Judicial Review Procedure Act 2016

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5 Meaning of statutory power


In this Act, statutory power means a power or right to do any thing that is specified in subsection (2) and that is conferred by or under—


any Act; or


the constitution or other instrument of incorporation, rules, or bylaws of any body corporate.


The things referred to in subsection (1) are—


to make any secondary legislation; or


to exercise a statutory power of decision; or


to require any person to do or refrain from doing anything that, but for such requirement, the person would not be required by law to do or refrain from doing; or


to do anything that would, but for such power or right, be a breach of the legal rights of any person; or


to make any investigation or inquiry into the rights, powers, privileges, immunities, duties, or liabilities of any person.

Compare: 1972 No 130 s 3

Section 5(2)(a): amended, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).