Legislation Act Commencement Order 2013


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Legislation Act Commencement Order 2013

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 10th day of June 2013

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 2(2) of the Legislation Act 2012, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.


1 Title
  • This order is the Legislation Act Commencement Order 2013.

2 Commencement of most remaining provisions of Legislation Act 2012

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order brings into force on 5 August 2013 most of the balance of the Legislation Act 2012. The provisions brought into force by this order are—

  • subpart 1 of Part 2 (publishing legislation):

  • subpart 2 of Part 2 (reprints):

  • Part 3 (subordinate legislation: disallowable instruments and incorporation of material by reference):

  • the remaining provisions of section 77 and most of the Schedule (repeals, consequential amendments, and savings provisions).

The only provisions not brought into force by this order are the items in the Schedule that would consequentially amend the Biosecurity Act 1993. It is intended that those items will be replaced by an amending Act.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 13 June 2013.

This order is administered by the Parliamentary Counsel Office.