Social Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Act 2014

  • repealed
  • Social Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Act 2014: repealed, on 26 November 2018, pursuant to section 455(1) of the Social Security Act 2018 (2018 No 32).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

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Social Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Act 2014

Public Act
 
2014 No 21
Date of assent
 
22 April 2014
Commencement
 
see section 2

Social Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Act 2014: repealed, on 26 November 2018, pursuant to section 455(1) of the Social Security Act 2018 (2018 No 32).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 official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Social Development.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Principal Act
4Section 10A amended (Review of decisions)
5Section 12J replaced (Rights of appeal)
12JRights of appeal
6Section 63 amended (Conjugal status for benefit purposes)
7New section 83AA inserted (Apportionment of benefit between spouses or partners: one is liable for proportion other obtained by fraud if that one knew, or ought to have known, about other’s fraud)
83AAApportionment of benefit between spouses or partners: one is liable for proportion other obtained by fraud if that one knew, or ought to have known, about other’s fraud
8Section 85A amended (Payments that are debts due to the Crown)
9New section 85B inserted (Payments that are debts due to the Crown: examples)
85BPayments that are debts due to the Crown: examples
10Section 86 amended (Recovery of payments made in excess of authorised rates)
11New section 86AA inserted (Recovery from spouse or partner of unapportioned excess amount beneficiary obtained by fraud)
86AARecovery from spouse or partner of unapportioned excess amount beneficiary obtained by fraud
12Section 124 amended (Money payable out of Crown Bank Account)
13New section 127A inserted (Offences: spouse or partner benefiting from excess amount knowing, or being reckless about whether, it is obtained by beneficiary’s fraud)
127AOffences: spouse or partner benefiting from excess amount knowing, or being reckless about whether, it is obtained by beneficiary’s fraud
14Section 3C replaced (Transitional and savings provisions relating to amendments to this Act)
3CTransitional and savings provisions relating to amendments to this Act
15Section 12K amended (Procedure on appeal)
16Section 60H amended (Voluntary unemployment or loss of employment through misconduct, etc)
17Section 68A amended (Special provisions applying to insurance payments)
18Section 71 amended (Special provisions where compensation or damages recoverable by applicant)
19Section 80BB amended (Delayed redundancy and retirement payments)
20Section 80BC amended (Seasonal workers made redundant after benefit commences)
21Section 82 amended (Payment of benefits)
22Section 83A amended (Tax on benefits)
23Section 86A amended (Deduction notices for debt)
24Section 86C amended (Discharge of debt)
25Section 86E amended (Deductions held in trust)
26Section 86I amended (Penalty for late deductions)
27Section 123B amended (Effect of participation in certain activities on non-entitlement period)
28Section 124 amended (Money payable out of Crown Bank Account)
29Section 127 amended (Offences)
30Section 132G amended (Regulations providing for remittance or suspension of debt)
31Section 151 amended (Conjugal status for purpose of means assessment)
32Schedule 32 amended
33Social Security (Childcare Assistance) Regulations 2004 amended
34Social Security (Debt Recovery Suspension) Regulations 2007 amended
35Social Welfare (Reciprocity Agreements, and New Zealand Artificial Limb Service) Act 1990 amended
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: