Social Welfare (Reciprocity with Canada) Amendment Order 1997


Social Welfare (Reciprocity with Canada) Amendment Order 1997


This order is administered in the Department of Social Welfare.

PURSUANT to section 19 of the Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Act 1990, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

1 Title
2 Commencement of principal order
  • Clause 1 of the principal order is amended by revoking subclause (2), and substituting the following subclause:

    • (2) This order comes into force on 1 May 1997.


Acting for Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory Note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order amends the Social Welfare (Reciprocity with Canada) Order 1996 in order to state its commencement date. When that order was made it provided that it would commence on the first day of the fourth month following the month in which the Governments of New Zealand and Canada exchange notes through the diplomatic channel notifying each other that the last of such things has been done as is necessary to give the Agreements the force of law in Canada and in New Zealand. The relevant date is 1 May 1997.

Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 1 May 1997.

  • 1 SR 1996/178