Contents (2012 - 74)
Boarding Houses Act 2012 No 74
36 Meaning of “person with additional needs”
(1) For the purposes of this Act, a person is a person with additional needs if:(a) the person has any one or more of the following conditions:(i) an age related frailty,(ii) a mental illness within the meaning of the Mental Health Act 2007,(iii) a disability (however arising and whether or not of a chronic episodic nature) that is attributable to an intellectual, psychiatric, sensory, physical or like impairment or to a combination of such impairments, and(b) the condition is permanent or likely to be permanent, and(c) the condition results in the need for care or support services (whether or not of an ongoing nature) involving assistance with, or supervision of, daily tasks and personal care such as (but not limited to) showering or bathing, the preparation of meals and the management of medication.(2) The regulations may make provision for or with respect to matters and circumstances that may be used to establish or as evidence that an individual is a person with additional needs.