Social Security Act 1964

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  • This version was replaced on 8 February 2017 to make corrections to sections 3(1), 11, 11A(4), 61CF(2)(e), 61EA(2), 71A(4), 72(b), 74(1)(d), 86(2), 104A, 120(3), and Schedules 4, 18, 27, and 28 under section 25(1)(f), (i), (j)(ii), (iii), (iv), and (k) of the Legislation Act 2012.
66 Exemption of income from friendly or like society

(1)

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Act, where an applicant for New Zealand superannuation, sole parent support, a supported living payment, or jobseeker support on the ground of sickness, injury, or disability, or the husband or the wife or the partner of any such applicant, is in receipt of a sick benefit from a friendly society or a like benefit from any other source, the chief executive, in computing pursuant to this Act the rate of any such benefit, shall take no account of any income up to, in the aggregate, the amount specified in Schedule 10 received by way of sick benefit from a friendly society or by way of like benefit from any other source.

(2)

If any question arises as to whether any income received or receivable is of a like nature to a sick benefit payable by a friendly society, it shall be determined by the chief executive.

Compare: 1961 No 6 s 6(1), (2)

Section 66(1): amended, on 15 July 2013, by section 85(4)(b) of the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 13).

Section 66(1): amended, on 15 July 2013, by section 96(1)(j) of the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 13).

Section 66(1): amended, on 15 July 2013, by section 103 of the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 13).

Section 66(1): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 3 of the Social Security Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 21).

Section 66(1): amended, on 12 October 2001, by section 77 of the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 (2001 No 84).

Section 66(1): amended, on 1 October 1998, by section 11 of the Employment Services and Income Support (Integrated Administration) Act 1998 (1998 No 96).

Section 66(1): amended, on 1 October 1998, by section 43 of the Social Security Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 19).

Section 66(1): amended, on 1 July 1998, by section 2(3) of the Social Security Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 19).

Section 66(1): amended, on 1 April 1994, pursuant to section 2(1) of the Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Amendment Act (No 2) 1993 (1993 No 149).

Section 66(2): amended, on 1 October 1998, by section 11 of the Employment Services and Income Support (Integrated Administration) Act 1998 (1998 No 96).