Student Allowances (Budget 2017—Accommodation Benefit) Amendment Regulations 2017

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Student Allowances (Budget 2017—Accommodation Benefit) Amendment Regulations 2017

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 26th day of June 2017

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 303 of the Education Act 1989 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Student Allowances (Budget 2017—Accommodation Benefit) Amendment Regulations 2017.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 April 2018.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Student Allowances Regulations 1998 (the principal regulations).

4 Schedule 3 replaced

Replace Schedule 3 with the Schedule 3 set out in the Schedule of these regulations.

Schedule Schedule 3 replaced

r 4

Schedule 3 Maximum weekly value of accommodation benefit payable under regulation 24(1)

r 24(1)

AllowanceMaximum weekly value
Accommodation benefit payable under regulation 24(1) (to students other than those to whom regulation 24A applies)

For any student, $60 per week

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 1 April 2018, replace Schedule 3 of the Student Allowances Regulations 1998.

Schedule 3 relates to the accommodation benefit payable under regulation 24(1) (to students other than those to whom regulation 24A applies).

Schedule 3 currently provides that the maximum weekly value of that accommodation benefit is,—

  • for a single student with a supported child or children, $60 per week; and

  • for any other student, $40 per week.

New Schedule 3 ensures that the maximum weekly value of that accommodation benefit is, for any student, $60 per week.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 June 2017.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Social Development.