Legislative Instruments Amendment (Sunsetting Measures) Act 2012 (135 of 2012)

Schedule 1   Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Part 2   Date of sunsetting

23   Section 53

Repeal the section, substitute:

53 Resolution that instrument continue in force

(1) A legislative instrument that would otherwise be repealed on a day by section 50, 51 or 51A continues in force, despite those sections, if:

(a) the instrument is mentioned in:

(i) a copy of a certificate laid before a House of the Parliament under section 51; or

(ii) a list laid before a House of the Parliament under section 52; and

(b) the House indicates, by resolution passed within 6 months after the copy or list is laid before the House, that the instrument should continue in force.

(2) The legislative instrument continues in force, subject to:

(a) sections 50, 51 and 51A, which apply to it after the passage of the resolution as if it were registered on the day on which it would have been repealed by section 50, 51 or 51A apart from this section; and

(b) any later instrument amending or repealing it.

Note: The legislative instrument is not required to be tabled again, and is not liable to disallowance again.