Social Security Agreement Nz

10. A benefit paid in accordance with paragraphs 2, 5, 6 or 8 shall remain calculated in the same way when the person is temporarily travelling to a third country. A benefit due in a manner other than that provided for in this Agreement shall be subject to the proportional calculation rules of Australian social security legislation for each period of temporary absence in a third country beyond the period permitted for the payment of a benefit under this Agreement in Article 14. The provisions relating to the assessment of a New Zealand benefit and, where applicable, a third-country pension under the Australian benefit rate during the period during which the New Zealand benefit is to be paid in a third country under this Agreement shall remain applicable as if the person had resided in Australia or New Zealand. (p) `territory` in respect of New Zealand means only New Zealand and not the Cook Islands, Niue or Tok√©aou; and, in respect of Australia, means Australia within the meaning of the Australian Social Security Act; and references to “New Zealand”, “Australia” or “territory” of both parties should be read accordingly; 8. All information transmitted to a competent institution under this Agreement shall be protected in the same way as information obtained under the social security law of the receiving Contracting Party. (a) contain provisions ensuring, in respect of New Zealand, that the safeguards provided for in New Zealand data protection legislation are complied with in the information reconciliation agreements and that the agreements comply with the data protection rules laid down in New Zealand data protection legislation; R = the rate that would have had to be paid if that person had been in Australia and had been entitled to receive an old-age pension under Australian social security law. (x) `2001 Agreement` means the Social Security Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of New Zealand, signed on the twenty-eighth March 2001 in the form of an exchange of notes concluded on the twenty-first day of February 2002 (entered into force on 1 July 2002). These guides contain details on how you will break through New Zealand benefits or pensions if you have stayed in countries that have social security agreements or special agreements with New Zealand.

Access to most Australian social security payments was changed from 26 February 2001. After this date, only New Zealanders who settle in Australia can hold a permanent residence visa or have Australian nationality and reside in Australia, apply for all social security payments. New Zealanders who visited Australia on 26 February 2001 were not affected by the regime change and there were other limited exceptions. The Department of Human Services – International Services may provide information on these exceptions. Iii. subject to paragraph (iv) in respect of New Zealand, with all necessary modifications, the security measures to be set out in an information reconciliation agreement within the meaning of section 99 of the Privacy Act 1993; and except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, persons to whom this Agreement applies shall be treated in the same manner by each Party with respect to the rights and obligations arising from that Party`s social security law or from this Agreement. . . .