Oranga Tamariki (Minimum Rates of Payment for Board and Lodgings) Order 2018

2018/26

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Oranga Tamariki (Minimum Rates of Payment for Board and Lodgings) Order 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 26th day of February 2018

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

This order is made under section 363(5) of the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Oranga Tamariki (Minimum Rates of Payment for Board and Lodgings) Order 2018.

2 Commencement

By virtue of section 363(8) of the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989, this order comes into force on 1 April 2018.

3 Adjustment of minimum rates of payment in respect of board and lodgings of children and young persons

(1)

This order adjusts the rates that—

(a)

are the minimum rates of payment in respect of board and lodgings payable to persons and organisations in whose charge a child or young person is placed under section 362 of the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989; and

(b)

are determined under section 363(1) of that Act; and

(c)

were in force immediately before the commencement of this order.

(2)

The rates that this order adjusts are increased by 1.36%.

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, increases the minimum rates of payment in respect of board and lodgings made to persons and organisations in whose charge a child or young person is placed under section 362 of the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989. The rates may be found at https://www.orangatamariki.govt.nz

The increase of 1.36% reflects (as required by section 363(5) of that Act) the annual increase in the New Zealand Consumers Price Index from the December 2016 quarter to the December 2017 quarter (calculated for all quarters using the New Zealand Consumers Price Index (All Groups), excluding cigarettes and other tobacco products).

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 1 March 2018.

This order is administered by the Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children.