Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Act 2013

  • repealed
  • Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Act 2013: repealed, on 26 November 2018, pursuant to section 455(1) of the Social Security Act 2018 (2018 No 32).

Beneficiaries having additional dependent child: exempting people resident in certain overseas countries, and eligibility for sole parent support

22 Section 60GAE amended (Beneficiaries having additional dependent child: general)

(1)

After section 60GAE(1) (as inserted on 15 October 2012 by section 39 of the Social Security (Youth Support and Work Focus) Amendment Act 2012), insert:

(1A)

Subsection (1) does not apply to a person at a time when—

(a)

there is in force under section 19(1) of the Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Act 1990 an order declaring that the provisions contained in an agreement or convention with the government of another country set out in a schedule to the order have force and effect so far as they relate to New Zealand; and

(b)

he or she is ordinarily resident in that country.

(2)

In section 60GAE(2) (as so inserted), after “section 60Q(1)”, insert “or for the purposes of section 20D(1)(c) (which relates to eligibility for sole parent support)”.

(3)

After section 60GAE(3) (as so inserted), insert:

(3A)

In applying subsection (2) to a beneficiary of a kind specified in 1 of the following paragraphs for the purposes only of section 20D(1)(c) (which relates to eligibility for sole parent support), “An additional dependent child aged 1 or over” must be read as “An additional dependent child at all times after that child is born”:

(a)

a beneficiary transferred to jobseeker support by clause 2(11) of Schedule 32:

(b)

a beneficiary whose sole parent support under section 20D expired on the date that the beneficiary’s youngest dependent child turned 14 years old, and has been replaced with jobseeker support, under section 20H.