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#1 User is offline   freefallnz 

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Posted 26 June 2007 - 10:25 AM

Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Lump Sum and Independence
Allowance) Regulations 2002

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 18th day of February 2002

Present:

Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council



Pursuant to sections 326, 333, and 378 of the Injury Prevention,
Rehabilitation, and Compensation Act 2001, Her Excellency the Governor-General,
acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the
following regulations.



Contents

1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Interpretation

4 Assessment tool for assessing eligibility for lump sum payments and
independence allowance

5 Scale of lump sum compensation

Schedule
Scale of lump sum compensation



Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation
(Lump Sum and Independence Allowance) Regulations 2002.




2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 April 2002.




3 Interpretation

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,---

Act means the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Act 2001

AMA4 means the American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of
Permanent Impairment (Fourth Edition)

assessor means---

(a) an assessor appointed under clause 58 of Schedule 1 of the Act; or

(B) an assessor appointed under clause 60 of Schedule 1 of the Accident
Insurance Act 1998 (as applied by sections 377 and 378 of the Injury
Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Act 2001)

independence allowance means an independence allowance under the Accident
Insurance Act 1998 that is or may be payable by virtue of the Injury
Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Act 2001

lump sum compensation means lump sum compensation under Part 3 of Schedule 1
of the Act.




4 Assessment tool for assessing eligibility for lump sum payments and
independence allowance

(1) Assessment of a person's whole-person impairment, for the purposes of
determining the person's eligibility to receive lump sum compensation
or an independence allowance, must be carried out by an assessor using the
assessment tool prescribed by subclause (2).

(2) The assessment tool comprises---

(a) the American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of
Permanent Impairment (Fourth Edition); and

(B) the ACC User Handbook to AMA4.

(3) The ACC User Handbook to AMA4 prevails if there is a conflict between it
and the American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent
Impairment (Fourth Edition).




5 Scale of lump sum compensation

The scale of lump sum compensation is set out in the Schedule.




Schedule r 5

Scale of lump sum compensation

Whole-person impairment Lump sum payment
(%) ($)

10 2,500
11 2,837
12 3,187
13 3,548
14 3,922
15 4,310
16 4,710
17 5,125
18 5,554
19 5,999
20 6,459
21 6,935
22 7,427
23 7,937
24 8,465
25 9,011
26 9,577
27 10,162
28 10,767
29 11,394
30 12,043
31 12,714
32 13,409
33 14,128
34 14,873
35 15,643
36 16,441
37 17,266
38 18,120
39 19,005
40 19,920
41 20,867
42 21,847
43 22,862
44 23,912
45 24,999
46 26,124
47 27,288
48 28,493
49 29,740
50 31,031
51 32,367
52 33,750
53 35,181
54 36,662
55 38,195
56 39,782
57 41,424
58 43,124
59 44,883
60 46,704
61 48,589
62 50,539
63 52,558
64 54,648
65 56,810
66 59,049
67 61,365
68 63,763
69 66,245
70 68,813
71 71,472
72 74,223
73 77,071
74 80,018
75 83,069
76 86,226
77 89,494
78 92,876
79 96,377
80 and over 100,000


Marie Shroff,
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 come into force on 1 April 2002 and prescribe, for the
purposes of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Act
2001,---

o the assessment tool to be used to assess a person's eligibility for
lump sum compensation or the independence allowance:

o the scale of lump sum compensation.



Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.
Date of notification in Gazette: 21 February 2002.
These regulations are administered in the Department of Labour.
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Posted 26 June 2007 - 10:31 AM

Marie Shroff,
Clerk of the Executive Council

The same Marie Shroff now the Privacy Commisioner ?
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Posted 26 June 2007 - 12:43 PM

View PostSpacecadet, on Jun 26 2007, 11:31 AM, said:

Marie Shroff,
Clerk of the Executive Council

The same Marie Shroff now the Privacy Commisioner ?



incestuous isn't it?
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Posted 12 June 2008 - 08:49 AM

BUMP.... post 1... details
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Posted 12 June 2008 - 03:34 PM

Don't forget that the increases need to be added to the awarded amount and that the ACC specifies the injuries to be asessed. This is were covered injuries under the 1972 and 1982 can be removed at the will of some case managers.
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Posted 02 October 2008 - 02:08 PM

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Posted 02 October 2008 - 02:21 PM

lucy

Nice try

I am supposed to be typing up my Appeal for IA, but head in wrong space. Gotta get outta here, my computer spooked.
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Posted 11 November 2011 - 07:10 PM

View PostSpacecadet, on 26 June 2007 - 10:31 AM, said:

Marie Shroff,
Clerk of the Executive Council

The same Marie Shroff now the Privacy Commisioner ?


Did anyone find out if it is the one & the same Marie Shroff who is now the Privacy Commisioner in post #1?

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 09:21 AM

it definitely is!!!!
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