New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001

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26B Entitlement

A person is not entitled to be paid New Zealand superannuation under section 26 unless he or she—

(a)

has made an application for the payment of New Zealand superannuation under that section stating either (as the case may be)—

(i)

the country or countries in which he or she intends to reside and the period for which he or she intends to reside there; or

(ii)

the country or countries to and in which he or she intends to travel; and

(b)

is ordinarily resident and present in New Zealand on the day he or she makes the application, and—

(i)

is entitled to receive New Zealand superannuation on that day; or

(ii)

will become entitled to receive New Zealand superannuation before he or she leaves New Zealand.

Section 26B: inserted, on 5 January 2010, by section 6 of the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 40).