Legislation Act 2012

Before its repeal, this Act was administered by: Ministry of Justice and Parliamentary Counsel Office
  • repealed
  • Legislation Act 2012: repealed, on 28 October 2021, by section 10 of the Legislation (Repeals and Amendments) Act 2019 (2019 No 59).

Subpart 2—Reprints

23 Interpretation

In this subpart, unless the context otherwise requires,—

current drafting practice means the legislative drafting practice for the time being used by the PCO

legislation includes an instrument published under section 14 or published under a corresponding provision in a previous enactment

referential words means words (for example, “of this Act”, “of this section”, “of this paragraph”, “the said”, and “hereof”) that identify the whole or part of a provision (including a schedule) as a provision, or as part of a provision, of the enactment in which they appear.

Compare: 1989 No 142 s 17A