Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2019

1 Title

This Act is the Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2019.

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taken after the applicable deadline to have been invalid for their past operation (because they have been revoked with effect before or on the deadline) under section 47D of the Legislation Act 2012.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

6 Repeal

Part 2 Confirmations

7 Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997
8 Animal Products Act 1999
9 Arms Act 1983

The Arms (Prohibited Ammunition) Order 2019 (LI 2019/137) is confirmed.

10 Biosecurity Act 1993
11 Civil Aviation Act 1990
13 Customs and Excise Act 1996 and Customs and Excise Act 2018

The following orders are confirmed:


Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Tobacco Products Indexation and Separate 10% Increase) Amendment Order 2018:


Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Alcoholic Beverages Indexation) Amendment Order 2019.

14 Energy (Fuels, Levies, and References) Act 1989
15 Fisheries Act 1996

The Fisheries (Schedule 8) Order 2018 (LI 2018/145) is confirmed.

16 Gambling Act 2003

The Gambling (Problem Gambling Levy) Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/134) are confirmed.

17 New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 and Social Security Act 2018
18 Road User Charges Act 2012

The following regulations are confirmed:

19 Tariff Act 1988

The following orders are confirmed:


Tariff (CPTPP) Amendment Order 2018:


Tariff (Alignment of Duty Rates) Amendment Order 2019.

20 Wine Act 2003

The Wine Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/125) are confirmed.

Legislative history

5 August 2019

Introduction (Bill 165–1)

8 August 2019

First reading and referral to Regulations Review Committee

6 December 2019

Reported from Regulations Review Committee

17 December 2019

Second reading, third reading

19 December 2019

Royal assent