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Accident Compensation Appeal Authority (1982 legislation)

The Accident Compensation Appeal Authority hears appeals under the repealed Accident Compensation Act 1982.

The Accident Compensation Appeal Authority hears appeals under the repealed Accident Compensation Act 1982.

Appeals made under the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Act 2001 are heard by a different Tribunal, see the Accident Compensation Appeals District Court Registry.

Can I apply for an appeal?

If the ACC decision and review decision were made under the 1972 or 1982 Accident Compensation Acts then this Appeal Authority has jurisdiction to hear your appeal. Generally the decision / review should relate to injuries that occurred before 1 July 1992.

Before applying to the Appeal Authority you must ask ACC to review its decision.

If you are unsatisfied with ACC's review findings you can apply to the Accident Compensation Appeal Authority.

The Appeal Authority must receive the application within one month after the date when the decision of the Corporation or the Review Officer was received.

If the application for appeal is, or will be, outside of this time, an application can be made to the Authority in writing for an exception.