Order 3 of the Law Commission

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Order Recommending to the Open Parliament Statutory Changes Regarding Citations and Related Matters
CitationLC-3
Enacted byLaw Commission
Date commenced6 May 2019
Legislative history
Introduced on2 May 2019
Introduced byRamelia, Courelli
Voting began3 May 2019
Vote results4 Yea, 0 Nay, 0 Abstain
Related legislation
Ca-5 to C-3
Aa-2 to A-33
Aa-1 to A-29
Ra-2 to R-7
Status: Spent enactment

ORDER RECOMMENDING TO THE OPEN PARLIAMENT STATUTORY CHANGES REGARDING CITATIONS AND RELATED MATTERS

Section 1. Regarding the Citations of Proposed Laws

This Commission hereby recommends to the Open Parliament that the Supplemental Organization of Laws Resolution be repealed, provided that the citations described therein, as well as citations for proposed orders and amendments to orders of this Commission and proposed executive orders, be added to the respective statutes in which citation for laws passed are described.

Section 2. Regarding the Constitution

This Commission hereby recommends to the Open Parliament that the Constitution of the Social Liberal Union be amended to the following effect:

  1. Constitutions of the Social Liberal Union be archived by "C" followed by the order of passage; and
  2. Constitutional amendments be archived by "Ca" followed by the order of passage in respect to the Constitution amended, followed by the citation of the Constitution amended; and
  3. Treaties and interregional agreements be archived by "T" followed by the sequential order of ratification by the Open Parliament; and
  4. Pursuant to Section 1 of this Order, relevant proposal citations be noted in addition to the foregoing; and
  5. Reasonable clarifications and typo corrections where identified be made in addition to the foregoing.

Section 3. Regarding the Legal Fundamentals Act

This Commission hereby recommends to the Open Parliament that the Legal Fundamentals Act be amended to the following effect:

  1. Standing Orders of the Court of Justice be archived by "SO" followed by the order of adoption; and
  2. Concluded cases before the Court of Justice be archived by "CJ" followed by the order of conclusion; and
  3. Pursuant to Section 1 of this Order, relevant proposal citations be noted in addition to the foregoing; and
  4. Typo corrections where identified necessary be made in addition to the foregoing.

Section 4. Regarding the Law Commission and Library Act

This Commission hereby recommends to the Open Parliament that the Law Commission and Library act be amended to the following effect:

  1. Orders of the Commission be archived by "LC" followed by the order of adoption; and
  2. Amendments to Orders of the Commission be archived by "LCa" followed by the order of amendment to the particular Order, followed by the citation of the Order; and
  3. Pursuant to Section 1 of this Order, relevant proposal citations be noted in addition to the foregoing; and
  4. Standing Orders of the Court of Justice and the Privacy Policy of the Library of Parliament be made mandatory records; and
  5. Standing Orders of the Court of Justice as recorded on the Library of Parliament be given judicial notice; and
  6. Standing Orders of the Law Commission be made optional records or stricken as records approved on the Library of Parliament.

Section 5. Law Commission Sponsorship of Legislation

Should, in the judgement of the Chair of this Commission subject to Commission review, an item of legislation fulfill the intents of a section or sections of this Order, and should that be the primary purpose of the item of legislation, the Chair may declare this Commission a sponsor to the legislation.

Section 6. Expiry of this Order

This order shall be deemed spent in effect when recommendations herein are adopted by enactment of the Open Parliament, subject to the assessment of the Chair; provided, it shall expire three months after passage notwithstanding the status of recommendations.