Accident Compensation Act 2001

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29 Personal injury that is both work-related and motor vehicle injury

(1)

An injury is a work-related personal injury, and is not a motor vehicle injury, if it—

(a)

falls within the definitions of both work-related personal injury and motor vehicle injury; but

(b)

is suffered in the circumstances described in section 28(1)(c) or (d) that relate to travel to or from employment or a place of treatment.

(2)

An injury is a motor vehicle injury, and is not a work-related personal injury, if it—

(a)

falls within the definitions of both motor vehicle injury and work-related personal injury; but

(b)

is suffered in the circumstances described in section 28(1)(a) or (b).

(3)

However, a person is entitled to first week compensation if either subsection (1) or subsection (2) applies.

Compare: 1998 No 114 ss 32(4), 38(3)