Other countries that have similar schemes to ACC scheme in New Zealand

D Lohr made this Official Information request to Accident Compensation Corporation

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From: D Lohr

Dear Accident Compensation Corporation,

New Zealand has been first to create many things, like the right for women to vote.
I have been doing some research, trying to find countries who had similar schemes to ACC, that denies the right of a person to "have their day in court" when they suffer injury. To date, I have only been able to find similar systems in these countries:

1) Cuba
2) Laos
3) Vietnam
4) North Korea

China, surprisingly, is not on the list as they changed their law to allow lawsuits in 2010, after the tainted milk scandal in 2008.

So my questions are:

1) what other countries have a similar system to ACC, that restricts a person's right to sue for injury, and must accept the benefits the State decides to award them?

2) what other countries have followed in New Zealand's footsteps, to create a scheme similar to ACC, since its adoption of the ACC scheme over 40 years ago?

3) I believe there was a publication made by Geoffrey Palmer regarding the failure of similar ACC legislation to pass in Australia. Please forward me a copy or link to that document.

Yours faithfully,

D Lohr

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