33 Certification of revision Bill


For the purposes of this subpart, the certifiers are the President of the Law Commission, the Solicitor-General, a retired Judge of the High Court nominated by the Attorney-General, and the Chief Parliamentary Counsel.


The Chief Parliamentary Counsel must submit a revision Bill to the certifiers for certification under this section.


The certifiers may certify a revision Bill if they are satisfied that—


the revision powers set out in section 31 have been exercised appropriately in the preparation of the revision; and


the revision Bill does not change the effect of the law, except as authorised by section 31(2A).


Before certifying a revision Bill, the certifiers may require the Chief Parliamentary Counsel to make whatever changes they consider necessary.


When a revision Bill has been certified, the Chief Parliamentary Counsel must give the revision Bill and certificate to the Attorney-General.

Section 33(3)(b): amended, on 29 October 2019, by section 3 of the Legislation (Repeals and Amendments) Act 2019 (2019 No 59).