New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001

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Part 1 Entitlements to New Zealand superannuation

Standard New Zealand superannuation entitlements

7 Age qualification for New Zealand superannuation

(1)

Every person is entitled to receive New Zealand superannuation who attains the age of 65 years.

(2)

However, a person is not entitled to receive New Zealand superannuation in respect of any period for which he or she has made an election under any of clause 52 or clause 68 or clause 72 of Schedule 1 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Act 2001 to be entitled to weekly compensation under that Act rather than to New Zealand superannuation.

(3)

Subsection (1) applies subject to the provisions of this Part and of the Social Security Act 1964.

Compare: 1990 No 26 s 3

Section 7(2): amended, on 11 May 2005, by section 63(1) of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Amendment Act (No 2) 2005 (2005 No 45).