Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Amendment Act 2013

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Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 132
Date of assent4 December 2013
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Amendment Act 2013.

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

3 Principal Act

Principal Act renamed: amendments to principal Act

4 Name of principal Act changed
  • (1) After the commencement of this Act,—

    • (a) the principal Act is called the Social Welfare (Reciprocity Agreements, and New Zealand Artificial Limb Service) Act 1990; and

    • (b) every reference to the principal Act in any enactment, or in any document, in force on that commencement must, unless the context otherwise requires, be read as a reference to the Social Welfare (Reciprocity Agreements, and New Zealand Artificial Limb Service) Act 1990.

    (2) Subsection (1)(b)—

    • (a) does not apply to a reference to a principal Act provision that was repealed before that commencement; and

    • (b) is subject to the other provisions of this Act.

5 Title repealed
  • Repeal the Title.

6 Section 1 amended (Short Title and commencement)
  • (1) In the heading to section 1, delete Short.

    (2) In section 1(1),—

    • (a) replace may be cited as with is; and

    • (b) replace Transitional Provisions with Reciprocity Agreements, and New Zealand Artificial Limb Service.

7 Part 1 heading amended
  • In the Part 1 heading, replace Monetary benefits with Reciprocity agreements with other countries.

8 Cross-heading above section 19 repealed

Principal Act renamed: consequential amendments to other enactments

9 Child Support Act 1991 amended consequentially
10 Child Support Amendment Act 2013 amended consequentially
  • (1) This section amends the Child Support Amendment Act 2013.

    (2) In section 38, new section 129(4)(c), replace (Transitional Provisions) with (Reciprocity Agreements, and New Zealand Artificial Limb Service).

11 Customs and Excise Act 1996 amended consequentially
  • (1) This section amends the Customs and Excise Act 1996.

    (2) In the following provisions, replace (Transitional Provisions) with (Reciprocity Agreements, and New Zealand Artificial Limb Service):

12 Income Tax Act 2007 amended consequentially
  • (1) This section amends the Income Tax Act 2007.

    (2) In the following provisions, replace (Transitional Provisions) with (Reciprocity Agreements, and New Zealand Artificial Limb Service):

    • (b) section YA 1, definition of portable New Zealand superannuation, paragraph (c):

    • (c) section YA 1, definition of portable veteran's pension, paragraph (c).

    (3) In section YA 1, definition of living alone payment, repeal paragraph (b).

13 New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 amended consequentially
14 Public Bodies Contracts Act 1959 amended consequentially
  • (1) This section amends the Public Bodies Contracts Act 1959.

    (2) In Schedule 1, Part 2, item relating to the New Zealand Artificial Limb Board, replace (Transitional Provisions) with (Reciprocity Agreements, and New Zealand Artificial Limb Service).

15 Social Security Act 1964 amended consequentially
16 Tax Administration Act 1994 amended consequentially
  • (1) This section amends the Tax Administration Act 1994.

    (2) In the following provisions, replace (Transitional Provisions) with (Reciprocity Agreements, and New Zealand Artificial Limb Service):

    • (b) section 85B(7), definition of social security agreement, paragraph (a).

17 War Pensions Act 1954 amended consequentially

New Zealand Artificial Limb Board renamed

18 Part 3 heading amended
19 Section 42 amended (Interpretation)
  • (1) In section 42, definition of Board, replace constituted by section 43 with established on 1 April 1990 by section 43(1).

    (2) In section 42, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

    Service means the Board as renamed by section 43(1A)(a).

20 Section 43 amended (New Zealand Artificial Limb Board)
  • (1) In the heading to section 43, replace Board with Service.

    (2) In section 43(1), replace There is hereby with This subsection on 1 April 1990.

    (3) After section 43(1), insert:

    • (1A) After the commencement of the Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Amendment Act 2013,—

      • (a) the Board is renamed, and is to be known as, the New Zealand Artificial Limb Service; and

      • (b) a reference to the Board in an agreement, or in any other document, in force immediately before that commencement must be read as a reference to the Service.

    (4) In section 43(2) and (3), replace Board with Service.

21 Section 44 amended (Functions)
  • In section 44, replace Board with Service.

22 Section 46 amended (Membership of Board)
  • (1) In the heading to section 46, replace Board with Service.

    (2) In section 46(1), replace Board shall consist with Service consists.

    (3) In section 46(1)(e), replace Area with District.

    (4) In section 46(1)(f), replace the Board with a majority of the current members of the Service.

    (5) In section 46(2), replace Members of the Board with Members of the Service.

23 Section 48 amended (Review of operation of Board)
  • (1) In the heading to section 48, replace Board with Service.

    (2) In section 48,—

    • (a) replace the date of commencement of this Act with 1 April 1990; and

    • (b) replace Board shall with Service must.

    (3) In section 48(a) and (b)(i), replace Board with Service.

    (4) In section 48(a)(i), replace the date of the commencement of this Act with 1 April 1990.

24 Section 49 amended (Further provisions applying to Board)
  • (1) In the heading to section 49, replace Board with Service.

    (2) In section 49, replace shall apply in respect of the Board with apply in respect of the Service.

25 Schedule 3 amended
  • (1) In the Schedule 3 heading, replace Board with Service.

    (2) In Schedule 3, clause 7(1), (2), and (4), replace Board with Service in each place.

    (3) In Schedule 3, clause 16, replace Board with Service.

    (4) In Schedule 3, clause 22, replace Board shall be with Service is.

26 Crown Entities Act 2004 amended consequentially
  • (1) This section amends the Crown Entities Act 2004.

    (2) In Schedule 1, Part 2, item relating to the New Zealand Artificial Limb Board, replace Board with Service.

27 Ombudsmen Act 1975 amended consequentially
  • (1) This section amends the Ombudsmen Act 1975.

    (2) In Schedule 1, Part 2, item relating to the New Zealand Artificial Limb Board, replace Board with Service.

28 Public Bodies Contracts Act 1959 amended consequentially
29 Social Security Act 1964 amended consequentially

Legislative history

19 November 2013Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (Bill 89–2) by committee of the whole House, third reading
4 December 2013Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Social Development.