(1) Section 131A
expires at the end of 31 December 2019 21 .
(2) However, the
Governor, on the recommendation of the Minister, may, by proclamation made
before section 131A expires, postpone the expiry of section 131A
until the end of a date specified in the proclamation, and in that case that
section expires at the end of that date.
(3) The Minister
cannot make a recommendation under subsection (2) unless the Minister is
satisfied, on the basis of the most recent report laid before each House of
Parliament under the Land Information Authority Act 2006
section 93(2), that the expiry of section 131A should be postponed.
(4) There is no limit
on the number of times the expiry of section 131A may be postponed, but
each postponement cannot be for longer than 5 years beginning on the day
after the most recent date on which section 131A would expire if that
expiry were not postponed.
(5) The Interpretation
Act 1984 section 42 applies to and in relation to a proclamation
made under subsection (2) as if the proclamation were a regulation.
(6) The expiry of
section 131A does not affect the validity of any regulations made under
section 130 and in effect immediately before that expiry.
[Section 131B inserted: No. 11 of 2015
[ Note: The expiry of section 131A is
postponed until the end of 31 December 2024 by the Land
Legislation (Postponement of Expiry) Proclamation 2018 (see Gazette
21 Dec 2018 p. 4845-6).]
[ 131. Omitted under the Reprints Act 1984