Child Support Amendment Act 1998

Child Support Amendment Act 1998

Public Act1998 No 103
Date of assent7 October 1998

An Act to amend the Child Support Act 1991

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

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Child Support Amendment Act 1998, and is part of the Child Support Act 1991 (the principal Act).

2 Basic amount of child support payable
  • (1) This subsection substituted the item taxable income in s 29(1) of the principal Act.

    (2) Subsection (1) applies to the 1999-2000 and subsequent income years.

3 Application requirements
  • (1) This subsection inserted s 14(1)(ea) of the principal Act.

    (2) Subsection (1) applies on and after 1 April 1999.

4 Application requirements (voluntary agreements)
  • (1) This subsection inserted s 55(1)(da) of the principal Act.

    (2) Subsection (1) applies on and after 1 April 1999.

5 New section inserted
  • (1) After section 216, the following is inserted:

    216A Method of application for refund of excess financial support paid
    • An application under section 216 must be made in the manner required by section 184A of the Tax Administration Act 1994.

    (2) Subsection (1) applies to applications for refunds of amounts paid in excess on and after 1 April 2000.