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MARKETING OF POTATOES ACT 1946 - SECT 57

57 .         Transitional regulations

        (1)         In this section —

        publication day , for regulations made under subsection (2), means the day on which those regulations are published in the Gazette ;

        specified means specified or described in regulations made under subsection (2);

        transitional matter means any matter of a transitional or savings nature arising from the enactment of the Marketing of Potatoes Amendment and Repeal Act 2016 .

        (2)         If there is no sufficient provision in this Part for dealing with a transitional matter, the Governor may make regulations prescribing matters necessary or convenient to be prescribed for the purpose of dealing with the transitional matter.

        (3)         Regulations made under subsection (2) may provide that specified provisions of a written law —

            (a)         do not apply to or in relation to a specified matter; or

            (b)         apply with specified modifications to or in relation to a specified matter.

        (4)         If regulations made under subsection (2) provide that a specified state of affairs is taken to have existed, or not to have existed, on and after a day that is earlier than the publication day but not earlier than transition day, the regulations have effect according to their terms.

        (5)         If regulations contain a provision referred to in subsection (4), the provision does not operate so as —

            (a)         to affect in a manner prejudicial to a person (other than the State or an authority of the State) the rights of that person existing before the publication day for those regulations; or

            (b)         to impose liabilities on a person (other than the State or an authority of the State) in respect of an act done or omission made before the publication day for those regulations.

        (6)         Regulations can only be made under subsection (2) within 24 months after the day on which the Marketing of Potatoes Amendment and Repeal Act 2016 receives the Royal Assent.

        [Section 57 inserted by No. 22 of 2016 s. 12.]




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