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18 Oct 2019 21:19
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    A former boss of the Earthquake Commission thinks its liability cap should be lifted significantly

    A former boss of the Earthquake Commission thinks its liability cap should be lifted significantly



    From the start of July, EQC's cap is increasing to 150-thousand dollars.

    But former chief executive David Middleton has told an insurance forum in Wellington it should increase to 400-thousand dollars.

    He says with New Zealand being a small country, we're all in this together when disaster happens.

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