Dams Safety Act 1978 No 96

Effective date Publication date Amendments included Notes
04 October 2019 04 October 2019 2019 (SI 489)
25 May 2018 25 May 2018 2018 (SI 214)
23 June 2017 23 June 2017 2017 (SI 273)
25 September 2015 25 September 2015 2015 (SI 568)
01 February 2015 01 February 2015 2013 No 54
01 January 2015 01 January 2015 2014 No 74
03 October 2014 03 October 2014 2014 (SI 654)
04 October 2013 04 October 2013 2013 (SI 576)
05 July 2013 05 July 2013 2013 No 47
07 December 2012 07 December 2012 2012 (SI 602)
16 December 2011 16 December 2011 2011 (SI 656)
26 November 2010 26 November 2010 2010 (SI 645)
18 December 2009 18 December 2009 2009 (SI 580)
17 July 2009 17 July 2009 2009 No 56
06 July 2009 06 July 2009 2007 No 94
01 September 2008 01 September 2008 2004 No 74
07 December 2007 07 December 2007 2007 (SI 574)
09 February 2007 09 February 2007 2007 (SI 46)
23 December 2006 23 December 2006 2002 No 129
20 January 2006 20 January 2006 2006 (SI 19)
24 November 2005 24 November 2005 2005 No 98
01 April 2005 01 April 2005 2005 (SI 117)
01 July 2004 01 July 2004 2004 No 40
28 November 2003 28 November 2003 2003 (SI 872)
07 July 2003 07 July 2003 2001 No 121
01 July 2003 01 July 2003 2003 No 17
25 January 2002 25 January 2002 2002 (SI 21)
01 January 2001 01 January 2001 2000 No 92

This Act has also been amended—

(a)by proclamations under sec 27 (amendments made by proclamations prior to 1.4.2005 are listed only in the Table of amendments), and
(b)pursuant to an order under secs 9A and 9B of the Reprints Act 1972. Order dated 10.7.1986 and published in GG No 120 of 18.7.1986, p 3490.

Dams Safety Act 1978 No 96

Assented to 13.12.1978.

Date of commencement of secs 1 and 2, assent, sec 2 (1).

Date of commencement (secs 1 and 2 excepted), 31.1.1979, sec 2 and GG No 12 of 19.1.1979, p 319.

Dams Safety Amendment (Prescribed Dams) Proclamation 2019 (SI 489)

notfd 04.10.2019.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Dams Safety Amendment (Prescribed Dams) Proclamation 2018 (SI 214)

notfd 25.05.2018.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Dams Safety Amendment (Prescribed Dams) Proclamation 2017 (SI 273)

notfd 23.06.2017.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Dams Safety Amendment (Prescribed Dams) Proclamation 2015 (SI 568)

notfd 25.09.2015.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Water NSW Act 2014 No 74

Assented to 11.11.2014.

Date of commencement, 1.1.2015, sec 2 and 2014 (839) LW 19.12.2014.

Dams Safety Amendment (Prescribed Dams) Proclamation 2014 (SI 654)

notfd 03.10.2014.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Dams Safety Amendment (Prescribed Dams) Proclamation 2013 (SI 576)

notfd 04.10.2013.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Work Health and Safety (Mines) Act 2013 No 54

Assented to 01.07.2013.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 1.2.2015, sec 2 and 2014 (786) LW 12.12.2014.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 No 47

Assented to 25.06.2013.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.10, 5.7.2013, sec 2 (1).

Dams Safety Amendment (Prescribed Dams) Proclamation 2012 (SI 602)

notfd 07.12.2012.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Dams Safety Amendment (Prescribed Dams) Proclamation 2011 (SI 656)

notfd 16.12.2011.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Dams Safety Amendment (Prescribed Dams) Proclamation 2010 (SI 645)

notfd 26.11.2010.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Dams Safety Amendment Proclamation 2009 (SI 580)

notfd 18.12.2009.

Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 No 56

Assented to 01.07.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 17.7.2009, sec 2 (1).

Proclamation (2007 SI 574)

notfd gaz 07.12.2007 GG No 180 p 9254

Date of commencement, on gazettal.

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.

Proclamation (2007 SI 46)

notfd gaz 09.02.2007 GG No 31 p 736

Date of commencement, on gazettal.

Proclamation (2006 SI 19)

notfd gaz 20.01.2006 GG No 9 p 414

Date of commencement, on gazettal.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2005 No 98

Assented to 24.11.2005.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.13, assent, sec 2 (2).

Proclamation (2005 SI 117)

notfd gaz 01.04.2005 GG No 38 p 947

Date of commencement, on gazettal.

Mine Health and Safety Act 2004 No 74

Assented to 28.09.2004.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 1.9.2008, sec 2 and GG No 185 of 21.12.2007, p 9815.

State Water Corporation Act 2004 No 40

Assented to 30.06.2004.

Date of commencement of Sch 3.3, 1.7.2004, sec 2 and GG No 110 of 1.7.2004, p 4983.

Pacific Power (Dissolution) Act 2003 No 17

Assented to 30.06.2003.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2003, sec 2.

Coal Mine Health and Safety Act 2002 No 129

Assented to 16.12.2002.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.5, 23.12.2006, sec 2 and GG No 189 of 22.12.2006, p 11542.

Amending legislation

Mine Health and Safety Act 2004 No 74

Assented to 28.09.2004.

Date of commencement of Sch 3 [64], 22.12.2006, sec 2 and GG No 189 of 22.12.2006, p 11544.

Justices Legislation Repeal and Amendment Act 2001 No 121

Assented to 19.12.2001.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 7.7.2003, sec 2 and GG No 104 of 27.6.2003, p 5978.

Water Management Act 2000 No 92

Assented to 08.12.2000.

Date of commencement of Sch 8.7, 1.1.2001, sec 2 and GG No 168 of 22.12.2000, p 13471.

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) 1999 No 85

Assented to 03.12.1999.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.10, assent, sec 2 (2).

Water Legislation Amendment (Drinking Water and Corporate Structure) Act 1998 No 145

Assented to 08.12.1998.

Date of commencement, 1.1.1999, sec 2 and GG No 176 of 18.12.1998, p 9726.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1995 No 99

Assented to 21.12.1995.

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

Electricity Legislation Amendment Act 1995 No 18

Assented to 19.06.1995.

Date of commencement of Sch 5, 30.6.1995, sec 2 and GG No 79 of 30.6.1995, p 3434.

Water Board (Corporatisation) Act 1994 No 88

Assented to 12.12.1994.

Date of commencement of Sch 7, 1.1.1995, sec 2 and GG No 170 of 16.12.1994, p 7400.

Statute Law (Penalties) Act 1993 No 47

Assented to 15.06.1993.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Mining Act 1992 No 29

Assented to 18.05.1992.

Date of commencement, 21.8.1992, sec 2 and GG No 101 of 20.8.1992, p 5905.

Hunter Water Board (Corporatisation) Act 1991 No 53

Assented to 11.12.1991.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, 1.1.1992, sec 2 and GG No 180 of 20.12.1991, p 10554.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1990 No 46

Assented to 22.06.1990.

Date of commencement of the provisions of Sch 1 relating to the Dams Safety Act 1978, assent, sec 2.

Miscellaneous Acts (Water Administration) Amendment Act 1986 No 205

Assented to 18.12.1986.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 1.1.1987, sec 2 (2) and GG No 195 of 19.12.1986, p 6267.

This is a consolidated list of all history notes for this title. View the history notes inline to see the point-in-time history of provisions for a particular historical version by clicking the Turn history notes on button.

No reference is made to certain amendments made by Schedule 3 (amendments replacing gender-specific language) to the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1995.

Sec 3

Rep GG No 120 of 18.7.1986, p 3490.

Sec 8

Am 1986 No 205, Sch 2; 1991 No 53, Sch 1; 1992 No 29, Sch 5; 1994 No 88, Sch 7; 1995 No 18, Sch 5.6; 1998 No 145, Sch 5.1 [1] [2]; 1999 No 85, Sch 1.10; 2000 No 92, Sch 8.7; 2003 No 17, Sch 3.3 [1] [2]; 2004 No 40, Sch 3.3 [1]; 2014 No 74, Sch 3.5 [1] [2].

Sec 16

Am GG No 120 of 18.7.1986, p 3490; 1992 No 29, Sch 5; 2002 No 129, Sch 2.5 [1] (am 2004 No 74, Sch 3 [64]) [2]; 2004 No 74, Sch 4.2; 2013 No 54, Sch 3.3 [1].

Sec 18

Am GG No 120 of 18.7.1986, p 3490; 1992 No 29, Sch 5; 2002 No 129, Sch 2.5 [3]; 2013 No 54, Sch 3.3 [2].

Sec 27

Am 2009 No 56, Sch 4.12.

Sec 30

Am 1993 No 47, Sch 1.

Sec 31

Am GG No 120 of 18.7.1986, p 3490; 2001 No 121, Sch 2.81; 2007 No 94, Sch 2.

Sec 32

Am 1993 No 47, Sch 1.

Sch 1

Am GG No 59 of 11.4.1980, p 1703; GG No 152 of 17.10.1980, p 5395; GG No 73 of 22.5.1981, p 2740; GG No 141 of 25.9.1981, p 5051; GG No 14 of 29.1.1982, p 343; GG No 92 of 2.7.1982, p 3013; GG No 154 of 12.11.1982, p 5164; GG No 103 of 22.7.1983, p 3366; GG No 93 of 15.6.1984, p 3088. Subst GG No 40 of 15.2.1985, p 705. Am GG No 166 of 6.12.1985, p 6403; GG No 175 of 7.11.1986, p 5390 (correction notice GG No 136 of 28.8.1987, p 4813); GG No 136 of 28.8.1987, p 4812; GG No 99 of 10.6.1988, p 3106; GG No 69 of 2.6.1989, p 3308; GG No 111 of 7.9.1990, p 8024. Subst GG No 89 of 17.7.1992, p 4962. Am GG No 162 of 2.12.1994, p 7064; GG No 46 of 12.4.1996, p 1663; GG No 119 of 7.11.1997, p 8952; GG No 46 of 6.3.1998, p 1160; GG No 22 of 19.2.1999, p 740; GG No 29 of 25.2.2000, p 1322; GG No 152 of 24.11.2000, p 11893; GG No 30 of 25.1.2002, p 259; GG No 186 of 28.11.2003, p 10752; 2005 (117); 2006 (19); 2007 (46); 2007 (574); 2009 (580), Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2010 (645), Sch [1] [2]; 2011 (656), Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2012 (602), Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2013 No 47, Sch 2.10; 2013 (576), Sch 1 [1]–[3]; 2014 (654), Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2015 (568), cl 3 (1) (2); 2017 (273), Sch 1 [1]–[3]; 2018 (214), cl 3 (1) (2); 2019 (489), Sch 1[1][2].

Sch 2

Am 1990 No 46, Sch 1; 1999 No 94, sec 7 (1) and Sch 5, Part 1; 2004 No 40, Sch 3.3 [2]; 2005 No 98, Sch 2.13 [1] [2].

Dams Safety Bill 1978

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