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  • repealed
  • Legislation Act 2012: repealed, on 28 October 2021, by section 10 of the Legislation (Repeals and Amendments) Act 2019 (2019 No 59).
33 Certification of revision Bill

(1)

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.

(2)

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

(3)

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

(a)

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

(b)

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

(4)

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

(5)

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).