The ACC consent form(ACC167) does not describe responsibilities with sufficient particularity. In reality the ACC omnibus consent form (ACC167) is a mechanism for the Corporation to use later in a fraud prosecution so as they can show a criminal trial that you have agreed to certain things without ever describing what those certain things are. You'll find that a criminal court has no interest in what you have or have not agreed to but just that you have signed your name to an agreement agreeing to disclose anything and everything regardless as to how the ACC may choose to interpret what they think they might have seen. Truly a very dangerous document.
When examining the documentation is leading up to the ACC criminal prosecutions for fraud without exception the Corporation is desperate to get the omnibus consent form(ACC167) signed as this is usually critical to the fraud prosecution. The Corporation use the(ACC167) as an alternative to an open search warrant. Not even the courts will allow the police to have open search warrants. Remember the saying "A man's home is his castle". This is a concept well founded in law for the purposes of preventing legal authorities from being selective in the information gathered for an inquiry of any type. In other words the King cannot go rummaging amongst your things for the purposes of supporting a hypothesis of belief about your loyalty or integrity. Otherwise we may be judged guilty and then the Corporation simply find the facts to support the hypothesis.
Remember that we are innocent until proven guilty and when there is an allegation made against us we must be able to preserve the evidence for our defence and ensure that any person viewing the evidence are forced to look at all of the evidence, not just the evidence the Corporation has selected. The breach of these very basic concepts is especially visible with the initial occupation and vocational assessments.
To prevent criminal allegation you need to be in full control of your information at all times. The top legal minds in New Zealand strongly recommend that the Corporation only have information that is needed for a particular reason.
With the Initial Occupational and Vocational Assessments it is extremely important that the assessors do not pass any information on to a medical assessor until you have approved that information to be accurate. If wrong information goes before a medical assessor then the Corporation can rely upon the medical assessment for their decisions at which time you will end up having to deal with a cancellation of entitlement as a review hearing or worse district Court.
The Corporation should receive assurances that you will provide consent for information when properly asked and only when there is a proper purpose for such information.
I again recommend to the use of the attached form that reassures the Corporation will have consent whenever properly needed. While other form to attached to the ACC consent form has its place in many instances some thought must be given to physically preventing the Corporation from conducting private investigations or requiring preferential information to support a hypothesis without proper regard for any hearing from you as a claimant.