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Name: Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of New Zealand providing for reciprocity in matters relating to social security. Done at Melbourne.
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Subject(s): International social security agreements
Type of legislation: International agreement
Adopted on: 1986-10-05
Entry into force:
Published on: Australia: Statutory Rules, 1986, No. 293
ISN: INT-1986-IA-2867
Bibliography: Australia: Statutory Rules, 1986, No. 293
Abstract/Citation: The Agreement is set out as the Schedule to the Australian Social Security (Reciprocity with New Zealand) Regulations, Statutory Rules 1986, No. 293, of 13 Oct. 1986. The citizens of each of the Contracting Parties are to be treated equally in the application of the social security laws of the two States (art. 4). The Agreement contains provisions regarding residence, various benefits and other matters. It will enter into force upon an exchange of notes, at which time the agreement of 15 Apr. 1949 on the same subject shall terminate except in respect to benefits paid thereunder (art. 24).

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