An instrument that serves notice of decision taken by the executive arm of government. For example, an Order in Council accompanies all regulations. The OIC says "we've decided to put these regs into force" and presents the regs.
A legal instrument made by the Governor in Council pursuant to a statutory authority or, less frequently, the royal prerogative. All orders in council are made on the recommendation of the responsible Minister of the Crown and take legal effect only when signed by the Governor General.
an instrument used to exercise power that the Legislative Assembly has delegated to Cabinet, most often a single Minister
a statutory instrument and is thus beyond judicial review in the British courts
An order issued by the Governor in Council (the Cabinet), either on the basis of authority delegated by legislation or by virtue of the prerogative powers of the Crown. It may deal, among other matters, with the administration of the government, appointments to office or the disallowance or reservation of legislation.
The decisions of the Governor in Council are implemented by order in council.
Gives the force of law to administrative regulations drawn up by government departments within the ambit of parliamentary legislation.
An instrument made by the Governor in Council, ordinarily under an authority stated in an Act, that identifies itself as being an order in council. Provisions for the making of orders in council are not usually found in recent Acts, their place having largely been taken by regulations (for instruments of a legislative nature) and gazette notices (for instruments of an administrative nature).
A decision, instruction, order, or proclamation issued by or under the authority of the Governor in Council.