Legislation Act 2019

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82 Power to revoke spent secondary legislation and other instruments


The Governor-General may, by Order in Council, on the recommendation of the Attorney-General, revoke any secondary legislation or other instrument.


Before making a recommendation, the Attorney-General must be satisfied that the secondary legislation or other instrument has ceased to have effect or is no longer required.


This section is in addition to any other power to revoke the secondary legislation or other instrument.


An order under this section is secondary legislation (see this Part for publication requirements).

Compare: 2012 No 119 s 15

Requirements under this Act for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationPCO must publish it on the legislation website and notify it in the Gazettes 69(1)(c)
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of Representativess 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives ss 115, 116
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