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Notice Under the Social Security Act 2018

Pursuant to section 101 of the Social Security Act 2018, notice is given of the making of the following instrument by the Minister for Social Development.

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Social Security Act 2018, section 101

Employment and Work Readiness Assistance Amendment 2019


A copy of the instrument is available for free at:

This instrument, which comes into force on 16 January 2020, amends the Employment and Work Readiness Assistance Programme (made on 6 March 2014 and saved by clause 21 of Schedule 1 of the Social Security Act 2018). The amendment restricts funding for course costs for longer education or training courses under the programme to courses which are Level 3 and below on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework.

The instrument is a disallowable instrument for the purposes of the Legislation Act 2012 and is administered by the Ministry of Social Development.

Dated this 16th day of December 2019.