Canterbury Earthquake Response and Recovery Bill

  • enacted
7 Further provisions about Orders in Council
  • (1) While it remains in force, every Order in Council made under section 6 has the force of law as if it were enacted as a provision of this Act.

    (2) An Order in Council made under section 6 must provide that it comes into force on a date specified in the Order in Council and that date may be before or on or after the date on which it is made, but not earlier than 4 September 2010.

    (3) An Order in Council made under section 6 expires on a date appointed in the Order in Council, being a date not later than 1 April 2012, and different dates may be appointed for the expiry of different provisions.

    (4) An Order in Council made under section 6 may be retrospective only to the extent provided for in subsection (2).

    (5) No Order in Council made under section 6 may be held invalid because—

    • (a) it is, or authorises any act or omission that is, repugnant to or inconsistent with any other Act; or

    • (b) it confers any discretion on, or allows any matter to be determined or approved by, any person.

    (6) Subsection (5) is subject to section 6(6).