Legislation Act 2003

Chapter 3 - Legislative instruments and notifiable instruments  

Part 1 - Drafting standards and consultation  

SECTION 15ZC   Simplified outline of this Part  

The First Parliamentary Counsel is responsible for promoting the legal effectiveness, clarity and intelligibility of legislative instruments and notifiable instruments.

Before a legislative instrument is made, the rule-maker must be satisfied that any consultation that is appropriate and reasonably practicable has taken place.

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