Accident Compensation Act 2001

67 Surviving spouse or partner may choose to convert weekly compensation to aggregated payment or payments

(1)

A surviving spouse or partner may choose to convert an entitlement to weekly compensation under clause 66 to 1 or more aggregated payments.

(2)

The Corporation must, if requested by the spouse or partner, provide the spouse or partner with actuarial calculations of any options specified by the spouse or partner for aggregating the spouse’s entitlement under clause 66.

(3)

The spouse or partner must not specify an option under subclause (2) involving 2 or more payments unless the payments are to be made at 6-monthly intervals.

(4)

A spouse or partner converts his or her entitlement to weekly compensation under clause 66 to aggregated payments by giving the Corporation notice in writing of the option the spouse or partner has chosen.

(5)

If the Corporation provides aggregated payments to a spouse or partner in accordance with the option chosen by the spouse or partner, the Corporation must not provide weekly compensation to the spouse or partner under clause 66.

Schedule 1 clause 67 heading: amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 8(1) of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 12).

Schedule 1 clause 67(1): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 8(1) of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 12).

Schedule 1 clause 67(2): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 8(1) of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 12).

Schedule 1 clause 67(3): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 8(1) of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 12).

Schedule 1 clause 67(4): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 8(1) of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 12).

Schedule 1 clause 67(5): amended, on 1 July 2005, by section 60(1) of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Amendment Act (No 2) 2005 (2005 No 45).

Schedule 1 clause 67(5): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 8(1) of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 12).