Social Security (Temporary Additional Support) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2014

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Social Security (Temporary Additional Support) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2014

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 8th day of December 2014

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 132AB 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 Social Security (Temporary Additional Support) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2014.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 9 December 2014.

3 Principal regulations
4 Regulation 8 amended (Cash assets defined)

Michael Webster,
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 9 December 2014, amend the Social Security (Temporary Additional Support) Regulations 2005.

The amendments extend from 24 months to 48 months the period in which certain payments related to the Canterbury earthquake are to be exempt from being treated as cash assets for the purpose of determining eligibility for temporary additional support.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 11 December 2014.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Social Development.