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Regulations notified: 10 to 16 February 2012

The following regulations were notified in the New Zealand Gazette published on 16 February 2012:

Social Security (Income and Cash Assets Exemptions) Amendment Regulations 2012 (SR 2012/4)
Made pursuant to section 132AB of the Social Security Act 1964. In force 17 February 2012. Makes amendments to the Social Security (Income and Cash Assets Exemptions) Regulations 2011.

Social Security (Long-term Residential Care) Amendment Regulations 2012 (SR 2012/5)
Made pursuant to section 155 of the Social Security Act 1964. In force 17 February 2012. Makes amendments to the Social Security (Long-term Residential Care) Regulations 2005. Some of the amendments update reference and the rest ensure that certain payments made because of entitlements under the Sleepover Wages (Settlement) Act 2011 are, for the first 12 months after the payments are made, assets that are exempt from means assessments for long-term residential care.

Social Security (Temporary Additional Support) Amendment Regulations 2012 (SR 2012/6)
Made pursuant to sections 132 and 132AA of the Social Security Act 1964. In force 17 February 2012. Amend the Social Security (Temporary Additional Support) Regulations 2005. Some amendments update references and the rest ensure that certain payments made because of entitlements under the Sleepover Wages (Settlement) Act 2011 are, for the first 12 months after the payments are made, not cash assets for the purposes of the principal regulations.

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Last updated on the 22nd February 2012