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14 December 2020 14 December 2020 2018 No 2
27 October 2020 27 October 2020 2020 No 32
01 March 2020 01 March 2020 2019 No 25
01 July 2019 01 July 2019 2019 No 7
07 January 2019 07 January 2019 2018 No 85
28 November 2018 28 November 2018 2018 No 89
01 July 2018 01 July 2018 2017 No 66
21 June 2018 21 June 2018 2018 No 29
15 December 2017 15 December 2017 2017 No 65
07 December 2017 07 December 2017 2017 No 63
06 December 2017 06 December 2017 2017 No 68
01 July 2017 01 July 2017 2016 No 61
19 May 2017 19 May 2017 2016 No 46
24 November 2015 24 November 2015 2015 No 67
04 June 2015 04 June 2015 2015 No 5
01 December 2014 01 December 2014 2014 No 30
04 July 2014 04 July 2014 2014 No 33
20 May 2014 20 May 2014 2014 No 5
24 February 2014 24 February 2014 2013 No 40
2013 No 41
01 January 2014 01 January 2014 2013 No 95
18 September 2013 18 September 2013 2013 No 22
30 August 2013 30 August 2013 2012 No 55
21 June 2013 21 June 2013 2013 No 38
03 June 2013 03 June 2013 2013 No 37
20 January 2013 20 January 2013 2012 No 82
04 January 2013 04 January 2013 2012 No 95
10 September 2012 10 September 2012 2012 No 60
01 July 2012 01 July 2012 2012 No 43
21 June 2012 21 June 2012 2012 No 40
19 March 2012 19 March 2012 2012 No 7
01 March 2012 01 March 2012 2011 No 72
03 March 2011 03 March 2011 2010 No 84
01 March 2011 01 March 2011 2010 No 102
25 January 2011 25 January 2011 2010 No 83
01 January 2011 01 January 2011 2010 No 71
07 December 2010 07 December 2010 2010 No 126
24 September 2010 24 September 2010 2009 No 102
16 July 2010 16 July 2010 2010 No 28
02 July 2010 02 July 2010 2009 No 52
01 July 2010 01 July 2010 2010 No 34
08 January 2010 08 January 2010 2009 No 106
26 June 2009 26 June 2009

Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 No 52

Assented to 26.06.2009.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2010, sec 2 and 2010 (247) LW 18.6.2010.

Amended by sec 132 (5).

Health Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2020 No 32

Assented to 27.10.2020.

Date of commencement of Sch 9.3, assent, sec 2(1).

Mental Health and Cognitive Impairment Forensic Provisions Act 2020 No 12

Assented to 23.06.2020.

Date of commencement, 27.3.2021, sec 2 and 2021 (116) LW 19.3.2021.

Children’s Guardian Act 2019 No 25

Assented to 04.12.2019.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.21, 1.3.2020, sec 2(1).

Ageing and Disability Commissioner Act 2019 No 7

Assented to 25.06.2019.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.3, 1.7.2019, sec 2 (1).

Government Information (Public Access) Amendment Act 2018 No 89

Assented to 28.11.2018.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Amendment (Victims) Act 2018 No 85

Assented to 28.11.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 7.1.2019, sec 2 (2) and 2018 (750) LW 14.12.2018.

Justice Legislation Amendment Act (No 2) 2018 No 29

Assented to 21.06.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.13, assent, sec 2 (1).

Health Legislation Amendment Act 2018 No 2

Assented to 20.02.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 7, 14.12.2020, sec 2(2) and 2020 (661) LW 13.11.2020.

Terrorism (High Risk Offenders) Act 2017 No 68

Assented to 30.11.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.12, 6.12.2017, sec 2 (1) and (2) and 2017 (678) LW 1.12.2017.

Electoral Act 2017 No 66

Assented to 30.11.2017.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2018, sec 2 and 2018 (302) LW 29.6.2018.

Local Government Amendment (Regional Joint Organisations) Act 2017 No 65

Assented to 30.11.2017.

Date of commencement, 15.12.2017, sec 2 and 2017 (730) LW 15.12.2017.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2017 No 63

Assented to 23.11.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.9, 14 days after assent, sec 2 (1).

Law Enforcement Conduct Commission Act 2016 No 61

Assented to 14.11.2016.

Date of commencement of Sch 6.22, 1.7.2017, sec 2 (1) and 2017 (256) LW 16.6.2017.

Land and Property Information NSW (Authorised Transaction) Act 2016 No 46

Assented to 28.09.2016.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 19.5.2017, sec 2 (2) and 2017 (96) LW 24.3.2017.

Courts and Other Justice Portfolio Legislation Amendment Act 2015 No 67

Assented to 24.11.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.11, assent, sec 2 (1).

Electricity Network Assets (Authorised Transactions) Act 2015 No 5

Assented to 04.06.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 8, assent, sec 2 (1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 No 33

Assented to 24.06.2014.

Date of commencement of Sch 3.8, 4.7.2014, sec 2 (1).

Electoral and Lobbying Legislation Amendment (Electoral Commission) Act 2014 No 30

Assented to 24.06.2014.

Date of commencement, 1.12.2014, sec 2 and 2014 (744) LW 28.11.2014.

Bail (Consequential Amendments) Act 2014 No 5

Assented to 12.03.2014.

Date of commencement, 20.5.2014, sec 2 and 2014 (235) LW 24.4.2014.

Civil and Administrative Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 2013 No 95

Assented to 20.11.2013.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.69, 1.1.2014, sec 2 (1).

Members of Parliament Staff Act 2013 No 41

Assented to 25.06.2013.

Date of commencement, 24.2.2014, sec 2 and 2014 (56) LW 20.2.2014.

Government Sector Employment Act 2013 No 40

Assented to 25.06.2013.

Date of commencement of Sch 6.3, 24.2.2014, sec 2 and 2013 (631) LW 8.11.2013.

Courts and Other Miscellaneous Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No 38

Assented to 21.06.2013.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Victims Rights and Support Act 2013 No 37

Assented to 03.06.2013.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Small Business Commissioner Act 2013 No 22

Assented to 07.05.2013.

Date of commencement, 18.9.2013, sec 2 and 2013 (542) LW 18.9.2013.

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).

Rail Safety (Adoption of National Law) Act 2012 No 82

Assented to 29.10.2012.

Date of commencement, 20.1.2013, sec 2 (1) and 2012 (646) LW 21.12.2012.

Courts and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No 60

Assented to 10.09.2012.

Date of commencement of Sch 8, assent, sec 2 (1).

Inspector of Custodial Services Act 2012 No 55

Assented to 21.08.2012.

Date of commencement, 30.8.2013, sec 2 and 2013 (472) LW 30.8.2013.

Public Sector Employment and Management Amendment (Procurement of Goods and Services) Act 2012 No 43

Assented to 22.06.2012.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2012, sec 2 and 2012 (306) LW 29.6.2012.

Judicial Officers Amendment Act 2012 No 40

Assented to 21.06.2012.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Government Information (Public Access) Amendment Act 2012 No 7

Assented to 19.03.2012.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Clubs, Liquor and Gaming Machines Legislation Amendment Act 2011 No 72

Assented to 28.11.2011.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.5, 1.3.2012, sec 2 (1) and 2012 (64) LW 1.3.2012.

Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Further Amendment Act 2010 No 126

Assented to 07.12.2010.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Surrogacy Act 2010 No 102

Assented to 16.11.2010.

Date of commencement, 1.3.2011, sec 2 and 2011 (49) LW 11.2.2011.

Protected Disclosures Amendment (Public Interest Disclosures) Act 2010 No 84

Assented to 01.11.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 3.3.2011, sec 2 and 2011 (121) LW 3.3.2011.

Parliamentary Budget Officer Act 2010 No 83

Assented to 01.11.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.1, 25.1.2011, sec 2 (2).

Privacy and Government Information Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No 71

Assented to 28.09.2010.

Date of commencement, 1.1.2011, sec 2 and 2010 (657) LW 3.12.2010.

Health Practitioner Regulation Amendment Act 2010 No 34

Assented to 15.06.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 1.7.2010, sec 2 (2).

Coroners Amendment (Domestic Violence Death Review Team) Act 2010 No 28

Assented to 09.06.2010.

Date of commencement, 16.7.2010, sec 2 and 2010 (371) LW 16.7.2010.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2009 No 106

Assented to 14.12.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 8.1.2010, sec 2 (2).

Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Amendment (Automatic Enrolment) Act 2009 No 102

Assented to 14.12.2009.

Date of commencement, 24.9.2010, sec 2 and 2010 (542) LW 24.9.2010.

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Sec 4

Am 2013 No 41, Sch 3.2; 2014 No 33, Sch 3.8 [1]; 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [1].

Sec 6

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [1].

Sec 14

Am 2010 No 71, Sch 3 [1].

Sec 18

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [2].

Part 3, Div 2, heading

Subst 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [3].

Sec 20

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [2]; 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [2] [3].

Sec 21

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [2].

Sec 22

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [2] [4].

Sec 26

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [5] [6].

Sec 27

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [7]; 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [4].

Secs 33, 34

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [7].

Sec 36

Am 2012 No 43, Sch 3.1.

Sec 38

Am 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [5].

Sec 41

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [8] [9]; 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [6]–[9].

Sec 44

Am 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [10].

Sec 51

Am 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [11] [12].

Sec 51A

Ins 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [10].

Sec 52

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [11].

Sec 54

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [12]; 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [13].

Sec 54A

Ins 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [14].

Sec 55

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [13]; 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [15].

Sec 56

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [14]–[18]; 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [16] [17].

Sec 59

Am 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [18] [19].

Sec 60

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [19]; 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [20] [21].

Sec 63

Am 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [22].

Sec 64

Am 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [23].

Sec 68

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [20].

Sec 79

Am 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [24].

Sec 80

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [21].

Sec 82

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [22]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [1].

Sec 85

Am 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [25].

Sec 86

Am 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [26].

Sec 89

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [23].

Sec 90

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [24].

Sec 92A

Ins 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [27].

Sec 93

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [25].

Sec 94

Am 2010 No 71, Sch 3 [2]; 2012 No 60, Sch 8.

Sec 97

Am 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [28].

Sec 98

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [2].

Sec 99

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [3].

Part 5, Div 4, heading

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [4].

Sec 100

Subst 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [5]. Am 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [29].

Sec 101

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [26] [27]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [6].

Sec 102

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [6].

Sec 103

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [6] [7].

Sec 104

Am 2010 No 71, Sch 3 [3]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [6].

Sec 105

Am 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [30].

Sec 106

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [28]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [6].

Secs 107–109

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [6].

Sec 110

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [6]; 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [31]–[33].

Sec 111

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [6].

Sec 112

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [6]. Subst 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [34].

Sec 112A

Ins 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [8].

Sec 125

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [29]; 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [35].

Sec 126

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [30].

Sec 127

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [31].

Sec 128

Am 2009 No 106, Sch 4.18.

Sec 129

Am 2010 No 71, Sch 3 [4]; 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [2].

Sec 130

Am 2010 No 71, Sch 3 [5] [6].

Sec 131

Am 2010 No 71, Sch 3 [7].

Sch 1

Am 2009 No 102, Sch 6.2; 2010 No 83, Sch 1.1; 2010 No 84, Sch 2.3; 2010 No 102, Sch 2.3; 2010 No 126, Sch 3 [1]; 2011 No 72, Sch 5.5; 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [32] [33]; 2012 No 40, Sch 2; 2012 No 82, Sch 2.6 [1]–[3]; 2013 No 22, Sch 1.1; 2014 No 5, Sch 2.20; 2015 No 5, Sch 8.14; 2015 No 67, Sch 1.11; 2016 No 46, Sch 4.3; 2016 No 61, Sch 6.22 [1] [2]; 2017 No 63, Sch 1.9 [1]–[3]; 2017 No 66, Sch 8.12 [1]; 2018 No 29, Sch 1.13; 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [36]–[45]; 2018 No 2, Sch 7.

Sch 2

Am 2010 No 28, Sch 2.2; 2010 No 34, Sch 2.20; 2010 No 126, Sch 3 [2]; 2012 No 55, Sch 3.6; 2012 No 95, Sch 2.12 [1] [2]; 2013 No 37, Sch 3.10; 2013 No 38, Sch 1.6; 2013 No 40, Sch 6.3; 2014 No 30, Sch 4.2; 2016 No 61, Sch 6.22 [3] [4]; 2017 No 66, Sch 8.12 [2]; 2017 No 68, Sch 2.12; 2018 No 85, Sch 4; 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [46]–[49]; 2019 No 7, Sch 1.3; 2019 No 25, Sch 5.21[1]; 2020 No 12, Sch 3.14; 2020 No 32, Sch 9.3.

Sch 3

Am 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [34] [35]; 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [50] [51].

Sch 4

Am 2010 No 71, Sch 3 [8]; 2012 No 7, Sch 1 [36]–[38]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.69 [9]; 2014 No 33, Sch 3.8 [2]; 2017 No 65, Sch 2.11; 2018 No 89, Sch 1 [52]–[55]; 2019 No 25, Sch 5.21[2].

Sch 5

Rep 2009 No 52, sec 132 (5).

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