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Interpretation Act 1987 No 15
Current version for 15 September 2015 to date (accessed 22 July 2017 at 20:34)
Part 7 Section 48
48   Exercise of statutory functions
(1)  If an Act or instrument confers or imposes a function on any person or body, the function may be exercised (or, in the case of a duty, shall be performed) from time to time as occasion requires.
(2)  If an Act or instrument confers or imposes a function on a particular officer or the holder of a particular office, the function may be exercised (or, in the case of a duty, shall be performed) by the person for the time being occupying or acting in the office concerned.