Social Housing Reform (Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters Amendment) Act 2013 Commencement Order 2013

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Social Housing Reform (Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters Amendment) Act 2013 Commencement Order 2013

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 9th day of December 2013

Present:
The Right Hon John Key presiding in Council

Pursuant to section 2 of the Social Housing Reform (Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters Amendment) Act 2013, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

Order

1 Title
  • This order is the Social Housing Reform (Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters Amendment) Act 2013 Commencement Order 2013.

2 Commencement of Part 2 of Social Housing Reform (Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters Amendment) Act 2013
  • Part 2 of the Social Housing Reform (Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters Amendment) Act 2013 comes into force on 14 April 2014, except—

    • (a) those provisions referred to in section 2(1)(b) of that Act that have already been brought into force by section 2(3) of that Act; and

    • (b) section 21, as far as it relates to new section 115(2) of the Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters Act 1992.

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 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.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 12 December 2013.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.