Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989

  • repealed
  • Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989: repealed, on 5 August 2013, by section 77(2) of the Legislation Act 2012 (2012 No 119).

Power to make editorial changes in reprints

  • Heading: inserted, on 1 January 2000, by section 4 of the Acts and Regulations Publication Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 111).

17A Interpretation
  • In this section and sections 17B to 17F, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    current drafting practice means the legislative drafting practice for the time being used in New Zealand

    legislation means—

    • (a) an Act of Parliament:

    • (b) an Imperial Act that has effect as part of the laws of New Zealand:

    • (c) any regulations:

    • (d) an instrument that, under section 14 of this Act or section 6A of the Regulations Act 1936, has been printed and published as if it were a regulation

    referential words means words (for example, of this Act, of this section, and of this paragraph) that identify the whole or part of a provision (including a schedule) as a provision, or as part of a provision, of the enactment in which they appear

    reprint means a reprint—

    • (a) that is printed and published under this Act; and

    • (b) that is a reprint of legislation; and

    • (c) that, under section 16D, is presumed to correctly state the law enacted or made by the legislation reprinted and by the amendments (if any) to that legislation.

    Section 17A: inserted, on 1 January 2000, by section 4 of the Acts and Regulations Publication Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 111).

    Section 17A reprint paragraph (c): amended, on 1 August 2007, by section 216 of the Evidence Act 2006 (2006 No 69).