Child Support Amendment Act (No 2) 2005

Child Support Amendment Act (No 2) 2005

Public Act2005 No 93
Date of assent14 December 2005

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Child Support Amendment Act (No 2) 2005.

    (2) In this Act, the Child Support Act 1991 is called the principal Act.

2 Commencement
  • (1) Section 3(4) and (5) is deemed to have come into force immediately after the commencement of section 22(2) of the Taxation (Working for Families) Act 2004.

    (2) Section 3(1) to (3), (6), and (7) comes into force on 1 April 2006.

    (3) The rest of this Act comes into force on the day after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent.

3 Meaning of term living allowance
  • (1) Section 30(4)(b) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words adjusted in the manner required by subsection (4B), and substituting the words or in subsection (4B) (as the case may be).

    (2) Section 30(4B) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after the words 2006 is, the words , in respect of each dependent child,.

    (3) Subsections (1) and (2) apply for the 2006–07 and subsequent child support years.

    (4) Section 30(5) of the principal Act is amended by omitting from the definition of gross married rate of unemployment benefit the expression (1)(e), and substituting the expression (1)(h).

    (5) Subsection (4) applies for the 2005–06 child support year.

    (6) Section 30(5) of the principal Act (as amended by subsection (4)) is amended by omitting from the definition of gross married rate of unemployment benefit the expression (1)(h), and substituting the expression (1)(e).

    (7) Subsection (6) applies for the 2006–07 and subsequent child support years.


Legislative history

8 December 2005Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 5) (Bill 249-2), third reading