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  • repealed
  • Legislation Act 2012: repealed, on 28 October 2021, by section 10 of the Legislation (Repeals and Amendments) Act 2019 (2019 No 59).

Revocation of spent instruments

15 Power to revoke spent instruments


The Governor-General may, by Order in Council, on the recommendation of the Attorney-General, revoke any instrument or (as the case requires) declare that the instrument ceases to have effect as part of the law of New Zealand.


Before making a recommendation under subsection (1), the Attorney-General must be satisfied that the instrument has ceased to have effect or is no longer required.


This section is in addition to any other enactment relating to the revocation of instruments.


In this section, instrument means—


any regulations:


any legislative instrument:


any of the following kinds of instrument made or given by the Governor-General or any Minister of the Crown or any person in the service of the Crown, or made or given under any Imperial Act:


any Order in Council or Proclamation:


any notice, warrant, order, direction, determination, rules, or other instrument of authority.

Compare: 1989 No 142 s 16