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Review of the Earthquake Commission Act

Page updated 15 Jul 2015

The Government is inviting submissions on proposed changes to the Earthquake Commission Act. That is the legislation that governs EQC and determines the coverage and other features of the EQC scheme.

The public discussion document, submission template and summary flyer are at the links below. Submitters can open and save their own copy of the submission template, make submissions on any of the proposals they wish, and email it to us at

Submissions need to be received by 5.00pm. Friday, 11 September 2015.

Read the related media statement by Hon Gerry Brownlee, Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission, and Hon Steven Joyce, Associate Minister of Finance, on the Beehive website: Discussions begin on reform of EQC Act (6 July 2015).

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