Regulatory Standards Bill

  • lapsed on 22 August 2017
9 Content of certificate

(1)

A certificate signed by a person for the purpose of section 8 must state, in the person’s opinion,—

(a)

whether the legislation is compatible with each of the principles; and

(b)

if not, the respects in which it is incompatible; and

(c)

if paragraph (b) applies,—

(i)

whether the incompatibility is justified under section 7(2); and

(ii)

if so, the reasons for that justification and, if not, the reasons why the legislation is proceeding despite the lack of justification.

(2)

Subsection (1)(c) does not apply to a certificate given by a chief executive of a public entity if a Minister has also given a certificate under section 8.