This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order is made under section 2 of the Social Housing Reform (Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters Amendment) Act 2013 (the Act), which amends the Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters Act 1992 (the principal Act).
This order brings into force Part 2 of the Act on 14 April 2014, other than—
those provisions that are already in force by virtue of section 2(1)(b) and (3) of the Act; and
section 21, as far as it relates to new section 115(2) of the principal Act (which requires a tenant to advise the social housing agency of any change in the tenant's circumstances).
Part 2 of the Act, among other things, inserts the following new parts into the principal Act:
new Part 7, which relates to Housing New Zealand housing:
new Part 8, which relates to community housing:
new Part 9, which relates to the social housing agency:
new Part 10, which relates to the regulatory authority.
The effect of this order is that all provisions of the Act will be in force on and after 14 April 2014, except for section 12, as far as it relates to new section 56(2) of the principal Act, and section 21, as far as it relates to new section 115(2) of the principal Act.
Date of notification in Gazette: 12 December 2013.
This order is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.