Interpretation Act 1999

18 Effect of repeal on enforcement of existing rights
  • (1) The repeal of an enactment does not affect the completion of a matter or thing or the bringing or completion of proceedings that relate to an existing right, interest, title, immunity, or duty.

    (2) A repealed enactment continues to have effect as if it had not been repealed for the purpose of completing the matter or thing or bringing or completing the proceedings that relate to the existing right, interest, title, immunity, or duty.

    Compare: 1924 No 11 ss 20(g), (h), 22