Notice is given of the making of the following instrument by the Minister for Social Development and Employment.
|Authority for Instrument||Title or Subject Matter||Date of Enactment|
|Social Security Act 2018, section 101||
Employment and Work Readiness Assistance Amendment 2021
|9 February 2021|
A copy of the instrument is available for free at: https://www.msd.govt.nz/about-msd-and-our-work/about-msd/legislation/notice-of-change.html.
This instrument, which comes into force on 15 February 2021, amends the Employment and Work Readiness Assistance Programme established and approved on 6 March 2014. This instrument amends the Schedule by increasing the amount of assistance available to people under clause 8 from an amount or amounts not exceeding $1,000 to an amount or amounts not exceeding $5,000. This instrument also makes minor and technical changes relating to the New Zealand Seasonal Work Scheme administered under the Employment and Work Readiness Assistance Programme.
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 11th day of February 2021.
Hon CARMEL SEPULONI, Minister for Social Development and Employment.