Changes to the list of Statements of Principles, September 2017

On 1 September 2017 changes will be made to the list of Australian Statements of Principles that apply in New Zealand.

The Statements of Principle are a tool to determine if an injury, illness or death is service-related.

Statements of Principles

The Veterans’ Support Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2017 will bring into force 18 replacement Statements of Principles.

These Statements of Principles cover:

  • cirrhosis of the liver
  • haemorrhoids
  • relapsing polychondritis
  • hookworm disease
  • ascariasis
  • hepatitis D
  • hepatitis B
  • presbyopia
  • spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis.

Veterans’ Support Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2017(external link)


01 September 2017