Accident Compensation Appeal Authority


The Authority was disestablished under s402 of the Accident Compensation Act 2001, from 12 April 2019.

Prior to this date, the Authority was authorised to hear appeals against ACC review decisions under the repealed Accident Compensation Act 1982.

Current matters will continue to be dealt with by the Appeal Authority.

Future appeals must be made to the District Court via the Accident Compensation Appeals District Court Registry.

Governing legislation

Accident Compensation Act 1982 (repealed)

Accident Compensation Act 2001

Contact details

Contact details are found on the Accident Compensation Appeals Authority website.


NZLII has ACC Appeal Authority decisions from 1975 onwards, ACC Appeals from 1993 onwards, and Decisions of the Complaints Review Tribunal from 1993 - 2007.

Individual judgments may be obtained from Thompson Reuters Judgment Service.

Indexed by

BriefCase; Linxplus; Digest of Accident Compensation Cases(to 1989)

Reported in

BACR; NZAR; NZACR ; (1981-1984)

Library holdings of unreported decisions

Waikato University (1991 - June 1997); Otago University (1975 onward); Auckland District Law Society (1977 onward); Wellington District Law Society  (1977 onward); Canterbury District Law Society  (1975 onward)The District Law Societies also hold decisions of the ACAA's predecessor, the Accident Compensation Review Authority, made between 1974-1977.