Social Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Act 2014 Commencement Order 2014

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Social Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Act 2014 Commencement Order 2014

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 26th day of May 2014

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 2 of the Social Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Act 2014, 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 Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Act 2014 Commencement Order 2014.

2 Commencement of Social Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Act 2014

Michael Webster,
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 brings the Social Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Act 2014 (the Act) into force on 7 July 2014. The Act amends the Social Security Act 1964 and contains provision for commencement on 31 August 2015 or an earlier date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council. The amendments strengthen measures to combat benefit fraud and enhance provision for the recovery of debts.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 May 2014.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Social Development.