Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2021

1 Title

This Act is the Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2021.

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taken after the applicable deadline to have been invalid for their past operation (because they have been revoked with effect before or on the deadline) under section 47D of the Legislation Act 2012.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The Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2020 (2020 No 66) is repealed.

Part 2 Confirmations

8 Commodity Levies Act 1990

The following orders are confirmed:

9 Customs and Excise Act 2018

The following orders are confirmed:


Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Tobacco Products Indexation) Amendment Order 2020:


Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Alcoholic Beverages Indexation) Amendment Order 2021.

10 Fisheries Act 1996
11 New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 and Social Security Act 2018
13 Tariff Act 1988

The Tariff (PACER Plus) Amendment Order 2020 is confirmed.

14 Waste Minimisation Act 2008
Legislative history

14 July 2021

Introduction (Bill 55–1)

5 August 2021

First reading and referral to Regulations Review Committee

26 November 2021

Reported from Regulations Review Committee

9 December 2021

Second reading, third reading

13 December 2021

Royal assent