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  1. New Zealand - Social assistance and services - 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.

  2. New Zealand - Social assistance and services - 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

  3. New Zealand - Social assistance and services - 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.

  4. New Zealand - Social assistance and services - 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.

  5. New Zealand - Social assistance and services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Exemptions from Mandatory Interviews and Work Tests) Regulations 1996 (No. 260 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-09-16 | Date of entry into force: 1997-04-01 | NZL-1996-R-47657

    Provides for exemptions from the mandatory interview and the work test under of the Social Security Act 1964 for persons who are over 55 years of age or who are caregivers of dependant children with special needs or persons with disabilities. Provides similar exemption from the work test under s. 60HC of the Social Security Act.

  6. New Zealand - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Volunteers Employment Protection Amendment Act 1987. No. 59.

    Adoption: 1987-03-30 | NZL-1987-L-3624

    Amends the Volunteers Employment Protection Act 1973 by substituting a new definition of "protected voluntary service or training".

  7. New Zealand - Social assistance and services - Law, Act

    Department of Social Welfare Act 1971.

    Adoption: 1971-11-25 | NZL-1971-L-17304

    An Act to establish a Department of Social Welfare to provide for the development and administration of effective social welfare policies and social welfare services for New Zealand and to promote co-operation in and the co-ordination of social welfare activities. No. 60. Amends the Social Security Act 1964 (LS 1964 - NZ 1).


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