Social Security Amendment Act 2011

  • repealed
  • Social Security Amendment Act 2011: repealed, on 26 November 2018, pursuant to section 455(1) of the Social Security Act 2018 (2018 No 32).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

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Social Security Amendment Act 2011

Public Act
 
2011 No 48
Date of assent
 
22 July 2011
Commencement
 
see section 2

Social Security Amendment Act 2011: repealed, on 26 November 2018, pursuant to section 455(1) of the Social Security Act 2018 (2018 No 32).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 official reprint.

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

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Social Development.

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

 
1 Title

This Act is the Social Security Amendment Act 2011.

2 Commencement

(1)

This Act (except section 4(2)) comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

(2)

Section 4(2) comes into force on the earlier of—

(a)

a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council; and

(b)

the expiry of the period of 15 months that starts on the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent.

Section 2(2)(a): section 4(2) brought into force, on 13 February 2012, by the Social Security Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011 (SR 2011/393).

3 Principal Act amended

This Act amends the Social Security Act 1964.

4 Information on beneficiaries and former beneficiaries may be disclosed to Department for Courts for fines enforcement purposes

(1)

The heading to section 126A is amended by omitting Department for Courts and substituting Ministry of Justice.

(2)

Section 126A(1) is amended by repealing the definition of fine and substituting the following definition:

fine means—

(a)

a fine within the meaning of section 79 of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957:

(b)

a fine to which section 19 of the Crimes Act 1961 applies:

(c)

a fine to which section 43 or 45 of the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978 applies:

(d)

a fine to which section 28I of the District Courts Act 1947 applies:

(e)

any amount payable under section 138A(1) of the Sentencing Act 2002.

(3)

Section 126A(2) is amended by omitting “Department for Courts” in each place where it appears and substituting in each case “Ministry of Justice”.

(4)

Section 126A(3) is amended by omitting “Department for Courts” and substituting “Ministry of Justice”.

(5)

Section 126A is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (3):

(3A)

For each item of information to be supplied under subsection (3), the chief executive of the department must include the date when the information was most recently updated.

(6)

Section 126A(4) is amended by omitting “Department for Courts” and substituting “Ministry of Justice”.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Social Security Amendment Act 2011 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

Social Security Act 2018 (2018 No 32): section 455(1)

Social Security Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011 (SR 2011/393)