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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

Temporary Accommodation Assistance (Canterbury Earthquake) Amendment 2019


A copy of the instrument is available for free at:

This instrument, which comes into force on the day after the date on which it is made, amends the Temporary Accommodation Assistance (Canterbury Earthquake) Programme (“Programme”). The amendments allow temporary accommodation assistance under the Programme to be only granted to a person who applies for assistance under the Programme on or before 31 December 2019. The instrument inserts a new clause that revokes the Programme on 31 December 2020.

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

Dated this 17th day of December 2019.

Hon CARMEL SEPULONI, Minister for Social Development.