Child Poverty Reduction Bill

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Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern

Child Poverty Reduction Bill

Government Bill

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Contents

Bill note
1Title
2Commencement
3Purpose of this Act
4Overview of this Act
5Interpretation
6Statistician’s definitions
7Transitional, savings, and related provisions
8Act binds the Crown
9Purpose of primary measures
10Low income: less than 50% of median equivalised DHI (without deducting housing costs) for financial year
11Low income: less than 50% of median equivalised DHI (after deducting housing costs) for base financial year
12Material hardship
13Persistent poverty
14Purpose of supplementary measures
15Low income: less than 60% of median equivalised DHI (without deducting housing costs) for financial year
16Low income: less than 60% of median equivalised DHI (after deducting housing costs) for financial year
17Low income: less than 50% of median equivalised DHI (after deducting housing costs) for financial year
18Low income: less than 40% of median equivalised DHI (after deducting housing costs) for financial year
19Severe material hardship
20Low income and hardship: less than 60% of median equivalised DHI (after deducting housing costs) for financial year and material hardship
21Targets: duty to set
22Targets: content
23Targets: setting, changing, and publication
24Targets: presentation to House of Representatives
25Targets: application of Legislation Act 2012
26Targets: duty to review
27Targets: duty to explain non-compliance
28Targets: effect
29Targets: accountabilities to Parliament and Executive
30Reports: duty to prepare
31Reports: content: general
31AReports: content: analysis of identified populations
32Reports: consultation and acting independently
33Reports: Statistician decides how statistics to be produced
34Reports: duty to follow statistical best practice
35Reports: publication
36Reports: presentation to House of Representatives
36AChild poverty related indicators: duty to identify
36BIdentified indicators: identifying, changing, and publication
36CIdentified indicators: presentation to House of Representatives
36DIdentified indicators: application of Legislation Act 2012
36EIdentified indicators: duty to review
36FIdentified indicators: purpose and effect
36GMonitoring reports: duty to prepare
36HMonitoring reports: content
36IMonitoring reports: publication
36JMonitoring reports: presentation to House of Representatives
37Amendments to Public Finance Act 1989
38New section 15EA inserted (Main Appropriation Bill: supporting information relating to child poverty)
15EAMain Appropriation Bill: supporting information relating to child poverty
39Consequential amendments
Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: