Repeals, consequential amendments, and savings

77 Repeals, consequential amendments, and savings about legislative matters

(1)

The Statutes Drafting and Compilation Act 1920 (1920 No 46) is repealed.

(2)

The Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 (1989 No 142) and the Regulations (Disallowance) Act 1989 (1989 No 143) are repealed.

(3)

The Acts specified in the Schedule are amended in the manner indicated in that schedule.

(4)

The definition of regulations in section 29 of the Interpretation Act 1999 is amended by repealing paragraph (e) and substituting the following paragraph:

(e)

an instrument that is a legislative instrument or a disallowable instrument for the purposes of the Legislation Act 2012:

(5)

The repeal of the Statutes Drafting and Compilation Act 1920 by subsection (1) does not affect the application of section 59 of the Copyright Act 1994 to the PCO.

(6)

Despite the repeal of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 by subsection (2),—

(a)

a notice given under section 9 of that Act and in force immediately before that repeal continues in force and must be treated as if it had been given under section 7(1) of this Act:

(b)

sections 16C and 16D of that Act continue to apply to every copy of legislation that purports to be printed and published (whether before or after the commencement of subsection (2)) under the authority of the New Zealand Government until an official electronic or printed version is issued under section 17 of this Act:

(c)

for the purpose of paragraph (b), a legislative instrument must be treated as a regulation within the meaning of section 16C or 16D of that Act.

(7)

In any regulations in force immediately before the commencement of this subsection, material incorporated by reference in reliance on an enactment repealed by subsection (3) must be treated as having effect under subpart 2 of Part 3 in the absence of any other authority for the incorporation of that material in those regulations.

(8)

Until the repeal of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 by subsection (2), references in section 59(1) to the printing, publication, or reprinting of legislation must be read as references to the printing, publication, or reprinting of legislation under that Act.