Canterbury Earthquake (Social Security Act) Order (No 2) 2010

Reprint as at 19 April 2016

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Canterbury Earthquake (Social Security Act) Order (No 2) 2010

(SR 2010/483)

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 20th day of December 2010

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Social Development.

Pursuant to section 6 of the Canterbury Earthquake Response and Recovery Act 2010, His Excellency the Governor-General makes the following order acting—

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the relevant Minister made in accordance with section 6(2) of that Act.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Canterbury Earthquake (Social Security Act) Order (No 2) 2010.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3 Revocation of this order

This order is revoked on the close of 30 June 2021.

Clause 3: replaced, on 1 April 2014, by clause 5 of the Canterbury Earthquake (Social Security Act) Order (No 2) 2010 Amendment Order 2014 (LI 2014/108).

Clause 3: amended, on 19 April 2016, by section 147(1)(b) of the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 (2016 No 14).

4 Interpretation and application

(1)

In this order, unless the context otherwise requires,—

damage, in relation to premises, includes damage to any of the following:

(a)

the building or buildings that comprise the premises, or in which the premises are located:

(b)

the land on which the premises are situated:

(c)

any infrastructure required to provide essential services (such as water and sewerage) to the premises

remediation work means the repair or refurbishment of damaged buildings, land, or infrastructure, and includes the demolition and rebuilding of damaged buildings

specified area means the districts of the following territorial authorities:

(a)

Ashburton District Council:

(b)

Christchurch City Council:

(c)

Hurunui District Council:

(d)

Selwyn District Council:

(e)

Waimakariri District Council.

(2)

Any term or expression that is not defined in this order but that is defined in the Act or in the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 has, in this order, the meaning given to it by that Act.

(3)

The modifications or extensions to the Act made by this order do not affect the text of the Act but require it to be read as if it had been amended in the manner indicated in this order.

Clause 4(2): amended, on 19 April 2016, by section 147(1)(b) of the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 (2016 No 14).

5 Definition of premises in section 61E of Act extended

For the purposes of the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016, the definition of premises in section 61E(1) of the Act also includes, in the case of premises owned by the person and situated in a specified area, premises that he or she occupied as a home at the date of the earthquake but does not currently occupy as a home because of damage caused by the earthquake, or remediation work being carried out in respect of that damage.

Clause 5: amended, on 19 April 2016, by section 147(1)(b) of the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 (2016 No 14).

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 December 2010.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Canterbury Earthquake (Social Security Act) Order (No 2) 2010 that incorporates all the amendments to that order as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 (2016 No 14): section 147

Canterbury Earthquake (Social Security Act) Order (No 2) 2010 Amendment Order 2014 (LI 2014/108)