Regulatory Reduction Act 1996 No 107

An Act to reduce the level of regulation in New South Wales by abolishing certain licensing schemes and other requirements; for this purpose to amend certain Acts and Regulations; and for other purposes.
1   Name of Act
This Act is the Regulatory Reduction Act 1996.
2   Commencement
This Act commences on a day or days to be appointed by proclamation.
3   Amendment of Acts
Each Act specified in Schedule 1 is amended as set out in that Schedule.
4   (Repealed)
s 4: Rep 2005 No 64, Sch 3.
Schedule 1 Amendment of Acts
(Section 3)
[1]   Section 1A
Insert after section 1:
1A   Act ceases to apply to commercial agents
The provisions of this Act relating to commercial agents and subagents of commercial agents cease to have effect on the commencement of Schedule 1.2 [1] to the Regulatory Reduction Act 1996.
[2]   Section 45
Insert after section 44:
45   Savings and transitional provisions
Schedule 2 has effect.
[3]   Schedule 2
Insert after Schedule 1:
Schedule 2 Savings and transitional provisions
(Section 45)
1   Regulations
(1)  The regulations may contain provisions of a savings or transitional nature consequent on the enactment of the following Acts:
Regulatory Reduction Act 1996, but only in relation to the amendments made to this Act or the regulations
(2)  Any such provision may, if the regulations so provide, takes effect as from the date of assent to the Act concerned or a later date.
(3)  To the extent to which any such provision takes effect from a date that is earlier than its date of publication in the Gazette, the provision does not operate so as:
(a)  to affect, in a manner prejudicial to any person (other than the State or an authority of the State), the rights of that person existing before the date of its publication, or
(b)  to impose liabilities on any person (other than the State or an authority of the State) in respect of anything done or omitted to be done before the date of its publication.
Explanatory note
The proposed amendments deregulate the occupation of commercial agent. They also provide for the making of certain savings and transitional regulations.
sch 1: Am 2001 No 51, sec 5; 2002 No 53, Sch 3; 2005 No 64, Sch 3.
Schedule 2 (Repealed)
sch 2: Am 2002 No 53, Sch 3. Rep 2005 No 64, Sch 3.