Education Amendment Act (No 2) 2015

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Education Amendment Act (No 2) 2015

Public Act
2015 No 117
Date of assent
9 December 2015
see section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Education Amendment Act (No 2) 2015.

2 Commencement

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

3 Principal Act

This Act amends the Education Act 1989 (the principal Act).

4 Section 303 amended (Student allowances)


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Subsection (3BA) is repealed on 30 April 2016, and this subsection is repealed immediately after.

Legislative history

1 December 2015

Divided from Support for Children in Hardship Bill (Bill 23–2) as Bill 23–3B

3 December 2015

Third reading

9 December 2015

Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Education.