Customs and Excise (Social Assistance) Amendment Act 2008

  • repealed
  • Customs and Excise (Social Assistance) Amendment Act 2008: repealed, on 1 October 2018, pursuant to section 442 of the Customs and Excise Act 2018 (2018 No 4).

Reprint as at 1 October 2018

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Customs and Excise (Social Assistance) Amendment Act 2008

Public Act
 
2008 No 25
Date of assent
 
2008-04-8
Commencement
 
see section 2

Customs and Excise (Social Assistance) Amendment Act 2008: repealed, on 1 October 2018, pursuant to section 442 of the Customs and Excise Act 2018 (2018 No 4).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the New Zealand Customs Service.

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

 
1 Title

This Act is the Customs and Excise (Social Assistance) Amendment Act 2008.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act amended

This Act amends the Customs and Excise Act 1996.

4 Purpose of this Act

The purpose of this Act is to amend the principal Act so that the purposes for which it facilitates the exchange of information between the Customs and the department for the time being responsible for the administration of the Social Security Act 1964 include enabling the recovery of any debt due to the Crown in respect of any benefit.

5 Supply of arrival and departure information for benefit purposes

(1)

The heading to section 280 is amended by inserting and benefit debt recovery after benefit.

(2)

Section 280 is amended by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the following subsection:

(2)

The purpose of this section is to facilitate the exchange of information between the Customs and the department for the time being responsible for the administration of the Social Security Act 1964 for all or any of the following purposes:

(a)

to verify the entitlement or eligibility of any person to or for any benefit:

(b)

to verify the amount of any benefit to which a person is or was entitled or for which a person is or was eligible:

(c)

to enable the recovery of any debt due to the Crown in respect of any benefit.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Customs and Excise (Social Assistance) Amendment Act 2008 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Customs and Excise Act 2018 (2018 No 4): section 442