Student Allowances Regulations 1998

2 Interpretation

(1)

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

accommodation benefit means an accommodation benefit continued by regulation 3(c)

accommodation supplement means an accommodation supplement under section 61EA of the Social Security Act 1964

the Act means the Education Act 1989

appeal means an appeal under section 305 of the Act

applicant means an applicant for a student allowance or, if the context requires, a recipient of a student allowance

Authority means the Student Allowance Appeal Authority established by section 304 of the Act

basic grant means a basic grant continued by regulation 3(a)

chief executive means the chief executive of the department that is, with the authority of the Prime Minister, for the time being responsible for the administration of the Social Security Act 1964, and is the same person as the Secretary, as defined in section 302 of the Act

childless means not having a supported child or children

combined income, in relation to any student, means—

(a)

the personal income of that student; and

(b)

the spousal or partner’s income of that student

council, in relation to a tertiary provider, means the governing body of that provider

dependent student, in relation to a parent whose income is being assessed, means a child of that parent—

(a)

who is attending a full-time course at a tertiary provider or a secondary school; and

(b)

who is not younger than 16 on 31 December in the year before the year of application and is not older than 23 on 1 January in the year of application; and

(c)

who has not been awarded an independent circumstances grant; and

(d)

in respect of whom an orphan’s benefit is not paid; and

(e)

in respect of whom an unsupported child’s benefit is not paid; and

(f)

who receives financial support from that parent

family scheme income has the meaning given to it by the definition of that term in section MA 8 of the Income Tax Act 2007 except that the calculation of the amount referred to in that definition must not include—

(a)

any income described as exempt income in section CW 32 of that Act; or

(b)

to the extent that it would otherwise be included in family scheme income under that Act, any income of the kind referred to in section MB 11(1) of that Act derived by any dependent child (within the meaning of section YA 1 of that Act); or

(c)

any income of the kind referred to in section MB 12 of that Act

foreign-sourced amount has the same meaning as in section YA 1 of the Income Tax Act 2007

full-time course means any recognised course of study approved by the chief executive as a full-time course forming part of a recognised programme

grant means a basic grant, an independent circumstances grant, or a merit grant

income before tax includes gains before tax and profits before tax

independent circumstances grant means an independent circumstances grant continued by regulation 3(b)

living with a parent has the same meaning as in section 3(1) of the Social Security Act 1964

married

(a)

means having a spouse; and

(b)

for the avoidance of doubt, does not include a person who is legally married but who does not have a spouse (as that term is defined in this subclause)

merit grant means a University Junior Scholarship, an A-Bursary, or a B-Bursary; and includes any other award declared by the chief executive of the Ministry of Education to be a merit grant

overseas campus or delivery site, in relation to a tertiary provider, means—

(a)

a location outside New Zealand where the tertiary provider delivers (or commissions another institution to deliver on its behalf) 1 or more of its recognised courses of study; and

(b)

in relation to a provider that is not a university, a location approved for the purpose by the Tertiary Education Commission

parent, in relation to a student, includes a step-parent and any person acting in place of a parent of that student

parental home, in relation to a student, means a home where the student is living with a parent

parental income means, in relation to any person who is a parent in any tax year nominated by the chief executive as a relevant tax year for the purpose of assessment,—

(a)

if the person is or was resident in New Zealand throughout the year, the person’s family scheme income for the year; and

(b)

if at any time during the year the person is or was not resident in New Zealand, the sum of—

(i)

the person’s family scheme income for the year; and

(ii)

every foreign-sourced amount derived by the person in the year (each being an amount on which tax, whether a form of income tax or some other form of tax, that is or was payable in the State in which the amount was derived, the State in which the person was resident when the amount was derived, or both States)

partner, in relation to an applicant, means a person who is the civil union partner or de facto partner (as defined in section 29 of the Interpretation Act 1999) of that applicant if—

(a)

both of them are of or over 24; or

(b)

one or both of them are younger than 24 and at least 1 of them has a supported child

partnered

(a)

means having a partner; and

(b)

for the avoidance of doubt, does not include a person who is in a civil union or a de facto relationship (as defined in section 29A of the Interpretation Act 1999) but who does not have a partner (as defined in this subclause)

permanent resident means a person who meets the description in regulation 12(1)(a)(ii), (iii), or (iv)

personal income, in relation to any student, means the personal income of that student which is derived in New Zealand or overseas, whether or not taxable; and

(aa)

includes, on and after 1 January 2005, and for the purposes of any assessment of eligibility undertaken before that date for an allowance that is to be paid in respect of the undertaking of a portion of a recognised course of study commencing on or after 1 January 2005, and to the extent (if any) determined by the chief executive, any lump sum or periodical payment of any kind received by the student from any bursary, grant, or scholarship; but

(a)

does not include the amount of any of the following benefits or payments received by the student under the Social Security Act 1964, namely:

(i)

a child disability allowance; or

(ii)

a disability allowance; or

(iii)

an accommodation supplement; or

(iv)

an orphan’s benefit; or

(v)

an unsupported child’s benefit; or

(vi)

a special benefit; or

(via)

temporary additional support; or

(vii)

a childcare subsidy; or

(viii)

a home help payment; and

(b)

does not include any other benefit, pension, or other payment from time to time determined by the chief executive; and

(c)

does not include—

(i)

any financial assistance received by the student from any parent of the student or the student’s caregiver, if the student is single, childless, and is younger than 24; or

(ii)

any compensation payment received under the Accident Compensation Act 2001 by the student as a result of the death of a parent of the student, if the student is single, childless, and is younger than 24; or

(iii)

except as provided in paragraph (aa), lump sum payments of any kind received by the student (excluding any interest received from the investment of such sums); or

(iv)

any payment received by the student in respect of tuition fees payable for a course of study for which a grant or allowance may be awarded under these regulations; or

(v)

except as provided in paragraph (aa), amounts received by the student under any grant other than a merit grant; or

(vi)

the lesser of the following amounts:

(A)

the total of all amounts received by the student under merit grants:

(B)

$750; or

(vii)

any student loan, as defined in section 4(1) of the Student Loan Scheme Act 2011, received by the student; and

(d)

does not include any amount received by way of family tax credit under the Income Tax Act 2007; and

(e)

does not include income from work that is a pre-requisite to a course

programme has the meaning set out in regulation 2A

recognised course of study

(a)

means a course of study leading to the completion of a recognised programme; and

(b)

includes a course of study leading to the completion of a programme—

(i)

that was a recognised programme when the person enrolled in it; but

(ii)

whose recognition for the purposes of these regulations the Tertiary Education Commission or the chief executive of the Ministry of Education has later withdrawn

recognised programme means,—

(a)

in relation to a tertiary provider, a programme approved by the Tertiary Education Commission, and recognised by—

(i)

the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under section 249 of the Act; or

(ii)

the New Zealand Vice Chancellors Committee under section 241 of the Act; and

(b)

in relation to a secondary school, a programme determined by the chief executive of the Ministry of Education to be a full-time course of secondary instruction; and

(c)

in relation to any disabled student, a programme approved by the chief executive

secondary school means—

(a)

a secondary school established under Part 12 of the Act or registered under section 35A of the Act; or

(b)

a school that provides secondary instruction and is a correspondence school under section 145 of the Act or is designated as a correspondence school under section 152 of the Act; or

(c)

a special school that provides secondary instruction and is continued by Part 3 of the Education Act 1964, or a specified institution in Schedule 5 of the Act

single

(a)

means not having a spouse or partner; and

(b)

for the avoidance of doubt, includes—

(i)

a person who is legally married but who does not have a spouse (as that term is defined in this subclause); and

(ii)

a person who is in a civil union but who does not have a partner (as that term is defined in this subclause)

specified country means a country specified in Schedule 3A

spousal or partner’s income, in relation to any student, means the personal income of the spouse or partner of that student which is derived in New Zealand and overseas, whether or not taxable; and

(aa)

includes, on and after 1 January 2005, and for the purposes of any assessment of eligibility undertaken before 1 January 2005 for an allowance that is to be paid in respect of the undertaking of a portion of a recognised course of study commencing on or after 1 January 2005, and to the extent (if any) determined by the chief executive, any lump sum or periodical payment of any kind received by the spouse or partner from any bursary, grant, or scholarship; but

(a)

does not include the amount of any of the following benefits or payments received by the spouse or partner under the Social Security Act 1964, namely:

(i)

a child disability allowance; or

(ii)

a disability allowance; or

(iii)

an accommodation supplement; or

(iv)

an orphan’s benefit; or

(v)

an unsupported child’s benefit; or

(vi)

a special benefit; or

(via)

temporary additional support; or

(vii)

a childcare subsidy; or

(viii)

a home help payment; and

(b)

does not include any other benefit, pension, or other payment from time to time determined by the chief executive; and

(c)

does not include,

(i)

except as provided in paragraph (aa), lump sum payments of any kind received by the spouse or partner (excluding any interest received from the investment of such sums); or

(ii)

any payment received by the spouse or partner in respect of tuition fees payable for a course of study for which a grant or allowance may be awarded under these regulations; or

(iii)

except as provided in paragraph (aa), amounts received by the spouse or partner under any grant other than a merit grant; or

(iv)

the lesser of the following amounts:

(A)

the total of all amounts received by the spouse or partner under merit grants:

(B)

$750; or

(v)

any student loan, as defined in section 4(1) of the Student Loan Scheme Act 2011, received by the spouse or partner; and

(d)

does not include any amount received by way of family tax credit under the Income Tax Act 2007; and

(e)

does not include income from work that is a pre-requisite to a course

spouse, in relation to an applicant, means a person who is legally married to that applicant if—

(a)

both of them are of or over 24; or

(b)

one or both of them are younger than 24 and at least 1 of them has a supported child

step-parent, in relation to a student, means a person—

(a)

who is not the student’s father or mother, or a person acting in place of a parent of the student; but

(b)

who is married to, or in a civil union or in a de facto relationship with, the mother or father of the student or a person acting in place of the parent of the student

student means a person who is enrolled or intends to enrol in a recognised course of study

supported child, in relation to a student applying for an allowance, means a person younger than 24

(a)

whose well-being and financial support are the responsibility of the student; and

(b)

who lives with that student at least half of the time; and

(c)

who is not in receipt of—

(i)

an allowance continued by regulation 3(a) to (c); or

(ii)

jobseeker support, sole parent support, an emergency benefit, or a supported living payment under the Social Security Act 1964; or

(iii)

New Zealand superannuation under the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 or a veteran’s pension under the Veterans’ Support Act 2014; or

(iv)

payments under any government-assisted scheme (other than the Student Loan Scheme) which, in the opinion of the chief executive, is similar to a benefit under the Social Security Act 1964; or

(v)

income before tax from employment or self-employment which exceeds $80 per week; and

(d)

in respect of whom no orphan’s benefit or unsupported child’s benefit is payable under the Social Security Act 1964

tax year has the the same meaning as in the Income Tax Act 2007

taxable income has the same meaning as in section YA 1 of the Income Tax Act 2007

tertiary provider means a university, polytechnic, college of education, or wananga, a private training establishment continued by the Act, or any other education provider approved by the chief executive of the Ministry of Education for the purpose

value means amount payable per week before tax

weekly parental income, in relation to any person, means the amount of parental income in relation to that person divided by 52.

(2)

Terms used in these regulations that are defined in section 302 of the Act have the meanings given to them by that section.

Compare: SR 1991/295 r 2

Regulation 2(1) A-Bursary: revoked, on 15 December 2006 (applying in respect of allowances payable on and after 1 January 2007), by regulation 6(1) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2006 (SR 2006/356).

Regulation 2(1) accommodation supplement: inserted, on 1 July 2015, by regulation 4(1) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2015 (LI 2015/135).

Regulation 2(1) applicant: inserted, on 1 October 2011 (applying to allowances for courses of study that commence on or after 1 January 2012 (whether the allowance was first payable to students before, on, or after that date)), by regulation 5(6) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2011 (SR 2011/288).

Regulation 2(1) B-Bursary: revoked, on 15 December 2006 (applying in respect of allowances payable on and after 1 January 2007), by regulation 6(1) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2006 (SR 2006/356).

Regulation 2(1) combined income paragraph (b): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 12 of the Relationships (Statutory References) Act 2005 (2005 No 3).

Regulation 2(1) dependent student paragraph (a): amended, on 1 July 2015, by regulation 4(2) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2015 (LI 2015/135).

Regulation 2(1) dependent student paragraph (b): amended, on 1 January 2009, by regulation 4(1) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008 (SR 2008/282).

Regulation 2(1) family scheme income: inserted, on 1 October 2011 (applying to allowances for courses of study that commence on or after 1 January 2012 (whether the allowance was first payable to students before, on, or after that date)), by regulation 5(6) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2011 (SR 2011/288).

Regulation 2(1) foreign-sourced amount: amended, on 1 April 2008 (effective only for 2008–09 income year and later), by section ZA 2(1) of the Income Tax Act 2007 (2007 No 97).

Regulation 2(1) income limit: revoked, on 1 September 2005, by regulation 4(a) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2005 (SR 2005/254).

Regulation 2(1) income year: revoked, on 1 April 2005, by section YA 2 of the Income Tax Act 2004 (2004 No 35).

Regulation 2(1) married: substituted, on 7 October 2004, by regulation 3(2) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004 (SR 2004/299).

Regulation 2(1) overseas campus or delivery site: inserted, on 27 October 2016, by regulation 4 of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2016 (LI 2016/217).

Regulation 2(1) parent: amended, on 6 September 2012 (applying to allowances for courses of study that commence on or after 1 January 2013 (whether the allowance was first payable to students before, on, or after that date)), by regulation 5(1) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2012 (SR 2012/212).

Regulation 2(1) parental home: replaced, on 6 September 2012 (applying to allowances for courses of study that commence on or after 1 January 2013 (whether the allowance was first payable to students before, on, or after that date)), by regulation 5(2) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2012 (SR 2012/212).

Regulation 2(1) parental income paragraph (a): amended, on 1 October 2011 (applying to allowances for courses of study that commence on or after 1 January 2012 (whether the allowance was first payable to students before, on, or after that date)), by regulation 5(1) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2011 (SR 2011/288).

Regulation 2(1) parental income paragraph (b)(i): amended, on 1 October 2011 (applying to allowances for courses of study that commence on or after 1 January 2012 (whether the allowance was first payable to students before, on, or after that date)), by regulation 5(1) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2011 (SR 2011/288).

Regulation 2(1) parental income: amended, on 1 April 2005 (effective for 2005–06 tax year and later), by section YA 2 of the Income Tax Act 2004 (2004 No 35).

Regulation 2(1) partner: substituted, on 1 April 2007 (applying in respect of allowances payable on and after 1 April 2007), by regulation 9 of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2006 (SR 2006/356).

Regulation 2(1) partner: amended, on 1 October 2011 (applying to allowances for courses of study that commence on or after 1 January 2012 (whether the allowance was first payable to students before, on, or after that date)), by regulation 5(2) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2011 (SR 2011/288).

Regulation 2(1) partner: amended, on 1 October 2011 (applying to allowances for courses of study that commence on or after 1 January 2012 (whether the allowance was first payable to students before, on, or after that date)), by regulation 5(3) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2011 (SR 2011/288).

Regulation 2(1) partner paragraph (a): amended, on 1 January 2009, by regulation 4(2) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008 (SR 2008/282).

Regulation 2(1) partner paragraph (b): amended, on 1 January 2009, by regulation 4(2) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008 (SR 2008/282).

Regulation 2(1) partnered: substituted, on 1 April 2007, by regulation 9 of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2006 (SR 2006/356).

Regulation 2(1) permanent resident: inserted, on 27 October 2016, by regulation 4 of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2016 (LI 2016/217).

Regulation 2(1) personal income: amended, on 7 October 2004, by regulation 3(1)(a) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004 (SR 2004/299).

Regulation 2(1) personal income paragraph (aa): inserted, on 7 October 2004, by regulation 3(1)(b) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004 (SR 2004/299).

Regulation 2(1) personal income paragraph (a)(via): inserted, on 1 April 2006, by section 21 of the Social Security (Working for Families) Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 51).

Regulation 2(1) personal income paragraph (c)(i): amended, on 1 January 2009, by regulation 4(3) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008 (SR 2008/282).

Regulation 2(1) personal income paragraph (c)(i): amended, on 15 December 2006 (applying in respect of allowances payable on and after 1 January 2007), by regulation 5 of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2006 (SR 2006/356).

Regulation 2(1) personal income paragraph (c)(ii): amended, on 3 March 2010, pursuant to section 5(1)(b) of the Accident Compensation Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 1).

Regulation 2(1) personal income paragraph (c)(ii): amended, on 1 January 2009, by regulation 4(3) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008 (SR 2008/282).

Regulation 2(1) personal income paragraph (c)(ii): amended, on 15 December 2006 (applying in respect of allowances payable on and after 1 January 2007), by regulation 5 of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2006 (SR 2006/356).

Regulation 2(1) personal income paragraph (c)(iii): amended, on 7 October 2004, by regulation 3(1)(c) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004 (SR 2004/299).

Regulation 2(1) personal income paragraph (c)(v): amended, on 7 October 2004, by regulation 3(1)(d) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004 (SR 2004/299).

Regulation 2(1) personal income paragraph (c)(vii): amended, on 1 April 2012, by section 224 of the Student Loan Scheme Act 2011 (2011 No 62).

Regulation 2(1) personal income paragraph (d): amended, on 1 April 2008 (effective only for 2008–09 income year and later), by section ZA 2(1) of the Income Tax Act 2007 (2007 No 97).

Regulation 2(1) personal income paragraph (d): amended (with effect on 1 April 2007), on 19 December 2007, by section 305 of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Regulation 2(1) programme: replaced, on 6 September 2012 (applying to allowances for courses of study that commence on or after 1 January 2013 (whether the allowance was first payable to students before, on, or after that date)), by regulation 5(3) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2012 (SR 2012/212).

Regulation 2(1) recognised course of study paragraph (b)(ii): amended, on 28 September 2006, by regulation 5(1) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2006 (SR 2006/270).

Regulation 2(1) recognised programme paragraph (a): amended, on 28 September 2006, by regulation 5(2) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2006 (SR 2006/270).

Regulation 2(1) recognised programme paragraph (a)(i): amended, on 6 September 2012 (applying to allowances for courses of study that commence on or after 1 January 2013 (whether the allowance was first payable to students before, on, or after that date)), by regulation 5(4)(a) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2012 (SR 2012/212).

Regulation 2(1) recognised programme paragraph (a)(ii): amended, on 6 September 2012 (applying to allowances for courses of study that commence on or after 1 January 2013 (whether the allowance was first payable to students before, on, or after that date)), by regulation 5(4)(b) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2012 (SR 2012/212).

Regulation 2(1) single: substituted, on 26 April 2005, by section 12 of the Relationships (Statutory References) Act 2005 (2005 No 3).

Regulation 2(1) specified country: inserted, on 27 October 2016, by regulation 4 of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2016 (LI 2016/217).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income: amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 12 of the Relationships (Statutory References) Act 2005 (2005 No 3).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income: amended, on 7 October 2004, by regulation 3(6)(a) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004 (SR 2004/299).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (aa): inserted, on 7 October 2004, by regulation 3(6)(b) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004 (SR 2004/299).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (aa): amended, on 1 July 2015, by regulation 4(3) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2015 (LI 2015/135).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (aa): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 12 of the Relationships (Statutory References) Act 2005 (2005 No 3).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (a): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 12 of the Relationships (Statutory References) Act 2005 (2005 No 3).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (a)(via): inserted, on 1 April 2006, by section 21 of the Social Security (Working for Families) Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 51).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (c): amended, on 1 July 2015, by regulation 4(4) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2015 (LI 2015/135).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (c)(i): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 12 of the Relationships (Statutory References) Act 2005 (2005 No 3).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (c)(i): amended, on 7 October 2004, by regulation 3(6)(c) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004 (SR 2004/299).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (c)(ii): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 12 of the Relationships (Statutory References) Act 2005 (2005 No 3).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (c)(iii): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 12 of the Relationships (Statutory References) Act 2005 (2005 No 3).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (c)(iii): amended, on 7 October 2004, by regulation 3(6)(d) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004 (SR 2004/299).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (c)(iv)(A): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 12 of the Relationships (Statutory References) Act 2005 (2005 No 3).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (c)(v): amended, on 1 April 2012, by section 224 of the Student Loan Scheme Act 2011 (2011 No 62).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (c)(v): amended, on 26 April 2005, by section 12 of the Relationships (Statutory References) Act 2005 (2005 No 3).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (d): amended, on 1 September 2013, by regulation 4 of the Student Allowances (Budget 2013 Initiatives) Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/324).

Regulation 2(1) spousal or partner’s income paragraph (d): amended (with effect on 1 April 2007), on 19 December 2007, by section 305 of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Regulation 2(1) spouse: substituted, on 1 April 2007, by regulation 9 of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2006 (SR 2006/356).

Regulation 2(1) spouse: amended, on 1 October 2011 (applying to allowances for courses of study that commence on or after 1 January 2012 (whether the allowance was first payable to students before, on, or after that date)), by regulation 5(4) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2011 (SR 2011/288).

Regulation 2(1) spouse: amended, on 1 October 2011 (applying to allowances for courses of study that commence on or after 1 January 2012 (whether the allowance was first payable to students before, on, or after that date)), by regulation 5(5) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2011 (SR 2011/288).

Regulation 2(1) spouse paragraph (a): amended, on 1 January 2009, by regulation 4(4) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008 (SR 2008/282).

Regulation 2(1) spouse paragraph (b): amended, on 1 January 2009, by regulation 4(4) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008 (SR 2008/282).

Regulation 2(1) standard tax: revoked, on 1 September 2005, by regulation 4(c) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2005 (SR 2005/254).

Regulation 2(1) step-parent: inserted, on 6 September 2012 (applying to allowances for courses of study that commence on or after 1 January 2013 (whether the allowance was first payable to students before, on, or after that date)), by regulation 5(5) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2012 (SR 2012/212).

Regulation 2(1) supported child: amended, on 1 January 2009, by regulation 4(5) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008 (SR 2008/282).

Regulation 2(1) supported child paragraph (c)(ii): amended, on 15 July 2013, by section 86 of the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 13).

Regulation 2(1) supported child paragraph (c)(ii): amended, on 15 July 2013, by section 97 of the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 13).

Regulation 2(1) supported child paragraph (c)(ii): amended, on 15 July 2013, by section 114 of the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 13).

Regulation 2(1) supported child paragraph (c)(ii): amended, on 15 July 2013, by section 129 of the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 13).

Regulation 2(1) supported child paragraph (c)(iii): substituted, on 15 April 2003, by section 12(2) of the War Pensions Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 18).

Regulation 2(1) supported child paragraph (c)(iii): amended, on 7 December 2014, by section 278 of the Veterans’ Support Act 2014 (2014 No 56).

Regulation 2(1) supported child paragraph (c)(iii): amended, on 21 April 2005, by section 9(2) of the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 42).

Regulation 2(1) supported child paragraph (c)(iii): amended, on 7 October 2004, by regulation 3(7) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004 (SR 2004/299).

Regulation 2(1) tax year: inserted, on 1 April 2005 (effective for 2005–06 tax year and later), by section YA 2 of the Income Tax Act 2004 (2004 No 35).

Regulation 2(1) tax year: amended, on 1 April 2008 (effective only for 2008–09 income year and later), by section ZA 2(1) of the Income Tax Act 2007 (2007 No 97).

Regulation 2(1) taxable income: amended, on 1 April 2008 (effective only for 2008–09 income year and later), by section ZA 2(1) of the Income Tax Act 2007 (2007 No 97).

Regulation 2(1) weekly parental income: added, on 7 October 2004, by regulation 3(5) of the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2004 (SR 2004/299).