Notice Type
Secondary Legislation
Notice Title

Notice Under the Social Security Act 2018

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

Apprenticeship Boost Initiative Amendment Programme 2022

29 June 2022

A copy of the instrument is available for free at:

This instrument, which comes into force on 4 and 5 August 2022, makes various changes to the programme. The programme has been extended to 31 December 2023 and the subsidy rate has been amended to $500 per month (GST exclusive) for eligible first and second year apprentices (a reduction from the initial rate of $1,000 per month for eligible first-year apprentices). There have also been minor technical amendments to the programme. Clause 10 of the instrument which extends the programme comes into force on 4 August 2022. The rest of the instrument comes into force on 5 August 2022.

The instrument is secondary legislation for the purposes of the Legislation Act 2019 and is administered by the Ministry of Social Development.

Dated this 4th day of July 2022.

Hon CARMEL SEPULONI, Minister for Social Development and Employment.