Social Security (Long-term Residential Care) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2010

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Social Security (Long-term Residential Care) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2010

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 16th day of September 2010

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 155 of the Social Security Act 1964, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Social Security (Long-term Residential Care) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2010.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 16 September 2010.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 Assets exempt from means assessment
  • Regulation 10(1) is amended by inserting the following paragraph after paragraph (l):

    • (la) for the first 12 months after the payment concerned is made, any payment in relation to the effects of the Canterbury earthquake of 4 September 2010 made to a person on or after 13 September 2010 by the Canterbury Earthquake Commission (a body set up by the National Board of New Zealand Red Cross Incorporated in consultation with the Mayors of Christchurch City, the Waimakariri District, and the Selwyn District, and proposed to be incorporated as a charitable trust under the Charitable Trusts Act 1957) out of the fund created by donations made to the Canterbury Earthquake Appeal of New Zealand Red Cross Incorporated (and by money from other sources):.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
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 16 September 2010, amend the Social Security (Long-term Residential Care) Regulations 2005 so that payments made in relation to the effects of the Canterbury earthquake of 4 September 2010 on or after 13 September 2010 out of the fund created by donations made to the Canterbury Earthquake Appeal of New Zealand Red Cross Incorporated are exempt from means assessment.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 16 September 2010.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Social Development.