Veterans’ Support Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2018


Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Veterans’ Support Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 17th day of September 2018

Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under sections 23(3) and 265 of the Veterans’ Support Act 2014


on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and


on the recommendation of the Minister for Veterans made in accordance with section 23 of that Act.


1 Title

These regulations are the Veterans’ Support Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2018.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 18 October 2018.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Veterans’ Support Regulations 2014 (the principal regulations).

4 Schedule 1 amended


In Schedule 1, replace each item relating to a condition set out in the first column of the following table with the corresponding item from the table:

bipolar disorder53/201854/2018
cluster headache57/201858/2018
electrical injury41/201842/2018
herpes simplex39/201840/2018
localised sclerosis61/201862/2018
macular degeneration59/201860/2018
panic disorder55/201856/2018
tension-type headache37/201838/2018


In Schedule 1, insert in their appropriate alphabetical order:

central serous chorioretinopathy45/201846/2018
Cushing syndrome43/201844/2018
knee bursitis65/201866/2018
mesenteric panniculitis49/201850/2018
olecranon bursitis63/201864/2018
temporomandibular disorder47/201848/2018


In Schedule 1, revoke the item relating to Cushing’s syndrome.

Michael Webster,
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 18 October 2018, amend the Veterans’ Support Regulations 2014 (the principal regulations).

These regulations amend Schedule 1 of the principal regulations, which lists the Australian statements of principles that apply to specified medical conditions for the purposes of the Veterans’ Support Act 2014.

The amendments replace statements of principles for 9 conditions and insert statements of principles for 5 new conditions. The new conditions are: central serous chorioretinopathy, temporomandibular disorder, mesenteric panniculitis, olecranon bursitis, and knee bursitis. One condition has been renamed. The renamed condition is Cushing syndrome (formerly Cushing’s syndrome).

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 20 September 2018.

These regulations are administered by the New Zealand Defence Force.