ACC Needs Formal Inquiry
26 November 2002
ACC Needs Formal
New Zealand First has called for an inquiry
into the operations of ACC.
ACC spokesperson Peter Brown
has written to the chairperson of the select committee
asking for a formal inquiry.
“After receiving a number of
complaints from people about their treatment at the hands of
ACC, I think the Government has no choice but to look into
how it operates,” said Mr Brown.
“What has to happen
before the Government sits up and recognizes that ACC is not
being run correctly?
“This is an organization that was
set up to help accident victims but seems to be constantly
failing them as so many people seem to have been treated
“An inquiry has to happen,” said Mr
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