Residential Care and Disability Support Services (Exempt Assets—Christchurch Mosques Attack Support Payments) Amendment Regulations 2020

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Residential Care and Disability Support Services (Exempt Assets—Christchurch Mosques Attack Support Payments) Amendment Regulations 2020

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 9th day of March 2020

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 74 of the Residential Care and Disability Support Services Act 2018 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Residential Care and Disability Support Services (Exempt Assets—Christchurch Mosques Attack Support Payments) Amendment Regulations 2020.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 13 March 2020.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Residential Care and Disability Support Services Regulations 2018 (the principal regulations).

4 Schedule 3 amended

In Schedule 3, clause 1, row 20, delete “Only for the first 12 months after the payment is made”.

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 13 March 2020, amend Schedule 3 of the Residential Care and Disability Support Services Regulations 2018 (the principal regulations). That schedule lists exempt assets for the purposes of conducting a means assessment to determine a person’s eligibility for financial support for long-term residential care under the Residential Care and Disability Support Services Act 2018. The amendment relates to a Christchurch mosques attack support payment made to a person on or after 2 April 2019 and related income, and provides that such a payment is permanently an exempt asset.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 12 March 2020.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Social Development.