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Official notification of statutory instruments and other legislative events

Week beginning 19 January 2009

(issued at 10:13, 27 January 2009)

1 NSW statutory instruments officially published online


Online notification of the making of statutory instruments

Following the commencement of the remaining provisions of the Interpretation Amendment Act 2006, the following statutory instruments are to be notified on the official NSW legislation website ( instead of being published in the Gazette:

(a) all environmental planning instruments, on and from 26 January 2009,

(b) all statutory instruments drafted by the Parliamentary Counsel’s Office and made by the Governor (mainly regulations and commencement proclamations) and court rules, on and from 2 March 2009.

Instruments for notification on the website are to be sent via email to or fax (02) 9232 4796 to the Parliamentary Counsel's Office.

These instruments will be listed on the "Notification" page of the NSW legislation website and will be published as part of the permanent "As Made" collection on the website and also delivered to subscribers to the weekly email service. Principal statutory instruments also appear in the "In Force" collection where they are maintained in an up-to-date consolidated form.

Notified instruments will also be listed in the Gazette for the week following notification.

For further information about the new notification process contact the Parliamentary Counsel’s Office on (02) 9321 3333.

Ministerial Memorandum about new process.

2 NSW statutory instruments published in the Gazette

Proclamations commencing Acts

Dividing Fences and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2008 No 72 (2009-19) — published Gazette No 20 of 23 January 2009, page 392
Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment Act 2008 No 36 (2009-20) — published Gazette No 20 of 23 January 2009, page 393
Interpretation Amendment Act 2006 No 43 (2009-21) — published Gazette No 20 of 23 January 2009, page 394
Transport Administration Amendment (Metro Rail) Act 2008 No 115 (2009-22) — published Gazette No 20 of 23 January 2009, page 395

Regulations and other statutory instruments

Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Complying Development) Regulation 2009 (2009-23) — published Gazette No 20 of 23 January 2009, page 396
Fisheries Management Amendment (Threatened Species Conservation) Order (No 1) 2009 (2009-24) — published Gazette No 20 of 23 January 2009, page 400
Public Sector Employment and Management (Cabinet Office) Order 2009 (2009-25) — published Gazette No 20 of 23 January 2009, page 403

Environmental Planning Instruments


For maps to EPIs that adopt or follow the standard instrument, see the relevant principal instrument in Browse In Force or Search In Force on

For other government instruments and notices see the Gazette.

3 Legislative events relating to NSW

Consultation or Exposure Bills


Bills introduced etc





Bills revised following amendment in Committee


Bills passed by both Houses of Parliament


Acts assented to


For the full text of Bills, and details on the passage of Bills, see the Bills tab on the Parliament of NSW website. (

Other events

Paper reprints of Acts and regulations etc 

Civil Liability Act 2002 No 22 (Reprint No 4)
Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 No 41 (Reprint No 4)