New Zealand Superannuation and Veteran’s Pension Legislation Amendment Bill

About this bill

This omnibus bill deals with social assistance for older people. The single broad policy is to modernise and simplify New Zealand superannuation and the veteran’s pension by shifting toward an assessment of entitlement on an individual basis, and improving the consistency and clarity of policy and legislation.

Current status

Royal Assent given 24 July 2020.
Enacted as the New Zealand Superannuation and Veteran’s Pension Legislation Amendment Act 2020 (2020/36)

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill


All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 52
Ref 182-2
Introduced 14 October 2019
First reading 17 October 2019
Select Committee Social Services and Community Committee
Public submissions due 1 December 2019
Select Committee report back 24 March 2020
Second reading 24 June 2020
Committee of the whole House 30 June 2020
Third reading 21 July 2020
Royal Assent 24 July 2020
Enacted as New Zealand Superannuation and Veteran’s Pension Legislation Amendment Act 2020 (2020/36)
Divided No

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