Social Security (Alternative Arrangement for Overseas Pensions) Amendment Regulations 2006

2006/30

Social Security (Alternative Arrangement for Overseas Pensions) Amendment Regulations 2006


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Social Development.


  • Preamble

    At Wellington this 27th day of February 2006

Pursuant to section 132C of the Social Security Act 1964, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 April 2006.

3 Meaning of special bank account
  • (1) Regulation 4(1) of the principal regulations is amended by adding the words in respect of a pension or pensions received from a country listed in regulation 6(b).

    (2) Regulation 4(2)(a) of the principal regulations is amended by inserting,—

    • (a) after the word pension, the words or pensions; and

    • (b) after the words competent authority, the words of a country listed in regulation 6(b).

    (3) Regulation 4(2)(b) of the principal regulations is amended by adding the words or pensions.

    (4) Regulation 4(3) of the principal regulations is amended by adding the word ; or, and also by adding the following paragraph:

    • (c) be operated in respect of more than 1 country listed in regulation 6(b).

4 Category of eligible overseas pensioners
  • (1) Regulation 6(b) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the words 1 (but not more than 1).

    (2) Regulation 6(b) of the principal regulations is amended by adding the following subparagraphs:

    • (v) the States of Jersey:

    • (vi) the States of Guernsey.

Diane Morcom

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 April 2006, amend the Social Security (Alternative Arrangement for Overseas Pensions) Regulations 1996 ( the principal regulations) by—

  • adding the States of Jersey and the States of Guernsey to the list of countries from which overseas pensioners can receive pensions under alternative arrangements set out in the principal regulations:

  • removing the restriction that prevented an overseas pensioner from having an alternative arrangement in respect of more than 1 of the listed countries.

An overseas pensioner is permitted to have 1 special bank account in respect of each listed country’s overseas pension or pensions that the pensioner receives from the competent authority of that listed country.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 2 March 2006.