Social Security (Long-term Residential Care) Amendment Act 2004

  • repealed
  • Social Security (Long-term Residential Care) Amendment Act 2004: repealed, on 26 November 2018, pursuant to section 455(1) of the Social Security Act 2018 (2018 No 32).

Reprint as at 26 November 2018

Social Security (Long-term Residential Care) Amendment Act 2004

Public Act
 
2004 No 101
Date of assent
 
6 December 2004
 

Social Security (Long-term Residential Care) Amendment Act 2004: repealed, on 26 November 2018, pursuant to section 455(1) of the Social Security Act 2018 (2018 No 32).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this eprint. See the notes at the end of this eprint for further details.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Social Development.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Purpose
4Minor amendments to principal Act relating to new Part 4
5New Part 4 inserted
136Interpretation
137Needs assessment
138Effect of being assessed as requiring long-term residential care in hospital or rest home indefinitely
139Personal obligation to pay for care
140Funder’s liability in respect of persons whose assets are above applicable asset threshold or who have not been means assessed
141Funder’s liability in respect of persons whose assets are equal to or below applicable asset threshold
142Funder’s liability in respect of exempt persons and elderly victims of crime
143Residents assessed as requiring care aged 50 to 64 not required to pay out of assets
144Application for means assessment
145Date of means assessment
146Means assessment as to assets
147Means assessment as to income
148Notice of means assessment (including reviews)
149Obligation to advise change of circumstances and right to apply for review
150Review of means assessment
151Conjugal status for purpose of means assessment
152Maximum contributions set by Gazette notice
153Residential care loan scheme
154Clothing allowance
155Regulations relating to this Part
6New Schedule 27 substituted for Twenty-seventh Schedule
7Definitions used for purpose of transitional provisions
8Assessment as needing residential care disability services indefinitely to be treated as needs assessment under section 137
9Financial means assessment under section 69F to be treated as means assessment under Part 4 of principal Act
10Exempt persons and elderly victims of crime
11No refunds in respect of periods before commencement date
12Related amendments to New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001
13Consequential amendments to principal Act and other Acts
14Consequential revocations
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: