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 2015, amend Schedule 2 of the Student Allowances Regulations 1998. They increase the rates of the basic grants and independent circumstances grants, and the income thresholds, to reflect a 0.51% 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).
Date of notification in Gazette: 26 February 2015.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Social Development.