Legislation Amendment Bill

  • discharged on 20 June 2017

Hon Bill English

Legislation Amendment Bill

Government Bill

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Contents

Explanatory note
1Title
2Commencement
3Principal Act
4Section 3 amended (Purposes)
5Section 24 amended (Power to make changes in reprints)
6New Part 2A inserted
36APurposes of this Part
36BApplication
36CAscertaining meaning of legislation
36DStatus of examples
36EEnactments apply to circumstances as they arise
36FEnactments do not have retrospective effect
36GDate of commencement of Acts
36HDate of commencement of regulations
36ICommencement orders
36JTime of commencement of legislation
36KExercise of powers between passing and commencement of legislation
36LPower to appoint to an office
36MPower to correct errors
36NExercise of powers by deputies
36OPower to amend or revoke
36PExercise of powers and duties more than once
36QReferences to repealing enactment not yet in force
36REffect of repeal generally
36SEffect of repeal on existing rights and proceedings
36TEffect of repeal on prior offences and breaches of enactments
36UEnactments made under repealed legislation to have continuing effect
36VPowers exercised under repealed legislation to have continuing effect
36WReferences to repealed enactment
36XAmending enactment part of enactment amended
36YAuthority to make regulations
36ZAmendment, revocation, or replacement of regulations made by Act
36ZAUse of prescribed forms
36ZBRegulations under one Act may consequentially amend regulations under others
36ZCEnactments not binding on the Crown
36ZDDefinitions
36ZEMeaning of de facto relationship
36ZFMeaning of step-parent, etc
36ZGDefinitions in enactments passed or made before 1 November 1999
36ZHUse of masculine gender in enactments passed or made before 1 November 1999
36ZIParts of speech and grammatical forms
36ZJNumbers
36ZKMeaning of words and expressions used in regulations or other instruments
36ZLTime
36ZMHow periods of months calculated
36ZNDistance
36ZOHow Abolition of Provinces Act 1875 affects provincial legislation
36ZPReferences to Interpretation Act 1999
7Section 3 amended (Purposes)
8New section 4A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
4ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
9New Part 3A inserted
57APurposes of this Part
57BInterpretation
57CRelevant chief executive must ensure disclosure statement is prepared for most Government Bills
57DDisclosure not required for certain Government Bills
57EMinimum requirements for disclosure relating to policy background, and development, of Government Bill
57FMinimum requirements for disclosure relating to presence of significant or unusual legislative features
57GRelevant chief executive must ensure disclosure statement is prepared for Government amendment
57HDisclosure relating to policy background, and development, of Government amendments
57IDisclosure relating to presence of significant or unusual legislative features
57JRelevant chief executive must give confirmation
57KRelevant chief executive must ensure disclosure statement is prepared for most disallowable instruments
57LMinimum requirements for disclosure relating to policy background, and development, of disallowable instrument
57MApplication of requirement to consult about administrative requirements
57NHouse of Representatives must be consulted about proposal
57ODisclosure statement must be presented to House of Representatives
57PRelevant chief executive must ensure that disclosure statement is published on Internet site
57QTime for compliance
57ROrder in Council may identify legislative guidelines that chief executives must have regard to
57SDisclosure only relates to publicly available information
57TValidity of enactment not affected by failure to comply with Part
57UFive-year review
10Section 4 amended (Interpretation)
11Section 6 amended (Chief Parliamentary Counsel to arrange publication)
12Section 7 repealed (Designation of places where printed copies of legislation may be purchased)
13Section 8 repealed (Sale of copies of legislation)
14Section 12 amended (Notice of making of legislative instruments)
15Section 59 amended (Functions of PCO)
16Section 60 amended (Power to authorise drafting and printing of Government Bills by Inland Revenue Department)
17Section 77 amended (Repeals, consequential amendments, and savings about legislative matters)
18New Schedule 1AA inserted
19New Schedule 2 inserted
20Amendments to other enactments

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: