Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act (No 2) 2018

1 Title

This Act is the Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act (No 2) 2018.

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—

(a)

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

(b)

taken after the applicable deadline to have been invalid for their past operation (because they have been revoked with effect before or on the deadline) under section 47D of the Legislation Act 2012.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

6 Repeals

Part 2 Confirmations

8 Antarctica (Environmental Protection) Act 1994
9 Biosecurity Act 1993
11 Customs and Excise Act 1996

The following orders are confirmed:

(c)

Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Tobacco Products Indexation and Separate 10% Increase) Amendment Order 2017:

(f)

Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Alcoholic Beverages Indexation) Amendment Order 2018.

12 New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 and Social Security Act 1964
13 Tariff Act 1988

The following orders are confirmed:

(a)

Tariff (Korea-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement Concession) Amendment Order 2017:

(b)

Tariff (World Trade Organization Information Technology Agreement) Amendment Order 2017:

(c)

Tariff (World Trade Organization Information Technology Agreement) Amendment Order 2018.

Legislative history

30 July 2018

Introduction (Bill 81–1)

2 August 2018

First reading and referral to Regulations Review Committee

29 November 2018

Reported from Regulations Review Committee

13 December 2018

Second reading, third reading

18 December 2018

Royal assent