Social Security (Family Violence) Amendment Regulations 2019

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Social Security (Family Violence) Amendment Regulations 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 13th day of May 2019

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 431(1)(e) of the Social Security Act 2018

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the Minister’s recommendation made under section 431(4) and (5) of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Social Security (Family Violence) Amendment Regulations 2019.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 July 2019.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Social Security Regulations 2018 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 3 amended (Interpretation)

In regulation 3(1), definition of family violence, replace “domestic violence as that term is defined in section 3 of the Domestic Violence Act 1995” with “family violence as that term is defined in section 9 of the Family Violence Act 2018”.

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 July 2019, amend the Social Security Regulations 2018 (the principal regulations). The amendments align the principal regulations with the Family Violence Act 2018, which also comes into force on 1 July 2019.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 16 May 2019.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Social Development.