Canterbury Earthquake (Social Security Act) Order 2011

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  • Canterbury Earthquake (Social Security Act) Order 2011: revoked (after expiring on the close of 30 November 2011), on 19 April 2016, by section 146(2) of the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 (2016 No 14).

Reprint as at 19 April 2016

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Canterbury Earthquake (Social Security Act) Order 2011

(SR 2011/40)

Canterbury Earthquake (Social Security Act) Order 2011: revoked (after expiring on the close of 30 November 2011), on 19 April 2016, by section 146(2) of the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 (2016 No 14).

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 8th day of March 2011

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 2011.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 1 March 2011.

3 Expiry

This order expires at the close of 30 November 2011.

4 Interpretation

(1)

In this order, unless the context otherwise requires, 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)

A term or expression that is not defined in this order but is defined in the Social Security Act 1964 or the Canterbury Earthquake Response and Recovery Act 2010 has, in this order, the meaning given to it by that Act.

5 Exemption

While this order is in force, sections 99AA and 99AB of the Social Security Act 1964 do not apply to a person who resides in the specified area.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force (retroactively) on 1 March 2011 and expires at the close of 30 November 2011, provides an exemption from sections 99AA and 99AB of the Social Security Act 1964 in respect of people residing in a specified area. Those sections provide for the expiry of the unemployment benefit and require application for a re-grant of that benefit.

The specified area is the districts of the territorial authorities in the Canterbury region affected directly or indirectly by the Canterbury earthquake of 4 September 2010 or any of its aftershocks: Christchurch City, and the districts of Ashburton, Hurunui, Selwyn, and Waimakariri.

The order is to the same effect as the Canterbury Earthquake (Social Security Act) Order 2010, which expired at the close of 28 February 2011.

The order is made under the Canterbury Earthquake Response and Recovery Act 2010, and its effect is temporary.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 10 March 2011.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Canterbury Earthquake (Social Security Act) Order 2011 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 146(2)

Canterbury Earthquake (Social Security Act) Order 2011 (SR 2011/40): clause 3