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Welfare Amendment Act 2015-16

Welfare Amendment

Examined and certified by:

John Tangi
Clerk of the Parliament

In the name and on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second I hereby assent to this Act this 26th day of September 2016

Tom Marsters
Queen’s Representative



An Act to amend the Welfare Act 1989

The Parliament of the Cook Islands enacts as follows—

  1. Title

This Act is the Welfare Amendment Act 2016.

  1. Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it is assented to by the Queen’s Representative.

  1. Principal Act amended

This Act amends the Welfare Act 1989.

  1. Section 14 amended
(1) Section 14(1) of the Act is repealed and substituted with the following subsection -
(2) Section 14 is amended by adding the following subsection after subsection (3)—

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Printed under the authority of the Cook Islands Parliament—2016.

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