Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1985

Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1985

Public Act1985 No 62
Date of assent29 March 1985

Note

This Act is administered in the Government Superannuation Fund Department.


An Act to amend the Government Superannuation Fund Act 1956

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

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  • This Act may be cited as the Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1985, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Government Superannuation Fund Act 1956 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

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13 New Part inserted
  • This section inserted a new Part 2A (comprising sections 61A-61T) in the principal Act.

14 Special provision in respect of contributors under Part 2 of principal Act who retire between 1 December 1984 and 1 May 1985 or die between 1 December 1984 and 1 November 1985
  • (1) Any person to whom a retiring allowance first becomes payable under Part 2 of the principal Act on or after the 1st day of December 1984 and before the 1st day of May 1985 may elect, before the 1st day of November 1985, or such later date as the Board may allow, that Part 2A of the principal Act shall apply in respect of that person.

    (2) Where any person to whom subsection (1) of this section applies dies before making the election that the person is entitled to make under that subsection, or any contributor under Part 2 of this Act dies between the 1st day of December 1984 and the 1st day of November 1985 without making an election under subsection (1) or subsection (2) of section 61E of the principal Act (as inserted by section 13 of this Act), the spouse or partner of that person or, if there is no spouse or partner of that person, the personal representative of that person may elect, before the 1st day of May 1986 or such later date as the Board may allow, that Part 2A of the principal Act (as so inserted) shall apply in respect of the deceased person.

    (3) Where any election is made under subsection (1) or subsection (2) of this section—

    • (a) Contributions shall be payable by or in respect of the contributor for the period beginning with the 1st day of December 1984 and ending with the date on which the retiring allowance first became payable to the contributor under Part 2 of the principal Act or the date of death of the contributor, whichever first occurs, as if an election had been made under section 61E of the principal Act (as so inserted), and section 61F of the principal Act (as so inserted) shall apply as if every reference in that section to the 1st day of May 1985 were a reference to the 1st day of December 1984:

    • (b) The benefits payable in respect of the contributions of the contributor shall be calculated as if Part 2A of the principal Act (as so inserted) applied in respect of the contributor and every reference in that Part to the 1st day of May 1985 were a reference to the 1st day of December 1984.

    Subsection (2) was amended, as from 1 April 1988, by section 21 Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 19) by inserting the word applies,.

    Subsection (2) was amended, as from 26 April 2005, by section 4(1) Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 10) by substituting the words or partner for the word spouse.

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    Section 16 was repealed, as from 25 December 1986, by section 26(3) Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 132).

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    Section 17 was repealed, as from 25 December 1986, by section 27(2) Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 132).

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    Sections 19 and 20 were repealed, as from 25 December 1986, by section 33(7) Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 132).

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    Sections 19 and 20 were repealed, as from 25 December 1986, by section 33(7) Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 132).

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    Section 21 was repealed, as from 1 April 1991, by section 80 National Provident Fund Restructuring Act 1990 (1990 No 126).

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Schedule 1
New schedule inserted in principal Act

Section 18(3)

Schedule 2
Consequential amendments to principal and other Acts

Section 22(1)

Schedule 3
Enactments repealed

Section 22(3)