Woodhouse Report

Woodhouse Report

(New Zealand) the report issued in December 1967 that gave birth to the much discussed ACCIDENT COMPENSATION Act of 1982.
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The Woodhouse Report made clear the recommended scheme was to be a temporary order of things.
He said that, 50 years after the Woodhouse Report, We do not seem to be willing to grasp the nettle and design what a rational and humane system of income support looks like.
Common law emphasised personal blameworthiness and negligence law required individuals to meet the community average standard; systematic "[r]eprehensible conduct can be followed by feather blows while a moment's inadvertence could call down the heavens" as the Woodhouse Report put it.
Following the Meredith and Beveridge reports, the Woodhouse report also set out five principles upon which its proposed arrangements were based: community responsibility, comprehensive entitlement, complete rehabilitation, real compensation and administrative efficiency.
Wheeldon, Minister for Repatriation and Compensation (1974-75), tabled the Australian Woodhouse report, Compensation and Rehabilitation in Australia: Report of the National Committee of Inquiry; Lionel Bowen tabled the second volume on repatriation and compensation in September.
Compensation for Personal Injury in New Zealand: Report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (hereafter Woodhouse Report), New Zealand Royal Commission of Inquiry into Compensation for Personal Injury (Wellington: Government Printer, 1967).
(16.) Lord Parker of Waddington, "Compensation for Accidents on the Road: An Address," Current Legal Problems 18 (1965), cited by Woodhouse Report. See also P.
Former Labour ACC Minister Maryan Street said the Woodhouse Report, ACC's founding document, was "inspiring", entirely underpinned by economics.
The Woodhouse Report into Assembly standards said: "A statutory Commissioner may seem like taking a sledgehammer to crack a nut, particularly given the lack of any serious complaints in the Assembly so far.
Staff at Oxley Woodhouse reported the incident to police because they were concerned about the safety of the 24-year-old and other residents.
Bob Woodhouse reports: THE RUGGED beauty of Upper Nidderdale is to be seen on all sides along the route that links the village of Middlesmoor with Scar House Reservoir.
Bob Woodhouse reports: metal gate across the walkway, we THERE are any number of contrasts in town and countryside settings along this route between Knaresborough (pictured) and Harrogate.