New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Amendment Act (No 2) 2010

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New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Amendment Act (No 2) 2010

Public Act2010 No 75
Date of assent6 July 2010
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Amendment Act (No 2) 2010.

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

3 Principal Act amended
4 Special disability allowance
  • Section 20(1) is amended by repealing paragraphs (b) and (c) and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (b) the person's spouse or partner is either—

      • (i) a patient in a hospital (as defined in section 19(1)) who is in receipt of a reduced benefit under section 19(4) or (6); or

      • (ii) a resident assessed as requiring care (as defined in section 136 of the Social Security Act 1964), and in respect of whom a funder (as defined in that section) is paying some or all of the cost of contracted care services (as defined in that section) under section 141 or 142 of that Act.


Legislative history

29 June 2010Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill by committee of the whole House, third reading
6 July 2010Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Social Development.