The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:
This Act is the Education Amendment Act (No 2) 2015.
This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.
This Act amends the Education Act 1989 (the principal Act).
After section 303(3B), insert:
Despite subsection (3B), if any rate of student allowance is increased on 1 April 2016 by regulations (regulations A), not being the regulations required to be made under subsection (3B) that come into force on 1 April 2016 (regulations B), then—
regulations A come into force immediately before regulations B; and
the adjustment to the rate of the allowance required to be made by regulations B is to the rate as at 31 March 2016; and
the amount by which the rate of allowance is increased by regulations A is added to the adjustment made by regulations B.
After section 303(5), insert:
Subsection (3BA) is repealed on 30 April 2016, and this subsection is repealed immediately after.
1 December 2015
Divided from Support for Children in Hardship Bill (Bill 23–2) as Bill 23–3B
3 December 2015
9 December 2015
This Act is administered by the Ministry of Education.