Veterans' Support Amendment Regulations 2016

2016/32

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Veterans’ Support Amendment Regulations 2016

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 22nd day of February 2016

Present:
The Right Hon John Key presiding in Council

These regulations are made under sections 23(3) and 265 of the Veterans’ Support Act 2014—

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Veterans’ Affairs given in accordance with section 23 of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Veterans’ Support Amendment Regulations 2016.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 24 March 2016.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Veterans’ Support Regulations 2014 (the principal regulations).

4 Schedule 1 amended

(1)

In Schedule 1, replace the item relating to acute myeloid leukaemia with:

acute myeloid leukaemia71/201572/2015

(2)

In Schedule 1, after the item relating to aplastic anaemia, insert:

arachnoid cyst91/201592/2015

(3)

In Schedule 1, replace the item relating to cardiomyopathy with:

cardiomyopathy85/201586/2015

(4)

In Schedule 1, replace the item relating to chicken pox with:

chicken pox87/201588/2015

(5)

In Schedule 1, replace the item relating to depressive disorder with:

depressive disorder83/201584/2015

(6)

In Schedule 1, revoke the item relating to familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

(7)

In Schedule 1, replace the item relating to malignant neoplasm of the gallbladder with:

malignant neoplasm of the gallbladder89/201590/2015

(8)

In Schedule 1, replace the item relating to myasthenia gravis with:

myasthenia gravis75/201576/2015

(9)

In Schedule 1, replace the item relating to myelodysplastic disorder with:

myelodysplastic syndrome73/201574/2015

(10)

In Schedule 1, replace the item relating to trigeminal neuralgia with:

trigeminal neuralgia77/201578/2015

(11)

In Schedule 1, replace the item relating to trigeminal neuropathy with:

trigeminal neuropathy79/201580/2015

(12)

In Schedule 1, replace the item relating to tuberculosis with:

tuberculosis81/201582/2015

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 24 March 2016, amend the Veterans’ Support Regulations 2014 (the principal regulations). These regulations amend Schedule 1 of the principal regulations, which lists the Australian statements of principles that apply to specified medical conditions. The amendments insert 1 new condition, remove 1 condition, and replace statements of principles references for 10 conditions.

Regulatory impact statement

Veterans’ Affairs New Zealand produced a regulatory impact statement in November 2015 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 25 February 2016.

These regulations are administered by the New Zealand Defence Force.