Legislation Act 2012

  • repealed
  • Legislation Act 2012: repealed, on 28 October 2021, by section 10 of the Legislation (Repeals and Amendments) Act 2019 (2019 No 59).
26 Changes to format


The Chief Parliamentary Counsel may make format changes so that the format of the reprint is consistent with current drafting practice.


Changes authorised by this section include (without limitation)—


changes to the setting out of provisions, tables, and schedules:


the repositioning of marginal notes or section headings:


changes to typeface and type size:


the addition or removal of boldface, italics, and similar textual attributes:


the addition or removal of quotation marks and rules:


changes to the case of letters or words:


Small capitals may be changed to ordinary capitals or to lower case.


the repositioning of the date of Royal assent.

Compare: 1989 No 142 s 17D