161 Procedure concerning ordinary rules

(1)

Every ordinary rule must—

(a)

be signed by the Minister; and

(b)

contain a statement specifying the objective of the rule and the extent of any consultation under subsection (2); and

(c)

set out fully the requirements of the rule, except where certain information is incorporated in the rule by reference under section 165.

(2)

Before making an ordinary rule, the Minister must—

(a)

publish a notice of his or her intention to make the rule; and

(b)

give interested persons a reasonable time, which must be specified in the notice published under paragraph (a), to make submissions on the proposal; and

(c)

consult with such persons, representative groups within the land transport system or elsewhere, government departments, and Crown entities as the Minister in each case considers appropriate.

(3)

Every ordinary rule must be notified in the Gazette and be made available for purchase by members of the public at a reasonable price, and the notification must specify a place where the rule is available for inspection free of charge and for purchase.

(4)

[Repealed]

Compare: 1993 No 88 ss 8, 10

Section 161(2)(a): substituted, on 10 May 2011, by section 83(1) of the Land Transport (Road Safety and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 13).

Section 161(3): amended, on 10 May 2011, by section 83(2) of the Land Transport (Road Safety and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 13).

Section 161(4): repealed, on 10 May 2011, by section 83(3) of the Land Transport (Road Safety and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 13).