Report of the Ministerial Advisory Panel on Work Related Gradual Process Disease or Infection
June 2005 - Ministerial Advisory Panel on Work Related Gradual Process Disease or Infection
Section 31 Injury, Prevention, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2001 ("IPRC Act") requires the Minister responsible for administering the IPRC Act to appoint an advisory panel on work related gradual process, disease or infection ("advisory panel").
In this report the advisory panel has identified key issues associated with current scopes of cover for those who suffer work related gradual process, disease, or infection and propose significant changes to assisting those unable to perform their daily living activities.
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- Report [pdf size: 132KB ]
- Addendum [pdf size: 23KB ]
- Report and Addendum [pdf size: 151KB ]
- Government Response to the Report [pdf size: 17KB ]
- Government Response to the Report html
Table of Contents
An explanation of s.30 and Schedule 2 of the IPRC Act 2001.
An explanation of the concerns and recommendations set out in the Woodhouse Report.
An analysis of Parliament's response to the Woodhouse Report and the evolution of ACC statutes leading to s.30 IPRC Act 2001.
An analysis of flaws in the current law relating to the provision of cover to those who suffer personal injury caused by work related gradual process, disease, or infection.
An explanation of the key policy changes recommended by the advisory panel.