Social Security (Budget 2017—Rates of, and Areas for, Accommodation Supplement) Order 2017

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Social Security (Budget 2017—Rates of, and Areas for, Accommodation Supplement) Order 2017

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 26th day of June 2017

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under sections 61H and 61I of the Social Security Act 1964 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Social Security (Budget 2017—Rates of, and Areas for, Accommodation Supplement) Order 2017.

2 Commencement

(1)

This order comes into force on 1 April 2018.

(2)

However, clause 5(3) and (4) comes into force immediately after the commencement of clause 5(1).

3 Date from which clause 4 to have effect

In accordance with section 61H(2) of the Social Security Act 1964, clause 4

(a)

has effect from 1 April 2018 (that is, from the beginning of 1 April 2018); and

(b)

applies to amounts payable or applicable on or after 1 April 2018.

4 Discretionary increases under section 61H of Social Security Act 1964 to maximum amounts of accommodation supplement

In each provision of the Social Security Act 1964 listed in the first column of Schedule 1 of this order, 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 Alterations under section 61I of Social Security Act 1964 to areas for accommodation supplement

(1)

In each provision of the Social Security Act 1964 listed in the first column of Part 1 of Schedule 2 of this order,—

(a)

omit any urban area or area unit set out opposite that provision in the second column; and

(b)

add in its appropriate alphabetical order any urban area or area unit set out opposite that provision in the third column.

(2)

In each provision of the Social Security Act 1964 listed in the first column of Part 2 of Schedule 2 of this order, add in its appropriate alphabetical order the urban area or area unit (that is no longer to be in Area 4) set out opposite that provision in the second column.

(3)

In each provision of the Social Security Act 1964 listed in the first column of Part 3 of Schedule 2 of this order,—

(a)

omit any urban area, urban zone, or area unit set out opposite that provision in the second column; and

(b)

add in its appropriate alphabetical order any urban area, urban zone, or area unit set out opposite that provision in the third column.

(4)

In each provision of the Social Security Act 1964 listed in the first column of Part 4 of Schedule 2 of this order,—

(a)

omit any urban area, urban zone, or area unit set out opposite that provision in the second column; and

(b)

add in its appropriate alphabetical order any urban area, urban zone, or area unit set out opposite that provision in the third column.

Schedule 1 Discretionary increases

cl 4

Provision amendedOld amount ($)New amount ($)
Schedule 18 (accommodation supplement), Part 2 (rates of accommodation supplement)
Clause 1(a)225305
Clause 1(b)165220
Clause 1(c)120160
Clause 1(d)75120
Clause 2(a)160235
Clause 2(b)125155
Clause 2(c)75105
Clause 2(d)5580
Clause 3(a)145165
Clause 3(b)100105
Clause 3(c)6580
Clause 3(d)4570
Clause 4(a)225305
Clause 4(b)165220
Clause 4(c)120160
Clause 4(d)75120
Clause 5(a)160235
Clause 5(b)125155
Clause 5(c)75105
Clause 5(d)5580
Clause 6(a)145165
Clause 6(b)100105
Clause 6(c)6580
Clause 6(d)4570

Schedule 2 Alterations to areas

cl 5

Part 1 Alterations under section 61I(1)(d) of Social Security Act 1964

Provision amendedOld urban area or area unit (omitted)New or altered urban area or area unit (added)
Schedule 18 (accommodation supplement), Part 1 (preliminary)
Clause 1, definition of Area 2Algies Bay–Mahurangi area unitCape Rodney South area unit
Parakai area unit Helensville South area unit
Kaiaua area unit
Kaukapakapa Rural area unit
Kawakawa–Orere area unit
Mahurangi area unit
Matakana area unit
Muriwai Valley area unit
Omaha area unit
Paparata area unit
Parakai Rural area unit
Parakai Urban area unit
Point Wells area unit
Waitakere West area unit
Clause 1, definition of Area 3Hanmer Springs urban areaHanmer Springs area unit
Nabhra area unitKauwhata area unit
Russell urban areaMoonshine Valley area unit
Rapaura area unit
Russell area unit
Tokorangi–Hiwinui area unit

Part 2 Alterations under section 61I(1)(a) of Social Security Act 1964

Provision amendedNew urban area or area unit (added)
Schedule 18 (accommodation supplement), Part 1 (preliminary)
Clause 1, definition of Area 2Amberley urban area
Ashburton urban area
Mangawhai area unit
Mangawhai Heads urban area
Mapua urban area
Ngunguru urban area
Oxford urban area
Rakaia urban area
Te Kauwhata urban area
Clause 1, definition of Area 3Carterton urban area
Coromandel urban area
Dargaville urban area
Edgecumbe urban area
Geraldine urban area
Gisborne urban area
Greymouth urban area
Greytown urban area
Hawera urban area
Hokitika urban area
Huntly urban area
Inglewood urban area
Kaikohe urban area
Kaikoura urban area
Kawakawa urban area
Levin urban area
Martinborough urban area
Masterton urban area
Methven urban area
Morrinsville urban area
Ngatea urban area
Oamaru urban area
Otorohanga urban area
Paeroa urban area
Picton urban area
Pleasant Point urban area
Shannon urban area
Te Aroha urban area
Temuka urban area
Timaru urban area
Twizel Community urban area
Waihi urban area
Waikouaiti urban area
Waipawa urban area
Waitara urban area
Winton urban area

Part 3 Alterations under section 61I(1)(b) of Social Security Act 1964

Provision amendedOld urban area, urban zone, or area unit (omitted)New urban area, urban zone, or area unit (added)
Schedule 18 (accommodation supplement), Part 1 (preliminary)
Clause 1, definition of Area 2Arrowtown urban area
Bombay area unit
Clevedon area unit
Glenbrook area unit
Helensville South area unit
Helensville urban area
Hunua area unit
Karekare area unit
Kaukapakapa area unit
Kaukapakapa Rural area unit
Kingseat area unit
Mahurangi area unit
Muriwai Beach area unit
Muriwai Valley area unit
Parakai Urban area unit
Patumahoe area unit
Pokeno area unit
Pukekohe urban area
Queenstown urban area
Rewiti area unit
Riverhead area unit
Snells Beach urban area
Southern Auckland urban zone
Tahekeroa area unit
Tauranga urban area
Waiheke Island urban area
Waitakere West area unit
Waiuku urban area
Wanaka urban area
Warkworth urban area
Western Auckland urban zone
Clause 1, definition of Area 1Arrowtown urban area
Bombay area unit
Clevedon area unit
Glenbrook area unit
Helensville South area unit
Helensville urban area
Hunua area unit
Karekare area unit
Kaukapakapa area unit
Kaukapakapa Rural area unit
Kingseat area unit
Mahurangi area unit
Muriwai Beach area unit
Muriwai Valley area unit
Parakai Urban area unit
Patumahoe area unit
Pokeno area unit
Pukekohe urban area
Queenstown urban area
Rewiti area unit
Riverhead area unit
Snells Beach urban area
Southern Auckland urban zone
Tahekeroa area unit
Tauranga urban area
Waiheke Island urban area
Waitakere West area unit
Waiuku urban area
Wanaka urban area
Warkworth urban area
Western Auckland urban zone

Part 4 Alterations under section 61I(1)(c) of Social Security Act 1964

Provision amendedOld urban area, urban zone, or area unit (omitted)New urban area, urban zone, or area unit (added)
Schedule 18 (accommodation supplement), Part 1 (preliminary)
Clause 1, definition of Area 3Blenheim urban area
Cambridge urban zone
Christchurch urban area
Cromwell urban area
Darfield urban area
Hamilton urban zone
Hastings urban zone
Kapiti urban area
Katikati Community urban area
Kerikeri urban area
Leeston urban area
Lincoln urban area
Lower Hutt urban zone
Makara–Ohariu area unit
Matamata urban area
Moonshine Valley area unit
Motueka urban area
Napier urban zone
New Plymouth urban area
Porirua urban zone
Raglan urban area
Rangiora urban area
Rapaura area unit
Rolleston urban area
Taupo urban area
Te Awamutu urban zone
Te Puke Community urban area
Upper Hutt urban zone
Waihi Beach urban area
Whangamata urban area
Whangarei urban area
Whitianga urban area
Woodend urban area
Clause 1, definition of Area 2Blenheim urban area
Cambridge urban zone
Christchurch urban area
Cromwell urban area
Darfield urban area
Hamilton urban zone
Hastings urban zone
Kapiti urban area
Katikati Community urban area
Kerikeri urban area
Leeston urban area
Lincoln urban area
Lower Hutt urban zone
Makara–Ohariu area unit
Matamata urban area
Moonshine Valley area unit
Motueka urban area
Napier urban zone
New Plymouth urban area
Porirua urban zone
Raglan urban area
Rangiora urban area
Rapaura area unit
Rolleston urban area
Taupo urban area
Te Awamutu urban zone
Te Puke Community urban area
Upper Hutt urban zone
Waihi Beach urban area
Whangamata urban area
Whangarei urban area
Whitianga urban area
Woodend urban area

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 April 2018, makes—

  • discretionary increases under section 61H of the Social Security Act 1964 to maximum amounts of accommodation supplement:

  • alterations under section 61I of the Social Security Act 1964 to the areas (Area 1, Area 2, Area 3, and Area 4) for accommodation supplement.

The increases are made by clause 4 and Schedule 1.

The alterations are made by clause 5 and Schedule 2.

Schedule 2 has the following 4 Parts:

  • Part 1, which maintains parts of New Zealand in the same area despite new or altered definitions adopted by the Government Statistician:

  • Part 2, which moves specified areas or units from Area 4 to Area 2 or Area 3:

  • Part 3, which moves specified areas, zones, or units from Area 2 to Area 1:

  • Part 4, which moves specified areas, zones, or units from Area 3 to Area 2.

Part 1 of Schedule 2 is required because of the following new or altered definitions.

Old definitionNew or altered definition(s)
Algies Bay–Mahurangi area unitMahurangi area unit
Blenheim urban areaBlenheim urban area
Rapaura area unit
Cape Rodney area unitCape Rodney area unit
Cape Rodney South area unit
Matakana area unit
Omaha area unit
Clevedon area unitClevedon area unit
Kawakawa–Orere area unit
Hanmer Springs urban areaHanmer Springs area unit
Kaukapakapa area unitHelensville South area unit
Kaukapakapa area unit
Kaukapakapa Rural area unit
Mangatawhiri area unitKaiaua area unit
Mangatawhiri area unit
Paparata area unit
Muriwai Beach area unit Muriwai Beach area unit
Muriwai Valley area unit
Waitakere West area unit
Nabhra area unitMoonshine Valley area unit
Palmerston North urban areaKauwhata area unit
Palmerston North urban area
Tokorangi–Hiwinui area unit
Parakai area unitParakai Rural area unit
Parakai Urban area unit
Russell urban areaRussell area unit

This order is a confirmable instrument, and an annual confirmable instrument, under section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012. It is revoked, or taken to have been invalid for past operation, at the close of 30 June 2018, unless earlier confirmed by an Act of Parliament. That stated time is the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(a) of that Act.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 June 2017.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Social Development.