Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2020

1 Title

This Act is the Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2020.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

Part 1 Preliminary provisions

3 Purpose

The purpose of this Act is to confirm certain confirmable instruments and annual confirmable instruments that, unless earlier confirmed by an Act of Parliament, are—


revoked at the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(a) or (b) of the Legislation Act 2012; or


taken after the applicable deadline to have been invalid for their past operation (because they have been revoked with effect before or on the deadline) under section 47D of the Legislation Act 2012.

4 Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, confirmable instrument and annual confirmable instrument have the same meanings as in section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012.

5 Act binds the Crown

This Act binds the Crown.

6 Repeal

The Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2019 (2019 No 82) is repealed.

Part 2 Confirmations

7 Arms Act 1983

The following orders are confirmed:

10 Customs and Excise Act 2018

The following orders are confirmed:


Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Tobacco Products Indexation and Separate 10% Increase) Amendment Order 2019:


Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Alcoholic Beverages Indexation) Amendment Order 2020.

11 New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 and Social Security Act 2018
12 Road User Charges Act 2012

The following regulations are confirmed:

14 Tariff Act 1988

The Tariff (ANZSCEP) Amendment Order 2019 is confirmed.

Legislative history

29 June 2020

Introduction (Bill 300–1)

2 July 2020

First reading and referral to Regulations Review Committee

3 December 2020

Reported from Regulations Review Committee (Bill 300–2)

8 December 2020

Second reading, third reading

11 December 2020

Royal assent