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Statutory Instruments Act

Version of section 4 from 2002-12-31 to 2015-06-17:

Marginal note:Doubt as to nature of proposed statutory instrument

 Where any regulation-making authority or other authority responsible for the issue, making or establishment of a statutory instrument, or any person acting on behalf of such an authority, is uncertain as to whether a proposed statutory instrument would be a regulation if it were issued, made or established by that authority, it or he shall cause a copy of the proposed statutory instrument to be forwarded to the Deputy Minister of Justice who shall determine whether or not the instrument would be a regulation if it were so issued, made or established.

  • 1970-71-72, c. 38, s. 4

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