Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2014

  • revoked
  • Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2014: revoked, on 1 April 2015, by regulation 5 of the Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2015 (LI 2015/29).

Reprint as at 1 April 2015

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2014

(LI 2014/33)

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 24th day of February 2014

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2014: revoked, on 1 April 2015, by regulation 5 of the Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2015 (LI 2015/29).

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.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Health.

Pursuant to section 92(3) of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 and section 132A 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 Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2014.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 April 2014.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Health Entitlement Cards Regulations 1993 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 8 amended (Eligibility for community services cards)

(1)

In regulation 8(5)(a), replace “$25,046” with “$25,594”.

(2)

In regulation 8(5)(b), replace “$26,554” with “$27,150”.

(3)

In regulation 8(5)(c), replace “$39,664” with “$40,590”.

(4)

In regulation 8(6)(a), replace “$47,888” with “$48,549”.

(5)

In regulation 8(6)(b), replace “$57,992” with “$58,793”.

(6)

In regulation 8(6)(c), replace “$66,028” with “$66,940”.

(7)

In regulation 8(6)(d), replace “$73,899” with “$74,919”.

(8)

In regulation 8(6)(e), replace “$82,695 for the first 6 people, plus a further $7,750” with “$83,837 for the first 6 people, plus a further $7,857”.

5 Consequential revocation

Michael Webster,
for 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 on 1 April 2014, amend the Health Entitlement Cards Regulations 1993.

The amendments raise the income entitlement thresholds that are used to determine a person’s eligibility for a community services card. These increases reflect a 1.38% increase in the New Zealand Consumers Price Index from the December 2012 quarter to the December 2013 quarter (calculated for all quarters using the Consumers Price Index (All Groups), excluding cigarettes and other tobacco products).

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 February 2014.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2014 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

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

Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2015 (LI 2015/29): regulation 5