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Building Professionals Act 2005 No 115

Assented to 07.12.2005.

Second reading speech made: Legislative Assembly, 25.5.2005; Legislative Council, 15.11.2005.

Date of commencement of Part 1, Div 1 of Part 2 and Part 7 (except sec 77) and secs 83, 89, 94 and 95 and Sch 1, Part 1 and cl 6 of Sch 2 and Sch 3.6, 25.1.2007, sec 2 (1) and GG No 16 of 25.1.2007, p 305.

Date of commencement of sec 96 and Sch 3.2 [5] [6] [12] [18] and [19], 3.3.2006, sec 2 (1) and GG No 30 of 3.3.2006, p 1051.

Date of commencement of Sch 3.1 and 3.5, 1.3.2007, sec 2 (2) and GG No 16 of 25.1.2007, p 305.

Date of commencement of Sch 3.2 [4] [7]–[9] and [13], 23.6.2006, sec 2 (1) and GG No 82 of 23.6.2006, p 4564.

Date of commencement of the remainder, 1.3.2007, sec 2 (1) and GG No 16 of 25.1.2007, p 305.

Amended by Sch 3.1 to this Act.

Better Regulation and Customer Service Legislation Amendment (Bushfire Relief) Act 2020 No 3

Assented to 25.03.2020.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Better Regulation Legislation Amendment Act 2019 No 23

Assented to 26.11.2019.

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

Miscellaneous Acts Amendment (Marriages) Act 2018 No 28

Assented to 15.06.2018.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment Act 2017 No 60

Assented to 23.11.2017.

Date of commencement, 1.3.2018, sec 2 and 2018 (64) LW 28.2.2018.

Electronic Transactions Legislation Amendment (Government Transactions) Act 2017 No 25

Assented to 27.06.2017.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2017 No 22

Assented to 01.06.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 7.7.2017, sec 2 (3).

Regulatory and Other Legislation (Amendments and Repeals) Act 2016 No 60

Assented to 14.11.2016.

Date of commencement of cl 1 of Sch 3 to the extent that it repeals sec 21 (2) (c), 28.4.2017, sec 2 (2) and 2017 (159) LW 28.4.2017.

Building Professionals Amendment (Information) Act 2016 No 49

Assented to 18.10.2016.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2015 No 58

Assented to 24.11.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 15.1.2016, sec 2 (3).

Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 No 51

Assented to 05.11.2015.

Date of commencement, 30.11.2016, sec 2 and 2016 (658) LW 4.11.2016.

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

Assented to 20.11.2013.

Date of commencement, 1.1.2014, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 No 47

Assented to 25.06.2013.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.5, 5.7.2013, sec 2 (1).

Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment Act 2012 No 93

Assented to 21.11.2012.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.3, 1.3.2013, sec 2 (1) and 2013 (78) LW 1.3.2013.

Swimming Pools Amendment Act 2012 No 77

Assented to 29.10.2012.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.1, assent, sec 2 (1).

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

Assented to 16.11.2011.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, 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 2, 7.1.2011, sec 2 (2).

Relationships Register Act 2010 No 19

Assented to 19.05.2010.

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

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

Assented to 14.12.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.2, 8.1.2010, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2008 No 114

Assented to 10.12.2008.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.2, 3.11.2008, Sch 1.2.

Administrative Decisions Tribunal Amendment Act 2008 No 77

Assented to 28.10.2008.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.5, 1.1.2009, sec 2 (1) and GG No 158 of 19.12.2008, p 12299.

Building Professionals Amendment Act 2008 No 37

Assented to 25.06.2008.

Date of commencement of Schs 1 [1]–[3] [10] [18] [20] [22]–[32] [35] [43] and [49]–[52] and 2 [3] [8] (except to the extent that it amends secs 46 and 65) [10] and [11], 1.8.2008, sec 2 and GG No 91 of 23.7.2008, p 7276.

Date of commencement of Schs 1 [4] [6] [8] (except to the extent that it inserts sec 5A (1) (c)) [9] [12] [13] [15] [16] [19] [21] [33] [34] [36] [37] [39] [42] [47] and [48] and 2 [8] (to the extent to which it amends secs 46 and 65) [9] (except to the extent to which it inserts the definition of Unsatisfactory professional conduct of a building professional in sec 19) [12] [15] and [16], 3.11.2008, sec 2 and GG No 137 of 29.10.2008, p 10439.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [5] [7] [11] [17] [38] and [44] (except to the extent to which it inserts sec 74A), 1.3.2010, sec 2 and 2010 (51) LW 26.2.2010.

Schs 1 [8] (to the extent that it inserts sec 5A (1) (c)) [14] [45] and [46] and 2 [1] [2] [4]–[7] [9] (to the extent to which it inserts the definition of Unsatisfactory professional conduct of a building professional in sec 19) [13] and [14] were not commenced and were repealed by the Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment Act 2012 No 93.

Sch 1 [40] and [41] were not commenced and the Act was repealed by the Building and Development Certifiers Act 2018 No 63.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [44] (to the extent that it inserts sec 74A), 1.9.2010, sec 2 and 2010 (465) LW 25.8.2010.

Amending legislation

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

Assented to 14.12.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.3, 8.1.2010, sec 2 (2).

Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007 No 94

Assented to 13.12.2007.

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

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007 No 27

Assented to 04.07.2007.

Date of commencement of Sch 5, assent, sec 2 (1).

Environmental Planning Legislation Amendment Act 2006 No 123

Assented to 04.12.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 3.1, assent, sec 2 (1).

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Sec 3

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2012 No 77, Sch 2.1; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.17 [1]; 2015 No 51, Sch 9.1 [1]; 2017 No 60, Sch 11.1 [1].

Sec 4

Am 2008 No 37, Schs 1 [3], 2 [3].

Sec 5

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [4] [5] (am 2009 No 106, Sch 1.3 [1]) [6] [7].

Sec 5A

Ins 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 6

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [9] [10].

Sec 6A

Ins 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [11] (am 2009 No 106, Sch 1.3 [2]).

Sec 7

Am 2008 No 37, Schs 1 [12] [13], 2 [8].

Sec 8

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [15] [16] [17] (am 2009 No 106, Sch 1.3 [3]) [18]–[20]; 2012 No 93, Sch 2.3 [1] [2].

Sec 9A

Ins 2012 No 93, Sch 2.3 [3].

Sec 11

Am 2008 No 37, Schs 1 [21], 2 [3] [8].

Sec 12

Am 2008 No 37, Schs 1 [22], 2 [8]; 2015 No 51, Sch 9.1 [2].

Sec 15

Subst 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [23].

Secs 16, 17

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [8].

Sec 18

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.17 [2].

Sec 19

Subst 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [9]. Am 2008 No 114, Sch 1.2 [1]; 2012 No 93, Sch 2.3 [4]; 2015 No 51, Sch 9.1 [3].

Sec 20

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [8].

Sec 21

Am 2008 No 37, Schs 1 [24] [25], 2 [8] [10]; 2016 No 60, Sch 3, cl 1.

Sec 22

Subst 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [26].

Secs 24–27

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [8].

Sec 29

Subst 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [27].

Sec 30

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [8].

Sec 31

Am 2008 No 37, Schs 1 [28]–[30], 2 [8]; 2012 No 93, Sch 2.3 [5].

Sec 32

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [8].

Sec 33

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.17 [3].

Sec 34

Am 2008 No 37, Schs 1 [31], 2 [8]; 2010 No 119, Sch 2.6; 2012 No 93, Sch 2.3 [6].

Sec 35

Rep 2013 No 95, Sch 2.17 [4].

Sec 36

Subst 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [32]. Rep 2008 No 77, Sch 2.5 [1].

Sec 37

Rep 2013 No 95, Sch 2.17 [5].

Sec 38

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [8] [11]; 2012 No 93, Sch 2.3 [7].

Sec 39

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [8].

Sec 40

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [3].

Sec 43

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.17 [6].

Sec 44

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [8].

Part 3A (secs 44A–44F)

Ins 2008 No 77, Sch 2.5 [2]. Rep 2013 No 95, Sch 2.17 [7].

Part 4, heading

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [12].

Sec 45

Subst 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [33]. Am 2015 No 58, Sch 3.12 [1].

Sec 46

Am 2008 No 37, Schs 1 [34], 2 [8]; 2019 No 23, Sch 1.3.

Sec 47

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [3].

Sec 48

Am 2008 No 37, Schs 1 [35], 2 [8].

Sec 49

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [35].

Sec 57

Am 2005 No 115, Sch 3.1 [1]–[4]; 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [35].

Sec 60

Subst 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [36]. Am 2008 No 114, Sch 1.2 [2].

Sec 61

Am 2008 No 37, Schs 1 [37], 2 [8] [10].

Sec 63

Am 2008 No 114, Sch 1.2 [3] [4]; 2009 No 106, Sch 1.2.

Sec 65

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [8].

Sec 66

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [38] [39]; 2008 No 114, Sch 1.2 [4]; 2012 No 93, Sch 2.3 [8].

Sec 68

Am 2010 No 19, Sch 3.10; 2018 No 28, Sch 1.5 [1].

Sec 70

Am 2008 No 114, Sch 1.2 [4].

Part 6, Div 4, heading

Am 2012 No 93, Sch 2.3 [9].

Sec 72

Subst 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [42].

Secs 72A–72C

Ins 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [42].

Sec 73

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [8] [10].

Sec 73A

Ins 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [43]. Subst 2012 No 93, Sch 2.3 [10].

Sec 74

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [15]; 2008 No 114, Sch 1.2 [5].

Part 6A (secs 74A–74C)

Ins 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [44].

Sec 77

Subst 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [16].

Sec 78

Am 2015 No 58, Sch 3.12 [2].

Sec 82

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [8].

Sec 82A

Ins 2016 No 49, Sch 1 [1].

Sec 83

Am 2008 No 114, Sch 1.2 [6] [7]; 2018 No 28, Sch 1.5 [1] [2].

Sec 84

Am 2008 No 114, Sch 1.2 [4] [8].

Sec 85

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [47]; 2008 No 114, Sch 1.2 [4] [9] [10]; 2015 No 51, Sch 9.1 [4].

Sec 88

Am 2017 No 25, Sch 1.8 [1] [2].

Sec 91

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [8].

Sec 92

Subst 2017 No 22, Sch 3.7.

Sec 93

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 2.

Sec 93A

Ins 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [48].

Sec 94

Am 2008 No 37, Schs 1 [49] [50], 2 [3]; 2016 No 49, Sch 1 [2]; 2020 No 3, Sch 1.5[1].

Sec 96

Rep 2007 No 27, Sch 5.

Sec 97

Am 2011 No 62, Sch 1.1; 2013 No 47, Sch 1.5 [1] [2].

Sch 1

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 2 [8]; 2015 No 58, Sch 3.12 [3].

Sch 2

Am 2008 No 37, Sch 1 [51] [52]; 2008 No 77, Sch 2.5 [3] [4]; 2012 No 93, Sch 2.3 [11]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.17 [8]; 2020 No 3, Sch 1.5[2].

Sch 3

Am 2006 No 123, Sch 3.1. Rep 2007 No 27, Sch 5.

Building Professionals Bill 2005

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Introduced LA: 25 May 2005 PDF icon Bill (and Explanatory note)

Passed LA: 07 June 2005
Introduced LC for concurrence: 07 June 2005
Amended in LC and referred to LA: 15 November 2005
LA agrees to LC amendment: 01 December 2005
Passed by both Houses: 01 December 2005 PDF icon PBBH

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