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  1. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Rate of Parental Leave Payment) Regulations 2014 (2014/174). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2014-05-26 | NZL-2014-R-97379

  2. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Criminal Procedure (Domestic Violence and Harassment Information) Regulations 2013 (2013/177). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2013-05-20 | Date of entry into force: 2013-07-01 | NZL-2013-R-97374

  3. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Rate of Parental Leave Payment) Regulations 2007 (SR 2007/121). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-05-21 | NZL-2007-R-77086

    Increases the amount of parental leave paid out.

  4. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Regulations 2006 (SR 2006/131). - New Zealand Statutes

    Adoption: 2006-05-23 | Date of entry into force: 2006-07-01 | NZL-2006-R-77085

    These regulations set out the information and documents that must be provided in respect of a self-employed person who is applying for a parental leave payment or the transfer of a parental leave payment.

  5. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No. 18). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-03-24 | Date of entry into force: 2005-04-26 | NZL-2005-L-72040

    Amends the Act, inter alia, by widening the definition of "partner", in the phrase "spouse or partner" and in related contexts, to mean a civil union partner or a de facto partner and "spouse" means husband or wife.

  6. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Parental Leave and Employment Protection Regulations 2002 (SR 2002/98). - New Zealand Statutes

    Adoption: 2002 | Date of entry into force: 2002-07-01 | NZL-2002-R-77084

    The regulations replace the Parental Leave and Employment Protection (forms) Regulations 1987. They prescribe information relating to applications for paid parental leave, such as the manner in which applications must be made and the information that employees and employers must give as well as the way in which annual adjustments of the maximum rate of paid parental leave will be made. The annual adjustments are in accordance with any percentage movement upwards in average ordinary time weekly earnings (employees), as determined in the Quarterly Employment Survey published by Statistics New Zealand. They also prescribe a new form of demand notice that may be used by Labour Inspectors under new section 70B of the Act.

  7. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Human Rights Amendment Act 1999 (No. 100).

    Adoption: 1999-09-08 | NZL-1999-L-54898

    Amends the Human Rights Act 1993, the Social Security Act 1964 and the Police Act 1958 in order to exempt age-related criteria for retirement benefits from age discrimination provisions.

  8. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Child Support Amendment Act 1994 (No. 74 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-07-15 | NZL-1994-L-37667

    Amends sections 34 and 35 of the Child Support Act 1991 relating to circumstances in which custody of 2 or more children is split between 2 liable parents. Inserts a new Part VIA relating to departure from formula assessment of child support. Also provision on unremitted deductions made by employers.

  9. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Human Rights Act 1993 (No. 82 of 1993) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1993-08-10 | Date of entry into force: 1994-02-01 | NZL-1993-L-34091

    An Act to consolidate and amend the Race Relations Act 1971 and the Human Rights Commission Act 1977 and to provide better protection of human rights in New Zealand in general accordance with United Nations Covenants or Conventions on Human Rights

    The Human Rights Act 1993 protects people in New Zealand from discrimination in a number of areas of life. Discrimination occurs when a person is treated unfairly or less favourably than another person in the same or similar circumstances. The Human Rights Act lists the areas and grounds where discrimination is unlawful and also some exemptions or exclusions. For more information on this please see the Discrimination and Complaints section.

    The Human Rights Amendment Act 2001 made significant changes to the Human Rights Act 1993. The Human Rights Act comprises eight parts.

  10. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment Act (No. 2) 1993 (No. 45 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-06-23 | Date of entry into force: 1993-09-01 | NZL-1993-L-34178

    Provides for rules in respect of domestic purposes benefit for solo parents and forfeiture of benefit during detention in penal institution.

  11. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Child Support Act 1991 (1991, No. 142). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1991-12-18 | NZL-1991-L-83601

    The Act assess the minimum level of financial support payable by certain parents in respect of their children. Provides for the collection and payment of child support and spousal maintenance payments. Makes transitional arrangements relating to maintenance liabilities under the Social Security Act 1964 and the Family Proceedings Act 1980.

  12. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Hospitals Amendment Act 1988. No. 22.

    Adoption: 1988-03-30 | NZL-1988-L-6514

    Inter alia, provides for drawing up an annual equal employment opportunities programme and ensuring its application. Revokes a series of Regulations and Orders listed in the attached schedule.

  13. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Fire Service Amendment Act 1988. No. 26.

    Adoption: 1988-03-30 | NZL-1988-L-6516

    Inserts new ss. 83 (application of State Sector Act 1988), 83A (general principles), 83B (equal employment opportunities) and 83C (choice of procedure for personal grievances).

  14. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Accident Compensation Amendment Act 1988. No. 31.

    Adoption: 1988-03-30 | NZL-1988-L-6517

    Introduces new ss. 15A (application of State Sector Act 1988), 15B (general principles) and 15C (equal employment opportunities). Repeals, inter alia, s. 325 of the Labour Relations Act 1987 (LS 1987 - NZ 1).

  15. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Universities Amendment Act 1988. No. 32.

    Adoption: 1988-03-30 | NZL-1988-L-6518

    Inserts new ss. 11AA (method of prescribing conditions of employment), 11AB (compulsory arbitration and agreement not to strike or lock out), 11AC (contravention of agreement not to strike or lock out), 11AD (general principles) and 11AE (equal employment opportunities).

  16. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment Act 1987. No. 106.

    Adoption: 1987-06-23 | NZL-1987-L-3827

    Amends the Social Security Act 1964 [LS 1964 - NZ 1 ... 1968 - NZ 2A] in various respects (e.g. abolition of Social Security Commission and transfer of powers to Director-General, condition of residency to receive national superannuation benefit, widow's benefit, domestic purposes (family) benefit, accommodation benefit rates).

  17. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Education Amendment Act 1986. No. 28.

    Adoption: 1986-06-25 | NZL-1986-L-2417

    Amends the Education Act 1964 by inserting new ss. 70C, 70D and 70E in regard to child care and family day care. Contains amendments to the Child Care Centre Regulations 1985 in an appended Schedule.

  18. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Social Security Act 1964. No. 159.

    Adoption: 1985-12-12 | NZL-1985-L-2202

    Various amendments concerning benefits and entitlements thereto.

  19. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment Act 1984.

    Adoption: 1984-11-09 | NZL-1984-L-950

    Inter alia, inserts a new part IA: Family care grants.

  20. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment Act 1983.

    Adoption: 1983-12-16 | NZL-1983-L-310

  21. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Race Relations Amendment Act 1980.

    Adoption: 1980 | NZL-1980-L-11763

    An Act to amend the Race Relations Act 1971 [LS 1971-NZ 1]. No. 136. Amends s. 17 (procedure after investigation).

  22. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Equal Pay Amendment Act 1976.

    Adoption: 1976-11-14 | NZL-1976-L-13883

    An Act to amend the Equal Pay Act 1972 [LS 1972-NZ 1]. No. 49. Amends ss. 2,4,6 (remuneration of female employees to be increased when rate for male employees increased), 5 and 17 and inserts a new s. 17A (advice of increments of pay and other increases in pay to be given to female employees.

  23. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment Act 1976.

    Adoption: 1976-11-01 | NZL-1976-L-13882

    Numerous amendment to provisions respecting old-age, disability, family and survivors' benefits.

  24. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment Act 1974.

    Adoption: 1974-08-31 | NZL-1974-L-15445

    Miscellaneous amendments respecting family and survivors' benefits.

  25. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Equal Pay Amendment Act 1973.

    Adoption: 1973-10-02 | NZL-1973-L-15764

    An Act to amend the Equal Pay Act 1972 [LS 1972 - N.Z. 1]. No. 23. Amends ss. 4 (determination of equal pay), 5 (interim increases), 6 (implementation of equal pay in awards).

  26. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Equal Pay Act 1972 (1972 No. 118). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1972-10-20 | NZL-1972-L-16778

    An Act to make provision for the removal and prevention of discrimination, based on the sex of the employees, in the rates of remuneration of males and females in paid employment, and for matters incidental thereto. No. 118.

  27. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Race Relations Act 1971.

    Adoption: 1971-12-17 | NZL-1971-L-17310

    An Act to affirm and promote racial equality in New Zealand and to implement the International Convention on the Elimination. of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. No. 150. This Act was consolidated into the Human Rights Act, 1993.

  28. New Zealand - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    An Act to amend [Part I, s. 36 and Schedules (family benefits) and Part II (medical and hospital benefits and other related benefits) of] the Social Security Act 1964/2. No. 149.

    Adoption: 1970-12-03 | NZL-1970-L-17727


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