Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2016

Reprint as at 1 April 2017

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2016

(LI 2016/44)

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 7th day of March 2016

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General 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.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Health.

These regulations are made under section 92 of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 and section 132A of the Social Security Act 1964 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2016.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 April 2016.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Health Entitlement Cards Regulations 1993 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 8 amended (Eligibility for community services cards)

(1)

In regulation 8(1)(e), replace “subclause (5)” with “subclause (5A)”.

(2)

After regulation 8(5), insert:

(5A)

For the purposes of subclause (1)(e), the appropriate amount of superannuation income is,—

(a)

for a single person living in shared accommodation, $26,633 per annum:

(b)

for a single person living alone, $28,279 per annum:

(c)

for a married or partnered person, $42,309 per annum.

(3)

[Revoked]

(4)

[Revoked]

(5)

[Revoked]

(6)

[Revoked]

(7)

[Revoked]

Regulation 4(3): revoked, on 1 April 2017, by regulation 5(b) of the Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2017 (2017 No 29).

Regulation 4(4): revoked, on 1 April 2017, by regulation 5(b) of the Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2017 (2017 No 29).

Regulation 4(5): revoked, on 1 April 2017, by regulation 5(b) of the Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2017 (2017 No 29).

Regulation 4(6): revoked, on 1 April 2017, by regulation 5(b) of the Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2017 (2017 No 29).

Regulation 4(7): revoked, on 1 April 2017, by regulation 5(b) of the Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2017 (2017 No 29).

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 10 March 2016.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2016 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

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

Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/29): regulation 5(b)