Social Security Amendment Act 1991

Social Security Amendment Act 1991

Public Act1991 No 1
Date of assent28 February 1991

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 Parliament of New Zealand as follows:

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Social Security Amendment Act 1991, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Social Security Act 1964 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

    (2) Sections 2(3), 12 to 17, 25, 29, 32, 34, and 40(2) of this Act shall come into force on the 1st day of March 1991.

    (3) Section 40(1)(a) of this Act shall come into force on the 2nd day of March 1991.

    (4) Except as provided in subsections (2) and (3) of this section, this Act shall come into force on the 1st day of April 1991.

2 Interpretation
  • (1) 

    (2) 

    (3) 

    (4) So much of section 2(1) of the Social Security Amendment Act (No 2) 1990 as relates to the definition of the term dependent child is hereby repealed.

3 Exercise of powers, etc, by Director General
  • (1) 

    (2) Section 3(2) of the Social Security Amendment Act (No 2) 1990 is hereby consequentially repealed.

4
  • [Repealed]

    Section 4 was repealed, as from 1 July 1992, by section 7(2)(k) Social Security Amendment Act (No 5) 1991 (1991 No 143).

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6
7 Abolition of family benefit
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9
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11 Subsidy on earnings of blind beneficiaries
12 Repealing provisions relating to commencement of sickness benefit
13 Unemployment benefits
14 Rates of unemployment benefits
  • This section amended section 59 of the principal Act.

15 Commencement of unemployment benefit, etc
  • [Repealed]

    Section 15 was repealed, as from 1 April 1997, by section 45(2) Social Security Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 20).

16 New sections inserted
  • [Repealed]

    This section inserted sections 60H to 60L of the principal Act.

    Section 16 was repealed, as from 1 October 1998, by section 8(2)(a) Social Security (Work Test) Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 94).

17 Director-General may grant emergency benefit in cases of hardship
  • This section amended section 61 of the principal Act.

18
  • [Repealed]

    Section 18 was repealed, as from 1 August 1991, by section 16(2)(f) Social Security Amendment Act (No 2) 1991 (1991 No 78).

19
  • [Repealed]

    Section 19 was repealed, as from 1 August 1991, by section 16(2)(f) Social Security Amendment Act (No 2) 1991 (1991 No 78).

20
  • [Repealed]

    Section 20 was repealed, as from 1 August 1991, by section 16(2)(f) Social Security Amendment Act (No 2) 1991 (1991 No 78).

21
  • [Repealed]

    Section 21 was repealed, as from 1 August 1991, by section 16(2)(f) Social Security Amendment Act (No 2) 1991 (1991 No 78).

22
  • [Repealed]

    Section 22 was repealed, as from 1 July 1993, by section 10(2)(e) Social Security Amendment Act (No 3) 1993 (1993 No 57).

23 Provisions relating to children who continue education
  • This section inserted section 63A of the principal Act.

24 Abolishing telephone-service-rental allowance
  • (1) This subsection repealed section 69A and Schedule 25 of the principal Act.

    (2) [Repealed]

    (3) The following enactments are hereby consequentially repealed:

    (4) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, every person who, on the 31st day of March 1991, was properly in receipt of a telephone-service-rental allowance under section 69A of the principal Act shall be deemed to continue to be entitled to receive that allowance until the close of the first pay day occurring, in relation to that person, on or after the 1st day of April 1991.

    Subsection (2) was repealed, as from 1 April 1994, by section 6(e) Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Amendment Act (No 2) 1993 (1993 No 149).

25
26
  • [Repealed]

    Section 26 was repealed, as from 3 June 1998, by section 10(c) Social Security Amendment Act (No 2) 1998 (1998 No 60).

27
  • [Repealed]

    Section 27 was repealed, as from 30 June 1993, by section 5(4)(b) Social Security Amendment Act (No 3) 1993 (1993 No 57).

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29
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31
  • [Repealed]

    Section 31 was impliedly repealed, as from 1 August 1991, by section 19(1) Social Security Amendment Act (No 2) 1991 (1991 No 78).

32 Commencement and payment of benefits
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34
35
36
37
  • [Repealed]

    Section 37 was repealed, as from 1 July 1996, by section 45(1) Social Security Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 20).

    Section 45(2) Social Security Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 20) stated that sections 37 and 38 were repealed as from 1 April 1997.

38
  • [Repealed]

    Section 38 was repealed, as from 1 July 1996, by section 45(1) Social Security Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 20).

    Section 45(2) Social Security Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 20) stated that sections 37 and 38 were repealed as from 1 April 1997.

39
  • [Repealed]

    Section 39 was repealed, as from 1 July 1996, by section 45(1) Social Security Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 20).

40
  • [Repealed]

    Section 40 was repealed, as from 1 July 1996, by section 45(1) Social Security Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 20).

41
  • [Repealed]

    Section 41 was repealed, as from 1 July 1993, by section 34(2) Social Security Amendment Act (No 3) 1993 (1993 No 57).

42
  • [Repealed]

    Section 42 was repealed, as from 1 July 1992, by section 13(2)(c) Social Security Amendment Act (No 5) 1991 (1991 No 143).


Schedule 1
Amendments to principal Act altering rates of certain benefits on and after 1 April 1991

Section 37

Schedule 2
New Schedule 18 to principal Act

Section 41

[Repealed]

  • Schedule 2 was repealed, as from 30 June 1993, by section 34(2) Social Security Amendment Act (No 3) 1993 (1993 No 57).