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  1. New Zealand - Unemployment benefit - 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

  2. New Zealand - Unemployment benefit - 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.

  3. New Zealand - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Social Security (Work Test) Amendment Act 1998 (No. 94 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-08-20 | NZL-1998-L-50734

    Amends provisions of the Social Security Act 1964 regarding application of work test requirements, delayed application of work test requirements, obligations to accept an offer of employment, and sanctions for failure to accept an offer of suitable employment or failure to participate in an organized activity (i.e. a job interview or vocational training programme provided for by the Act).

  4. New Zealand - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment Act (No. 3) of 1997 (No. 23 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 1998-01-01 | NZL-1997-L-47394

    Repeals and replaces sections providing sickness benefit to persons over the age of 18 or over the age of 16 if they are married with dependent children. Unemployed persons under the age of 25 shall be entitled to job seekers' allowance, whereas unemployed persons over 25 shall be entitled to unemployment benefits. Abolishes the job search allowance provided by the Social Security Amendment Act (No. 2) 1990. Also provides for an independent youth benefit for disabled or unemployed youth.

  5. New Zealand - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Exemptions from Mandatory Interviews and Work Tests) Amendment (Regulations (No. 2) 1997 (No. 63 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-04-14 | NZL-1997-R-50787

    Further amends the Social Security (Exemptions from Mandatory Interviews and Work Tests) Regulations 1996 to provide that pregnant work-tested beneficiaries who are registered on the job seekers' register may apply for an exemption from the work test requirement.

  6. New Zealand - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Exemptions from Mandatory Interviews and Work Tests) Amendment Regulations 1997 (No. 50 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-03-24 | NZL-1997-R-50786

    Amends the Social Security (Exemptions from Mandatory Interviews and Work Tests) Regulations 1996 so as to provide exemptions for person who care for children under the age of 14 who are not their dependents, and work-tested spouses who are enrolled full-time in a training or educational course.

  7. New Zealand - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment Act (No. 2) 1994 (No. 142 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-12-09 | NZL-1994-L-39160

    Amendments in respect of payment of unemployment benefits.

  8. New Zealand - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Social Security Amendment Act 1989. (No. 58 of 1989).

    Adoption: 1989-07-31 | NZL-1989-L-34381

    Sections 28(1) and 60 of the Social Security Act of 1964 are amended by providing new definitions for "Orphans' benefit" and "Period for which unemployment benefit payable."


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