Social Security Amendment Act 1992

Social Security Amendment Act 1992

Public Act1992 No 15
Date of assent1 April 1992

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 1992, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Social Security Act 1964 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

    (2) This Act shall come into force on the 1st day of April 1992.

2
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 2 and 3 were repealed, as from 1 April 1997, by section 45(2) Social Security Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 20).

3
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 2 and 3 were repealed, as from 1 April 1997, by section 45(2) Social Security Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 20).

4 Changes consequent on restructuring of Department of Social Welfare
  • On and after the commencement of this section, every reference, in relation to the Department of Social Welfare, to a—

    • (a) District or a district office; or

    • (b) Director of Social Welfare or a District Director or a Director; or

    • (c) District review committee; or

    • (d) District claims panel—

    in any Act, Order in Council, Proclamation, regulations, notice, rules, agreement, deed, instrument, or document whatsoever shall be read as—

    • (e) In the case of any reference to which paragraph (a) of this section applies—

      • (i) To an office of the Department where decisions or recommendations in relation to the matter or matters to which the Act, Order in Council, Proclamation, regulations, notice, rules, agreement, deed, instrument, or document apply are for the time being made or, as the case may require, to the office of the Department where any such decision or recommendation was taken or made; or

      • (ii) In relation to a notice, agreement, deed, instrument, or document which has no application to an office specified in subparagraph (i) of this paragraph, to the office of the Department to which it refers:

    • (f) In the case of any reference to which paragraph (b) of this section applies, to the principal manager for the time being of any such office of the Department:

    • (g) In the case of any reference to which paragraph (c) of this section applies, to a benefits review committee:

    • (h) In the case of any reference to which paragraph (d) of this section applies, to a war pensions claims panel.