Judicial Review Procedure Act 2016

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 regulation, rule, bylaw, or order, or to give any notice or direction that has effect as subordinate 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