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Issued Accounting Standard: Amendments to NZ IFRS 17 (Notice No. 173)

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to section 24 of the Financial Reporting Act 2013, that the New Zealand Accounting Standards Board of the External Reporting Board has issued Amendments to NZ IFRS 17.

Amendments to NZ IFRS 17:

  • applies to all Tier 1 and Tier 2 for-profit reporting entities and groups, other than where expressly exempted by its terms, the terms of any other approved accounting standard or by law;
  • applies to annual reporting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2023, with early application permitted; and
  • is a disallowable instrument for the purposes of the Legislation Act 2012.

Copies of the standard may be inspected free of charge at the offices of the External Reporting Board (XRB), Level 7, 50 Manners Street, Wellington. Copies are also available on the XRB’s website at

Dated this 20th day of August 2020.

MICHAEL BRADBURY, Acting Chair, New Zealand Accounting Standards Board.