Social Security (Youth Support and Work Focus) Amendment Bill

  • enacted

Hon Paula Bennett

Social Security (Youth Support and Work Focus) Amendment Bill

Government Bill

10—3

As reported from the committee of the whole House

Contents

Key

1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal Act

Part 1
Substantive provisions taking effect on 20 August 2012 or immediately

4 Section 1A amended (Purpose)

5 Section 3 amended (Interpretation)

5A Section 11D amended

6 Section 12J amended (Right of appeal)

7 Section 21 amended (Widows' benefits)

8 Section 27B amended (Domestic purposes benefits for solo parents)

9 Section 27G amended (Domestic purposes benefits for care at home of the sick or infirm)

10 Section 54 amended (Sickness benefit: standard eligibility requirements)

11 Section 54A amended (Sickness benefit: grounds of hardship)

12 Sections 60F to 60GAC and cross-heading above section 60F repealed

13 Section 82 amended (Payment of benefits)

14 Section 83 amended (Apportionment of benefit between spouses or partners)

15 Section 89 amended (Unemployment benefit: standard eligibility requirements)

16 Section 105 amended (Exemption from obligations)

17 Section 123D(a) amended (Regulations)

17A New section 123E inserted

18 New sections 123F to 123H inserted

18A New sections 125A to 125E inserted

19 New sections 125C, 125D, 125F, and 125G inserted

19A New section 125H inserted

20 New Part 5 inserted

Youth payment

Young parent payment

Obligations

Sanction regime

Administration

21 Schedule 26 replaced

Part 2
Consequential amendments, and transitional and savings provisions, taking effect on 20 August 2012

Consequential amendments to Income Tax Act 2007 and Child Support Act 1991

22 Amendment to Income Tax Act 2007

23 Amendment to Child Support Act 1991

Other consequential amendments

24 Consequential amendments

25 Transitional provision: entitlement to youth payment or young parent payment

26 Savings provision: domestic purposes benefit under section 27G

27 Transitional arrangements for financially disadvantaged people

Part 3
Substantive provisions taking effect on 15 October 2012

28 Section 1B amended (Principles)

29 Section 3 amended (Interpretation)

30 Section 21 amended (Widows' benefits)

31 New section 21A inserted (Widows' benefits: pre-benefit activities)

31A Section 27B amended (Domestic purposes benefits for solo parents)

32 Section 27C amended (Domestic purposes benefits for women alone)

33 New section 27CA inserted (Domestic purposes benefits under section 27B or 27C: pre-benefit activities)

34 New sections 60GAD to 60GAF inserted

35 Sections 60O to 60Z replaced

36 Section 96A amended (Unemployment benefit: pre-benefit activities)

37 Section 105 amended (Exemption from obligations)

38 New section 116A inserted (Failure to comply with obligations under section 60Q(2))

39 Section 117 amended (Sanctions that may be imposed for failures)

40 Section 119 amended (Calculation of failure rate)

41 Section 122 amended (Meaning of recompliance)

Part 4
Consequential provisions taking effect on 15 October 2012

42 Section 171 amended (Obligations of spouses and partners of specified beneficiaries)

43 Section 123D amended (Regulations)

44 Employment plans and certain sanctions cease to have effect

Schedule 1
New Schedule 26 of Social Security Act 1964

Schedule 2
Consequential amendments

Legislative history


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: