Social Security Amendment Act (No 2) 1998

Social Security Amendment Act (No 2) 1998

Public Act1998 No 60
Date of assent3 June 1998

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Work and Income.


An act to amend the Social Security Act 1964

BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows:

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Social Security Amendment Act (No 2) 1998, and is part of the Social Security Act 1964 (the principal Act).

2 Interpretation
  • This section substituted para (a), and inserted para (aa) of the definition of the term accommodation costs in s 61E(1) of the principal Act.

3 Special rules for married joint tenants
  • This section substituted s 61EB of the principal Act.

4 Rates of accommodation supplement
  • This section substituted s 61EC(5) of the principal Act.

5 Tenure protection allowance
  • (1) This subsection repealed the proviso to s 61FC(1) of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection inserted s 61FC(6) of the principal Act.

6 Rate of tenure protection allowance
  • This section amended s 61FD of the principal Act.

7 Limitation where applicant receiving another benefit or war pension
  • This section substituted s 72(a) of the principal Act.

8 Commencement of benefits
  • (1) This subsection substituted s 80(4)(a) and (b) of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection amended s 80(5) of the principal Act.

    (3) This subsection amended s 80(8) of the principal Act.

9 Calculation of stand down
  • (1) This subsection amended s 80BA(3)(b) of the principal Act.

    (2) 

    • (b) This paragraph amended s 80BA(4)(b) of the principal Act.

10 Consequential repeals