Social Security (Clothing Allowances for Orphans and Unsupported Children) Amendment Act 2015

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Social Security (Clothing Allowances for Orphans and Unsupported Children) Amendment Act 2015

Public Act
 
2015 No 58
Date of assent
 
5 June 2015
Commencement
 
see section 2
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 (Clothing Allowances for Orphans and Unsupported Children) Amendment Act 2015.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on 1 July 2018.

3 Principal Act

This Act amends the Social Security Act 1964 (the principal Act).

4 New section 29B inserted (Clothing allowance for orphans and unsupported children)

After section 29A, insert:

29B Clothing allowance for orphans and unsupported children

(1)

This section applies if, under section 363 of the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989, the rates of payment to persons or organisations in whose charge a child or young person is placed under section 362 of that Act include a clothing allowance.

(2)

A person who receives an orphan’s or unsupported child’s benefit in respect of a child is entitled to receive a clothing allowance for that child in the same amount or at the same rate as the clothing allowance referred to in subsection (1).

Section 4 new section 29B: amended, on 14 July 2017, by section 149 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act 2017 (2017 No 31).

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Social Security (Clothing Allowances for Orphans and Unsupported Children) Amendment Act 2015 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

Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act 2017 (2017 No 31): section 149