Definition of accident compensation in English:

accident compensation

noun

NZ
  • [mass noun] A compensation scheme for workplace injuries, funded by statutory contributions from employers and employees:

    ‘they have renationalised accident compensation to protect those who need it’
    [as modifier] ‘it was easy for people to evade paying their accident compensation levy’
    • ‘I am concerned at the potential cost implications for accident compensation.’
    • ‘There is a commitment to public supply (and, usually, public funding) of education, health services and accident compensation.’
    • ‘His GP put him off work but the Accident Compensation Corporation refused to pay weekly compensation.’
    • ‘There are several barriers to placing an accident compensation levy on such fuels.’
    • ‘The Government has a responsibility to assess the companies to provide safety and so does the Department of Labour and probably the Accident Compensation Commission.’
    • ‘I wonder whether employers will be able to get accident compensation for stress-related work incidents.’
    • ‘The motorist is paying plenty to run his or her motorcar and to be covered by accident compensation.’
    • ‘It doesn't apply in New Zealand because we've got Accident Compensation so you can't sue somebody for hurting or killing you.’
    • ‘Accident compensation is meant to be a "no-fault, no-blame" structure.’
    • ‘In the last 5 years, the Labour government has nationalized our airline, the railways and accident compensation insurance and established a massive state superannuation fund.’