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  1. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Accident Compensation Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 73). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-11-07 | NZL-2016-L-103735

  2. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security (Long-term Residential Care - Budget Measures) Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 40). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2012-05-29 | NZL-2012-L-91134

    Amends the Social Security Act 1964 with respect to asset thresholds for residential care.

  3. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health and Disability Services (Safety) Standards Notice 2010 (SR 2010/84). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-03-24 | NZL-2010-R-83582

    Approves the Fertility Services Standard NZS 8181:2007 for providing fertility services.

  4. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Income and Cash Assets Exemptions: Superannuation Schemes) Regulations 2008 (SR 2008/68). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-03-17 | Date of entry into force: 2008-05-01 | NZL-2008-R-78515

    Provides certain exemptions for the calculation of assets for the purpose of superannuation payments.

  5. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Rates of Benefits and Allowances) Order 2008 (SR 2008/53). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-03-03 | NZL-2008-R-78516

    Increases amount of funeral grants as well as asset and income limits and certain benefits and allowances payable under Social Security Act 1964 and New Zealand superannuation, etc, payable under New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001. Repeals the Social Security (Rates of Benefits and Allowances) Order 2007 (SR 2007/60).

  6. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    War Pensions (Rates of Pensions, Lump Sum Payments, and Allowances) Order 2008 (SR 2008/56). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-03-03 | Date of entry into force: 2008-04-01 | NZL-2008-R-78518

    Repeals the War Pensions (Rates of Pensions, Lump Sum Payments, and Allowances) Order 2007 (SR 2007/53).

  7. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Earners' Levy) Regulations 2008 (SR 2008/40). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-02-25 | NZL-2008-R-88779

    These regulations set the levy amounts that earners must pay ACC to fund the costs of their non-work injuries.

  8. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Work Account Levies) Regulations 2008 (SR 2008/42). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-02-25 | NZL-2008-R-88780

    These regulations set the amounts that employers and self-employed workers must pay to cover the costs of any injuries they or their workers suffer on the job.

  9. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Residual Claims Levy) Regulations 2008 (SR 2008/41). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-02-25 | NZL-2008-R-88781

    These regulations set levy amounts that employers and self-employed workers must pay to fund the cost of non-work injuries to earners suffered before July 1992, and the cost of work injuries suffered before July 1999.

  10. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Motor Vehicles Levies) Regulations 2008 (SR 2008/105). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-02-25 | NZL-2008-R-88782

    These set down how much motor vehicle owners pay ACC when they register their vehicles each year, and how much the ACC levy will be that¿s added to every litre of petrol sold. These levies cover motor vehicle injuries on a public road.

  11. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-12-17 | NZL-2007-R-78519

    Amends Schedule 2 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Act 2001 (the Act) by adding further occupational diseases.

  12. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Personal Development and Employment) Amendment Act 2002 Commencement Order 2007 (SR 2007/85). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-03-26 | Date of partial entry into force: 2007-04-30 | NZL-2007-R-78522

  13. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 8). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-03-05 | NZL-2007-L-75860

    Amends sections 167, 168B, 169, 169A, 171, 172A, and 175 of the principal Act concerning payments to be made by self-employed workers.

  14. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act (No 2) 2005 (2005 No. 55). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2005-05-16 | NZL-2005-L-72015

    Amends part 6A of the principle Act.

  15. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Amendment Act (No 2) 2005 (2005 No. 45). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-05-10 | Date of entry into force: 2005-05-11 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2006-04-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2005-07-01 | NZL-2005-L-72036

    Makes substantive amendments to the principal Act including with respect to work-related personal injuries (section 28(5)); personal injury caused by work-related gradual process, disease, or infection (section 30); levies payable to Commissioner and Corporation by self-employed person or private domestic worker who ceases to derive earnings as such (section 233); and cessation of weekly compensation under any former Act because of capacity for work (section 369).

  16. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No. 42). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2005-04-20 | NZL-2005-L-72039

    Name of principal Act changed and a new section 5A, Part 4 and a new Schedule 6 have been added.

  17. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security (Social Assistance) Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No. 30). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-04-14 | Date of entry into force: 2005-04-15 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2005-07-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2005-05-01 | NZL-2005-L-72044

  18. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Accidents Compensation Amendment Act 2005 (No. 7 of 2005). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2005-03-24 | Date of entry into force: 2005-04-26 | NZL-2005-L-72010

    Widens the application of the act by allowing actions for damages by spouse or civil union partners.

  19. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No. 10). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2005-03-24 | Date of entry into force: 2005-04-26 | NZL-2005-L-72011

    SECTIONS
    1. Title
    2. Commencement
    3. Interpretation
    4. Certain amendments to principal Act in Schedule
    5. Increasing allowance for contributor retiring in consequence of injuries
    6. Benefits where contributor under this Part dies and leaves spouse
    7. Annual allowances to widows or approved dependants in consideration of election to accept reduced retiring allowances
    8. Contributions to Fund may be applied in restitution of public money misappropriated by contributor
    9. Effect of loss of pay through punishment
    10. Amendments to Acts amending principal Act
    11. Past decision

  20. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No. 12). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-03-24 | Date of entry into force: 2005-04-26 | NZL-2005-L-72035

    SECTIONS
    1. Title
    2. Commencement
    3. Interpretation
    4. Spouse (and spouse in relation to deceased claimant)
    5. New section 18A inserted
    6. Compensation payable to surviving spouses under 1972 and 1982 Acts
    7. Schedule 1 amended
    8. Amendments to principal Act in Schedule

  21. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    New Zealand Superannuation [and Retirement Income] Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No. 17). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2005-03-24 | Date of entry into force: 2005-04-26 | NZL-2005-L-72038

    Amends Schedules 1 and 2 of the Principal Act.

  22. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No. 21). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-03-24 | Date of entry into force: 2005-04-26 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2005-07-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2005-04-01 | NZL-2005-L-72043

  23. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Indexation of Maximum Weekly Compensation) Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/187). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-06-21 | NZL-2004-R-88784

  24. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Liability to Pay or Contribute to Cost of Treatment) Regulations 2003. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-12-15 | NZL-2003-R-88778

    These regulations define what we can pay (usually to providers) for consultations or treatments.

  25. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Applications to Determine Previous and Subsequent Injury Entitlements) Regulations 2003 (SR 2003/291). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-10-20 | NZL-2003-R-88783

  26. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Health and Disability Commissioner Amendment Act 2003 (No. 49 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-09-18 | NZL-2003-L-68266

    Amends Health and Disability Commisioner Act 1994. Regulates complaints and investigations. Establishes that any person may complain to any advocate or to the Commissioner alleging that any action of health care provider or disability service provider is or appears to be in breach of the Code.

  27. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Refund of Fuel Levy) Regulations 2003 (SR 2003/213). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-08-25 | NZL-2003-R-88786

  28. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Child Support Amendment Act 2003 (No. 8 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-03-26 | NZL-2003-L-68226

    Amends Child Support Act 1991. Makes provision for unremitted deductions made by employers, protected net earnings rate, and position where liable person has two or more employers.

  29. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Code of ACC Claimants' Rights) Notice 2002 (SR 2002/390). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-12-06 | NZL-2002-R-88787

  30. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security (Personal Development and Employment) Amendment Act 2002 (No. 28 2002). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-09-25 | NZL-2002-L-78523

    The purpose of the Act is to assist beneficiaries into paid employment while taking into account parental responsibilities and individual circumstances. Introduces a requirement for beneficiaries to prepare plans that will assist them to move towards employment. Amends the provisions of the Social Security Act relating, inter alia, to the establishment and recovery of debts.

  31. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Indexation) Regulations 2002 (SR 2002/127). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-05-20 | NZL-2002-R-88788

  32. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Public Health Acute Services) Regulations 2002 (SR 2002/71). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-03-18 | NZL-2002-R-88789

  33. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Review Costs and Appeals) Regulations 2002 (SR 2002/81). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-03-02 | NZL-2002-R-88777

    These regulations specify how much a reviewer can direct us to pay towards the costs of bringing a review.

  34. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Employer Levies) Regulations, 2002 (No. 41 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2002-02-25 | NZL-2002-R-64773

    Specifies employer levy rates for Employers' Account. Applies in respect of levies payable for the period 1 April 2002 to 31 March 2003, as well as all following income years.

  35. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Interest Rate for Late Payment of Levies) Regulations 2002 (SR 2002/40). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-02-25 | NZL-2002-R-88785

  36. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Ancillary Services) Regulations 2002 (No. 13 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2002-02-22 | Date of entry into force: 2002-04-01 | NZL-2002-R-64772

    Made under Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2001. Prescribes amounts that Corporation must pay for, or contribute towards, services that are ancillary to rehabilitation and treatment under clauses 3 and 11 of Schedule 1 of the Act.

  37. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Lump Sum and Independence Allowance) Regulations 2002 (SR 2002/22). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-02-18 | NZL-2002-R-88790

  38. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 (2001 No. 84). (New Zealand Superannuation Act 2001) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-10-11 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-01 | NZL-2001-L-72037

    PART 1 - ENTITLEMENTS TO NEW ZEALAND SUPERANNUATION
    Standard New Zealand superannuation entitlements; Living alone payments; Annual adjustment of New Zealand superannuation; Non-standard New Zealand superannuation entitlements; Payment overseas of New Zealand superannuation
    PART 2 - NEW ZEALAND SUPERANNUATION FUND
    New Zealand Superannuation Fund; Required capital contributions to Fund; Other contributions to Fund; Withdrawals from Fund; Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation; Board of Guardians; Members' appointments; Investment of Fund; Ministerial directions; Accountability; Performance reviews
    PART 3 - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
    Political commitment to New Zealand superannuation; Amendments to other Acts; Taxation; Consequential amendments and revocation; Transitional and savings provision
    PART 4 - RETIREMENT COMMISSIONER
    Provisions relating to constitution and appointment of Retirement Commissioner; Functions, powers, and duties of Commissioner; Transitional and miscellaneous provisions

  39. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Accident Compensation Act 2001 (2001 No. 49). (Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Act 2001.) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-09-19 | Date of entry into force: 2002-04-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2003-04-01 | NZL-2001-L-72019

    Provides, inter alia, measures for the compensation of workplace injuries, rehabilitation and prevention.

  40. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act, 2000 (No. 91 of 2000). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-12-14 | NZL-2000-L-58761

    Comprehensive legislation on public funding and provision of personal health services, public health services, and disability support services. Part 2 provides for responsibilities of Minister, Part 3 establishes District Health Boards, and Part 4 deals with other publicly-owned health and disability organisations. Finally, Part 5 makes provision for special health inquiries.

  41. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Amendment Act, 2000 (No. 88 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-11-22 | NZL-2000-L-57931

    Amends Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Act 1990 with regard to adoption of reciprocity agreements with other countries, inclusion of mutual assistance provisions in reciprocity agreements, terms and conditions for recovery of social security debts, terms and conditions for exchange of information for social security purposes, actions by chief executives under mutual assistance provisions, and some related matters.

  42. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment Act, 2000 (No. 81 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-11-14 | NZL-2000-L-57930

    Amends Social Security Act 1964 with regard to health and disability services.

  43. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Legal Services Act, 2000 (No. 42 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-10-14 | Date of partial entry into force: 2001-02-01 | NZL-2000-L-57660

    Provides a legal aid scheme that assists people who have insufficient means to pay for legal services, other schemes of legal assistance, and for support of community legal services by funding community law centres, education and research.

  44. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - 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.

  45. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions-Special Portability Arrangement) Amendment Act 1999 (No. 80 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-07-23 | Date of entry into force: 1999-10-01 | NZL-1999-L-55806

    Amends the Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Act of 1990 to enhance the special portability arrangement for New Zealand superannuation and the veteran's pension that applies to certain Pacific countries.

  46. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment Act (No. 3) of 1998 (No. 104).

    Adoption: 1998-10-07 | NZL-1998-L-50983

    Amends s. 82A allowing the chief executive of a department to request the tax file number of a benefits applicant.

  47. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Penalties for Unsatisfactory Participation) (No. 269 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-10-01 | Date of entry into force: 1998-10-01 | NZL-1998-R-52835

    Sets out the percentages by which a person's benefit may be reduced because of unsatisfactory participation in an organised activity or unsatisfactory compliance with a request under s. 60HA of the Social Security Act 1964.

  48. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Reciprocal Obligations: Exemptions and Deferrals) (No. 270 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-09-14 | NZL-1998-R-52836

    Sets forth the categories of persons who can apply for exemptions from, and deferrals of, reciprocal obligations arising from the grant of a community wage or other benefits. Revokes the Social Security (Exemptions from Mandatory Interviews and Work Tests) Regulations 1996.

  49. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security (Invalid's Benefit) Regulations 1998 (No. 241 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-08-24 | NZL-1998-L-52832

    Sets forth the minimum period for which a person's sickness, injury, or disability must be expected to continue for the purpose of determining that person's eligibility for disability benefit under the Social Security Act 1964.

  50. New Zealand - Social security (general standards) - International agreement

    Social Welfare (Reciprocity with Australia) Amendment Order 1998 (No. 242 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-08-24 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-01 | NZL-1998-IA-52833

    Deletes s. 15 of the Agreement between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of Australia on Social Security, signed on 19 July 1994.

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