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Have Your Say On Changes To The Child Support Scheme

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 5:39 pm | Social Services and Community Committee

The Social Services and Community Committee is calling for public submissions on the Child Support Amendment Bill, which was referred to the committee on 6 May 2020. The child support scheme will move to Inland Revenue’s new systems and process ... More >>

Have Your Say On Changes To The Rules For Tenants And Landlords

Friday, 21 February 2020, 10:23 am | Social Services and Community Committee

The Chairperson of the Social Services and Community Committee, Gareth Hughes, is calling for public submissions on the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill, which was referred to the committee on 20 February 2020. The Residential Tenancies Act ... More >>

Have Your Say On The International Rules For Recovering Child Support From A Person Overseas

Thursday, 20 February 2020, 5:22 pm | Social Services and Community Committee

Parliament is now seeking public submissions on an international treaty that makes it possible to recover child or spousal support from someone who lives in another country. The Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and ... More >>

Have your say on proposed changes to Superannuation

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 5:24 pm | Social Services and Community Committee

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: Have your say on the proposed changes to New Zealand Superannuation and Veteran’s Pension) More >>

Have your say on rates rebate applications

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 5:04 pm | Social Services and Community Committee

The Social Services and Community Committee is seeking submissions on the Rates Rebate (Statutory Declarations) Amendment Bill. This bill aims to improve the process of applying for rates rebates. It proposes: • Removing the requirement to make a statutory ... More >>

Have your say on the Veterans’ Support Amendment Bill

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 8:43 am | Social Services and Community Committee

The Social Services and Community Committee is calling for public submissions on the Veterans’ Support Amendment Bill. More >>

Have your say on the Oranga Tamariki Legislation Bill

Friday, 5 April 2019, 11:00 am | Social Services and Community Committee

The bill would amend 12 interrelated Acts and aims to give full effect to parts of the Children, Young Persons, and their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act 2017. It seeks to ensure that the benefits of the policy to include 17-year-olds ... More >>

Have your say on the KiwiSaver Amendment Bill

Friday, 14 September 2018, 11:25 am | Social Services and Community Committee

The Social Services and Community Committee is seeking public submissions on a bill that would make it possible for foster parents, or kin carers, to open a KiwiSaver account for a foster child in their care. At present, foster parents must apply to ... More >>

Have your say on the Social Assistance Bill

Friday, 13 April 2018, 12:02 pm | Social Services and Community Committee

The Social Services and Community Committee is seeking submissions on the Social Assistance (Residency Qualification) Legislation Bill. The bill would change the residential qualifications for New Zealand superannuation and the veterans’ pension ... More >>

Have your say on whether tenants should pay letting fees

Friday, 13 April 2018, 10:03 am | Social Services and Community Committee

The Social Services and Community Committee is seeking submissions on the Residential Tenancies (Prohibiting Letting Fees) Amendment Bill. The bill aims to ensure that costs associated with letting a rental property are met by the landlord, who benefits ... More >>

Have your say on the Child Poverty Reduction Bill

Friday, 23 February 2018, 9:37 am | Social Services and Community Committee

Have your say on the Child Poverty Reduction Bill The Social Services and Community Committee is seeking submissions on the Child Poverty Reduction Bill. The bill aims to reduce child poverty and improve the overall wellbeing of children. The purpose ... More >>

Submissions Open on Social Workers Registration Legislation

Friday, 1 December 2017, 10:12 am | Social Services and Community Committee

The Social Services and Community Committee is seeking submissions on the Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill. The bill aims to amend the Social Workers Registration Act 2003 to: More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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