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