Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2015

  • revoked
  • Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2015: revoked, on 1 July 2016, by clause 4 of the Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2016 (LI 2016/147).

Reprint as at 1 July 2016

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Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2015

(LI 2015/99)

Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2015: revoked, on 1 July 2016, by clause 4 of the Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2016 (LI 2016/147).

Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 25th day of May 2015

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This order is administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.

Pursuant to section 3(2) of the Rates Rebate Act 1973, Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2015.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 1 July 2015.

3 Section 3 of Rates Rebate Act 1973 amended

(1)

In the Rates Rebate Act 1973, section 3(1)(a)(ii), replace “$24,250” with “$24,440”.

(2)

In the Rates Rebate Act 1973, section 3(1)(b), replace “$605” with “$610”.

4 Revocation

The Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2014 (LI 2014/170) is revoked.

5 Saving

A ratepayer’s entitlement to a rebate for a rating year ending before 1 July 2015, and the amount (if any) of that rebate, must be determined as if this order had not been made.

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 July 2015, amends section 3(1) of the Rates Rebate Act 1973. Section 3(1) provides for a rates rebate for low-income home owners. This order—

  • increases the income threshold for a full rates rebate from $24,250 to $24,440; and

  • increases the maximum rates rebate from $605 to $610.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 28 May 2015.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2015 that incorporates all the amendments to that order as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2016 (LI 2016/147): clause 4