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CHANGES TO THE SENTEN­CING ACT COULD LEAD TO DIFFERENT OUT­COMES FOR NEW ZEALAN­DERS

Adam Heath

By Adam Heath
Executive General Manager, Insurance Solutions

9 May, 2016

Changes to the Sentencing Act 2002 could lead to very different outcomes for New Zealanders who suffer injuries as the result of criminal acts - depending on who the offender is.

Vero sets out the changes under the Sentencing Amendment Act 2014, and what these changes mean for our customers. Read about the Sentencing Amendment Act 2014 here.

Vero has updated our relevant customer polices to include court-ordered reparation cover, up to specific limits, for customers who injure someone in an accident.

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