This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 14 April 2014, amend the Student Allowances Regulations 1998 (the principal regulations) as a consequence of the Social Housing Reform (Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters Amendment) Act 2013.
Under regulation 9(2)(aa) of the principal regulations, students who are applicable persons in respect of HNZ housing are not eligible for an accommodation benefit. The effect of this amendment is that students who are applicable persons in respect of social housing (which means housing provided by HNZ or registered community housing providers) are not eligible for an accommodation benefit.
Date of notification in Gazette: 10 April 2014.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Social Development.