Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Minimum Rates of Payment for Board and Lodgings) Order 2015

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Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Minimum Rates of Payment for Board and Lodgings) Order 2015

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of February 2015

Present:
The Right Hon John Key presiding in Council

Pursuant to section 363(5) of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989, 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 Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Minimum Rates of Payment for Board and Lodgings) Order 2015.

2 Commencement
  • By virtue of section 363(8) of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989, this order comes into force on 1 April 2015.

3 Adjustment of minimum rates of payment in respect of board and lodgings of children and young persons
  • (1) This order adjusts the rates that—

    • (a) are the minimum rates of payment to persons and organisations in whose charge a child or young person is placed pursuant to section 362 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989; and

    • (c) were in force immediately before the commencement of this order.

    (2) The rates that this order adjusts are increased by 0.51%.

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, which comes into force on 1 April 2015, increases the minimum rates of payment made to persons and organisations in whose charge a child or young person is placed under the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989. The rates may be found at http://www.cyf.govt.nz

The increase of 0.51% reflects (as required by section 363(5) of that Act) the annual increase in the New Zealand Consumers Price Index from the December 2013 quarter to the December 2014 quarter (calculated for all quarters using the New Zealand 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: 26 February 2015.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Social Development.