Student Allowances Amendment Regulations 2015


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Student Allowances Amendment Regulations 2015

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of February 2015

The Right Hon John Key presiding in Council

Pursuant to section 303 of the Education Act 1989, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.


1 Title
  • These regulations are the Student Allowances Amendment Regulations 2015.

2 Commencement
  • By virtue of section 303(3E) of the Education Act 1989, these regulations come into force on 1 April 2015.

3 Principal regulations
4 Schedule 2 amended
  • In each provision of Schedule 2 of the principal regulations listed in the first column of the Schedule of these regulations, replace the amount set out opposite that provision in the second column with the amount set out opposite that provision in the third column.

5 Revocation

Amendments to Schedule 2 of principal regulations

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Provisions amendedOld amount ($)New amount ($)
Clause 1 heading421.76423.92
Clause 1(1)421.76423.92
Clause 1(1) table, item 1399.48401.64
Clause 1(1) table, item 2340.13 341.98
Clause 1(1) table, item 3233.59 234.78
Clause 1(1) table, item 4194.65195.64
Clause 1(2)210.88211.96
Clause 2 heading421.76423.92
Clause 2 heading878.49882.98
Clause 2(1)421.76423.92
Clause 2(1) table, item 1125.71126.35
Clause 2(1) table, item 284.3984.83
Clause 2(2)210.88211.96
Clause 2(3)878.49882.98
Clause 3(1) table, item 1340.13 341.98
Clause 3(1) table, item 2233.59 234.78
Clause 3(1) table, item 3186.86 187.81
Clause 3(1) table, item 4194.65195.64
Clause 3(1) table, item 5155.72156.51
Clause 3(2)210.88 211.96
Clause 4(1)194.65195.64
Clause 4(2)210.88211.96

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 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).

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 26 February 2015.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Social Development.