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    1.6 Information about the following chapters

    1.6.1 Act of Parliament

    The appendix is a flow chart describing the process for making an Act of Parliament. The major stages shown on the flow chart correspond with chapters of this handbook as follows:

    Appendix flow chart stages Corresponding chapters of handbook
    Policy development Chapters 2 and 7
    The draft Chapter 3
    The parliamentary process Chapter 4
    Royal assent Chapter 5

    1.6.2 Subordinate legislation

    Chapter 6 of this handbook considers issues relevant to the development of subordinate legislation.

    The information in Chapter 3 about the drafting process, especially the information on the roles of instructing officer and drafter, also applies in the subordinate legislation context.

    The consideration of fundamental legislative principles in Chapter 7 includes issues specific to subordinate legislation.

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    Last updated:
    18 May, 2016
    Last reviewed:
    13 November, 2013