In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—
Application, in relation to a claim for any monetary benefit, means an original application or an application for the renewal of the benefit, as the case may require
Benefit or monetary benefit means a benefit under Part 1 of the Act; and includes national superannuation granted under Part 1 of the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001
Benefit or monetary benefit: this definition was substituted, as from 22 April 1977, by regulation 2 Social Security (Monetary Benefits) Regulations 1971, Amendment No 3 (SR 1977/87).
Benefit or monetary benefit: this definition was amended, as from 1 June 2005, by section 9(2) New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 42) by substituting the words
“Part 1 of the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001” for the words
“that Part of the Act”.
Benefit order means an order issued by the Department for payment of an instalment of a benefit
Commission means the Social Security Commission appointed under the Act
Commissioner means a member of the Social Security Commission, and includes an Acting Commissioner
Department means the Social Security Department
District means the district under the charge of a Registrar in accordance with these regulations
Order book means a book of benefit orders
Postal warrant means a warrant issued by the Department for payment of a benefit or other money
Registrar means an officer of the Department appointed in charge of a district.