bar on ACC paying transport costs if the claimant dies before the emergency transport reaches him or her.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 February 2014.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.