This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force the day after notification in the Gazette, amend the Social Security (Long-term Residential Care) Regulations 2005 so that money is exempt from means assessment if it has been paid to a person by the Earthquake Commission or an insurance company—
in respect of the destruction of or any damage to any property caused by the Canterbury earthquake; or
for or towards the costs of renting accommodation in place of residential premises destroyed or made uninhabitable by the Canterbury earthquake.
Date of notification in Gazette: 23 December 2010.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Social Development.