as made On this website, "as made" refers to the original version of a Legislative Instrument when it was made into law.
Legislative Instruments that are Orders in Council are made into law by being signed by the Governor-General.
Alternatively it may appear under legislative history or administrative information at the end of the document (linked to from the contents page).
Other Instruments can be administered by a wider variety of agencies.
That department or ministry is generally responsible for the operation of the legislation and for making recommendations to the government of the day about improving it.
You can usually find the name of the administering agency at the start of the document.
Other Instruments can also be amended; how their amendments are shown depends on the agency that administers them.
In amending legislation, blocks of text to be inserted into an Act or Legislative Instrument are shaded (if published after 11 April 2015) or indicated with quotation marks (if published before this date). as at When viewing an Act or Legislative Instrument, the tab displays an "as at" date for each version.
The administering agency is named on the Other Instrument's information page.
amendments Changes made to an Act or Legislative Instrument are called amendments.
This report sets out the overall style and structure of a criminal code and recommends a phased approach, involving restatement, consolidation and reform of the law.
for the consolidation of the criminal law of England and Ireland.
There are five types of Acts: public, private, local, provincial, and imperial.