Social Security (Temporary Additional Support) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2011

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Social Security (Temporary Additional Support) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2011

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 8th day of March 2011

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 132AB 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 (Temporary Additional Support) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2011.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on the day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 Interpretation
  • Regulation 4 is amended by inserting the following definition after the definition of beneficiary:

    Canterbury earthquake means the earthquake that occurred on 4 September 2010 in Canterbury, and includes all of its aftershocks.

5 Cash assets defined

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 the day after notification in the Gazette, amend regulation 4 of the principal regulations (which contains definitions applying throughout the principal regulations) by inserting a definition of the Canterbury earthquake making clear that it comprises both the earthquake that occurred on 4 September 2010 and all its aftershocks.

Regulation 8 of the principal regulations is consequentially amended by—

  • aligning subclause (3)(ka) with this definition; and

  • revoking subclause (3C), which contains an identical definition applicable only to subclause (3B).


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 10 March 2011.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Social Development.