3 Schedule 18––Accommodation supplement: Part 1
The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:
This Act is the Social Security Amendment Act 2010.
This Act comes into force on 20 May 2010.
(1) The definition of base rate in clause 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 18 of the Social Security Act 1964 is amended by inserting “, subject to clause 4A,” after “means”.
“, subject to clause 4A,”
(2) Part 1 of Schedule 18 of the Social Security Act 1964 is amended by inserting the following clause after clause 4:
“4A In determining the base rate in relation to a person in respect of any period that is wholly or partly within the period commencing on 1 October 2010 and ending on the close of 31 March 2011, the chief executive must, under paragraph (b) or (d) or (e)(ii) or (g)(ii) of the definition of base rate in clause 1, use the applicable annual rate, or as the case requires, the maximum annual rate of family tax credit in force immediately before 1 October 2010 as if sections 61 to 63 of the Taxation (Budget Measures) Act 2010 had not been enacted.”
This Act is administered by the Ministry of Social Development.