Social Security Amendment Act (No 2) 1977

Social Security Amendment Act (No 2) 1977

Public Act1977 No 133
Date of assent23 December 1977

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Social Welfare.


An Act to amend the Social Security Act 1964

BE IT ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Social Security Amendment Act (No 2) 1977, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Social Security Act 1964 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

Part 1
Monetary benefits

2
  • [Repealed]

    Section 2 was repealed, as from 21 November 1984, by section 3(2)(c) Social Security Amendment Act 1984 (1984 No 8).

3 Commission to comply with directions
  • (1) [Repealed]

    (2) 

    Subsection (1) was impliedly repealed, as from 23 June 1987, by section 2(2) Social Security Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 106).

4
  • [Repealed]

    Section 4 was repealed, as from 1 October 1986, by section 4(2) Social Security Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 39).

5
  • [Repealed]

    Section 5 was repealed, as from 23 June 1987, by section 11(3)(b) Social Security Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 106).

6 Domestic purposes benefit for solo parents
  • (1) This subsection substituted section 27C(3) of the principal Act.

    (2) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (1) of this section, if any person was, immediately before the commencement of this section, in receipt of a domestic purposes benefit under section 27C of the principal Act, the Director-General may, in the Director-General's discretion, continue to pay the benefit as if this section had not been enacted.

    (3) This section shall come into force on the 1st day of April 1978.

    Subsection (2) was amended, as from 23 June 1987, pursuant to section 2(3)(b) Social Security Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 106) by substituting the words Director-General for the word Commission.

    Subsection (2) was further amended, as from 23 June 1987, pursuant to section 2(3)(d) Social Security Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 106) by substituting the words in the Director-General's discretion for the words in its discretion.

7
  • [Repealed]

    Section 7 was repealed, as from 1 July 1992, by section 6(2)(c) Social Security Amendment Act (No 5) 1991 (1991 No 143).

8
  • [Repealed]

    Section 8 was repealed, as from 1 October 1986, by section 7(2)(c) Social Security Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 39).

9
  • [Repealed]

    Section 9 was repealed, as from 1 April 1991, by section 7(2)(b) Social Security Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 1).

10
11
  • [Repealed]

    Section 11 was repealed, as from 1 January 1984, by section 8(3)(b) Social Security Amendment Act 1983 (1983 No 138).

12
  • [Repealed]

    Section 12 was repealed, as from 14 October 1981, by section 9(2)(b) Social Security Amendment Act 1981 (1981 No 46).

13
14
  • [Repealed]

    Section 14 was repealed, as from 1 April 1990, by section 14(12)(c) Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Act 1990 (1990 No 26).

15
16
  • [Repealed]

    Section 16 was repealed, as from 14 October 1981, by section 13(2)(b) Social Security Amendment Act 1982 (1982 No 16).

17
  • [Repealed]

    Section 17 was repealed, as from 1 October 1986, by section 16(2) Social Security Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 39).

18
  • [Repealed]

    Section 18 was repealed, as from 1 July 1992, by section 12(2) Social Security Amendment Act (No 5) 1991 (191 No 143).

19
  • [Repealed]

    Section 19 was repealed, as from 11 October 1978, by section 30(2) Social Security Amendment Act 1978 (1978 No 58).

20
  • [Repealed]

    Section 20 was repealed, as from 11 October 1978, by section 30(2) Social Security Amendment Act 1978 (1978 No 58).

21 Authority to increase rate of benefits
  • (1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the principal Act, the Commission may, in accordance with any general or special instructions given by the Minister, in respect of the period commencing on the 1st day of December 1976 and ending with the 31st day of December 1976, increase the rate of any benefit under the principal Act by an amount not exceeding the rate of that benefit payable in respect of any one week in that period.

    (2) This section shall be deemed to have come into force on the 1st day of December 1976.

22 Authority to increase rates of benefits for children
  • (1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the principal Act or in the War Pensions Act 1954, the Commission may, in accordance with any general or special instructions given by the Minister, increase the rate of any family benefit or orphan's benefit payable under the principal Act, or any war pension payable in respect of a child under the War Pensions Act 1954, by an amount not exceeding $25 in respect of each dependent child if such benefit or pension is payable in respect of any part of the period commencing on the 16th day of November 1977 and ending with the 13th day of December 1977.

    (2) This section shall be deemed to have come into force on the 16th day of December 1977.

23
  • [Repealed]

    Section 23 was impliedly repealed, as from 1 April 1990, by section 14(20)(a) Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Act 1990 (1990 No 26).

Part 2
Medical and hospital benefits and other related benefits

24
  • [Repealed]

    Section 24 was repealed, as from 1 July 1993, by section 24(2) Health Reforms (Transitional Provisions) Act 1993 (1993 No 23).

25
  • [Repealed]

    Section 25 was repealed, as from 1 July 1993, by section 24(2) Health Reforms (Transitional Provisions) Act 1993 (1993 No 23).

26
  • [Repealed]

    Section 26 was repealed, as from 1 July 1993, by section 24(2) Health Reforms (Transitional Provisions) Act 1993 (1993 No 23).

27
  • [Repealed]

    Section 27 was repealed, as from 1 July 1993, by section 24(2) Health Reforms (Transitional Provisions) Act 1993 (1993 No 23).

28
  • [Repealed]

    Section 28 was repealed, as from 1 July 1993, by section 24(2) Health Reforms (Transitional Provisions) Act 1993 (1993 No 23).

Part 3
General provisions

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Schedule 1
Amendments to principal Act increasing rates of benefits in respect of period 12 January 1977 to 26 July 1977

Section 19(1)

[Repealed]

  • Schedule 1 was repealed, as from 11 October 1978, by section 30(2) Social Security Amendment Act 1978 (1978 No 58).

Schedule 2
New Schedules 3 to 10, 12, and 14 to 20 to principal Act

Section 20(1)

[Repealed]

  • Schedule 2 was repealed, as from 11 October 1978, by section 30(2) Social Security Amendment Act 1978 (1978 No 58).