State Emergency and Rescue Management Act 1989 No 165

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01 July 2019 01 July 2019 2019 No 1
07 December 2018 07 December 2018 2018 No 59
08 July 2016 08 July 2016 2016 No 27
08 July 2015 08 July 2015 2015 No 15
01 July 2015 01 July 2015 2015 No 15
27 November 2013 27 November 2013 2013 No 108
03 September 2013 03 September 2013 2013 No 62
04 January 2013 04 January 2013 2012 No 95
26 November 2012 26 November 2012 2012 No 103
06 January 2012 06 January 2012 2011 No 62
14 January 2011 14 January 2011 2010 No 117
07 January 2011 07 January 2011 2010 No 119
28 June 2010 28 June 2010 2010 No 46
19 November 2009 19 November 2009 2009 No 90
06 July 2009 06 July 2009 2007 No 94
19 June 2009 19 June 2009 2009 No 38
14 April 2008 14 April 2008 2008 No 8
01 February 2007 01 February 2007 2006 No 94
04 December 2006 04 December 2006 2006 No 120
30 October 2006 30 October 2006 2006 No 84
20 June 2006 20 June 2006 2006 No 58
17 November 2005 17 November 2005 2005 No 88
26 October 2005 26 October 2005 2005 No 80
06 July 2004 06 July 2004 2004 No 48
13 December 2002 13 December 2002 2002 No 115
06 December 2002 06 December 2002 2002 No 92
01 July 2000 01 July 2000 2000 No 32

State Emergency and Rescue Management Act 1989 No 165

Assented to 14.12.1989.

Date of commencement, secs 10–17, 19–41 and Sch 2 excepted, 12.2.1990, sec 2 and GG No 21 of 9.2.1990, p 1054.

Date of commencement of secs 10–17 and 19–32 and Sch 2, 1.12.1990, sec 2 and GG No 152 of 23.11.1990, p 10128.

Date of commencement of secs 33–41, 3.8.1990, sec 2 and GG No 97 of 3.8.1990, p 7103.

Bushfires Legislation Amendment Act 2020 No 37

Assented to 25.11.2020.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, assent, sec 2(1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2019 No 1

Assented to 17.06.2019.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.19, 14 days after assent, sec 2 (1).

Emergency Services Legislation Amendment Act 2018 No 59

Assented to 26.10.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, 7.12.2018, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2016 No 27

Assented to 07.06.2016.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.27, 8.7.2016, sec 2 (1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 No 15

Assented to 29.06.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.25 [1] [3]–[5] and [7], 1.7.2015, Sch 1.25.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.25 [2] [6] and [8], 8.7.2015, sec 2 (1).

Passenger Transport Act 2014 No 46

Assented to 17.09.2014.

Sch 4.11 was not commenced and was repealed by the Point to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) Act 2016 No 34.

Rural Fires Amendment Act 2013 No 108

Assented to 27.11.2013.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

State Emergency and Rescue Management Amendment (Co-ordination and Notification of Rescues) Act 2013 No 62

Assented to 03.09.2013.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Emergency Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No 103

Assented to 26.11.2012.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2012 No 95

Assented to 21.11.2012.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 4.1.2013, sec 2 (1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2011 No 62

Assented to 16.11.2011.

Date of commencement of Schs 1 and 3, 6.1.2012, sec 2 (1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2010 No 119

Assented to 29.11.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 7.1.2011, sec 2 (2).

State Emergency and Rescue Management Amendment Act 2010 No 117

Assented to 29.11.2010.

Date of commencement, 14.1.2011, sec 2 and 2011 (3) LW 14.1.2011.

State Revenue Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No 46

Assented to 28.06.2010.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2 (2).

State Emergency Service Amendment Act 2009 No 90

Assented to 19.11.2009.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

State Emergency and Rescue Management Amendment Act 2009 No 38

Assented to 19.06.2009.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

State Emergency and Rescue Management Amendment (Botany Emergency Works) Act 2008 No 8

Assented to 14.04.2008.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007 No 94

Assented to 13.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 6.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (314) LW 3.7.2009.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2006 No 120

Assented to 04.12.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, assent, sec 2 (2).

Police Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2006 No 94

Assented to 22.11.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 3.33, 1.2.2007, sec 2 and GG No 22 of 1.2.2007, p 575.

Ports Corporatisation and Waterways Management Amendment Act 2006 No 84

Assented to 30.10.2006.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 No 58

Assented to 20.06.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.54, assent, sec 2 (2).

State Emergency Service Amendment Act 2005 No 88

Assented to 17.11.2005.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

State Emergency and Rescue Management Amendment Act 2005 No 80

Assented to 26.10.2005.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Act 2004 No 48

Assented to 06.07.2004.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, assent, sec 2 (1).

Terrorism (Police Powers) Act 2002 No 115

Assented to 05.12.2002.

Date of commencement, 13.12.2002, sec 2 and GG No 255 of 13.12.2002, p 10562.

Civil Liability Amendment (Personal Responsibility) Act 2002 No 92

Assented to 28.11.2002.

Date of commencement of Sch 4.9, 6.12.2002, sec 2 and GG No 249 of 6.12.2002, p 10529.

State Emergency and Rescue Management Amendment Act 2000 No 32

Assented to 14.06.2000.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2000, sec 2 and GG No 81 of 30.6.2000, p 5358.

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sentencing) Act 1999 No 94

Assented to 08.12.1999.

Date of commencement of sec 7 and Sch 5, 1.1.2000, sec 2 (1) and GG No 144 of 24.12.1999, p 12184.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1997 No 147

Assented to 17.12.1997.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.24, 6.2.1998, Sch 1.24 and GG No 22 of 6.2.1998, p 523.

Rural Fires Act 1997 No 65

Assented to 10.07.1997.

Date of commencement, 1.9.1997, sec 2 and GG No 95 of 29.8.1997, p 6644.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1996 No 121

Assented to 03.12.1996.

Date of commencement of Sch 4.48, 4 months after assent, sec 2 (4).

Emergency Legislation Amendment (Offences) Act 1996 No 89

Assented to 25.11.1996.

Date of commencement, 20.12.1996, sec 2 and GG No 150 of 20.12.1996, p 8524.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 No 30

Assented to 21.06.1996.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, assent, sec 2 (1).

State Emergency Legislation Amendment Act 1995 No 91

Assented to 21.12.1995.

Date of commencement, 23.2.1996, sec 2 and GG No 20 of 16.2.1996, p 589.

Ports Corporatisation and Waterways Management Act 1995 No 13

Assented to 15.06.1995.

Date of commencement, 1.7.1995, sec 2 and GG No 79 of 30.6.1995, p 3435.

Statute Law Revision (Local Government) Act 1995 No 11

Assented to 09.06.1995.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.121, 23.6.1995, sec 2 (1) and GG No 77 of 23.6.1995, p 3279.

State Emergency and Rescue Management (Amendment) Act 1994 No 23

Assented to 30.05.1994.

Date of commencement, 20.6.1994, sec 2 and GG No 80 of 17.6.1994, p 2916.

Mines Rescue Act 1994 No 13

Assented to 10.05.1994.

Date of commencement, 8.7.1994, sec 2 and GG No 90 of 8.7.1994, p 3463.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1991 No 94

Assented to 17.12.1991.

Date of commencement of the provisions of Sch 2 relating to the State Emergency and Rescue Management Act 1989, assent, Sch 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1990 No 108

Assented to 13.12.1990.

Date of commencement of the provisions of Sch 1 relating to the State Emergency and Rescue Management Act 1989, assent, sec 2.

Police and Superannuation Legislation (Amendment) Act 1990 No 48

Assented to 26.06.1990.

Date of commencement, 1.7.1990, sec 2 and GG No 82 of 29.6.1990, p 5409.

Amending legislation

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1991 No 94

Assented to 17.12.1991.

Date of commencement of the provision of Sch 2 relating to the Police and Superannuation Legislation (Amendment) Act 1990, 1.7.1990, Sch 2.

Ambulance Services Act 1990 No 16

Assented to 14.06.1990.

Date of commencement, 1.7.1990, sec 2 and GG No 82 of 29.6.1990, p 5379.

State Emergency Service Act 1989 No 164

Assented to 14.12.1989.

Date of commencement, 3.8.1990, sec 2 and GG No 97 of 3.8.1990, p 7102.

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Sec 3

Am 1989 No 164, sec 34; 1990 No 48, Sch 1 (am 1991 No 94, Sch 2); 1995 No 11, Sch 1.121; 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [1] [2]; 1997 No 65, Sch 4.24 [1]; 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [1]–[3]; 2005 No 80, Sch 1 [1]; 2006 No 94, Sch 3.33 [1] [2]; 2009 No 38, Sch 1 [1]; 2010 No 46, Sch 2.3 [1]; 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [1]–[8]; 2015 No 15, Sch 1.25 [1] [2]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [1]–[3].

Sec 4

Am 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [4] [5]; 2004 No 48, Sch 4; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [4].

Part 2, Div 1, Subdiv 1, heading

Am 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [5].

Sec 10

Am 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [4]; 2009 No 38, Sch 1 [2] [3]; 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [3]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [2]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 11

Am 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [6]; 2009 No 38, Sch 1 [4]; 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [4] [5]. Rep 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [7].

Part 2, Div 1, Subdiv 2, heading

Am 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [3].

Sec 12

Am 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [7]; 2009 No 38, Sch 1 [5]; 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [6]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [2] [10]–[13]; 2015 No 15, Sch 1.25 [3] [4].

Sec 13

Subst 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [8]. Am 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [2] [11].

Sec 14

Am 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [5] [6]; 2009 No 38, Sch 1 [6]; 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [7] [8]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [14]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 15

Subst 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [9]. Am 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [2]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [9]; 2020 No 37, Sch 2.6.

Sec 16

Am 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [15].

Sec 17

Am 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [10]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [13]; 2015 No 15, Sch 1.25 [3].

Sec 18

Am 1990 No 108, Sch 1; 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [7]–[10]; 2005 No 80, Sch 1 [2]; 2006 No 94, Sch 3.33 [3]. Subst 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [11].

Sec 19

Am 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [9]; 2009 No 38, Sch 1 [7]; 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [12]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [2] [16].

Sec 20

Am 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [11]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [17].

Part 2, Div 1, Subdiv 5

Ins 2009 No 38, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 20A

Ins 2009 No 38, Sch 1 [8]. Am 2010 No 46, Sch 2.3 [2]. Subst 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [13]. Am 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [13]. Subst 2015 No 15, Sch 1.25 [5]. Am 2016 No 27, Sch 1.27 [1] [2].

Sec 20B

Ins 2009 No 38, Sch 1 [8]. Am 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [2] [16].

Part 2, Div 2, heading

Am 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [16].

Sec 21

Am 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [10]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [16] [17].

Sec 22

Am 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [11]–[14]; 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [14]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [12] [16] [18] [19].

Sec 23

Am 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [12] [16] [20] [21].

Sec 24

Subst 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [12]. Am 1997 No 147, Sch 1.24 [1]; 2005 No 80, Sch 1 [3]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [12] [16].

Sec 25

Am 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [15]; 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [15]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [2] [12] [16] [22] [23].

Sec 26

Am 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [13] [14]; 2005 No 80, Sch 1 [4]; 2006 No 94, Sch 3.33 [4]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [12] [16] [24].

Sec 28

Am 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [15]; 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [16] [17]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [25]–[27].

Sec 29

Am 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [12] [28] [29].

Sec 30

Subst 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [16]; 1997 No 147, Sch 1.24 [2]. Am 2005 No 80, Sch 1 [5]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [12] [16].

Sec 31

Am 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [18]; 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [16]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [2] [12] [30].

Sec 32

Am 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [31].

Sec 32A

Ins 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [17]. Am 1997 No 65, Sch 4.24 [2]; 2005 No 88, Sch 2; 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [17]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [12] [32]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [10].

Sec 34

Am 2010 No 119, Sch 3.12; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [11].

Sec 37

Am 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [18].

Sec 37A

Ins 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [19]. Am 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [19].

Secs 37B–37E

Ins 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [19].

Sec 37F

Ins 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [19]. Am 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [12].

Sec 40

Am 1996 No 89, Sch 1.3 [1].

Sec 42

Am 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [13]; 2019 No 1, Sch 1.19.

Sec 43

Am 1990 No 48, Sch 1; 1990 No 108, Sch 1; 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [20]–[27]; 1997 No 65, Sch 4.24 [3]; 2005 No 80, Sch 1 [6]; 2006 No 94, Sch 3.33 [5]; 2009 No 90, Sch 2.2; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [33] [34]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [14].

Sec 46

Rep 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [20].

Sec 47

Subst 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [21].

Sec 48

Am 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [22]–[29].

Sec 48A

Ins 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [30]. Am 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [12] [16].

Sec 49A

Ins 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [31].

Part 3, Div 3, heading

Am 2013 No 62, Sch 1 [1].

Sec 50

Am 1990 No 16, Sch 2; 1990 No 48, Sch 1; 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [18]; 2013 No 62, Sch 1 [2] [3].

Sec 51

Am 2005 No 80, Sch 1 [7]; 2006 No 94, Sch 3.33 [3]. Subst 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [19]; 2013 No 62, Sch 1 [4]. Am 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [15].

Sec 52

Am 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [28] [29].

Sec 53

Am 1990 No 48, Sch 1; 1994 No 13, Sch 4; 1995 No 13, Sch 4.30; 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [30]; 2005 No 80, Sch 1 [8]; 2006 No 58, Sch 2.54; 2006 No 84, Sch 2.15; 2006 No 94, Sch 3.33 [6]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [35]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [16]–[18].

Sec 54

Am 1991 No 94, Sch 2.

Sec 57

Am 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [19].

Sec 59

Subst 2002 No 92, Sch 4.9.

Part 3A

Ins 1994 No 23, Sch 1 (1).

Sec 60A

Ins 1994 No 23, Sch 1 (1). Am 1996 No 121, Sch 4.48; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [36]–[39]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [20].

Sec 60AA

Ins 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [21].

Sec 60B

Ins 1994 No 23, Sch 1 (1). Am 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [22].

Sec 60C

Ins 1994 No 23, Sch 1 (1).

Sec 60D

Ins 1994 No 23, Sch 1 (1). Am 2012 No 95, Sch 2.35; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [23]–[28].

Sec 60E

Ins 1994 No 23, Sch 1 (1).

Sec 60F

Ins 1994 No 23, Sch 1 (1). Am 2006 No 120, Sch 2.86.

Secs 60G–60K

Ins 1994 No 23, Sch 1 (1).

Sec 60KA

Ins 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [31]. Am 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [20]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [12]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [29]–[33].

Sec 60L (previously sec 60A)

Ins 1990 No 48, Sch 1. Renumbered 1994 No 23, Sch 1 (2). Am 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [32]; 2002 No 115, Sch 2 [1] [2]; 2011 No 62, Sch 3.33; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [29] [34].

Sec 61

Rep 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [33]. Ins 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [34]. Am 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [32]; 2002 No 115, Sch 2 [3] [4]; 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [21]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [29] [34]–[36].

Sec 61A

Ins 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [34]. Am 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [37].

Sec 61AA

Ins 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [22].

Sec 61B

Ins 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [34]. Am 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [29] [37] [38].

Sec 61C

Ins 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [34]. Am 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [37].

Sec 61D

Ins 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [34]. Am 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [29] [39].

Sec 61E

Ins 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [34]. Subst 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [40].

Sec 62

Am 1991 No 94, Sch 2; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [12]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [41].

Sec 62A

Ins 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [35]. Am 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [33]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [29] [34].

Sec 62B

Ins 1996 No 89, Sch 1.3 [2].

Sec 63A

Ins 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [34]. Am 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [23]–[25]; 2015 No 15, Sch 1.25 [6]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [42].

Sec 63AA

Ins 2015 No 15, Sch 1.25 [7].

Sec 63B

Ins 2005 No 80, Sch 1 [9]. Am 2006 No 94, Sch 3.33 [7] [8]; 2013 No 108, Sch 2.3.

Sec 64A

Ins 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [26].

Sec 66

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 4.

Sec 69

Rep 1990 No 108, Sch 1.

Sch 1, heading

Subst 2009 No 38, Sch 1 [9]. Rep 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [27].

Sch 1

Am 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [36]; 1996 No 30, Sch 2.26; 1999 No 94, sec 7 (2) and Sch 5, Part 2; 2009 No 38, Sch 1 [9]–[12]. Rep 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [27].

Sch 2

Am 2009 No 38, Sch 1 [13]; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [12]; 2015 No 15, Sch 1.25 [8]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [43] [44].

Sch 3

Am 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [37].

Sch 4

Am 1994 No 23, Sch 1 (3); 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [38] [39]; 2000 No 32, Sch 1 [35] [36]; 2008 No 8, Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2009 No 38, Sch 1 [14]; 2010 No 46, Sch 2.3 [3] [4]; 2010 No 117, Sch 1 [28] [29]; 2011 No 62, Sch 1.19; 2012 No 103, Sch 3 [40] [41]; 2018 No 59, Sch 1 [45].

The whole Act

Am 1995 No 91, Sch 1 [3] (“State Rescue and Emergency Services Board” omitted wherever occurring, “State Rescue Board” inserted instead).

State Emergency and Rescue Management Bill 1989

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