EQC funding, structure to come under microscope in government review

Mon, 17 Sep 2012

By Paul McBeth Sept. 18 (BusinessDesk) - The Earthquake Commission's funding and structure will come under scrutiny in a government review of the legislation designed to provide a degree of public insurance when natural disasters strike. Finance Minister Bill English and Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee have announced a legislative review of the Earthquake Commission Act 1993 to be led by the Treasury, with help from the Reserve Bank, EQC, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, and a yet-to-be appointed independent polic...

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