It is an offence under the Act to make a false statement or claim in relation to obtaining a benefit from ACC. The penalties are severe and ACC will prosecute any offenders.
Limitation of time for submitting claims
No claim for conpensation shall be consider by the corporation unless the claim is made within ten years from the date of the accidents causing injury or death.
Employers and workers are favourably reminded of their ACC levy contributions. ACC depend on these funds to provide compensation claims from workers and non-workers govern under the ACC Act 1989 and Amendments 2003.