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  • repealed
  • Legislation Act 2012: repealed, on 28 October 2021, by section 10 of the Legislation (Repeals and Amendments) Act 2019 (2019 No 59).
43 Disallowance of instrument if motion to disallow not disposed of


This section applies if—


a member of the Committee of the House of Representatives responsible for the review of disallowable instruments gives notice of a motion to disallow a disallowable instrument or any provisions of a disallowable instrument; and


none of the following things happens within 21 sitting days after the date on which the notice is given:


the notice is withdrawn:


the House disposes of the motion:


Parliament is dissolved or expires.


When this section applies, the instrument or provisions specified for disallowance in the motion must be treated as having been disallowed.


An instrument or provisions disallowed under subsection (2) cease to have effect on the later of—


the close of the 21st sitting day after the giving of notice of the motion; or


any date specified in the motion as the date on which the instrument or provisions cease to have effect.

Compare: 1989 No 143 s 6