Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2016

1 Title

This Act is the Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2016.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

Part 1 Preliminary provisions

3 Purpose

The purpose of this Act is to confirm certain confirmable instruments and annual confirmable instruments that, unless earlier confirmed by an Act of Parliament, are—


revoked at the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(a) or (b) of the Legislation Act 2012; or


taken after the applicable deadline to have been invalid for their past operation (because they have been revoked with effect before or on the deadline) under section 47D of the Legislation Act 2012.

4 Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, confirmable instrument and annual confirmable instrument have the same meanings as in section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012.

5 Act binds the Crown

This Act binds the Crown.

Part 2 Confirmations

7 Animal Products Act 1999
8 Biosecurity Act 1993
9 Commodity Levies Act 1990

The following orders are confirmed:

10 Customs and Excise Act 1996

The following orders are confirmed:


Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Tobacco Products Indexation and Separate 10% Increase) Amendment Order 2015:


Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Alcoholic Beverages Indexation) Amendment Order 2016.

11 Energy (Fuels, Levies, and References) Act 1989
12 Fisheries Act 1996

The Fisheries (Schedule 8) Order 2016 (LI 2016/145) is confirmed.

13 Gambling Act 2003

The Gambling (Problem Gambling Levy) Regulations 2016 (LI 2016/120) are confirmed.

14 Land Transport Act 1998
15 National Animal Identification and Tracing Act 2012
16 Social Security Act 1964
17 Tariff Act 1988

The Tariff (Free Trade Agreement between New Zealand and the Republic of Korea) Amendment Order 2015 is confirmed.

18 Wine Act 2003

The following orders are confirmed:

Legislative history

18 August 2016

Introduction (Bill 159–1)

23 August 2016

First reading and referral to Regulations Review Committee

10 November 2016

Reported from Regulations Review Committee

14 December 2016

Second reading, third reading

16 December 2016

Royal assent