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Amended Statements of Principles

Statements of Principles regarding Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder have been amended.

The amendments have been made in order to replace certain definitions and to insert new, additional factors which may provide a causal link between the respective conditions and a veteran’s qualifying service.

The amendments are as follows:

  • anxiety disorder Nos. 102/2014 and 103/2014 are amended by Nos. 99/2016 and 100/2016, and
  • panic disorder Nos. 68/2009 and 69/2009 are amended by Nos. 101/2016 and 102/2016.

This change occurred on 16 March 2017, and was published in the New Zealand Gazette (external link) .

For more information on the amendments, see the New Zealand Gazette notice (external link) .

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