64 Emergency benefit: grant during epidemic in New Zealand

(1)

This section applies while a domestic epidemic management notice is in force, and for any period after it expires that the Minister thinks reasonable.

(2)

When this section applies, MSD may, with the written approval of the Minister, grant emergency benefits to people who would not otherwise be entitled to be granted emergency benefits.

(3)

Payments made under a benefit granted under subsection (2) are subject to regulations made under section 442(2)(d).

(4)

This section overrides every other provision of this Act.

Compare: 1964 No 136 s 61CC(1), (3)