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4.3.2 Instruments in their own right

Some Orders in Council are instruments in their own right; that is, they are not legislative instruments.

Such Orders in Council are usually published in the New Zealand Gazette. Cite them in accordance with rule 5.2.4.

Eg “Royal Commission on the Pike River Coal Mine Tragedy” (16 December 2010) 173 New Zealand Gazette 4261 at 4262.

Eg “Reference to the Court of Appeal of the Question of the Convictions of David Cullen Bain for Murder” (6 March 2003) 22 New Zealand Gazette 689 at cl 5.

Eg “Commission of Inquiry into Police Conduct” (19 February 2004) 18 New Zealand Gazette 379 at 381.

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