Imperial Laws Application Act 1988

6 Power to make subordinate legislation under Imperial enactments part of laws of New Zealand

(1)

Where, after the commencement of this Act, any Imperial enactment that is part of the laws of New Zealand confers power on the Sovereign to make subordinate legislation,—

(a)

any subordinate legislation that is made, after the commencement of this Act, pursuant to that power and that purports to have effect as part of the laws of New Zealand shall have such effect,—

(i)

in the case of subordinate legislation that relates to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (other than any such subordinate legislation that relates solely to New Zealand), if it is made by the Sovereign in his or her Privy Council, or by the Sovereign acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council:

(ii)

in any other case, if it is made by the Sovereign in right of New Zealand acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council:

(b)

the Governor-General in Council shall have and may exercise that power for the purpose of making subordinate legislation that has effect as part of the laws of New Zealand.

(2)

Except as provided by subsection (1), no Imperial subordinate legislation made after the commencement of this Act shall have effect as part of the laws of New Zealand.