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Human rights certificate for subordinate legislation

41 Human rights certificate for subordinate legislation

(1) The responsible Minister for subordinate legislation must prepare a human rights certificate for the legislation.
(2) The human rights certificate must state—
(a) whether, in the responsible Minister’s opinion, the subordinate legislation is compatible with human rights and, if so, how it is compatible; and
(b) if, in the responsible Minister’s opinion, a part of the subordinate legislation is not compatible with human rights, the nature and extent of the incompatibility.
(3) When subordinate legislation is tabled in the Legislative Assembly, it must be accompanied by the human rights certificate prepared under this section for the legislation.
See the Statutory Instruments Act 1992 , section 49 for the requirement to table subordinate legislation.
(4) The portfolio committee responsible for examining the subordinate legislation may, in examining the legislation, also consider the human rights certificate.
(5) In this section—

"responsible Minister" , for subordinate legislation, means the Minister who administers the law or provision of the law under which the subordinate legislation is made.

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