Social Security (Personal Development and Employment) Amendment Act 2002

  • repealed
  • Social Security (Personal Development and Employment) Amendment Act 2002: repealed, on 26 November 2018, pursuant to section 455(1) of the Social Security Act 2018 (2018 No 32).

Reprint as at 26 November 2018

Social Security (Personal Development and Employment) Amendment Act 2002

Public Act
 
2002 No 28
Date of assent
 
25 September 2002
 

Social Security (Personal Development and Employment) Amendment Act 2002: repealed, on 26 November 2018, pursuant to section 455(1) of the Social Security Act 2018 (2018 No 32).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this eprint. See the notes at the end of this eprint for further details.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Social Development.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Purpose
4Interpretation
5Review of decisions
6Widows’ benefits
7Domestic purposes benefits for solo parents
8Domestic purposes benefits for women alone
9New section 60GAA inserted
60GAAPeriod for which independent youth benefit payable
10Voluntary unemployment or loss of employment through misconduct, etc
11New sections 60O to 60Z inserted
60OInterpretation
60PPurpose of sections 60Q to 60Z
60QPersonal development and employment plans
60RDeveloping and reviewing personal development and employment plans
60SBeneficiary must demonstrate commitment to personal development and employment plan at annual review
60TDepartment must explain rights and obligations in relation to personal development and employment plans
60UFailure to comply with personal development and employment plan obligations
60VProcedure for determining whether failure is without good and sufficient reason
60WFailure without good and sufficient reasons
60XProcedure for imposing sanctions
60YSanctions for failure to comply with obligations in relation to personal development and employment plan
60ZEffect of compliance or agreement to comply
12Interpretation
13Mode of ascertaining annual income for benefit purposes
14Effect of absence of beneficiary from New Zealand
15Commencement of benefits
16Delayed redundancy and retirement payments
17Seasonal workers made redundant after benefit commences
18Ending of benefits
19Payment of benefits
20Apportionment of benefit between spouses
21New section 85A inserted
85APayments that are debts due to the Crown
22Recovery of payments made in excess of authorised rates
23Recovery of payments made in excess of authorised rates
24Application and obligations of work test
25Section 104 repealed
26Effect of participation in certain activities on non-entitlement period
27Application of Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 and Human Rights Act 1993
28New section 132AA inserted
132AARegulations exempting items from treatment as income or cash assets may have retrospective effect
29New section 132G inserted
132GRegulations providing for remittance or suspension of debt
30New Schedules 3 and 16 substituted
31Transitional provisions relating to review of decisions
32Transitional provisions for cessation of work testing for certain benefits
33Transitional provision relating to mode of ascertaining annual income for benefit purposes
34Transitional provision relating to reviewing of payments made in excess of authorised rates
35Transitional provision relating to recovery of debt
36Amendment to Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001
37Exemption from work test: work-tested spouses, domestic purposes beneficiaries, and widows
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: