This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on the day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, are made under the Social Security Act 1964 (the Act). They amend Schedules 1 and 2 of the Social Security (Temporary Additional Support) Regulations 2005. Those schedules define a person's chargeable income and allowable costs. That income and those costs affect whether the person is eligible for temporary additional support. The amendments exclude from that income and those costs assistance under, and Canterbury earthquake-related temporary accommodation costs that are or are not to be met by assistance under, a programme established and approved by the Minister for Social Development and Employment under section 124(1)(d) of the Act. That programme is the Temporary Accommodation Assistance (Canterbury Earthquake) Programme.
Date of notification in Gazette: 10 March 2011.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Social Development.