Part 46 General Supplementary Provisions (ss 1288-1297)
Part 46 General Supplementary Provisions (ss 1288-1297)
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

1288 Regulations and orders: statutory instrument

Except as otherwise provided, regulations and orders under this Act shall be made by statutory instrument.


1289 Regulations and orders: negative resolution procedure

Where regulations or orders under this Act are subject to “negative resolution procedure” the statutory instrument containing the regulations or order shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.


1290 Regulations and orders: affirmative resolution procedure

Where regulations or orders under this Act are subject to “affirmative resolution procedure” the regulations or order must not be made unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing them has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.


1291 Regulations and orders: approval after being made

(1)     Regulations or orders under this Act that are subject to “approval after being made”—

(a)     must be laid before Parliament after being made, and

(b)     cease to have effect at the end of 28 days beginning with the day on which they were made unless during that period they are approved by resolution of each House.

(2)     In reckoning the period of 28 days no account shall be taken of any time during which Parliament is dissolved or prorogued or during which both Houses are adjourned for more than four days.

(3)     The regulations or order ceasing to have effect does not affect—

(a)     anything previously done under them or it, or

(b)     the making of new regulations or a new order.


1292 Regulations and orders: supplementary

(1)     Regulations or orders under this Act may—

(a)     make different provision for different cases or circumstances,

(b)     include supplementary, incidental and consequential provision, and

(c)     make transitional provision and savings.

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