Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2016


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Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2016

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 20th day of June 2016

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under section 3(2) of the Rates Rebate Act 1973 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.


1 Title

This order is the Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2016.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 1 July 2016.

3 Section 3 of Rates Rebate Act 1973 amended

In the Rates Rebate Act 1973, section 3(1)(a)(ii), replace “$24,440” with “$24,470”.

4 Revocation

The Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2015 (LI 2015/99) is revoked.

5 Saving

A ratepayer’s entitlement to a rebate for a rating year ending before 1 July 2016, 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 2016, 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 $24,440 to $24,470.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 June 2016.

This order is administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.