Administrative Changes Orders (1977 SI 5)



Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1977
Gazette No 45 of 6.5.1977, p 1762
I, Sir ARTHUR RODEN CUTLER, Governor of the State of New South Wales and its Dependencies, with the advice of the Executive Council and in pursuance of the provisions of section 3 (1) (a) of the Administrative Changes Act 1976, do, by this Order, require that the reference in section 3 of the Farrer Memorial Research Scholarship Fund Act 1930 to Senior Deputy Director-General of the Department of Agriculture be construed as a reference to the Deputy Director-General of the Department of Agriculture who has been nominated by the Minister for the time being administering that Act.
Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1977
Gazette No 45 of 6.5.1977, p 1762
I, Sir ARTHUR RODEN CUTLER, Governor of the State of New South Wales and its Dependencies, with the advice of the Executive Council and in pursuance of section 3 (1) of the Administrative Changes Act 1976, do, by this Order, require a reference to the Minister for Agriculture specified in the regulations relating to the Government Domain set out in column A hereto; the regulations relating to the Royal Botanic Gardens set out in column B hereto; and the Centennial Park Regulations set out in column C hereto, to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Primary Industries.
I also provide that—
(a)  anything commenced by, or under the authority of, or in relation to any of those regulations shall be carried on or completed as the case may require, and
(b)  in any legal proceedings commenced before the commencement of this order the “Minister for Primary Industries” shall be substituted for the “Minister for Agriculture”.
Column A
Column B
Column C
Regulations relating to the Government Domain
Regulations relating to the Royal Botanic Gardens
Centennial Park Regulations
8
6
9A (1)
16
7
10 (1) (b)
17
17
11
18
19
19
23
 
20
  
21
  
22
  
25
Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1977
Gazette No 75 of 8.7.1977, p 2761 (see also Gazette No 68 of 24.6.1977, p 2525)
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1977.
2   
A reference in section 50D (1), (1A) and (2A) of the Gaming and Betting Act 1912 to an officer of the Chief Secretary’s Department shall be construed as a reference to an officer of the Treasury.
Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1977
Gazette No 89 of 12.8.1977, p 3414
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1977.
2   
(1)  This clause applies to references in the Casino School of Arts Enabling Act to the Minister of Public Instruction (including the reference to “the Minister” where secondly occurring in section 3 of that Act), being references that are, by section 2 of the Public Instruction (Amendment) Act 1957, to be read, deemed and taken to refer to the Minister for the time being administering the Public Instruction Act of 1880.
(2)  The references to which this clause applies shall be construed as references to the Premier.
Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1977
Gazette No 128 of 28.10.1977, p 4711
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1977.
2   
This Order shall be deemed to have commenced on 14th May 1976.
3   
(1)  A reference in section 467 (1), 468 (2), 470 (2), 470 (3), 470 (6), 471 (2) (a), 475C (5), 475F (1), 475G (1) (a), 475J (2) (a), 475J (2) (b) and 514B (4) of the Local Government Act 1919 to the Minister of Agriculture shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Primary Industries.
(2)  A reference in section 4 (2) (a) (ii) of the Argentine Ant Eradication Act 1962 to the Minister for Agriculture shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Primary Industries.
Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1977
Gazette No 128 of 28.10.1977, p 4711
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1977.
2   
This Order shall be deemed to have commenced on 14th May 1976.
3   
(1)  A reference in section 18 (2) (a) of the State Pollution Control Commission Act 1970 to the Minister for Agriculture shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Primary Industries.
(2)  A reference in section 11 (2) (e) of the Noise Control Act 1975 to the Minister for Labour and Industry shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Industrial Relations.
Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1978
Gazette No 13 of 27.1.1978, p 297
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1978.
2   
A reference in section 5 (1) (c) of the Mosman Anzac Memorial Hall Act 1938 to the Chief Secretary shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Services.
Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1979
Gazette No 36 of 9.3.1979, p 1092
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1979.
2   
The reference in section 39 (2) (h) of the Bush Fires Act 1949 to the Director of State Emergency Services and Civil Defence shall be construed as a reference to the Under Secretary, Department for Services.
Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1979
Gazette No 36 of 9.3.1979, p 1092
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1979.
2   
Clause 4 shall take effect on and from 1st March 1979.
3   
A reference in any Act, statutory instrument, contract or agreement or any other instrument to the Minister for Labour and Industry shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Industrial Relations.
4   
A reference in any Act, statutory instrument, contract or agreement or any other instrument to the Department of Labour and Industry shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations and Technology.
Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1979
Gazette No 62 of 4.5.1979, p 2080
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1979.
2   
This Order shall be deemed to have commenced on 19th October 1978.
3   
A reference in any Act, statutory instrument, contract or agreement or any other instrument to the Minister for Mines shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Mineral Resources and Development.
4   
A reference in any Act, statutory instrument, contract or agreement or any other instrument to the Department of Mines shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Mineral Resources and Development.
5   
A reference in any Act, statutory instrument, contract or agreement or any other instrument to the Under Secretary for Mines shall be construed as a reference to the Under Secretary, Department of Mineral Resources and Development.
Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1979
Gazette No 62 of 4.5.1979, p 2080
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1979.
2   
This Order shall be deemed to have taken effect on 1st January 1978.
3   
(1)  The reference in section 12 (6) (a) of the Totalizator (Off-Course Betting) Act 1964 to the Treasurer shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Sport and Recreation.
(2)  A reference in section 13A of the Totalizator (Off-Course Betting) Act 1964 to the Treasury, wherever occurring, shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Sport and Recreation.
4   
(1)  A reference in the Bookmakers (Taxation) Act 1917, or the regulations made under that Act, to the Colonial Treasurer, wherever occurring, being a reference that is required by the Ministers of the Crown Act 1959, to be read and construed as a reference to the Treasurer, shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Sport and Recreation.
(2)  The reference in section 27 (3) of the Bookmakers (Taxation) Act 1917 to the Treasurer shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Sport and Recreation.
(3)  A reference in sections 27 (4) and 35 of the Bookmakers (Taxation) Act 1917, or in the regulations made under that Act, to the Under Secretary and Comptroller of Accounts, the Treasury, wherever occurring, shall be construed as a reference to the Director, Department of Sport and Recreation.
Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1979
Gazette No 140 of 12.10.1979, p 5138
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1979.
2   
(1)  Except as provided in subclause (2), this Order shall be deemed to have taken effect from 19th October 1978.
(2)  Clause 4 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 1st July 1979.
3   
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Minister for Primary Industries shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Agriculture.
4   
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to—
(a)  the Chief, Division of Animal Industry, Department of Agriculture,
(b)  the Chief, Division of Animal Industry of the Department of Agriculture,
(c)  the Chief of the Division of Animal Industry of the Department of Agriculture,
(d)  the Chief of Division of Animal Industry of the Department of Agriculture, or
(e)  the Chief Veterinary Surgeon of the Department of Agriculture,
shall be construed as a reference to the Chief, Division of Animal Health, Department of Agriculture.
Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1979
Gazette No 150 of 9.11.1979, p 5579
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1979.
2   
The reference in section 18 (2) (c) of the State Pollution Control Commission Act 1970 to the Minister for Decentralisation and Development shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Mineral Resources and Development.
3   
The reference in section 18 (2) (c) of the State Pollution Control Commission Act 1970 to the Department of Decentralisation and Development shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Mineral Resources and Development.
Administrative Changes Order (No 7) 1979
Gazette No 2 of 4.1.1980, p 60
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 7) 1979.
2   
This Order shall be deemed to have commenced on 19th October 1978.
3   
A reference in any Act, statutory instrument, contract or agreement or any other instrument to the Minister for Decentralisation and Development shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Decentralisation.
4   
A reference in any Act, statutory instrument, contract or agreement or any other instrument to the Department of Decentralisation and Development shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Decentralisation.
5   
Clauses 3 and 4 do not apply to references in section 4 (1) (c) (xiii) of the State Planning Authority Act 1963, section 3 of the State Development and Country Industries Assistance Act 1966 or section 18 (2) (c) of the State Pollution Control Commission Act 1970.
Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1980
Gazette No 45 of 14.3.1980, p 1220
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1980.
2   
Clause 3 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 29th February 1980.
3   
(1)  Except as provided in subclauses (2), (3) and (4), a reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to—
(a)  the Minister for Mineral Resources and Development shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Mineral Resources,
(b)  the Minister for Conservation shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Forests.
(2)  The reference in section 18 (2) (c) of the State Pollution Control Commission Act 1970 required to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Mineral Resources and Development shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Industrial Development.
(3)  The reference in section 8C (9) of the War Service Land Settlement Act 1941 to the Minister for Conservation shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Water Resources.
(4)  Subclause (1) (b) does not apply to the references to the Minister for Conservation in—
(c)  Schedule 7 to the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974, and
(d)  section 9 (2) (c) of the Coastal Protection Act 1979.
4   
(1)  Except as provided in subclause (2), a reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to—
(a)  the Department of Industrial Relations and Technology shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations,
(b)  the Department of Decentralisation shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Industrial Development and Decentralisation, and
(c)  the Department of Mineral Resources and Development shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Mineral Resources.
(2)  The reference in section 18 (2) (c) of the State Pollution Control Commission Act 1970 required to be construed as a reference to the Department of Mineral Resources and Development shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Industrial Development and Decentralisation.
Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1980
Gazette No 102 of 1.8.1980, p 3913
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1980.
2   
The reference in section 4 (2) (g) of the Archives Act 1960 to the Department of Culture, Sport and Recreation shall be construed as a reference to any Department of the Government.
Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1980
Gazette No 136 of 19.9.1980, p 4906
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1980.
2   
This Order shall be deemed to have taken effect on 17th August 1979.
3   
The reference in section 37 (1) of the Main Roads Act 1924 to the Minister for Highways shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Roads.
Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1981
Gazette No 8 of 16.1.1981, p 353
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1981.
2   
A reference in any Act, statutory instrument, contract or agreement or any other instrument to—
(a)  the Under Secretary and Comptroller of Accounts, the Treasury,
(b)  the Under Secretary to the Treasury or the Under Secretary of the Treasury, or
(c)  the Under Secretary to the Treasury and Comptroller of Accounts or the Under Secretary of the Treasury and Comptroller of Accounts,
shall be considered as a reference to the Secretary and Comptroller of Accounts, the Treasury.
3   
The reference in section 17 of the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1971 to the Under Secretary shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary and Comptroller of Accounts, the Treasury.
Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1981
Gazette No 8 of 16.1.1981, p 353
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1981.
2   
A reference in any Act, statutory instrument or any other instrument to the Deputy Under Secretary to the Treasury or the Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury shall be construed as a reference to the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.
Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1981
Gazette No 79 of 12.6.1981, p 3167
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1981.
2   
A reference in any Act, statutory instrument, contract or agreement or any other instrument to—
(a)  the Director of the Department of Youth and Community Services,
(b)  the Director, Department of Youth and Community Services, or
(c)  the permanent head of the Department of Youth and Community Services,
shall be construed as a reference to the Director-General, Department of Youth and Community Services.
Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1981
Gazette No 91 of 26.6.1981, p 3460
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1981.
2   
This Order shall take effect from 30th October 1981.
3   
The references in sections 18 and 100 of the Navigation Act 1901 to the Treasurer shall be construed as references to the Minister for Ports.
Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1981
Gazette No 102 of 17.7.1981, p 3854
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1981.
2   
The references in section 25 (4) and section 69 (4) of the Coal Mining Act 1973, section 86 (4) and section 86 (5) (a) of the Mining Act 1973, section 46 (3) (a) (as inserted by Act No 37, 1974) and section 46 (3) (as inserted by Act No 80, 1974) of the Petroleum Act 1955, and section 37G (7) (a) of the Crown Lands Consolidation Act 1913, to the Minister for Lands shall be construed as references to the Minister for Planning and Environment.
3   
The references in section 12 (1), (2) and (5) of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Agreements Act 1958 to the Minister for Lands shall, in relation to—
(a)  the issue of licenses to occupy lands comprised in the Kosciusko National Park, and
(b)  licenses to occupy lands comprised in the Kosciusko National Park issued under section 12 of that Act,
be construed as references to the Minister for Planning and Environment.
Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1981
Gazette No 115 of 14.8.1981, p 4329
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1981.
2   
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Auditor-General’s Department shall be construed as a reference to the Auditor-General’s Office.
Administrative Changes Order (No 7) 1981
Gazette No 170 of 6.11.1981, p 5751
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 7) 1981.
2   
Clause 3 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 2nd October 1981.
3   
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to—
(a)  the Minister for Agriculture or the Minister of Agriculture shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, or
(b)  the Minister for Forests shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Lands.
4   
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to—
(a)  the Department of Local Government, the Department of Lands, the Local Government Department or the Lands Department shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Local Government and Lands,
(b)  the Department of Housing and Co-operatives shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Co-operative Societies,
(c)  the Under Secretary of Local Government, the Under Secretary for Local Government, the Under Secretary of Lands or the Under Secretary for Lands shall be construed as a reference to the Under Secretary, Department of Local Government and Lands,
(d)  the Under Secretary, Department of Mineral Resources, the Under Secretary of Mineral Resources or the Under Secretary for Mineral Resources shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary, Department of Mineral Resources, or
(e)  the Director of Housing and Co-operatives shall be construed as a reference to the Director of Co-operative Societies.
Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1982
Gazette No 57 of 30.4.1982, p 1920
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1982.
2   
The reference in section 6 (1) (a) of the Landlord and Tenant (Rental Bonds) Act 1977 to the Registrar of Permanent Building Societies shall be construed as a reference to the Commissioner for Consumer Affairs.
3   
The reference in clause 2 (1) of Schedule 1 to the Landlord and Tenant (Rental Bonds) Act 1977 to the Registry of Permanent Building Societies shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Consumer Affairs.
Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1982
Gazette No 94 of 9.7.1982, p 3139
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1982.
2   
This Order shall be deemed to have taken effect from 26th May 1982.
3   
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to—
(a)  the Minister for Police or the Minister of Police shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, or
(b)  the Minister for Tourism, the Minister of Tourism, the Minister for Sport and Recreation and the Minister of Sport and Recreation shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Leisure, Sport and Tourism.
4   
The reference in section 5 (1) (c) of the Mosman Anzac Memorial Hall Act 1938 required to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Services shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Lands.
5   
The reference in section 39 (2) (h) of the Bush Fires Act 1949 to the Under Secretary, Department of Services shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the Office of the Minister for Police and Emergency Services.
Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1982
Gazette No 94 of 9.7.1982, p 3140
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1982.
2   
Clause 3 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 8th December 1980.
3   
A reference in any Act, statutory instrument, contract or agreement or any other instrument to—
(a)  the Chief of the Division of Horticulture, or
(b)  the Chief, Division of Horticulture, shall be construed as a reference to—
(c)  where the description is not followed by the words “Department of Agriculture” or “of the Department of Agriculture”—the Chief, Division of Plant Industries, or
(d)  in any other case—the Chief, Division of Plant Industries, Department of Agriculture.
Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1982
Gazette No 99 of 23.7.1982, p 3389
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1982.
2   
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to—
(a)  the Department of Tourism or the Department of Sport and Recreation shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Leisure, Sport and Tourism, or
(b)  the Director of Tourism shall be construed as a reference to the Director, Department of Leisure, Sport and Tourism.
Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1982
Gazette No 116 of 3.9.1982, p 4105
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1982.
2   
(1)  Clause 3 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 30th March 1979.
(2)  Clause 4 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 30th March 1979 and to have ceased to have effect immediately after 1st October 1981.
(3)  Clause 5 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 2nd October 1981.
3   
A reference in the Centennial Park Regulations to the Department of Agriculture shall be construed as a reference to the Premier’s Department.
4   
A reference in the Centennial Park Regulations to, or required to be construed as a reference to, the Minister of Agriculture or the Minister for Agriculture shall be construed as a reference to the Premier.
5   
A reference in the Centennial Park Regulations required to be construed as a reference to the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries shall be construed as a reference to the Premier.
Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1982
Gazette No 116 of 3.9.1982, p 4105
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1982.
2   
This Order shall be deemed to have taken effect from 1st July 1980.
3   
(1)  A reference in a deed of lease specified in clause 3 (4) of Schedule 3 to the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust Act 1980 to the Minister for Lands shall be construed as a reference to the Premier.
(2)  A reference in the deed of lease specified in clause 3 (4) (b) of Schedule 3 to the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust Act 1980
(a)  to the Department of Agriculture (other than in clause 4 (i) of that deed) shall be construed as a reference to the Premier’s Department, and
(b)  to the Director General of Agriculture or the Director General, Department of Agriculture shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary to the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust.
Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1983
Gazette No 19 of 1.2.1983, p 516 (as amended in Gazette No 52 of 25.3.1983, p 1406)
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1983.
2   
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Minister for Co-operative Societies shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Housing.
3   
A reference in—
(b)  section 4 (3), 7 (6), 10 (4) or 54 (4) of the Land Development Contribution Management Act 1970,
(c)  section 11B (2) (a), 16K (4) or 19 of the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971,
(d)  section 7 (e) of the Stamp Duties (Further Amendment) Act 1974,
(e)  section 3, 5, 7 or 10 of the State Lotteries Act 1930,
(f)  the Stamp Duties (Financial Institutions Duty) Regulation 1982,
(g)  the State Lotteries (General) Regulation 1982, or
(h)  the State Lotteries (Instant Lotteries) Regulation 1982,
to the Treasurer shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Finance.
Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1983
Gazette No 45 of 11.3.1983, p 1148
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1983.
2   
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument or in any contract or agreement, to a District Veterinary Officer or a district veterinary officer shall be construed as a reference to a regional veterinary officer.
Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1983
Gazette No 52 of 25.3.1983, p 1406
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1983.
2   
Clause 4 shall be deemed to have commenced on 1st February 1983.
3   
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to—
(a)  the State Fisheries or the New South Wales State Fisheries shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Agriculture,
(b)  the Director, New South Wales State Fisheries, or the Director of Fisheries shall be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Agriculture, or
(c)  the Chief Executive Officer or the Chief Biologist, New South Wales State Fisheries, shall be construed as a reference to the Chief Executive Officer or the Chief Biologist, respectively, of the Division of Fisheries within the Department of Agriculture.
4   
The Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1983 is amended—
(a)  by omitting from clause 3 (f) the word “or”,
(b)  by omitting clause 3 (g) and by inserting instead the following paragraphs—
  
(g)  the State Lotteries (General) Regulation 1982, or
(h)  the State Lotteries (Instant Lotteries) Regulation 1982.
Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1983
Gazette No 63 of 22.4.1983, p 1853
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1983.
2   
This Order shall be deemed to have taken effect from 1st February 1983.
3   
A reference in—
(a)  Schedule 1 to the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971,
(b)  Schedule 2 to the Pay-roll Tax (Amendment) Act 1981, or
(c)  paragraph (24) of the Second Schedule to the Stamp Duties Act 1920,
to the Treasurer or the Assistant Treasurer shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Finance.
Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1983
Gazette No 63 of 22.4.1983, p 1853 (as amended in Gazette No 60 of 27.4.1984, p 2245)
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1983.
2   
A reference in section 50D (1), (1A), or (2A) of the Gaming and Betting Act 1912 to an officer of the Treasury shall be construed as a reference to an officer of the Department of Finance.
3   
A reference in section 50D (1), (1A) or (2A) of the Gaming and Betting Act 1912 required by clause 2 to be construed as a reference to an officer of the Department of Finance shall, from 2nd March 1984, be construed as a reference to an officer of the Treasury.
Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1983
Gazette No 105 of 29.7.1983, p 3499
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1983.
2   
This Order shall be deemed to have taken effect from 22nd April 1983.
3   
A reference in—
(a)  Section 5 (2), 11B (2) (a), 16K (4) or 19 of, or Schedule 1 to, the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971, or
(b)  Schedule 2 to the Pay-roll Tax (Amendment) Act 1981 to the Treasury shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Finance.
Administrative Changes Order (No 7) 1983
Gazette No 118 of 24.8.1983, p 3915
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 7) 1983.
2   
(1)  A reference in—
(b)  section 6 (2) of the Lord Howe Island Aerodrome Act 1974,
(c)  the Lord Howe Island (General) Regulations, or
(d)  a lease under the Lord Howe Island Act 1953,
to the Minister for Lands shall be construed as a reference to the Premier.
(2)  A reference in Regulation 36 (3), 36C or 36D of the Lord Howe Island (General) Regulations required to be construed as a reference to the Department of Local Government and Lands shall be construed as a reference to the Premier’s Department.
(3)  A reference in Regulation 36 (3) of the Lord Howe Island (General) Regulations required to be construed as a reference to the Under Secretary, Department of Local Government and Lands, shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the Premier’s Department.
3   
Any act, matter or thing done by the Minister for Lands in the administration of the Lord Howe Island Act 1953 before the day on which this Order takes effect shall be as valid and effectual as if done by the Premier.
Administrative Changes Order (No 8) 1983
Gazette No 126 of 16.9.1983, p 4265
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 8) 1983.
2   
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to—
(a)  the Government Stores Department shall be construed as a reference to the Government Supply Department, or
(b)  the Manager of the Government Stores Department shall be construed as a reference to the Director of the Government Supply Department.
Administrative Changes Order (No 9) 1983
Gazette No 31 of 2.3.1984, p 1421
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 9) 1983.
2   
This Order shall be deemed to have taken effect from 25th March 1983.
3   
A reference in—
(a)  section 41A (3A) of the Fisheries and Oyster Farms Act 1935, or
(b)  Regulation 4 (3) (b) of the Fisheries and Oyster Farms (General) Regulations,
to the Deputy Director, New South Wales State Fisheries, shall be construed as a reference to the Executive Director (Fisheries), Department of Agriculture.
Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1984
Gazette No 31 of 2.3.1984, p 1420
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1984.
2   
(1)  Clause 3 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 10th February 1984.
(2)  Clause 4 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 17th February 1984.
3   
(1)  Except as provided in subclause (4), in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement—
(a)  a reference required to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Leisure, Sport and Tourism, being a reference which, immediately before 26th May 1982, was a reference to the Minister for Sport and Recreation or the Minister of Sport and Recreation, shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Sport and Recreation,
(b)  a reference required to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Leisure, Sport and Tourism, being a reference which, immediately before 26th May 1982, was a reference to the Minister for Tourism or the Minister of Tourism, shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Tourism,
(c)  a reference to the Minister for Technology shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Small Business and Technology, and
(d)  a reference to the Minister for Industrial Development or the Minister for Decentralisation shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Industry and Decentralisation.
(2)  A reference in the Casino School of Arts Enabling Act required to be construed as a reference to the Premier shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for the Arts.
(3)  A reference in section 12 (4) of the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Act 1978 to the Minister for Leisure, Sport and Tourism shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Sport and Recreation.
(4)  A reference in a guarantee executed under section 3 (1) of the Small Businesses’ Loans Guarantee Act 1977 to the Minister for Industrial Development shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Small Business and Technology.
4   
(1)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement—
(a)  a reference required to be construed as a reference to the Department of Local Government and Lands, being a reference which, immediately before 6th November 1981, was a reference to the Department of Local Government or the Local Government Department, shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Local Government,
(b)  a reference required to be construed as a reference to the Department of Local Government and Lands, being a reference which, immediately before 6th November 1981, was a reference to the Department of Lands or the Lands Department, shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Lands,
(c)  a reference required to be construed as a reference to the Under Secretary, Department of Local Government and Lands, being a reference which, immediately before 6th November 1981, was a reference to the Under Secretary of Local Government or the Under Secretary for Local Government, shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the Department of Local Government, and
(d)  a reference required to be construed as a reference to the Under Secretary, Department of Local Government and Lands, being a reference which, immediately before 6th November 1981, was a reference to the Under Secretary of Lands or the Under Secretary for Lands, shall be construed as a reference to the Under Secretary, Department of Lands.
(2)  A reference in section 15A (2A) (b) or 3 (b) of the Local Government Act 1919 to the Department of Local Government and Lands shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Local Government.
(3)  A reference in section 6 (2) (b) (i) of the State Pollution Control Commission Act 1970 to the Under Secretary of the Department of Local Government and Lands shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the Department of Local Government.
Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1984
Gazette No 60 of 27.4.1984, p 2245
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1984.
2   
Clause 3 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 2nd March 1984.
3   
The Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1983 is amended by inserting after clause 2 the following clause—
  
3   
A reference in section 50D (1), (1A) or (2A) of the Gaming and Betting Act 1912 required by clause 2 to be construed as a reference to an officer of the Department of Finance shall, from 2nd March 1984, be construed as a reference to an officer of the Treasury.
Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1984
Gazette No 55 of 13.4.1984, p 2032
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1984.
2   
Clause 3 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 5th April 1984.
3   
(1)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement—
(a)  a reference to the Minister for Public Works or the Minister for Ports shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Public Works and Ports,
(b)  a reference to the Minister of Justice shall be construed as a reference to the Minister administering the Justices Act 1902,
(c)  a reference to the Minister for Mineral Resources or the Minister for Energy shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy, and
(d)  a reference to the Minister for Lands, the Minister for Water Resources or the Minister for Forests shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources.
4   
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Department of the Attorney General and of Justice shall be construed as a reference to the Department of the Attorney General.
Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1984
Gazette No 60 of 27.4.1984, p 2245
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1984.
2   
(1)  Clause 3 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 30th October 1981.
(2)  Clause 4 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 5th April 1984.
3   
The reference in section 28 of the Navigation Act 1901 required to be construed, immediately before 30th October 1981, as a reference to the Treasurer shall, from 30th October 1981 and before 5th April 1984, be construed as a reference to the Minister for Ports.
4   
The reference in section 28 of the Navigation Act 1901 required to be construed, immediately before 30th October 1981, as a reference to the Treasurer shall, from 5th April 1984, be construed as a reference to the Minister for Public Works and Ports.
Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1984
Gazette No 167 of 30.11.1984, p 5902
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1984.
2   
This Order shall be deemed to have taken effect from 18th April 1983.
3   
The reference in the definition of “Inspector” in section 3 (1) of the Fertilizers Act 1934 to an inspector of fertilizers shall be construed as a reference to an agricultural inspector.
4   
Subject to clause 5, a reference in—
(a)  section 9 of the Fertilizers Act 1934 wherever occurring,
(b)  the definition of “inspector” in section 3 or section 16 of the Horticultural Stock and Nurseries Act 1969 wherever occurring,
(c)  the definition of “Inspector” in section 3 (1) or section 11 of the Plant Diseases Act 1924 wherever occurring,
(d)  section 5 of the Potato Growers Licensing Act 1940 where firstly occurring,
(e)  the definition of “inspector” in section 4 or section 21 (1) or (2) of the Seeds Act 1982 wherever occurring, or
(f)  the definition of “Inspector” in section 3 or section 20 of the Stock Foods and Medicines Act 1940 wherever occurring,
to an inspector shall be construed as a reference to an agricultural inspector.
5   
Clause 4 does not apply to the expression “‘Inspector’” or “‘inspector’”.
Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1984
Gazette No 178 of 21.12.1984, p 6366
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1984.
2   
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement—
(a)  a reference to, or required to be construed as a reference to, the Department of the Attorney General shall be construed as a reference to the Attorney General’s Department,
(b)  a reference to, or required to be construed as a reference to, the Under Secretary of the Department of the Attorney General or the Under Secretary of Justice shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the Attorney General’s Department,
(c)  a reference to, or required to be construed as a reference to, the Deputy Under Secretary or an Assistant Under Secretary of the Department of the Attorney General shall respectively be construed as a reference to—
(i)  the Deputy Secretary, or
(ii)  an Assistant Secretary,
of the Attorney General’s Department,
(d)  a reference to, or required to be construed as a reference to, the Under Secretary of the Department of Industrial Relations shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the Department of Industrial Relations, and
(e)  a reference to the Under Secretary of the New South Wales Superannuation Office shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the New South Wales Superannuation Office.
Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1985
Gazette No 5 of 4.1.1985, p 23
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1985.
2   
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to, or required to be construed as a reference to, the Under Secretary of the Department of Lands shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the Department of Lands.
Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1985
Gazette No 38 of 8.2.1985, p 636
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1985.
2   Commencement
Clause 4 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 1st February 1985.
3   Construction of certain references to the Central Mapping Authority
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Central Mapping Authority of New South Wales shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Lands.
4   Construction of references to the Department of Leisure, Sport and Tourism, etc
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement—
(a)  a reference required to be construed as a reference to the Department of Leisure, Sport and Tourism, being a reference which, immediately before 23rd July 1982, was a reference to the Department of Sport and Recreation, shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Sport and Recreation,
(b)  a reference required to be construed as a reference to the Department of Leisure, Sport and Tourism, being a reference which, immediately before 23rd July 1982, was a reference to the Department of Tourism, shall be construed as a reference to the group of staff attached to the Tourism Commission of New South Wales, and
(c)  a reference required to be construed as a reference to the Director of the Department of Leisure, Sport and Tourism, being a reference which, immediately before 23rd July 1982, was a reference to the Director, Department of Sport and Recreation, shall be construed as a reference to the Director of the Department of Sport and Recreation.
Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1985
Gazette No 117 of 16.8.1985, p 4330
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1985.
2   Construction of references to Registrar General’s Office
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Registrar General’s Office or to the office of the Registrar General shall be construed as a reference to the Land Titles Office.
Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1985
Gazette No 161 of 29.11.1985, p 6239
1   
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1985.
2   
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement—
(a)  a reference to a district surveyor for a land district shall be construed as a reference to a regional manager for a land district,
(b)  a reference to the district surveyor for a particular land district shall be construed as a reference to the regional manager for that district,
(c)  a reference to an officer-in-charge of a land board office or lands office shall be construed as a reference to an executive officer of a lands office, and
(d)  a reference to the officer-in-charge of a land board office or lands office for a particular district shall be construed as a reference to the executive officer of the lands office for that district.
Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1985
Gazette No 178 of 20.12.1985, p 6726
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1985.
2   Commencement
Clause 3 shall take effect on 1 January 1986.
3   Construction of certain references to Registrar and Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies
(1)  A reference in section 10 of the Housing Indemnities Act 1962 to the Registrar of Co-operative Societies shall be construed as a reference to the Director of Housing.
(2)  A reference in section 10 of the Housing Indemnities Act 1962 to the Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies shall be construed as a reference to the Deputy Director of Housing or, if there is more than one Deputy Director of Housing, to such one of them as is nominated for the purpose by the Director of Housing.
Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1985
Gazette No 2 of 3.1.1986, p 44
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1985.
2   References in coal lease conditions relating to furnishing of plans and details
In a condition of a coal lease in force under the Coal Mining Act 1973 which relates to plans and details required to be furnished before open cut or surface mining operations are commenced or continued, a reference to the District Inspector of Collieries shall be construed as a reference to the Mining Engineer (Coal), Department of Mineral Resources.
3   References in coal lease conditions relating to directions to cease or rectify breach
In a condition of a coal lease in force under the Coal Mining Act 1973 which relates to directions which may be given where a requirement of that Act or the lease is not being complied with—
(a)  a reference to the District Inspector of Collieries shall be construed as a reference to the Mining Engineer (Coal), Department of Mineral Resources, and
(b)  a reference to the Chief Inspector of Coal Mines shall be construed as a reference to the Chief Mining Engineer (Coal), Department of Mineral Resources.
Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1986
Gazette No 34 of 21.2.1986, p 804
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1986.
2   Construction of references to the Secretary and Comptroller of Accounts, the Treasury
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Secretary and Comptroller of Accounts, the Treasury shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the Treasury.
Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1986
Gazette No 36 of 28.2.1986, p 921
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1986.
2   Construction of references to Registrar of Permanent Building Societies, Rent Controller and Registry of Permanent Building Societies
(1)  In section 6 (1) of the Landlord and Tenant (Rental Bonds) Acts 1977—
(a)  the reference to the Registrar of Permanent Building Societies shall be construed as a reference to the Director of Housing, and
(b)  the reference to the Rent Controller shall be construed as a reference to the Commissioner for Consumer Affairs.
(2)  In clause 2 (1) of Schedule 1 to the Landlord and Tenant (Rental Bonds) Act 1977
(a)  the reference to the Registry of Permanent Building Societies shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Housing, and
(b)  the reference to the office of the Rent Controller shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Consumer Affairs.
Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1986
Gazette No 73 of 2.5.1986, p 1925 (see also Gazette No 81 of 16.5.1986, p 2169)
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1986.
2   Construction of references to Manager of Treasury Corporation
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement to—
(a)  the Manager of the New South Wales Treasury Corporation, or
(b)  the Secretary, or acting Secretary, of the Treasury in the capacity of Manager of the New South Wales Treasury Corporation,
shall be construed as a reference to the Chairperson of the New South Wales Treasury Corporation.
3   References to Chairperson of Treasury Corporation
The Chairperson of the New South Wales Treasury Corporation may be referred to as the Chairman or Chairwoman, as the case requires.
Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1986
Gazette No 81 of 16.5.1986, p 2169
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1986.
2   Construction of references to Department of Mines and Under Secretary for Mines
In section 2F of the Coal and Oil Shale Mine Workers (Superannuation) Act 1941
(a)  a reference to the Department of Mines required to be construed as a reference to the Department of Mineral Resources shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations, and
(b)  a reference to the Under Secretary for Mines shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the Department of Industrial Relations.
Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1986
Gazette No 81 of 16.5.1986, p 2167
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1986.
2   Commencement
This Order shall take effect from 19th May 1986.
3   References to Certain Ministers of the Crown
In any Act or statutory instrument—
(a)  a reference to the Colonial Treasurer shall be construed as a reference to the Treasurer,
(b)  a reference to the Colonial Secretary shall be construed as a reference to the Chief Secretary,
(c)  a reference to the Secretary for Mines shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Mines,
(d)  a reference to the Secretary for Lands shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Lands, and
(e)  a reference to the Secretary for Public Works shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Public Works.
4   Saving of referential provisions taking effect since 24.9.59
This Order does not affect the operation of any provision of—
(a)  any other order, or
(b)  any Act or statutory instrument,
being a provision—
(c)  which has taken effect, or is deemed to have taken effect, at any time since 24th September 1959, and
(d)  pursuant to which a reference to the Treasurer, the Chief Secretary, the Minister for Mines, the Minister for Lands or the Minister for Public Works is required to be read or construed as, or taken to be, or deemed to be, or otherwise treated as, a reference to some other Minister or officer.
Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1986
Gazette No 127 of 8.8.1986, p 3830
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1986.
2   Commencement
This Order shall take effect from 8th August 1986.
3   Construction of references to Ministry of Employment and Department of Industrial Relations
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement—
(a)  a reference to the Ministry of Employment shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment, and
(b)  a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment.
Administrative Changes Order (No 7) 1986
Gazette No 134 of 22.8.1986, p 4088 (see also Gazette No 139 of 5.9.1986, p 4332)
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 7) 1986.
2   Commencement
Clauses 3 and 4 shall be deemed to have taken effect from 4th July 1986.
3   Construction of references to Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Agriculture.
4   Construction of references to Minister for Natural Resources
(1)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement—
(a)  a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources, being a reference which, immediately before 5th April 1984, was a reference to the Minister for Lands or the Minister for Forests shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Lands, and
(b)  a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources, being a reference which, immediately before 5th April 1984, was a reference to the Minister for Water Resources shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Water Resources.
(2)  A reference in section 289H of the Local Government Act 1919 (as to be inserted by the Local Government (Movable Dwellings) Amendment Act 1986), to the Minister for Natural Resources shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Lands.
5   (Repealed)
6   Certain references to Minister for Lands to be construed as references to Attorney General
A reference in the Conveyancing and Law of Property Act 1898, or section 4 of the Land Agents Act 1927, to the Minister for Lands shall be construed as a reference to the Minister administering that Act.
7   Certain references to Minister for Sport and Recreation to be construed as references to Minister for Racing
A reference in the Bookmakers (Taxation) Act 1917, or the regulations made under that Act to the Minister for Sport and Recreation shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Racing.
8   Construction of certain references consequential upon transfer of administration of Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust Act 1980, from Premier to Minister for Heritage
(1)  A reference in a deed of lease specified in clause 3 (4) of Schedule 3 to the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust Act 1980, to the Premier shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Heritage.
(2)  A reference in the deed of lease specified in clause 3 (4) (b) of Schedule 3 to the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust Act 1980, to the Premier’s Department shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Environment and Planning.
Administrative Changes Order (No 8) 1986
Gazette No 134 of 22.8.1986, p 4089
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 8) 1986.
2   Commencement
This Order shall be deemed to have taken effect from 1 October 1985.
3   Construction of references to regional veterinary officer
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to, or required to be construed as a reference to, a regional veterinary officer shall be construed as a reference to a regional director of veterinary services.
Administrative Changes Order (No 9) 1986
Gazette No 139 of 5.9.1986, p 4332
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 9) 1986.
2   Construction of certain references as a result of transfer of administration of Lord Howe Island Act 1953 from Premier to Minister for Local Government
(1)  A reference in—
(b)  section 6 (2) of the Lord Howe Island Aerodrome Act 1974,
(c)  the Lord Howe Island (General) Regulations, or
(d)  a lease under the Lord Howe Island Act 1953,
to the Premier shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Local Government.
(2)  A reference in Regulation 36 (3), 36C or 36D of the Lord Howe Island (General) Regulations to the Premier’s Department shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Local Government.
(3)  A reference in Regulation 36 (3) of the Lord Howe Island (General) Regulations to the Secretary of the Premier’s Department shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the Department of Local Government.
3   Savings
Any act, matter or thing done by the Minister for Lands or the Premier in the administration of the Lord Howe Island Act 1953, before the day on which this Order takes effect shall be as valid and effectual as if done by the Minister for Local Government.
Administrative Changes Order (No 10) 1986
Gazette No 169 of 24.10.1986, p 5212
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 10) 1986.
2   Construction of certain references to head of Staff Branch
A reference in section 104 or 104C of the Transport Act 1930 to the head of the Staff Branch shall be construed as a reference to the Director (Personnel).
Administrative Changes Order (No 11) 1986
Gazette No 169 of 24.10.1986, p 5212
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 11) 1986.
2   Commencement
This Order shall be deemed to have taken effect from 22 August 1986.
3   Construction of certain references to Chief Medical Officer etc
In the Mental Health Act 1983
(a)  a reference to the Chief Medical Officer shall be construed as a reference to the Chief Health Officer,
(b)  the reference to the Chief Medical Officer of the Department of Health shall be construed as a reference to the Chief Health Officer of the Department of Health, and
(c)  the reference to a person acting for the time being in the office of Chief Medical Officer of the Department of Health shall be construed as a reference to a person acting for the time being in the office of Chief Health Officer of the Department of Health.
Administrative Changes Order (No 12) 1986
Gazette No 175 of 7.11.1986, p 5454
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 12) 1986.
2   Construction of certain references to Minister for Lands
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Minister for Lands, being a reference which, immediately before 2 October 1981, was a reference to the Minister for Forests, shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Forests.
Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1987
Gazette No 60 of 27.3.1987, p 1644
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1987.
2   Construction of reference to Chief Secretary
The reference in section 16 of the Newcastle and Northumberland Benevolent Society Dissolution Act 1955 to the Chief Secretary shall be construed as a reference to the Attorney General.
Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1987
Gazette No 68 of 16.4.1987, p 1990
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1987.
2   Commencement
This Order shall be deemed to have taken effect from 1 October 1986.
3   Construction of certain reference to Colonial Secretary
The reference in section 11 of the Murrumbidgee Turf Club Act of 1876 to the Colonial Secretary of New South Wales shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Lands.
Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1987
Gazette No 167 of 30.10.1987, p 6043
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1987.
2   Construction of certain references to Local Courts Administration
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Local Courts Administration, Attorney General’s Department, shall be construed as a reference to the Attorney General’s Department.
Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1987
Gazette No 187 of 4.12.1987, p 6704
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1987.
2   Commencement
Clauses 3–7 shall be deemed to have taken effect on 26 November 1987.
3   Construction of references to Minister for Industry and Small Business
(1)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Minister for Industry and Small Business shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for State Development, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Minister for Industry and Small Business shall be construed as a reference to—
(a)  the Minister for Consumer Affairs, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Consumer Affairs, or
(b)  the Minister for Small Business, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Small Business.
4   Construction of references to Minister for Roads
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Minister for Roads shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Transport.
5   Construction of references to Minister for Public Works and Ports
(1)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Minister for Public Works and Ports shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Public Works, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Minister for Public Works and Ports shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Transport, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Transport.
6   Construction of references to Minister for Mineral Resources
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Minister for Mineral Resources shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Minerals and Energy.
7   Construction of references to Minister for Energy and Technology
(1)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Minister for Energy and Technology shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Minerals and Energy, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Minister for Energy and Technology shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for State Development, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for State Development.
Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1988
Gazette No 65 of 25.3.1988, p 2043
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1988.
2   Construction of references to Ministry of Education
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Ministry of Education shall be construed as a reference to the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs.
3   Construction of references to Department of Youth and Community Services
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Department of Youth and Community Services shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Family and Community Services.
4   Construction of references to Department of Environment and Planning
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Department of Environment and Planning shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Planning.
Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1988
Gazette No 66 of 31.3.1988, p 2065
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1988.
2   Construction of references to Department of Consumer Affairs
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Department of Consumer Affairs shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Business and Consumer Affairs.
3   Construction of references to Department of Finance
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Department of Finance shall be construed as a reference to the Treasury.
4   Construction of references to Department of Industrial Development and Decentralisation
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Department of Industrial Development and Decentralisation shall be construed as a reference to the Department of State Development.
Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1988
Gazette No 73 of 15.4.1988, p 2271
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1988.
2   Construction of references to Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs shall be construed as a reference to the Premier’s Department.
3   Construction of references to Government Supply Department
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Government Supply Department shall be construed as a reference to the Government Supply Office.
4   Construction of references to Treasury in connection with Darling Harbour Casino
In section 3 of the Darling Harbour Casino Act 1986, a reference to the Treasury shall be construed as a reference to the Chief Secretary’s Department.
5   Construction of references to Minister for Local Government etc in connection with Lord Howe Island
(1)  A reference in—
(b)  section 6 (2) of the Lord Howe Island Aerodrome Act 1974,
(c)  the Lord Howe Island (General) Regulations, or
(d)  a lease under the Lord Howe Island Act 1953,
to the Minister for Local Government shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Environment.
(2)  A reference in Regulation 36 (3), 36C or 36D of the Lord Howe Island (General) Regulations to the Department of Local Government shall be construed as a reference to the National Parks and Wildlife Service.
(3)  A reference in Regulation 36 (3) of the Lord Howe Island (General) Regulations to the Secretary of the Department of Local Government shall be construed as a reference to the Director of National Parks and Wildlife.
Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1988
Gazette No 73 of 15.4.1988, p 2272
Part 1 Preliminary
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1988.
2   Commencement
(1)  This Order takes effect from the date of its publication in the Gazette, except for Part 2.
(2)  Part 2 shall be deemed to have taken effect on 25 March 1988.
3   Definition
In this Order, document means an Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
Part 2 Provisions with effect from 25 March 1988
4   Construction of references to Minister for Aboriginal Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs shall be construed as a reference to the Premier.
5   Construction of references to Minister for Agriculture
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Agriculture shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs.
6   Construction of references to Minister for the Arts
In any document, a reference to the Minister for the Arts shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Arts.
7   Construction of references to Minister for Consumer Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Consumer Affairs shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs.
8   Construction of references to Minister for Co-operative Societies
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Co-operative Societies shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs.
9   Construction of references to Minister for the Drug Offensive
In any document, a reference to the Minister for the Drug Offensive shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services.
10   Construction of references to Minister for Education
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Education shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Education and Youth Affairs.
11   Construction of references to Minister for Employment
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Employment shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Industrial Relations and Employment.
12   Construction of references to Minister for Finance
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Finance shall be construed as a reference to the Treasurer.
13   Construction of references to Minister for Forests
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Forests shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources.
14   Construction of references to Minister for Heritage
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Heritage shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Arts, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  A reference in a deed of lease specified in clause 3 (4) of Schedule 3 to the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust Act 1980 to the Minister for Heritage shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Environment.
15   Construction of references to Minister for Industrial Relations
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Industrial Relations shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Industrial Relations and Employment.
16   Construction of references to Minister for Lands
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Lands shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources.
17   Construction of references to Minister for Minerals and Energy
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Minerals and Energy shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Mineral Resources.
18   Construction of references to Minister for Planning and Environment
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Planning and Environment shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Planning.
19   Construction of references to Minister for Racing
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Racing shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing.
20   Construction of references to Minister for Small Business
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Small Business shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs.
21   Construction of references to Minister for Sport and Recreation
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Sport and Recreation shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing.
22   Construction of references to Minister for Water Resources
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Water Resources shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources.
23   Construction of references to Minister for Youth and Community Services
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Youth and Community Services shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Family and Community Services.
24   Construction of references to Department of Environment and Planning in connection with Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain
A reference in the deed of lease specified in clause 3 (4) (b) of Schedule 3 to the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust Act 1980 to the Department of Environment and Planning shall be construed as a reference to the Office of the Minister for the Environment.
Part 3 Provisions with effect from gazettal
25   Operation of this Part
(1)  This Part has effect in addition to Part 2, but prevails over Part 2 in the event of inconsistency.
(2)  Part 2 ceases to have effect to the extent necessary to give effect to this Part (and references to ministerial offices required to be construed in accordance with this Part are accordingly referred to by their titles as current before Part 2 took effect).
26   Construction of references to Minister for Consumer Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Consumer Affairs shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Housing, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Housing.
27   Construction of references to Minister for Finance
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Finance shall be construed as a reference to the Chief Secretary, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Chief Secretary.
28   Construction of references to Minister for Heritage
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Heritage shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Planning, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Planning.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Heritage shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Environment, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Environment.
29   Construction of references to Minister for Industrial Relations
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Industrial Relations shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs.
30   Construction of references to Minister for Lands
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Lands shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Environment, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Environment.
31   Construction of references to Minister for Minerals and Energy
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Minerals and Energy shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Energy, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Energy.
32   Construction of references to Minister for Planning and Environment
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Planning and Environment shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Environment, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Environment.
33   Construction of references to Minister for Water Resources
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Water Resources shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Environment, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Environment.
Part 4 Other provisions with effect from gazettal
34   Operation of this Part
(1)  This Part has effect in addition to the Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1988 and the Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1988, but prevails over those Orders in the event of inconsistency.
(2)  Those Orders cease to have effect to the extent necessary to give effect to this Part (and references to Departments required to be construed in accordance with this Part are accordingly referred to by their names as current before those Orders took effect).
35   Construction of references to Department of Environment and Planning
In any document, a reference to the Department of Environment and Planning shall be construed as a reference to the Office of the Minister for the Environment, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Environment.
36   Construction of references to Department of Finance
In any document, a reference to the Department of Finance shall be construed as a reference to the Chief Secretary’s Department, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Chief Secretary.
37   Construction of references to Department of Consumer Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Department of Consumer Affairs shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Housing, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Housing.
38   Construction of references to officers of Department of Lands in connection with the Zoological Parks Board
(1)  A reference in section 6 of the Zoological Parks Board Act 1973 to the Secretary of the Department of Lands shall be construed as a reference to the Director of the Office of the Minister for the Environment.
(2)  A reference in section 6 of the Zoological Parks Board Act 1973 to an officer of the Department of Lands shall be construed as a reference to an officer of the Office of the Minister for the Environment.
Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1988
Gazette No 77 of 22.4.1988, p 2315
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1988.
2   Construction of references to Department of Sport and Recreation
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Department of Sport and Recreation shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Sport, Recreation and Racing.
Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1988
Gazette No 82 of 6.5.1988, p 2490
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1988.
2   Construction of references to Minister for Police and Emergency Services
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services which—
(a)  immediately before 25 March 1988, was a reference to the Minister for the Drug Offensive, and
(b)  is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Health,
shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Health.
3   Construction of references to Department of Agriculture
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Department of Agriculture shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.
Administrative Changes Order (No 7) 1988
Gazette No 85 of 13.5.1988, p 2665
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 7) 1988.
2   Commencement
(1)  This Order takes effect from the date of its publication in the Gazette, except for clauses 3 and 7 (1).
(2)  Clauses 3 and 7 (1) shall be deemed to have taken effect on 31 March 1988.
3   Definition
In this Order, document means an Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Construction of references to Department of Business and Consumer Affairs etc
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Business and Consumer Affairs shall be construed as a reference to Business and Consumer Affairs.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Secretary of the Department of Business and Consumer Affairs shall be construed as a reference to the Managing Director, Business and Consumer Affairs.
5   Construction of references to Department of Co-operative Societies etc
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Co-operative Societies shall be construed as a reference to Business and Consumer Affairs.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Director of Co-operative Societies shall be construed as a reference to the Managing Director, Business and Consumer Affairs.
6   Construction of certain references to Department of State Development
In any document, a reference to the Department of State Development which, immediately before 31 March 1988, was a reference to the Department of Industrial Development and Decentralisation shall be construed as a reference to Business and Consumer Affairs.
7   Construction of references to Director of the Department of Industrial Development and Decentralisation
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Director of the Department of Industrial Development and Decentralisation shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the Department of State Development.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Secretary of the Department of State Development shall be construed as a reference to the Managing Director, Business and Consumer Affairs, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs.
8   Construction of references to the Secretary of the Department of State Development
In any document, a reference to the Secretary of the Department of State Development shall be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of State Development (except as provided by clause 7 (2)).
Administrative Changes Order (No 8) 1988
Gazette No 101 of 15.6.1988, p 3170
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 8) 1988.
2   Commencement
(1)  This Order takes effect from the date of its publication in the Gazette, except for clause 4.
(2)  Clause 4 shall be deemed to have taken effect on 6 May 1988.
3   Construction of references to Office of the Minister for the Arts etc
(1)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Office of the Minister for the Arts shall be construed as a reference to the Ministry for the Arts.
(2)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Director of the Office of the Minister for the Arts, shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the Ministry for the Arts.
4   Construction of certain references to Director-General of the Department of Agriculture
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Agriculture by the use of the words “Director-General of Agriculture” shall be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.
Administrative Changes Order (No 9) 1988
Gazette No 101 of 15.6.1988, p 3169
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 9) 1988.
2   Commencement
This Order takes effect on 15 June 1988.
3   Construction of references to Secretary of the Premier’s Department
(1)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Secretary of the Premier’s Department shall be construed as a reference to the Director of the Premier’s Office, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  A reference in—
(a)  section 17 of the Annual Reports (Departments) Act 1985, or
shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the Department of Administrative Services.
4   Savings
(1)  Any exemption granted by the Secretary of the Premier’s Department under section 17 of the Annual Reports (Departments) Act 1985 and in force immediately before 15 June 1988 shall be taken to have been granted by the Secretary of the Department of Administrative Services.
(2)  Any obligation that—
(a)  was incurred by a Department Head or statutory body under section 17 of the Annual Reports (Departments) Act 1985 and section 14 of the Annual Reports (Statutory Bodies) Act 1984, respectively, to furnish the Secretary of the Premier’s Department with information, and
(b)  has not been discharged before 15 June 1988,
shall be taken to be an obligation to furnish the Secretary of the Department of Administrative Services with that information.
Administrative Changes Order (No 10) 1988
Gazette No 145 of 16.9.1988, p 4875
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 10) 1988.
2   Construction of references to the Director of the Cabinet Office
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Director of the Cabinet Office shall be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Cabinet Office.
3   Construction of references to the Director of the Premier’s Office
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Director of the Premier’s Office shall be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Premier’s Office.
Administrative Changes Order (No 11) 1988
Gazette No 158 of 19.10.1988, p 5484
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 11) 1988.
2   Definition
In this Order, document means an Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument (including an instrument of delegation), or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Minister for Mineral Resources
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Mineral Resources shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Minerals and Energy.
4   Construction of references to Minister for Energy
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Energy shall be construed as a reference to the Minister for Minerals and Energy.
5   Construction of references to Department of Mineral Resources etc
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Mineral Resources shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Minerals and Energy.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Secretary of the Department of Mineral Resources shall be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Minerals and Energy.
6   Construction of references to Department of Energy etc
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Energy shall be construed as a reference to the Department of Minerals and Energy.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Director of the Department of Energy shall be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Minerals and Energy.
Administrative Changes Order (No 12) 1988
Gazette No 180 of 9.12.1988, p 6309
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 12) 1988.
2   Construction of references to Premier’s Office
(1)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Premier’s Office shall be construed as a reference to the Premier’s Department.
(2)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Director-General of the Premier’s Office shall be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Premier’s Department.
Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1989
Gazette No 81 of 30.6.1989, p 3814
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 1) 1989.
2   Commencement
This Order takes effect on 1 July 1989.
3   Construction of certain references to Secretary of the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment
A reference in the Building and Construction Industry Long Service Payments Act 1986, or in any regulation made under that Act, to the Secretary of the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of the New South Wales Superannuation Office.
4   Construction of certain references to Department of Industrial Relations and Employment
A reference in the Building and Construction Industry Long Service Payments Act 1986, or in any regulation made under that Act, to the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment shall be construed as a reference to the New South Wales Superannuation Office.
Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1989
Gazette No 81 of 30.6.1989, p 3816
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 2) 1989.
2   Commencement
This Order takes effect on 1 July 1989.
3   Construction of certain references to Secretary of the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment
A reference in—
(a)  section 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 26, 45 or 48 of the Factories, Shops and Industries Act 1962, or
(c)  Regulation 14 (1) (d) of the Lead Regulations, or
(d)  Regulation 3 (7) of the Bakehouse Regulations, or
(e)  the Factories (Health and Safety—Refrigerating Chambers) Regulations 1937, or
(f)  Part 7A of the Public Health Act 1902 or Part 12 of the Public Health Regulations, or
(g)  Regulation 10 or 159M of the Construction Safety Regulations 1950,
to the Secretary of the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment shall be construed as a reference to the Co-ordinator of Occupational Health, Safety and Rehabilitation Services, Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Authority.
4   Construction of references to the Co-ordinator, of Occupational Health, Safety and Rehabilitation Services, Department of Industrial Relations and Employment
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Co-ordinator of Occupational Health, Safety and Rehabilitation Services, Department of Industrial Relations and Employment shall be construed as a reference to the Co-ordinator of Occupational Health, Safety and Rehabilitation Services, Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Authority.
5   Construction of references to Director, Division of Inspection Services, Department of Industrial Relations and Employment
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Director, Division of Inspection Services, Department of Industrial Relations and Employment shall be construed as a reference to the Director, Division of Inspection Services, Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Authority.
6   Construction of references to Director, Division of Occupational Health, Department of Industrial Relations and Employment
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Director, Division of Occupational Health, Department of Industrial Relations and Employment shall be construed as a reference to the Director, Division of Occupational Health, Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Authority.
7   Construction of certain references to the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment
A reference in—
(a)  Part 7A of the Public Health Act 1902 or Part 12 of the Public Health Regulations, or
(b)  the Factories (Health and Safety—Asbestos Processes) Regulation 1984, or
(c)  the Occupational Health and Safety (Pest Control) Regulation 1988,
to the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment shall be construed as a reference to the Administrative Office consisting of the group of staff attached to the Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Authority.
Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1989
Gazette No 81 of 30.6.1989, p 3817
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 3) 1989.
2   Commencement
This Order takes effect on 1 July 1989.
3   Construction of references to the Secretary of the Department of Health
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Secretary of the Department of Health shall be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Health.
Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1989
Gazette No 97 of 22.9.1989, p 7554
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 4) 1989.
2   Construction of references to Office of the Minister for the Environment
(1)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Office of the Minister for the Environment is to be construed as a reference to the Ministry for the Environment.
(2)  In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Director of the Office of the Minister for the Environment is to be construed as a reference to the Director of the Ministry for the Environment.
Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1989
Gazette No 97 of 22.9.1989, p 7555
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 5) 1989.
2   Commencement
This Order shall be deemed to have taken effect on 18 September 1989.
3   Construction of references to Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing
(1)  Except as provided by subclause (2), in any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement, a reference to the Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Sport and Recreation.
(2)  A reference to the Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing that is used in or in relation to an Act administered by the Minister for Racing is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Racing.
Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1989
Gazette No 111 of 17.11.1989, p 9702
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 6) 1989.
2   Commencement
This Order is to be taken to have taken effect on 31 July, 1989.
3   Construction of certain references to Director of Public Works
In any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement, a reference to the Director of Public Works is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Public Works Department.
Administrative Changes Order (No 7) 1989
Gazette No 121 of 15.12.1989, p 10790
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes Order (No 7) 1989.
2   Construction of certain references
(1)  The reference in section 7 (1) (a) of the Public Servant Housing Authority Act 1975 to the Secretary of the Department of Administrative Services is be construed as a reference to the Managing Director of the Property Services Group.
(2)  The reference in section 7 (5) of the Public Servant Housing Authority Act 1975 to the Department of Administrative Services is to be construed as a reference to the Property Services Group.
Administrative Changes Order (No 8) 1989
Gazette No 121 of 15.12.1989, p 10791
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as Administrative Changes Order (No 8) 1989.
2   Construction of references to Secretary of the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Secretary of the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment.
Administrative Changes Order (No 9) 1989
Gazette No 121 of 15.12.1989, p 10792
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as Administrative Changes Order (No 9) 1989.
2   Construction of references to the Department of Education
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Department of Education is to be construed as a reference to the Department of School Education.
Gazette No 14 of 25.1.1990, p 586
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Transport) Order 1990.
2   Commencement
This Order takes effect on 29 January 1990.
3   Construction of references to Ministry of Transport
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Ministry of Transport is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Transport.
4   Construction of references to Secretary of Ministry of Transport
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Secretary of the Ministry of Transport is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Transport.
Gazette No 31 of 2.3.1990, p 1794
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Education and Youth Affairs) Order 1990.
2   Commencement
This Order takes effect on 2 March 1990.
3   Construction of references to Secretary of Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Executive Director of the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs.
Gazette No 92 of 24.7.1990, p 6862 (as amended in Gazette No 106 of 24.8.1990, p 7728)
Part 1 Preliminary
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (General) Order 1990.
2   Definition
In this Order, document means an Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
Part 2 Ministers
3   Construction of references to Minister for Education and Youth Affairs
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Education and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for School Education and Youth Affairs, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Education and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Further Education, Training and Employment, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
4   Construction of certain references to Minister for Transport
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Transport is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Roads, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
5   Construction of references to Minister for Industrial Relations and Employment
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Industrial Relations and Employment is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Industrial Relations, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Industrial Relations and Employment is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Further Education, Training and Employment, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
6   Construction of references to Minister for Natural Resources
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Lands and Forests, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Water Resources, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
Part 3 Departments
7   (Repealed)
8   Construction of references to Department of Industrial Relations and Employment
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Further Education, Training and Employment, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Further Education, Training and Employment.
9   Construction of references to Department of Technical and Further Education
In any document, a reference to the Department of Technical and Further Education is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Further Education, Training and Employment.
Gazette No 104 of 17.8.1990, p 7518
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Commercial Services Group) Order 1990.
2   Definition
In this Order, “document” means an Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Department of Administrative Services
In any document, a reference to the Department of Administrative Services is to be construed as a reference to the Commercial Services Group.
4   Construction of references to Secretary of Department of Administrative Services
In any document, a reference to the Secretary of the Department of Administrative Services is to be construed as a reference to the Managing Director of the Commercial Services Group.
Gazette No 106 of 24.8.1990, p 7728
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Education, Training and Employment) Order 1990.
2   Definition
In this Order, “document” means an Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Director-General of Technical and Further Education
In any document, a reference to the Director-General of Technical and Further Education is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Technical and Further Education Authority, Department of Further Education, Training and Employment.
4   Construction of references to Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Women’s Affairs.
(2)  The Administrative Changes (General) Order 1990 published in Gazette No 92 of 24 July 1990 is amended by omitting clause 7.
Gazette No 20 of 1.2.1991, p 874
2   Definition
In this Order, “document” means an Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to the Department of Industrial Relations
In any document, a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations, Employment, Training and Further Education.
4   Construction of references to Department of Further Education, Training and Employment
In any document, a reference to the Department of Further Education, Training and Employment is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations, Employment, Training and Further Education.
Gazette No 62 of 26.4.1991, p 3208
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Education, Youth and Women’s Affairs) Order 1991.
2   Definition
In this Order, “document” means an Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Ministry of Education, Youth and Women’s Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Women’s Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Office of Education and Youth Affairs.
4   Construction of references to the Executive Director of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Women’s Affairs
(1)  In any document a reference to the Executive Director of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Women’s Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Director of the Office of Education and Youth Affairs, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In the Teaching Services Act 1980 (or in any other document made under or for the purposes of that Act) a reference to the Executive Director of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Women’s Affairs or to the Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of School Education.
Gazette No 86 of 31.5.1991, p 4024
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Annual Reports) Order 1991.
2   Construction of references to the Secretary of the Premier’s Department
A reference to the Secretary of the Premier’s Department in—
(a)  section 14 of the Annual Reports (Statutory Bodies) Act 1984, or
(b)  section 17 of the Annual Reports (Departments) Act 1985, is to be construed as a reference to the Managing Director of the Property Services Group.
Gazette No 89 of 6.6.1991, p 4562 (as amended in Gazette No 101 of 28.6.1991, p 5326)
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Ministers) Order 1991.
2   Definition
In this Order, “document” means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Minister for Corrective Services
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Corrective Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Courts Administration and Corrective Services.
4   Construction of references to Minister for Environment
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Environment is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for the Environment, except as provided by subclauses (2) and (3).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Environment or the Minister for the Environment is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Conservation and Land Management, if the reference is used in or in relation to the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 so far as that Act relates to state recreation areas.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Environment or the Minister for the Environment is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Housing, if the reference is used in or in relation to the Water Board Act 1987 or the Hunter Water Board Act 1988.
5   Construction of references to Minister for Lands and Forests
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Lands and Forests is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Conservation and Land Management.
6   Construction of references to Minister for Health
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Health is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Health and Community Services.
7   Construction of references to Minister for Water Resources
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Water Resources is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources.
8   Construction of references to Minister for Sport and Recreation or Minister for Racing
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Sport and Recreation or the Minister for Racing is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing.
9   Construction of references to Minister for Minerals and Energy
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Minerals and Energy is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Minerals and Energy is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Energy, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
10   Construction of references to Minister for Family and Community Services
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Family and Community Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Health and Community Services, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Family and Community Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Justice, if the reference is used in or in relation to the Children (Detention Centres) Act 1987, the Children (Community Service Orders) Act 1987 or the Children (Interstate Transfer of Offenders) Act 1988.
11   Construction of references to Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for State Development, except as provided by subclauses (2) and (3).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Co-operatives, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Consumer Affairs, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
12   Construction of references to Minister for Local Government
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Local Government is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs if the reference is used in or in relation to the Animal Research Act 1985, the Homing Pigeons Protection Act 1909 or the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979.
13   Construction of references to Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Conservation and Land Management, if the reference is used in or in relation to the Catchment Management Act 1989 or the Soil Conservation Act 1938.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources, if the reference is used in or in relation to the Fisheries and Oyster Farms Act 1935.
Gazette No 101 of 28.6.1991, p 5326 (as amended in Gazette No 159 of 15.11.1991, p 9565)
Part 1 Preliminary
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (General) Order 1991.
2   Commencement
(1)  This Order (except clauses 4–6) commences on 1 July 1991.
(2)  Clause 4 is taken to have commenced on 26 June 1991.
(3)  Clauses 5 and 6 are taken to have commenced on 28 June 1991.
3   Definition
In this Order, “document” means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
Part 2 Ministers
4   References to Minister for Hospital Management
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Hospital Management is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Health Services Management.
5   Amendment of Administrative Changes (Ministers) Order 1991 (relating to transfer of juvenile justice legislation to Minister for Justice and animal welfare legislation to Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs)
The Administrative Changes (Ministers) Order 1991 is amended—
(a)  by omitting from clause 10 (2) the words “Attorney General” and by inserting instead the words “Minister for Justice”,
(b)  by omitting from clause 12 the words “Minister for the Environment” and by inserting instead the words “Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs”.
6   Construction of references to Minister for Courts Administration and Corrective Services
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Courts Administration and Corrective Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Justice.
Part 3 Departments and Officers
7   Construction of references to Department of Minerals and Energy
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Minerals and Energy is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Mineral Resources, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Minerals and Energy is to be construed as a reference to the Office of Energy, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Energy.
8   Construction of references to Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Agriculture, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is to be construed as a reference to the Office of Fisheries, if the reference is used in or in relation to the Fisheries and Oyster Farms Act 1935.
9   Construction of references to Department of Family and Community Services
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Family and Community Services is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Community Services, except as provided by the Administrative Changes (Juvenile Justice) Order 1991.
(2)    (Repealed)
10   Construction of references to Department of Lands and Secretary of that Department
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Lands is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Conservation and Land Management.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Secretary of the Department of Lands is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Conservation and Land Management.
11   Construction of references to Soil Conservation Service
In any document, a reference to the Soil Conservation Service (except in the title of the Commissioner of that Service) is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Conservation and Land Management.
12   Construction of references to Department of Local Government and Secretary of that Department
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Local Government is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Local Government and Co-operatives.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Secretary of the Department of Local Government is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Local Government and Co-operatives.
13   Construction of references to Business and Consumer Affairs
(1)  In any document, a reference to Business and Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Consumer Affairs, except as provided by subclauses (2), (3) and (4).
(2)  In any document, a reference to Business and Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Department of State Development, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for State Development.
(3)  In any document, a reference to Business and Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Local Government and Co-operatives, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Cooperatives, except as provided by subclause (4).
(4)  In the Growth Centres (Development Corporations) Act 1974 and the Growth Centres (Land Acquisition) Act 1974, or in any document made under those Acts, a reference to Business and Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Property Services Group.
14   Construction of references to Attorney General’s Department and Secretary etc of that Department
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Attorney General’s Department is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Courts Administration, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Justice.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Secretary of the Attorney General’s Department is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Attorney General’s Department, except as provided by subclause (3).
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Secretary of the Attorney General’s Department is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Courts Administration if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Justice.
(4)  A reference in section 4 (1) of the Suitors’ Fund Act 1951 to the corporation sole established under the name of “The Secretary of the Attorney General’s Department” is to be construed as a reference to the corporation sole established under the name of the “Director-General of the Department of Courts Administration”.
(5)  A reference, in the definition of authorised justice, in any document to a justice of the peace employed in the Attorney General’s Department is to be construed as a reference to a justice of the peace employed in the Department of Courts Administration.
15   Savings provision
A reference in Schedule 3B to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 to a position, being a position transferred from a Department or Administrative Office by an administrative change taking effect on the day on which this Order takes effect, is to be construed as a reference to that position in the Department or Administrative Office to which it was transferred.
Gazette No 106 of 12.7.1991, p 5553 (Repealed by Gazette No 85 of 3.7.1992, p 4738)
  (Repealed)
Gazette No 114 of 9.8.1991, p 6477
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Commissioner for Consumer Affairs) Order 1991.
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 1 July 1991.
3   Construction of certain references to Managing Director of Business and Consumer Affairs etc
(1)  A reference in the Associations Incorporation Act 1984, the Business Licences Act 1990 or the Business Names Act 1962 to the Managing Director of Business and Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Commissioner for Consumer Affairs.
(2)  A reference in section 96 of the Corporations (New South Wales) Act 1990 to the Managing Director of Business and Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Commissioner for Consumer Affairs.
(3)  A reference in clause 45 (b) of the Motor Dealers Regulation 1986 to the Managing Director of Business and Consumer Affairs or the Director, Trading Standards is to be construed as a reference to the Commissioner for Consumer Affairs.
(4)  A reference in clause 16 of the Consumer Claims Tribunals Regulation 1988 to the Managing Director of Business and Consumer Affairs, the Director, Management, the Director, Trading Standards or the Assistant Director, Legal is to be construed as a reference to the Commissioner for Consumer Affairs.
4   Construction of other references to Managing Director of Business and Consumer Affairs
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Managing Director of Business and Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Commissioner for Consumer Affairs, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Consumer Affairs.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Managing Director of Business and Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Attorney General’s Department, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Attorney General.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Managing Director of Business and Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of State Development, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for State Development.
(4)  In any document, a reference to the Managing Director of Business and Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Local Government and Co-operatives, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Cooperatives.
(5)  In this clause, document means any Act or statutory instrument (other than an Act or statutory instrument referred to in clause 3), or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
Gazette No 116 of 16.8.1991, p 6845 (Repealed by Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1994 No 95)
  (Repealed)
Gazette No 142 of 11.10.1991, p 8757
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Fisheries) Order 1991.
2   Construction of references to Office of Fisheries
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Office of Fisheries is to be construed as a reference to NSW Fisheries.
Gazette No 153 of 1.11.1991, p 9227
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Corrective Services) Order 1991.
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 November 1991.
3   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Construction of references to Probation and Parole Service and probation and parole officers
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Probation and Parole Service in the Department of Corrective Services is to be construed as a reference to the Community Corrections Service in the Department of Courts Administration.
(2)  In any document, a reference to a probation officer or a probation and parole officer (whether or not employed in the Department of Corrective Services) is to be construed as a reference to a community corrections officer employed in the Department of Courts Administration.
Gazette No 159 of 15.11.1991, p 9565
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Juvenile Justice) Order 1991.
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 1 November 1991.
3   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Construction of certain references to Department of Community Services and Director-General of that Department
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Community Services is to be construed as a reference to the Office of Juvenile Justice, if the reference is used in or in relation to the Children (Detention Centres) Act 1987, the Children (Community Service Orders) Act 1987 or the Children (Interstate Transfer of Offenders) Act 1988.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Community Services is to be construed as a reference to the Director of the Office of Juvenile Justice, if the reference is used in or in relation to an Act referred to in subclause (1).
5   Amendment of Administrative Changes (General) Order 1991 (relating to transfer of juvenile justice legislation)
The Administrative Changes (General) Order 1991 is amended—
(a)  by omitting from clause 9 (1) the words “except as provided by subclause (2)” and by inserting instead the words “except as provided by the Administrative Changes (Juvenile Justice) Order 1991”,
(b)  by omitting clause 9 (2).
Gazette No 180 of 20.12.1991, p 10579
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Valuer-General’s Department) Order 1991.
2   Construction of references to Valuer-General’s Department
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Valuer-General’s Department is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Conservation and Land Management.
Gazette No 30 of 28.2.1992, p 1268
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Education, Health and Justice) Order 1992.
2   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Office of Education and Youth Affairs and to Director of that Office
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Office of Education and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Director of the Office of Education and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Executive Director of the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs.
4   Construction of references to Office of Health Policy
In any document, a reference to the Office of Health Policy is to be construed as a reference to the Ministry of Health and Community Services.
5   Construction of references to Office of the Minister for Justice
In any document, a reference to the Office of the Minister for Justice is to be construed as a reference to the Office of Justice Planning and Co-ordination.
Gazette No 72 of 19.6.1992, p 4153
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Superannuation Office) Order 1992.
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 July 1992.
3   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Construction of references to Superannuation Office and to Secretary of that Office
(1)  In any document, a reference to the New South Wales Superannuation Office is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations, Employment, Training and Further Education.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Secretary of the New South Wales Superannuation Office is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Industrial Relations, Employment, Training and Further Education.
Gazette No 85 of 3.7.1992, p 4738 (as amended in Gazette No 63 of 24.6.1993, p 3065)
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Ministers) Order 1992.
2   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Minister for School Education and Youth Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Minister for School Education and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Education and Youth Affairs.
4   Construction of references to Minister for Further Education, Training and Employment
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Further Education, Training and Employment is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Employment and Training.
5   Construction of references to Minister for Health Services Management
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Health Services Management is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Health.
6   Construction of references to Minister for Health and Community Services
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Health and Community Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Health, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Health and Community Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Community Services, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
7   (Repealed)
The Administrative Changes (Stamp Duties) Order 1991 (published in Gazette No 106 of 12 July 1991) is repealed.
Gazette No 119 of 25.9.1992, p 7038
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Ministry for Health) Order 1992.
2   Construction of references to Ministry of Health and Community Services
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, a reference to the Ministry of Health and Community Services is to be construed as a reference to the Ministry for Health.
Gazette No 128 of 23.10.1992, p 7789
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Minister for Police) Order 1992.
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 23 September 1992.
3   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Construction of references to Minister for Police and Emergency Services
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Police, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Emergency Services, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
Gazette No 148 of 24.12.1992, p 8973
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Health) Order 1992.
2   Construction of references to Ministry for Health etc
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement—
(a)  a reference to the Ministry for Health is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Health, and
(b)  a reference to the Chief Executive of the Ministry for Health is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Health.
Gazette No 24 of 12.3.1993, p 1029 (Repealed by Gazette No 63 of 24.6.1993, p 3065)
  (Repealed)
Gazette No 63 of 24.6.1993, p 3065
Part 1 Preliminary
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (General) Order 1993.
2   Commencement
(1)  This Order is taken to have commenced on 26 May 1993, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  Part 2 commences on 1 July 1993.
3   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
The Administrative Changes (Treasurer) Order 1993 (published in Gazette No 24 of 12 March 1993) is repealed.
The Administrative Changes (Ministers) Order 1992 (published in Gazette No 85 of 3 July 1992) is amended by omitting clause 7.
Part 2 Departments
6   Construction of references to Department of State Development
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of State Development is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Business and Regional Development, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Department of State Development is to be construed as a reference to the Office of Economic Development in the Premier’s Department if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Economic Development.
Part 3 Ministers
7   Construction of references to Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries.
8   Construction of references to Minister for Education and Youth Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Education and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Education, Training and Youth Affairs.
9   Construction of references to Minister for Employment and Training
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Employment and Training is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Education, Training and Youth Affairs, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Employment and Training is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Industrial Relations and Employment, if the reference is used in or in relation to the Board of Adult and Community Education Act 1990, the Industrial and Commercial Training Act 1989 or the Vocational Education and Training Accreditation Act 1990.
10   Construction of references to Minister for Industrial Relations
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Industrial Relations is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Industrial Relations and Employment.
11   Construction of references to Minister for Conservation and Land Management
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Conservation and Land Management is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation.
12   Construction of references to Minister for State Development
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for State Development is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Economic Development, except as provided by subclauses (2) and (3).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for State Development is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Regional Development, if the reference is used in or in relation to the Albury-Wodonga Development Act 1974 or the Country Industries (Pay-roll Tax Rebates) Act 1977.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for State Development is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Small Business, if the reference is used in or in relation to the Small Business Development Corporation Act 1984.
13   Construction of references to Minister for Arts
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Arts is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for the Arts.
14   Construction of references to Minister for Natural Resources
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources is to be construed as a reference to the Minster for Mines, except as provided by subclauses (2) and (3).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources is to be construed as a reference to the Minster for Land and Water Conservation, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources is to be construed as a reference to the Minster for Agriculture and Fisheries, if the reference is used in or in relation to the Fisheries and Oyster Farms Act 1935.
15   Construction of references to Minister for Local Government
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Local Government is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Local Government and Co-operatives.
16   Construction of references to Minister for Cooperatives
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Cooperatives is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Local Government and Co-operatives.
17   Construction of references to Minister for Ethnic Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Ethnic Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs.
18   Construction of references to Minister Assisting the Premier on the Status of Women
In any document, a reference to the Minister Assisting the Premier on the Status of Women is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for the Status of Women.
19   Construction of references to Minister for Finance
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Finance is to be construed as a reference to the Treasurer.
20   Construction of references to Assistant Treasurer
In any document, a reference to the Assistant Treasurer is to be construed as a reference to the Treasurer.
21   Construction of references to Assistant Minister for Health
In any document, a reference to the Assistant Minister for Health is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Health.
22   Construction of references to Assistant Minister for Education
In any document, a reference to the Assistant Minister for Education is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Education, Training and Youth Affairs.
Gazette No 78 of 9.7.1993, p 3779
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Probation Service) Order 1993.
2   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Community Corrections Service and community corrections officers
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Community Corrections Service in the Department of Courts Administration is to be construed as a reference to the New South Wales Probation Service in the Department of Courts Administration.
(2)  In any document, a reference to a community corrections officer employed in the Department of Courts Administration is to be construed as a reference to a probation officer employed in the Department of Courts Administration.
4   Construction of certain references to Commissioner of Corrective Services
A reference in, or in relation to, the Community Service Orders Act 1979 to the Director-General of Corrective Services (required by clause 19 of Schedule 8 to the Prisons Act 1952 to be read as a reference to the Commissioner of Corrective Services) is to be construed as a reference to the Director of the New South Wales Probation Service in the Department of Courts Administration.
Gazette No 100 of 10.9.1993, p 5650
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Juvenile Justice) Order 1993.
2   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Office of Juvenile Justice and to Director of that Office
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Office of Juvenile Justice is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Juvenile Justice.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Director of the Office of Juvenile Justice is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Juvenile Justice.
Gazette No 100 of 10.9.1993, p 5651 (Repealed by Gazette No 78 of 10.6.1994, p 2845)
  (Repealed)
Gazette No 136 of 10.12.1993, p 7181
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Public Works) Order 1993.
2   Construction of references to Public Works Department
In any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement, a reference to the Public Works Department is to be construed as a reference to NSW Public Works.
Gazette No 19 of 14.1.1994, p 139 (Repealed by Gazette No 167 of 9.12.1994, p 7213)
  (Repealed)
Administrative Changes (State Development and Industries Assistance) Order 1994
Gazette No 78 of 10.6.1994, p 2845
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (State Development and Industries Assistance) Order 1994.
2   Construction of certain references in State Development and Industries Assistance Act 1966
(1)  The reference in section 34O of the State Development and Industries Assistance Act 1966 to the Department of Industrial Development and Decentralisation is, despite any order made under the Administrative Changes Act 1976 before this Order takes effect, to be construed as a reference to the Premier’s Department, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  The reference in section 34O of the State Development and Industries Assistance Act 1966 to the Department of Industrial Development and Decentralisation is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Business and Regional Development if the reference is used in relation to the administration of the excluded undertaking within the meaning of the New South Wales Investment Corporation (Sale) Act 1988 (and known as the Retained Loans Portfolio).
3   Repeal
The Administrative Changes (Department of Business and Regional Development) Order 1993 (published in Gazette No 100 of 10 September 1993) is repealed.
Gazette No 115 of 9.9.1994, p 5652
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Audit Office) Order 1994.
2   Construction of references to Auditor-General’s Office
In any Act (except the provisions to be inserted in the Public Finance and Audit Act 1983 by Schedule 3 to the Public Finance and Audit (Auditor-General) Amendment Act 1991) or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement, a reference to the Auditor-General’s Office is to be construed as a reference to The Audit Office of New South Wales.
Gazette No 167 of 9.12.1994, p 7213
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (State Revenue) Order 1994.
2   Construction of certain references in State revenue legislation
(1)  A reference in any of the following provisions to the Secretary of the Department of Finance is to be construed as a reference to the Executive Director, Office of State Revenue—
(b)  section 21 (3) of the Business Franchise (Tobacco) Act 1987,
(c)  section 6 (2) of the Health Insurance Levies Act 1982,
(d)  section 4 (2) of the Land Tax Management Act 1956,
(e)  section 4 (2) of the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971.
(2)  The reference in section 8 (2) of the Stamp Duties Act 1920 to the Secretary of the Treasury is to be construed as a reference to the Executive Director, Office of State Revenue.
(3)  A reference in any of the following provisions to the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Finance is to be construed as a reference to the Director, Revenue Advisory Services, Office of State Revenue—
(c)  section 6 (2B) of the Health Insurance Levies Act 1982,
(d)  section 4 (2B) of the Land Tax Management Act 1956,
(e)  section 4 (2B) of the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971.
(4)  The reference in section 8 (2B) of the Stamp Duties Act 1920 to the Executive Director, Office of State Revenue is to be construed as a reference to the Director, Revenue Advisory Services, Office of State Revenue.
3   Repeal
The Administrative Changes (State Revenue) Order 1993 (published in Gazette No 19 of 14 January 1994) is repealed.
Gazette No 38 of 4.4.1995, p 1831
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Ministers) Order 1995.
2   Commencement
This Order commences, or is taken to have commenced, on 4 April 1995.
3   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Construction of references to Minister for Economic Development
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Economic Development is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for State Development.
5   Construction of references to Minister for Public Works
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Public Works is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Public Works and Services.
6   Construction of references to Minister for Justice
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Justice is to be construed as a reference to the Attorney General, except as provided by subclauses (2) and (3).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Justice is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Corrective Services if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Justice is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Community Services if the reference is used in or in relation to the Children (Detention Centres) Act 1987, the Children (Community Service Orders) Act 1987 or the Children (Interstate Transfer of Offenders) Act 1987.
7   Construction of references to Minister for Planning
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Planning is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Urban Affairs and Planning.
8   Construction of references to Minister for Education, Training and Youth Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Education, Training and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Education and Training.
9   Construction of references to Minister for Industrial Relations and Employment
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Industrial Relations and Employment is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Industrial Relations.
10   Construction of references to Minister for the Status of Women
In any document, a reference to the Minister for the Status of Women is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Women.
11   Construction of references to Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Agriculture, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Fisheries if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
12   Construction of references to Minister for Mines
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Mines is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Mineral Resources.
13   Construction of references to Minister for the Ageing
In any document, a reference to the Minister for the Ageing is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Aged Services.
14   Construction of references to Chief Secretary
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Chief Secretary is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Gaming and Racing, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Chief Secretary is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Sport and Recreation if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
15   Construction of references to Minister for Administrative Services
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Administrative Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Public Works and Services.
16   Construction of references to Minister for Local Government and Co-operatives
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Local Government and Co-operatives is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Local Government, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Local Government and Co-operatives is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Consumer Affairs if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
17   Construction of references to Minister for Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Ethnic Affairs.
18   Construction of references to Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Sport and Recreation, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Sport, Recreation and Racing is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Gaming and Racing if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
19   Construction of references to Minister for Small Business
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Small Business is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Small Business and Regional Development.
20   Construction of references to Minister for Regional Development
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Regional Development is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Small Business and Regional Development.
Gazette No 39 of 5.4.1995, p 1866
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Departments) Order 1995.
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 6 April 1995.
3   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Construction of references to Office of Aboriginal Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Office of Aboriginal Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Aboriginal Affairs.
5   Construction of references to Chief Secretary’s Department and Secretary of that Department
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Chief Secretary’s Department is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Gaming and Racing.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Secretary of the Chief Secretary’s Department is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Gaming and Racing.
6   Construction of references to Commercial Services Group
In any document, a reference to the Commercial Services Group is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Public Works and Services.
7   Construction of references to Department of Conservation and Land Management
In any document, a reference to the Department of Conservation and Land Management is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Land and Water Conservation.
8   Construction of references to Department of Courts Administration
In any document, a reference to the Department of Courts Administration is to be construed as a reference to the Attorney General’s Department.
9   Construction of references to Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Office of the Board of Studies.
10   Construction of references to Ministry of Housing, Planning and Urban Affairs
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Ministry of Housing, Planning and Urban Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Ministry of Housing, Planning and Urban Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Consumer Affairs if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Consumer Affairs.
11   Construction of references to Department of Industrial Relations, Employment, Training and Further Education
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations, Employment, Training and Further Education is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations, except as provided by subclauses (2) and (3).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations, Employment, Training and Further Education is to be construed as a reference to the Office of the Board of Vocational Education and Training if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Education and Training.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations, Employment, Training and Further Education is to be construed as a reference to the Treasury if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Treasurer.
12   Construction of references to Department of Local Government and Co-operatives
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Local Government and Co-operatives is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Local Government, except as provided by subclauses (2) and (3).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Local Government and Co-operatives is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Consumer Affairs if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Consumer Affairs.
(3)  Without limiting the operation of subclause (2), the reference, in the definition of “Registrar” in section 5 of the Co-operatives Act 1992, to the head of the Department of Local Government and Co-operatives is to be construed as a reference to the head of the Department of Consumer Affairs.
13   Construction of references to Department of Planning
In any document, a reference to the Department of Planning is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning.
14   Construction of references to Property Services Group and Managing Director of that Office
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Property Services Group is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Public Works and Services, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Property Services Group is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Urban Affairs and Planning.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Managing Director of the Property Services Group is to be read as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Public Works and Services, except as provided by subclause (4).
(4)  In any document, a reference to the Managing Director of the Property Services Group is to be read as a reference to the Director of Planning if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Urban Affairs and Planning.
15   Construction of references to NSW Public Works
In any document, a reference to NSW Public Works is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Public Works and Services.
16   Construction of references to Office of Energy
In any document, a reference to the Office of Energy is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Energy.
17   Construction of references to Social Policy Directorate
In any document, a reference to the Social Policy Directorate is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Aged and Disability Services.
18   Construction of references to Department of Sport, Recreation and Racing
In any document, a reference to the Department of Sport, Recreation and Racing is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Sport and Recreation.
19   Construction of references to Ministry for the Status and Advancement of Women
In any document, a reference to the Ministry for the Status and Advancement of Women is to be construed as a reference to the Department for Women.
20   Construction of references to Urban Parks Agency
In any document, a reference to the Urban Parks Agency is to be construed as a reference to the National Parks and Wildlife Service.
21   Construction of references to Department of Water Resources
In any document, a reference to the Department of Water Resources is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Land and Water Conservation.
22   Savings provision
A reference in Schedule 3B to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 to a position, being a position transferred from a Department or Administrative Office by an administrative change taking effect on the day this Order commences, is to be construed as a reference to that position in the Department or Administrative Office to which it was transferred.
Administrative Changes (General) Order 1995
Gazette No 46 of 13.4.1995, p 2023
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (General) Order 1995.
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 13 April 1995.
3   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Construction of references to Premier in SOCOG Act
A reference in the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games Act 1993 to the Premier is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for the Olympics.
5   Construction of certain references in Public Sector Management Act 1988
(1)  A reference in section 57 of the Public Sector Management Act 1988 to the Secretary of the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Premier’s Department.
(2)  The reference in section 58 of the Public Sector Management Act 1988 to the Minister for Industrial Relations and Employment is to be construed as a reference to the Premier.
(3)  The reference in section 59 (2) of the Public Sector Management Act 1988 to the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment is to be construed as a reference to the Premier’s Department.
6   Construction of certain references to Director-General of Cabinet Office
A reference to the Director-General of the Cabinet Office in any contract or agreement concerning the Natural Resources Audit Council is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Land and Water Conservation.
7   Construction of references to Office of the Board of Vocational Education and Training
In any document, a reference to the Office of the Board of Vocational Education and Training is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination.
8   Construction of references to Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs and Executive Director of that Ministry
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs (required by clause 9 of the Administrative Changes (Departments) Order 1995 to be construed as a reference to the Office of the Board of Studies) is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination, except as provided by subclause (3).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Executive Director of the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination, except as provided by subclause (4).
(3)  A reference in Part 9 of the Education Reform Act 1990 to the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Office of the Board of Studies.
(4)  A reference in Part 9 of the Education Reform Act 1990 to the Executive Director of the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the General Manager of the Office of the Board of Studies.
9   Construction of certain references to Minister for Local Government and Co-operatives
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Local Government and Co-operatives (required by clause 16 (2) of the Administrative Changes (Ministers) Order 1995 to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Consumer Affairs) is to be construed as a reference to the Treasurer if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Treasurer.
Gazette No 54 of 5.5.1995, p 2287
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Aged and Disability Services) Order 1995.
2   Construction of references to Department of Aged and Disability Services
In any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement, a reference to the Department of Aged and Disability Services is to be construed as a reference to the Ageing and Disability Department.
Gazette No 57 of 12.5.1995, p 2354 (as amended in Gazette No 22 of 23.2.1996, p 715)
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Public Works) Order 1995.
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 5 April 1995.
3   Construction of certain references in water supply legislation
(1)  A reference in section 3 of the Fish River Water Supply Administration Act 1945 to the Director of Public Works is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Land and Water Conservation.
(2)  A reference in section 3 of the South-west Tablelands Water Supply Administration Act 1941 to the Department of Public Works is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Land and Water Conservation.
4   Construction of certain references to Minister for Public Works
A reference in any of the following provisions (and in any instrument of any kind, or in any contract or agreement, made pursuant to any such provision) to the Minister for Public Works is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation—
  sections 57–66 of the Local Government Act 1993,
  section 27 (1B) (c) of the Water Supply Authorities Act 1987,
5   Construction of certain references relating to NSW Public Works
(1)  The reference in section 639 of the Local Government Act 1993 to the Director-General of NSW Public Works is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Land and Water Conservation.
(2)  The reference, in the definition of “Director-General” in the dictionary at the end of the Local Government (Water, Sewerage and Drainage) Regulation 1993, to the Director-General, NSW Public Works is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Land and Water Conservation.
(3)  The reference, in the definition of “Director-General” in the dictionary at the end of the Local Government (Water, Sewerage and Drainage) Regulation 1993, to NSW Public Works is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Land and Water Conservation.
(4)  The reference in clause 97 of the Local Government (Approvals) Regulation 1993 to the Principal Engineer, Sewerage Operations, Public Works Department is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Land and Water Conservation.
Gazette No 57 of 12.5.1995, p 2356 (as amended by Gazette No 64 of 3.4.1998, p 2330)
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Community Welfare Legislation) Order 1995.
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 5 April 1995.
3   Construction of certain references in Community Welfare Act 1987
(1)  A reference in the following provisions of the Community Welfare Act 1987 to the Minister is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Community Services, the Minister for Ageing or the Minister for Disability Services—
(a)  the definition of “community welfare legislation” in section 3 (1),
(b)  section 5,
(c)  Division 1 of Part 2,
(d)  Part 7.
(2)  A reference in the following provisions of the Community Welfare Act 1987 to the Department is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Community Services, the Department of Juvenile Justice or the Ageing and Disability Department—
(a)  the definition of “community welfare legislation” in section 3 (1),
(b)    (Repealed)
(c)  Division 1 of Part 2,
(d)  Part 7.
(3)  A reference in the following provisions of the Community Welfare Act 1987 to the Director-General is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Community Services, the Director-General of the Department of Juvenile Justice or the Director-General of the Ageing and Disability Department—
(a)  section 5,
(b)  Division 1 of Part 2,
(c)  Part 7.
4   (Repealed)
5   Construction of certain references in Disability Services Act 1993
A reference in the Disability Services Act 1993 (section 29 excepted) to the Minister is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Community Services, the Minister for Ageing or the Minister for Disability Services.
Gazette No 63 of 26.5.1995, p 2721
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (General) Order (No 2) 1995.
2   Construction of certain references to Managing Director of Property Services Group
A reference in the Growth Centres (Development Corporations) Act 1974 to the Managing Director of the Property Services Group is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Olympic Co-ordination Agency if the reference is used in relation to the Homebush Bay Development Corporation.
3   Construction of certain references to Department of Industrial Relations, Employment, Training and Further Education
A reference to the Department of Industrial Relations, Employment, Training and Further Education, or to the Director-General of that Department, in any contract, agreement or other instrument concerning any matter for which the Director-General of the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination is responsible, is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination, or to the Director-General of that Department, respectively.
Gazette No 92 of 28.7.1995, p 3894
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Lake Illawarra Authority) Order 1995.
2   Construction of reference to an officer of the Public Works Department nominated by the Director of that Department
The reference in section 7 (2) of the Lake Illawarra Authority Act 1987 to an officer of the Public Works Department nominated by the Director of that Department is to be construed as a reference to an officer of the Department of Land and Water Conservation nominated by the Director-General of that Department.
Gazette No 92 of 28.7.1995, p 3895
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Youth Affairs) Order 1995.
2   Construction of reference to Director of the Office of Youth Affairs
The reference in section 6 (1) (b) of the Youth Advisory Council Act 1989 to the Director of the Office of Youth Affairs of the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Cabinet Office.
Gazette No 105 of 1.9.1995, p 6139
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Ministry for Police) Order 1995.
2   Construction of references to Ministry for Police and Emergency Services
In any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement, a reference to the Ministry for Police and Emergency Services is to be construed as a reference to the Ministry for Police.
Gazette No 105 of 1.9.1995, p 6140
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Public Sector Management) Order 1995.
2   Construction of certain references in Public Sector Management Act 1988
A reference in section 57 of the Public Sector Management Act 1988 to the Secretary of the Department of Industrial Relations and Employment (required by clause 5 (1) of the Administrative Changes (General) Order 1995 to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Premier’s Department) is to be construed as a reference to the Commissioner for Public Employment.
Gazette No 110 of 8.9.1995, p 6484
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Ageing and Disability) Order 1995.
2   Construction of certain reference in Youth and Community Services Act 1973
The reference in the definition of “Department” in section 3 of the Youth and Community Services Act 1973 to the Department of Youth and Community Services is to be construed as a reference to the Ageing and Disability Department.
Gazette No 113 of 15.9.1995, p 6725
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Public Works) Order (No 2) 1995.
2   Construction of certain references in Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Act 1956
(1)  A reference in the following provisions of the Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Act 1956 to the Minister for Public Works is to construed as a reference to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation—
  the definition of “Lower river” in section 2 (1)
  section 2 (2) and (3)
  section 8 (1)
  section 31 (3) (b)
  section 40 (6) (a)
  section 56 (1) (a)
  section 58 (1)
(2)  A reference in section 56 of the Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Act 1956 to the Director of Public Works is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Land and Water Conservation.
(3)  A reference in section 56 of the Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Act 1956 to the Department of Public Works is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Land and Water Conservation.
3   Construction of certain references in Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Regulation 1992
The reference in clause 5 of the Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Regulation 1992 (including in the heading to that clause) to the Minister for Public Works is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation.
Administrative Changes (Education) Order 1995
Gazette No 125 of 13.10.1995, p 7236
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Education) Order 1995.
2   Construction of certain references in Education Reform Act 1990
A reference in section 100 (2) (c) of the Education Reform Act 1990 to the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs, or to the Executive Director of that Ministry, (required by clause 8 (3) and (4) of the Administrative Changes (General) Order 1995 to be construed as a reference to the Office of the Board of Studies, or to the General Manager of that Office, respectively) is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination, or to the Director-General of that Department, respectively.
Administrative Changes (Probation and Parole Service) Order 1995
Gazette No 125 of 13.10.1995, p 7237
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Probation and Parole Service) Order 1995.
2   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Probation Service and probation officers
(1)  In any document, a reference to the New South Wales Probation Service is to be construed as a reference to the Probation and Parole Service in the Department of Corrective Services.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Director of the New South Wales Probation Service is to be construed as a reference to the Assistant Commissioner, Probation and Parole, Department of Corrective Services.
(3)  In any document, a reference to a probation officer is to be construed as a reference to a probation and parole officer employed in the Department of Corrective Services.
Gazette No 128 of 18.10.1995, p 7333
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Public Sector Management—Administrative Changes (Fair Trading) Order 1995.
2   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Abolition of certain departments and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Department of Consumer Affairs and added to the Department of Fair Trading. The Department of Consumer Affairs is abolished.
(2)  All branches are removed from the Building Services Corporation and added to the Department of Fair Trading. The Building Services Corporation is abolished as a department of the Public Service.
4   Amendment of Schedule 1 (departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by omitting the following matter—
  
Building Services Corporation
General Manager of the Corporation
Department of Consumer Affairs
Director-General of the Department
5   Construction of references to Department of Consumer Affairs and head of that Department
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Consumer Affairs, or to the Director or Director-General of that Department, is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Fair Trading, or to the Director-General of that Department, respectively.
(2)  Without limiting the operation of subclause (1)—
(a)  the reference in the definition of “Commissioner” in section 4 of the Fair Trading Act 1987 to the Director-General of the Department of Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Fair Trading, and
(b)  the reference in the definition of “Commissioner” in section 5 of the Strata Titles Act 1973 to the Director-General of the Department of Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Fair Trading, and
(c)  the reference in the definition of “Commissioner” in section 4 of the Strata Titles (Leasehold) Act 1986 to the Director-General of the Department of Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Fair Trading, and
(d)  the reference in the definition of “Registrar” in section 5 of the Co-operatives Act 1992 to the head of the Department of Local Government and Co-operatives (required by clause 12 (3) of the Administrative Changes (Departments) Order 1995 to be construed as a reference to the head of the Department of Consumer Affairs) is to be construed as a reference to the head of the Department of Fair Trading.
6   Construction of references to Commissioner for Consumer Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Commissioner for Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Fair Trading.
7   Construction of references to certain other officers
In any document, a reference to any of the following officers is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Fair Trading—
Community Schemes Commissioner
General Manager of the Building Services Corporation
General Manager of the Real Estate Services Council
Tenancy Commissioner
Rent Controller
Registrar of Co-operative Societies (under the Co-operatives Act 1923)
Registrar of Funeral Funds
Gazette No 143 of 24.11.1995, p 7987
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Public Sector Management (EEO Office) Order 1995.
2   Transfer of EEO Office from Premier’s Department to PEO
The Office of the Director of Equal Opportunity in Public Employment is removed from the Premier’s Department and added to the Public Employment Office.
Gazette No 148 of 6.12.1995, p 8398
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Administrative Changes (Minister for Fair Trading) Order 1995.
2   Construction of references to Minister for Consumer Affairs
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Minister for Consumer Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Fair Trading.
Gazette No 149 of 8.12.1995, p 8418
2   Construction of certain references in Coastal Protection Act 1979
A reference in section 36 or 54 of the Coastal Protection Act 1979 to the Minister for Public Works is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation.
Gazette No 149 of 8.12.1995, p 8418
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Public Sector Management (OCCG) Order 1995.
2   Transfer of OCCG from Premier’s Department to PEO
The Office of the Council on the Cost of Government is removed from the Premier’s Department and added to the Public Employment Office.
Gazette No 154 of 15.12.1995, p 8673
2   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Establishment of new department
The Department of State and Regional Development is established as a department of the Public Service.
4   Abolition of certain departments and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Department of Business and Regional Development and added to the Department of State and Regional Development. The Department of Business and Regional Development is abolished.
(2)  All branches are removed from the Department of State Development and added to the Department of State and Regional Development. The Department of State Development is abolished.
5   Amendment of Schedule 1 (departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended—
(a)  by omitting the following matter—
  
Department of Business and Regional Development
Director-General of the Department
Department of State Development
Director-General of the Department
(b)  by inserting in alphabetical order of departments the following matter—
  
Department of State and Regional Development
Director-General of the Department
6   Construction of certain references
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Business and Regional Development is to be construed as a reference to the Department of State and Regional Development.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Department of State Development is to be construed as a reference to the Department of State and Regional Development.
Gazette No 156 of 22.12.1995, p 8719
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Public Sector Management—Administrative Changes (General) Order 1995.
2   Construction of references to Probation Service and probation officers
(1)  In any document, a reference to the New South Wales Probation Service is to be construed as a reference to the Probation and Parole Service in the Department of Corrective Services.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Director of the New South Wales Probation Service is to be construed as a reference to the Assistant Commissioner, Probation and Parole, Department of Corrective Services.
(3)  In any document, a reference to a probation officer is to be construed as a reference to a probation and parole officer employed in the Department of Corrective Services.
(4)  In this clause, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any in any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of certain references in Education Reform Act 1990
A reference in section 100 (2) (c) of the Education Reform Act 1990 to the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs, or to the Executive Director of that Ministry, (required by clause 8 (3) and (4) of the Administrative Changes (General) Order 1995 to be construed as a reference to the Office of the Board of Studies, or to the General Manager of that Office, respectively) is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination, or to the Director-General of that Department, respectively.
Gazette No 158 of 22.12.1995, p 8834
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Public Sector Management (Government Actuary’s Office) Order 1995.
2   Transfer of Government Actuary’s Office from Treasury to PEO
The Government Actuary’s Office is removed from the Treasury and added to the Public Employment Office.
Public Sector Management (Housing) Order 1995
Gazette No 8 of 25.1.1996, p 261
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Public Sector Management (Housing) Order 1995.
2   Amendment of Schedule 1 (departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by omitting from Column 2 the words “Director of Housing” and by inserting instead the words “Director-General of the Department”.
3   Construction of references to Director of Housing
In any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement, a reference to the Director of Housing is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Housing.
Gazette No 22 of 23.2.1996, p 715
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 5 April 1995.
3   Definition
In this Order—
Public Works Order means the Administrative Changes (Public Works) Order 1995 published in Gazette No 57 of 12 May 1995, and taken to have been made under Division 2 of Part 3A of the Public Sector Management Act 1988 by virtue of clause 35 of Schedule 7 to that Act.
4   Amendment of Order
The Public Works Order is amended by inserting in clause 4 after the word “provisions” the words “(and in any instrument of any kind, or in any contract or agreement, made pursuant to any such provision)”.
5   Consequential provisions
(1)  The Minister for Land and Water Conservation is authorised to carry on or complete any works of water supply, sewerage or stormwater drainage referred to in section 57 of the Local Government Act 1993 that were commenced, but not completed, before 5 April 1995.
(2)  The Minister for Land and Water Conservation has all right, title and interest in any works of water supply, sewerage or stormwater drainage (and in any land acquired for the purposes of any such works) as referred to in section 57 of the Local Government Act 1993, being works or land that has not been vested in a council under section 59 of that Act. Accordingly, the Minister for Land and Water Conservation may vest in a council all right, title and interest in any such works or land.
Gazette No 35 of 22.3.1996, p 1194
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 22 March 1996.
3   Construction of certain references in Public Sector Executives Superannuation Act 1989
A reference in the definitions of “chief executive officer” and “senior executive officer” in section 3 (1) of the Public Sector Executives Superannuation Act 1989 to the Director-General of the Premier’s Department is to be construed as a reference to the Commissioner for Public Employment.
Gazette No 35 of 22.3.1996, p 1195
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Public Sector Management (SASB) Order 1996.
2   Transfer of State Authorities Superannuation Board staff to Treasury
The staff attached to the State Authorities Superannuation Board are removed from the Department of Industrial Relations and added to the Treasury.
Public Sector Management (Department of Training and Education Co-ordination) Order 1996
Gazette No 73 of 19.6.1996, p 3087 (Repealed by Gazette No 134 of 3.12.1997, p 9749)
  (Repealed)
Gazette No 77 of 28.6.1996, p 3472
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Public Sector Management (State Recreation Areas) Order 1996.
2   Construction of Ministerial references relating to certain state recreation areas
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for the Environment if the reference is used in or in relation to the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 so far as that Act relates to the Arakoon and Bents Basin State Recreation Areas.
Gazette No 77 of 28.6.1996, p 3473
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Heritage Office) Order 1996.
2   Establishment of new Department
The Heritage Office is established as a department of the Public Service.
3   Transfer of Heritage Branch to new department
The Heritage Branch is removed from the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning and added to the Heritage Office.
4   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by inserting in alphabetical order of departments the following matter—
  
Heritage Office
Director of the Office
Gazette No 81 of 5.7.1996, p 3844
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (SES Administration) Order 1996.
2   Transfer of SES Administration Branch from PEO to Premier’s Department
The SES Administration Branch of the Executive and Ministerial Services Unit is removed from the Public Employment Office and added to the Premier’s Department.
Gazette No 99 of 30.8.1996, p 5908
2   Transfer of Office for Emergency Services from NSW Fire Brigades to Department of Bush Fire Services
The Office for Emergency Services is removed from New South Wales Fire Brigades and added to the Department of Bush Fire Services.
Gazette No 113 of 4.10.1996, p 6791
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (PEO) Order 1996.
2   Abolition of Public Employment Office and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Public Employment Office and added to the Premier’s Department.
(2)  The Public Employment Office is abolished as a department of the Public Service.
3   Amendment of Schedule 1 (departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by omitting the following matter—
  
Public Employment Office
Commissioner for Public Employment
4   Construction of references to Commissioner for Public Employment
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement to the Commissioner for Public Employment is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Premier’s Department.
Gazette No 150 of 20.12.1996, p 8623
2   Establishment of new Department
The Ministry of Urban Infrastructure Management is established as a department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Urban Affairs and Planning.
3   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by inserting in alphabetical order of departments the following matter—
  
Ministry of Urban Infrastructure Management
Director of the Ministry
Gazette No 150 of 20.12.1996, p 8625
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Transfer) Order 1996.
2   Transfer of branch
The Licence Regulator Unit is removed from the Department of Land and Water Conservation and added to the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning.
Gazette No 150 of 20.12.1996, p 8626
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 January 1997.
3   Change of name of Office of Marine Safety and Port Strategy to Office of Marine Administration
The name of the Office of Marine Safety and Port Strategy is changed to the Office of Marine Administration.
4   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by omitting “Office of Marine Safety and Port Strategy” from Column 1 and by inserting instead “Office of Marine Administration”.
5   Construction of references to Office of Marine Safety and Port Strategy
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement to the Office of Marine Safety and Port Strategy is to be construed as a reference to the Office of Marine Administration.
Gazette No 26 of 14.3.1997, p 1481
1   Name of Order
This Order may be cited as the Public Sector Management (Community Services) Order 1997.
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 3 March 1997.
3   Construction of certain references to the Minister for Community Services, Department of Community Services and the Director-General of that Department
A reference to the Minister for Community Services, or to the Department of Community Services, or to the Director-General of that Department, in any contract, agreement or other instrument concerning the exercising of functions under or in connection with—
(a)  Divisions 1 and 2 of Part 2 of the Disability Services Act 1993, or
(b)  the Home and Community Care Program established by the Agreement contained in the Schedule to the Home and Community Care Act 1985 of the Commonwealth,
is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Disability Services, or to the Ageing and Disability Department, or to the Director-General of that Department, respectively.
Gazette No 31 of 27.3.1997, p 1718
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Transfer) Order 1997.
2   Transfer of branch
The Electrical Safety Branch is removed from the Department of Energy and added to the Department of Fair Trading.
Gazette No 40 of 18.4.1997, p 2006
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 18 April 1997.
3   Establishment of new Department
The Valuer-General’s Department is established as a department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation.
4   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by inserting in alphabetical order of departments the following matter—
  
Valuer-General’s Department
*Valuer-General
5   Construction of references to Valuer General’s Office
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement to the Valuer General’s Office is to be construed as a reference to the Valuer General’s Department.
Gazette No 51 of 9.5.1997, p 2659
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 2 April 1997.
3   Establishment of new Department: sec 55A
The Olympic Roads and Transport Authority is established as a department of the Public Service.
4   Amendment of Schedule 1: sec 55B
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by inserting in alphabetical order of departments the following matter—
  
Olympic Roads and Transport Authority
Chief Executive of the Authority
5   Responsible Minister: section 55C
The Minister for the Olympics is to be the Minister responsible for the Olympic Roads and Transport Authority established by clause 3.
Gazette No 83 of 25.7.1997, p 5727
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Electricity Safety) Order 1997.
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 27 March 1997.
3   Construction of references to Department of Energy and head of that Department
(1)  A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement to the Department of Energy, or to the Director-General of that Department, is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Fair Trading, or to the Director-General of the Department of Fair Trading, respectively, if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Fair Trading.
(2)  Without limiting subclause (1)—
(a)  a reference in section 21H or 21K of the Electricity Safety Act 1945, or in any instrument under those sections, to the Department of Energy is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Fair Trading, and
(b)  any reference in the Electricity Safety Act 1945, or in any instrument under that Act, to the Director-General of the Department of Energy is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Fair Trading in so far as that Act or instrument relates to electrical articles or electrical installations.
4   Saving of certain functions exercised by the Director-General of the Department of Energy
(1)  Any function exercised by the Director-General of the Department of Energy before the commencement of this Order, being a function that after the commencement of this Order is exercisable by the Director-General of Fair Trading, is taken to have been exercised by the Director-General of Fair Trading, and may continue to be exercised accordingly.
(2)  In particular, any delegation granted by the Director-General of the Department of Energy before the commencement of this Order, being a delegation granted under a power that after the commencement of this Order is exercisable by the Director-General of Fair Trading, is taken to have been granted by the Director-General of Fair Trading, and may be varied or revoked accordingly.
Gazette No 88 of 8.8.1997, p 6113
2   Establishment of new department
The group of staff attached to the New South Wales Institute of Sport is removed from the Department of Sport and Recreation and established as a department of the Public Service, to be known as the New South Wales Institute of Sport, responsible to the Minister for Sport and Recreation.
3   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by inserting in alphabetical order of departments the following matter—
  
New South Wales Institute of Sport
Director-General of the Department of Sport and Recreation
Gazette No 130 of 28.11.1997, p 9605
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 1 October 1997.
3   Notes
The explanatory note does not form part of this Order.
4   Transfer of branch
The Office of Rural Communities is removed from the Department of Agriculture and added to the Premier’s Department.
Gazette No 132 of 1.12.1997, p 9745
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Ministers) Order 1997.
2   Commencement
This Order commences, or is taken to have commenced, on 1 December 1997.
3   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Construction of references to Minister for State and Regional Development
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for State and Regional Development is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for State Development, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for State and Regional Development is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Regional Development if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
5   Construction of references to Minister for Aged Services
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Aged Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Ageing.
6   Construction of certain references to Minister for Land and Water Conservation
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Forestry if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
Gazette No 134 of 3.12.1997, p 9749
2   Establishment of Department of Education and Training and abolition of Department of School Education and Department of Training and Education Co-ordination
(1)  The Department of Education and Training is established as a department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Education and Training.
(2)  All branches are removed from the Department of School Education and the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination and added to the Department of Education and Training.
(3)  The Department of School Education and the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination are abolished as departments of the Public Service.
3   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by omitting the matter relating to the Department of School Education and the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination and by inserting, in alphabetical order of departments, the following matter—
  
Department of Education and Training
Director-General of the Department
4   Construction of references generally
In any Act or statutory instrument, in any other instrument or in any contract or agreement—
(a)  a reference to—
(i)  the Department of School Education, or
(ii)  the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination,
is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Education and Training, and
(b)  a reference to—
(i)  the Director-General of School Education, or
(ii)  the Director-General of the Department of School Education, or
(iii)  the Director-General of the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination,
is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Education and Training.
5   Construction of particular reference in Technical and Further Education Commission Act 1990
The reference in section 11 (2) (c) of the Technical and Further Education Commission Act 1990 to the Director-General of the Department of Further Education, Training and Employment (required by previous orders to be construed as a reference to the Assistant Director-General (Policy and Executive Services) of the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination) is to be construed as a reference to the Executive Director (TAFE NSW Co-ordination) of the Department of Education and Training.
6   Construction of particular references in Education Reform Act 1990
(1)  A reference in section 100 (2) (a) of the Education Reform Act 1990 to the Director-General of School Education is to be construed as a reference to the Deputy Director-General (Teaching and Learning) of the Department of Education and Training.
(2)  A reference in section 100 (2) (c) of the Education Reform Act 1990 to the Executive Director of the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs (required by previous orders to be construed as a reference to the Assistant Director-General (Policy and Executive Services) of the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination) is to be construed as a reference to the Executive Director (TAFE NSW Co-ordination) of the Department of Education and Training.
7   Construction of particular reference in Board of Vocational Education and Training Act 1994
(1)  The reference in section 5 (2) (a) of the Board of Vocational Education and Training Act 1994 to the Director-General of the Department of Industrial Relations, Employment, Training and Further Education (required by previous orders to be construed as a reference to the Assistant Director-General (Policy and Executive Services) of the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination) is to be construed as a reference to the Executive Director (TAFE NSW Co-ordination) of the Department of Education and Training.
(2)  The reference in section 5 (2) (c) of the Board of Vocational Education and Training Act 1994 to the Executive Director of the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs (required by previous orders to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Training and Education Co-ordination) is to be construed as a reference to the Deputy Director-General (Teaching and Learning) of the Department of Education and Training.
8   Repeal of Public Sector Management (Department of Training and Education Co-ordination) Order 1996
The Public Sector Management (Department of Training and Education Co-ordination) Order 1996 is repealed.
Gazette No 134 of 3.12.1997, p 9753
2   Notes
The explanatory note does not form part of this Order.
3   Change of name of Office of Marine Administration to Ministry for Forests and Marine Administration
The name of the Office of Marine Administration is changed to the Ministry for Forests and Marine Administration.
4   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended—
(a)  by inserting in alphabetical order of departments the following matter—
  
Ministry for Forests and Marine Administration
Secretary of the Ministry
(b)  by omitting the following matter—
  
Office of Marine Administration
Executive Director of the Office
5   Transfer of branch
The Forestry Adjustment Unit is removed from the Department of Land and Water Conservation and added to the Ministry for Forests and Marine Administration.
6   Construction of references to Office of Marine Administration
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Office of Marine Administration is to be construed as a reference to the Ministry for Forests and Marine Administration.
Public Sector Management (Department of Education and Training) Order (No 2) 1997
Gazette No 148 of 17.12.1997, p 10076
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Department of Education and Training) Order (No 2) 1997.
2   Construction of particular reference in Technical and Further Education Commission Act 1990
The reference in section 11 (2) (c) of the Technical and Further Education Commission Act 1990 to the Director-General of the Department of Further Education, Training and Employment (required by a previous order to be construed as a reference to the Executive Director (TAFE NSW Co-ordination) of the Department of Education and Training) is to be construed as a reference to the General Manager, Executive and Legal Services, of the Department of Education and Training.
3   Construction of particular references in Education Reform Act 1990
(1)  A reference in section 100 (2) (a) of the Education Reform Act 1990 to the Director-General of School Education (required by a previous order to be construed as a reference to the Deputy Director-General (Teaching and Learning) of the Department of Education and Training) is to be construed as a reference to the Deputy Director-General, Operations, of the Department of Education and Training.
(2)  A reference in section 100 (2) (c) of the Education Reform Act 1990 to the Executive Director of the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs (required by a previous order to be construed as a reference to the Executive Director (TAFE NSW Co-ordination) of the Department of Education and Training) is to be construed as a reference to the General Manager, Executive and Legal Services, of the Department of Education and Training.
4   Construction of particular references in Board of Vocational Education and Training Act 1994
(1)  The reference in section 5 (2) (a) of the Board of Vocational Education and Training Act 1994 to the Director-General of the Department of Industrial Relations, Employment, Training and Further Education (required by a previous order to be construed as a reference to the Executive Director (TAFE NSW Co-ordination) of the Department of Education and Training) is to be construed as a reference to the General Manager, Executive and Legal Services of the Department of Education and Training.
(2)  The reference in section 5 (2) (c) of the Board of Vocational Education and Training Act 1994 to the Executive Director of the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs (required by a previous order to be construed as a reference to the Deputy Director-General (Teaching and Learning) of the Department of Education and Training) is to be construed as a reference to the Deputy Director-General, Operations, of the Department of Education and Training.
Gazette No 148 of 17.12.1997, p 10079
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 2 January 1998.
3   Establishment of new department
The Surveyor-General’s Department is established as a department of the Public Service.
4   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by inserting in alphabetical order of departments the following matter—
  
Surveyor-General’s Department
Surveyor-General
5   Transfer of branch to new department
The Land Information Centre is removed from the Department of Land and Water Conservation and added to the Surveyor-General’s Department.
6   Responsible Minister: section 55C
The Minister for Regional Development is to be the Minister responsible for the Surveyor-General’s Department.
7   Construction of certain references
(1)  In this clause, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Regional Development if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the latter Minister.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Land and Water Conservation is to be construed as a reference to the Surveyor-General’s Department if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Regional Development.
(4)  The reference to the Department of Lands in the definition of Surveyor-General in section 2 of the Survey Co-ordination Act 1949 is to be construed as a reference to the Surveyor-General’s Department.
Gazette No 4 of 9.1.1998, p 159
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 1 January 1998.
3   Notes
The explanatory note does not form part of this Order.
4   Change of name of Government Information Management Division and transfer to Premier’s Department
The name of the Government Information Management Division is changed to the Office of Information Technology and it is removed from the Department of Public Works and Services and added to the Premier’s Department.
5   Construction of references to Government Information Management Division
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Government Information Management Division is to be construed as a reference to the Office of Information Technology.
Gazette No 25 of 13.2.1998, p 665
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Forestry) Order 1998.
2   Construction of certain reference
The reference in section 4 (3) of the Forestry Restructuring and Nature Conservation Act 1995 to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation is to be construed as a reference to the Ministry for Forestry.
Gazette No 58 of 20.3.1998, p 1785
2   Construction of particular references in Sydney Cove Redevelopment Authority Act 1968
In section 4 (3) (d) of the Sydney Cove Redevelopment Authority Act 1968
(a)  the reference to the Department of Public Works (where referred to by that name) is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Public Works and Services or the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning, and
(b)  the reference to the Department of Public Works (where referred to as “that Department”) is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Public Works and Services.
Gazette No 64 of 3.4.1998, p 2330
The Administrative Changes (Community Welfare Legislation) Order 1995 (which is taken to be an order made under Division 2 of Part 3A of the Public Sector Management Act 1988 because of clause 35 of Schedule 7 to that Act) is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 2)
[1]   Clauses 3 and 5
Omit “Aged Services” wherever occurring. Insert instead “Ageing”.
[2]   Clause 3 (2)
Insert “, the Department of Juvenile Justice” after “Department of Community Services”.
[3]   Clause 3 (2) (b)
Omit the paragraph.
[4]   Clause 3 (3)
Insert “, the Director-General of the Department of Juvenile Justice” after “Department of Community Services”.
[5]   Clause 4
Omit the clause.
Gazette No 90 of 5.6.1998, p 4068
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Employment Agents) Order 1998.
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 July 1998.
3   Construction of certain references to the Director-General of the Department of Industrial Relations and to officers of that Department
(1)  The reference, in the definition of “Director-General” in section 3 of the Employment Agents Act 1996, to the Director-General of the Department of Industrial Relations is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Fair Trading.
(2)  A reference, in the definition of “inspector” in section 3 of the Employment Agents Act 1996 or in section 25 of that Act, to an officer of the Department of Industrial Relations is to be construed as a reference to an officer of the Department of Fair Trading.
Gazette No 92 of 12.6.1998, p 4234
2   Abolition of HomeFund Commissioner’s Office
The HomeFund Commissioner’s Office is abolished as a department of the Public Service.
3   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by omitting the following matter from Columns 1 and 2—
  
HomeFund Commissioner’s Office
HomeFund Commissioner
Public Sector Management (Aboriginal Housing) Order 1998
Gazette No 135 of 18.9.1998, p 7541
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Aboriginal Housing) Order 1998.
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 27 July 1998.
3   Transfer of branch
The Division of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Housing is removed from the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning and added to the Aboriginal Housing Office.
Gazette No 42 of 8.4.1999, p 2685 (as amended in Gazettes No 50 of 21.4.1999, p 2797 and No 88 of 14.7.2000, p 6261)
Part 1 Preliminary
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (General) Order 1999.
2   Commencement
This Order commences, or is taken to have commenced, on 8 April 1999.
3   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
Part 2 Ministers
4   Construction of references to Minister for Ethnic Affairs
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Ethnic Affairs is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Citizenship.
5   Construction of certain references to Minister for State Development
In any document, a reference to the Minister for State Development is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Small Business if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Small Business.
6   Construction of certain references to Minister for Community Services
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Community Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Juvenile Justice if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Juvenile Justice.
7   Construction of references to Minister for Ports
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Ports is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Transport.
8   Construction of certain references to Minister for Land and Water Conservation
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Information Technology if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Information Technology.
Part 3 Departments
9   Establishment of Ministry of Energy and Utilities
The Ministry of Energy and Utilities is established as a department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Energy.
10   Establishment of Department of Information Technology and Management
The Department of Information Technology and Management is established as a department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Information Technology.
11   Abolition of Ministry for Forests and Marine Administration and transfer of branches
(1)  The Forestry Structural Adjustment Unit and the Office of Western Sydney are removed from the Ministry for Forests and Marine Administration and added to the Department of Information Technology and Management.
(2)  All other branches of the Ministry for Forests and Marine Administration are removed from that department and added to the Department of Transport.
(3)  The Ministry for Forests and Marine Administration is abolished as a department of the Public Service.
(4)  In any document, a reference to the Ministry for Forests and Marine Administration is to be construed as a reference to the Ministry of Energy and Utilities if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Energy.
(5)  In any document, a reference to the Ministry for Forests and Marine Administration is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Transport if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Transport.
12   Abolition of Department of Energy and transfer of branches
(1)    (Repealed)
(2)  All branches of the Department of Energy are removed from that department and added to the Ministry of Energy and Utilities.
(3)  The Department of Energy is abolished as a department of the Public Service.
(4)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Energy is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Fair Trading if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Fair Trading.
(5)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Energy is to be construed as a reference to the Ministry of Energy and Utilities if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Energy.
13   Abolition of Ministry of Urban Infrastructure Management and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Ministry of Urban Infrastructure Management and added to the Premier’s Department.
(2)  The Ministry of Urban Infrastructure Management is abolished as a department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Ministry of Urban Infrastructure Management is to be construed as a reference to the Premier’s Department.
14   Abolition of Home Purchase Assistance Authority (as a department) and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Home Purchase Assistance Authority and added to the Department of Housing.
(2)  The Home Purchase Assistance Authority is abolished as a department of the Public Service.
15   Abolition of Surveyor-General’s Department and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Surveyor-General’s Department and added to the Department of Information Technology and Management.
(2)  The Surveyor-General’s Department is abolished as a department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Surveyor-General’s Department is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Information Technology and Management.
16   Abolition of Valuer-General’s Department and transfer of branches
(1)    (Repealed)
(2)  All branches are removed from the Valuer-General’s Department and added to the Department of Information Technology and Management.
(3)  The Valuer-General’s Department is abolished as a department of the Public Service.
(4)  In any document, a reference to the Valuer-General’s Department is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Information Technology and Management.
(5)  The reference in the definition of Department in section 4 of the Valuation of Land Act 1916 to the Department of Land and Water Conservation is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Public Works and Services.
17   Transfer of certain branches
(1)  The following branches are removed from the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning and added to the Department of Housing—
  Housing Assistance Branch
  Housing Data and Analysis Service
  Office of Community Housing
(2)  The Land Titles Office is removed from the Department of Land and Water Conservation and added to the Department of Information Technology and Management.
(3)  The Office of Information Technology is removed from the Premier’s Department and added to the Department of Information Technology and Management.
(4)  The group of staff attached to the Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust are removed from the National Parks and Wildlife Service and added to the Premier’s Department.
(5)  The State Valuation Office is removed from the Department of Land and Water Conservation and added to the Department of Public Works and Services.
17A   Construction of certain references relating to the Office of Community Housing
(1)  The reference to the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning in paragraph (c) of the definition of “social housing provider” in section 3 of the Residential Tenancies Act 1987 is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Housing.
(2)  A reference in any other document to the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning is, if the reference is used in relation to the Office of Community Housing, to be construed as a reference to the Department of Housing.
18   Amendment of Schedule 1 to Public Sector Management Act 1988
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended as set out in Schedule 1 to this Order.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 18)
[1]   Schedule 1 Departments
Omit the matter relating to the following—
  
Department of Energy
Ministry for Forests and Marine Administration
Home Purchase Assistance Authority
Surveyor-General’s Department
Valuer-General’s Department
Ministry of Urban Infrastructure Management
[2]   Schedule 1
Insert in alphabetical order of departments—
  
Ministry of Energy and Utilities
Director of the Ministry
Department of Information Technology and Management
Director-General of the Department
Gazette No 50 of 21.4.1999, p 2797
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (General) Amendment Order 1999.
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 8 April 1999.
The Public Sector Management (General) Order 1999 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 3)
[1]   Clause 4 Construction of references to Minister for Ethnic Affairs
Omit “affairs”. Insert instead “Affairs”.
[2]   Clause 11 Abolition of Ministry for Forests and Marine Administration and transfer of branches
Omit clause 11 (1). Insert instead—
  
(1)  The Forestry Structural Adjustment Unit and the Office of Western Sydney are removed from the Ministry for Forests and Marine Administration and added to the Department of Information Technology and Management.
[3]   Clause 16 Abolition of Valuer-General’s Department and transfer of branches
Omit clause 16 (1).
[4]   Clause 16 (2)
Omit “other”.
[5]   Clause 17 Transfer of certain branches
Omit clause 17 (1). Insert instead—
  
(1)  The following branches are removed from the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning and added to the Department of Housing—
  Housing Assistance Branch
  Housing Data and Analysis Service
  Office of Community Housing
[6]   Clause 17 (4) and (5)
Insert after clause 17 (3)—
  
(4)  The group of staff attached to the Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust are removed from the National Parks and Wildlife Service and added to the Premier’s Department.
(5)  The State Valuation Office is removed from the Department of Land and Water Conservation and added to the Department of Public Works and Services.
[7]   Clause 17A
Insert after clause 17—
  
17A   Construction of certain references relating to the Office of Community Housing
(1)  The reference to the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning in paragraph (c) of the definition of “social housing provider” in section 3 of the Residential Tenancies Act 1987 is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Housing.
(2)  A reference in any other document to the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning is, if the reference is used in relation to the Office of Community Housing, to be construed as a reference to the Department of Housing.
Gazette No 63 of 28.5.1999, p 3670
2   Transfer of branch
The group of staff attached to the Sydney Water Corporation Licence Regulator are removed from the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning and added to the Ministry of Energy and Utilities.
Gazette No 76 of 2.7.1999, p 4644
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Local Government) Order 1999.
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 July 1999.
3   Transfer of branch
The Building Codes and Standards Branch is removed from the Department of Local Government and added to the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning.
4   Construction of certain reference
The reference to the Director-General of the Department of Local Government in section 109U of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning.
Gazette No 88 of 6.8.1999, p 5482
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 8 April 1999.
3   Construction of references to CEO of Home Purchase Assistance Authority
The reference, in the definition of “Chief Executive Officer” in section 3 of the Home Purchase Assistance Authority Act 1993, to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Home Purchase Assistance Authority is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Housing.
Gazette No 46 of 14.4.2000, p 3273
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Rental Bond Board) Order 2000.
2   Construction of certain references
(1)  The reference to the Director-General of the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning in section 6 (1) (b) of the Landlord and Tenant (Rental Bonds) Act 1977 is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Housing.
(2)  The reference to the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning in clause 2 (1) of Schedule 1 to the Landlord and Tenant (Rental Bonds) Act 1977 is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Housing.
Gazette No 55 of 5.5.2000, p 3732
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Legal Aid Commission) Order 2000.
2   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by inserting in Column 2 of the Schedule opposite the matter relating to the Legal Aid Commission in Column 1 of that Schedule before the words “Director of the Commission” the word “Managing”.
Gazette No 70 of 9.6.2000, p 4932
2   Establishment of Office of Co-ordinator General of Rail
The Office of Co-ordinator General of Rail is established as a department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Transport.
3   Amendment of Schedule 1 to Public Sector Management Act 1988
Schedule 1 (Departments) of the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by inserting in alphabetical order of departments the following matter—
  
Office of Co-ordinator General of Rail
Co-ordinator General of Rail
Public Sector Management (Ministry of Energy and Utilities) Order 2000
Gazette No 88 of 14.7.2000, p 6261
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Ministry of Energy and Utilities) Order 2000.
2   Repeal of clause 12 (1) of Public Sector Management (General) Order 1999
Clause 12 (1) of the Public Sector Management (General) Order 1999 is repealed.
3   Consequential amendment
Clause 12 (2) of the Public Sector Management (General) Order 1999 is amended by omitting “other”.
4   Notes
The explanatory note does not form part of this Order.
Gazette No 105 of 18.8.2000, p 7804
2   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by omitting “Director” from Column 2 of that Schedule where appearing opposite the matter relating to the Ministry of Energy and Utilities in Column 1 of that Schedule and inserting instead “Director-General”.
4   Construction of certain references
In any document, a reference to the Director of the Ministry of Energy and Utilities is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Ministry of Energy and Utilities.
Gazette No 143 of 3.11.2000, p 11529
2   Abolition of Department
The group of staff attached to the New South Wales Institute of Sport is abolished as a department of the Public Service.
3   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by omitting the following matter—
  
New South Wales Institute of Sport
Director-General of the Department of Sport and Recreation
Gazette No 162 of 15.12.2000, p 13207
2   Establishment of new department
The Office of the Children’s Guardian is established as a department of the Public Service.
3   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by inserting in alphabetical order of departments the following matter—
  
Office of the Children’s Guardian
* Children’s Guardian
4   Responsible Minister: section 55C
The Minister for Community Services is to be the Minister responsible for the Office of the Children’s Guardian.
Gazette No 10 of 12.1.2001, p 68
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 13 January 2001.
3   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Construction of certain references to Minister for the Olympics
(1)  Except as provided by subclause (2), any reference in any document to the Minister for the Olympics is to be construed as a reference to the Treasurer.
(2)  Any reference in the Sydney Entertainment Centre Act 1980 or in any other document made or entered into under that Act to the Minister for the Olympics is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Urban Affairs and Planning.
Gazette No 20 of 19.1.2001, p 159
2   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by omitting the position of “Secretary of the Ministry” from Column 2 of that Schedule where appearing opposite the matter relating to the Ministry for the Arts in Column 1 of that Schedule and by inserting instead the position of “Director-General of the Ministry”.
4   Construction of certain references
In any document, a reference to the Secretary of the Ministry for the Arts is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Ministry for the Arts.
Gazette No 71 of 20.4.2001, p 1959
2   Establishment of Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care
The Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care is established as a department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Ageing and the Minister for Disability Services.
3   Abolition of Ageing and Disability Department and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Ageing and Disability Department and added to the Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care.
(2)  The Ageing and Disability Department is abolished as a department of the Public Service.
4   Transfer of branch to new Department
The Disability Services branch is removed from the Department of Community Services and added to the Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care.
5   Amendment of Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988
Schedule 1 (Departments) to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by omitting from Column 1 the words “Ageing and Disability Department” and by inserting instead the words “Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care”.
6   Construction of certain references
(1)  A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Ageing and Disability Department is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care.
(2)  The reference, in the definition of Department in section 3 (1) of the Home Care Service Act 1988, to the Department of Community Services is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care.
Gazette No 89 of 25.5.2001, p 2888
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Gaming and Racing) Order 2001.
2   Construction of certain references to Minister for Gaming and Racing
A reference to the Minister for Gaming and Racing in Part 3 of the Bookmakers (Taxation) Act 1917, or in section 30 of that Act, is to be construed as a reference to the Treasurer.
Gazette No 184 of 30.11.2001, p 9512
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Management (Planning) Order 2001.
2   Definition
In this Order, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Change of name of Department of Urban Affairs and Planning to Department of Planning
The name of the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning is changed to the Department of Planning.
4   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by omitting “Department of Urban Affairs and Planning” from Column 1 and by inserting instead “Department of Planning”.
5   Construction of references to Department of Urban Affairs and Planning
In any document, a reference to the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Planning.
6   Construction of references to Minister for Urban Affairs and Planning
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Urban Affairs and Planning is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Planning.
Gazette No 42 of 15.2.2002, p 848
2   Transfer of branch
The group of staff engaged in the administration of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme are removed from the Department of Community Services and added to the Department of Sport and Recreation.
Gazette No 67 of 28.3.2002, p 2053
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 2 April 2002.
3   Transfer of branch
The group of staff attached to the State Debt Recovery Office are removed from the Attorney General’s Department and added to the Treasury.
4   Construction of reference to Attorney General’s Department
The reference in section 113 (3) of the Fines Act 1996 to the Attorney-General’s Department is to be construed as a reference to the Treasury.
Gazette No 116 of 12.7.2002, p 5245
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 July 2002.
3   Amendment of Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Management Act 1988
Schedule 1 (Departments) to the Public Sector Management Act 1988 is amended by inserting in alphabetical order of departments the following matter—
  
Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Authority
General Manager of the Authority
Gazette No 25 of 24.1.2003, p 451
2   Construction of reference to Secretary for Lands
The reference in section 1 of the Newcastle Agricultural, Horticultural, and Industrial Association Act of 1905 to the Secretary for Lands is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Sport and Recreation.
Gazette No 45 of 14.2.2003, p 1642
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 9 September 2002.
3   Amendment of Schedule 1 to Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002
Schedule 1 (Departments) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended by inserting in alphabetical order of Departments the following matter—
  
Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Authority
General Manager of the Authority
Gazette No 49 of 21.2.2003, p 2274
2   Construction of certain reference to Minister for Public Works
The reference to the Minister for Public Works in paragraph (b) of the definition of Constructing Authority in section 22A of the Rivers and Foreshores Improvement Act 1948 is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation.
Gazette No 59 of 7.3.2003, p 4018
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 2)
[1]   Schedule 1 Departments
Omit the matter relating to the Community Services Commission from Columns 1 and 2.
[2]   Schedule 2 Executive positions (other than non-statutory SES positions)
Omit “Deputy Ombudsman” from Part 3.
Insert instead “A Deputy Ombudsman”.
Gazette No 67 of 2.4.2003, p 4322 (as amended in Gazettes No 76 of 23.4.2003, p 4548 and No 128 of 22.8.2003, p 8044)
Part 1 Preliminary
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 2 April 2003.
3   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
Part 2 Ministers
4   Construction of references to Minister for Planning
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Planning is to be construed—
(a)  as a reference to the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning, except as provided by paragraph (b), or
(b)  if used in or in relation to legislation administered jointly by the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning and the Minister Assisting the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning (Planning Administration), as a reference to either of those Ministers.
5   Construction of references to Minister administering the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister administering the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 is, for so long as that Act is jointly administered by the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning, the Minister for Natural Resources and the Minister Assisting the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning (Planning Administration), to be construed as a reference to any of those Ministers.
(2)  Subclause (1) does not apply in relation to section 8 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
6   Construction of references to certain Ministers in Forestry and National Park Estate Act 1998
The references to Ministers (other than to the Minister administering the Fisheries Management Act 1994) in sections 14 and 27 of the Forestry and National Park Estate Act 1998 (and in any forestry agreement or integrated forestry operations approval made or granted under that Act before the commencement of this Order) are to be construed as references only to the Minister for Natural Resources, the Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Forests) and the Minister for the Environment.
7   Construction of references to Minister for Land and Water Conservation
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation is to be construed—
(a)  as a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources, except as provided by paragraph (b), or
(b)  if used in or in relation to legislation administered jointly by the Minister for Natural Resources and the Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Lands), as a reference to either of those Ministers.
8   Construction of references to Minister for Agriculture
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Agriculture is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries.
9   Construction of references to Minister for Fisheries
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Fisheries is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries.
10   Construction of references to Minister for Forestry
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Forestry is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources or to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Forests).
11   Construction of references to Minister for Information Technology
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Information Technology is to be construed—
(a)  as a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources or to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Lands) if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered jointly by the Minister for Natural Resources and the Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Lands), or
(b)  in any other case, as a reference to the Minister for Commerce.
12   Construction of references to Minister for Transport
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Transport is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Transport Services.
13   Construction of references to Minister for Energy
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Energy is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Energy and Utilities.
14   Construction of references to Minister for Tourism
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Tourism is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Tourism and Sport and Recreation.
15   Construction of references to Minister for Sport and Recreation
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Sport and Recreation is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Tourism and Sport and Recreation.
16   Construction of certain references to Minister for Fair Trading
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Fair Trading is to be construed—
(a)  if used in or in relation to legislation administered jointly by the Minister for Commerce and the Minister for Fair Trading, as a reference to either of those Ministers, or
(b)  if used in or in relation to the Home Building Act 1989, as a reference to the Minister for Commerce.
17   Construction of certain references to Special Minister of State
In any document, a reference to the Special Minister of State is to be construed, if used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Commerce, as a reference to the Minister for Commerce.
18   Construction of references to Minister for Public Works and Services
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Public Works and Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Commerce.
19   Construction of references to Minister for Corrective Services
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Corrective Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Justice.
Part 3 Departments
20   Establishment of Department of Urban and Transport Planning
The Department of Urban and Transport Planning is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning and to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning (Planning Administration).
21   Abolition of Department of Planning and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches (other than staff referred to in subclause (2)) are removed from the Department of Planning and added to the Department of Urban and Transport Planning.
(2)  The following are removed from the Department of Planning and added to the Department of Sustainable Natural Resources—
(a)  the Resource and Conservation Division,
(b)  the group of staff who work principally for the Coastal Council,
(c)  any other group of staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are principally involved with the administrative responsibilities of the Minister for Natural Resources.
(3)  The Department of Planning is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(4)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Planning is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Urban and Transport Planning.
22   Transfer of branch
The Infrastructure Co-ordination Unit is removed from the Premier’s Department and added to the Department of Urban and Transport Planning.
23   Establishment of Department of Sustainable Natural Resources
The Department of Sustainable Natural Resources is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Natural Resources.
24   Establishment of Department of Lands
The Department of Lands is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Natural Resources and the Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Lands).
25   Abolition of Department of Land and Water Conservation and transfer of branches
(1)  The groups of staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department—
(a)  are principally involved in the administration of the Crown Lands Act 1989 and other Acts administered by the Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Lands), or
(b)  are part of the minor ports unit in the Department of Land and Water Conservation, or
(c)  are principally involved in the administration of the Roads Act 1993 in relation to Crown roads,
are removed from the Department of Land and Water Conservation and added to the Department of Lands.
(2)  The State Water business unit, the Town Water and Recycling Services branch and the group of staff principally involved in the administration of the Fish River Water Supply Scheme are removed from the Department of Land and Water Conservation and added to the Ministry of Energy and Utilities.
(3)  The Soil Services Unit is removed from the Department of Land and Water Conservation and added to the Department of Lands.
(4)  All other branches are removed from the Department of Land and Water Conservation and added to the Department of Sustainable Natural Resources.
(5)  The Department of Land and Water Conservation is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(6)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Land and Water Conservation is to be construed—
(a)  if used in or in relation to the Crown Lands Act 1989 or any other Act administered by the Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Lands), as a reference to the Department of Lands, or
(b)  if used in relation to that part of the Department referred to in subclause (2), as a reference to the Ministry of Energy and Utilities, or
(c)  if used in relation to the Soil Services Unit, as a reference to the Department of Lands, or
(d)  in any other case, as a reference to the Department of Sustainable Natural Resources.
26   Transfer of Healthy Rivers Commission staff to Department of Sustainable Natural Resources
The group of staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, work principally for the Healthy Rivers Commission are removed from the Environment Protection Authority and added to the Department of Sustainable Natural Resources.
27   Establishment of Transport Co-ordination Authority
The Transport Co-ordination Authority is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Transport Services.
28   Abolition of Department of Transport and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches (other than staff referred to in subclause (2)) are removed from the Department of Transport and added to the Transport Co-ordination Authority.
(2)  The group of staff in the Department of Transport who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are principally involved in transport planning are removed from the Department of Transport and added to the Department of Urban and Transport Planning.
(3)  The Department of Transport is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(4)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Transport is to be construed as a reference to the Transport Co-ordination Authority.
29   Transfer of staff attached to Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust to Department of Sport and Recreation
The group of staff attached to the Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust are removed from the Premier’s Department and added to the Department of Sport and Recreation.
30   Transfer of staff attached to Parramatta Park Trust to Department of Sport and Recreation
The group of staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premiers’s Department, are attached to the Parramatta Park Trust are removed from the National Parks and Wildlife Service and added to the Department of Sport and Recreation.
31   Establishment of Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Commerce, the Minister for Industrial Relations and, in respect of legislation administered by the Minister for Fair Trading, to the Minister for Fair Trading.
32   Abolition of Department of Fair Trading and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Department of Fair Trading and added to the Department of Commerce.
(2)  The Department of Fair Trading is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Fair Trading is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Commerce, except as provided by subclause (4).
(4)  A reference to the Director-General of the Department of Fair Trading (including a reference that is required by previous Orders to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Fair Trading), being a reference in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Fair Trading or the Home Building Act 1989, is to be construed—
(a)  as a reference to the Commissioner for Fair Trading, Department of Commerce, or
(b)  if there is no such position in that Department, as a reference to the Director-General of that Department.
33   Abolition of Department of Industrial Relations and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Department of Industrial Relations and added to the Department of Commerce.
(2)  The Department of Industrial Relations is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Industrial Relations is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Commerce.
34   Abolition of Department of Public Works and Services and transfer of branches
(1)  The group of staff in the Department of Public Works and Services who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are principally responsible for asset and procurement policy are removed from that Department and added to the Treasury.
(2)  All other branches are removed from the Department of Public Works and Services and added to the Department of Commerce.
(3)  The Department of Public Works and Services is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(4)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Public Works and Services is to be construed—
(a)  if used in relation to that part of the Department referred to in subclause (1), as a reference to the Treasury, or
(b)  in any other case, as a reference to the Department of Commerce.
35   Abolition of Department of Information Technology and Management and transfer of branches
(1)  The Office of Information Technology is removed from the Department of Information Technology and Management and added to the Department of Commerce.
(2)  The Forestry Industry Structural Adjustment Unit is removed from the Department of Information Technology and Management and added to the Department of Sustainable Natural Resources.
(3)  The group of staff comprising the Office of Western Sydney in the Department of Information Technology and Management are removed from that Department and added to the Department of State and Regional Development.
(4)  All other branches are removed from the Department of Information Technology and Management and added to the Department of Lands.
(5)  The Department of Information Technology and Management is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(6)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Information Technology and Management is to be construed—
(a)  if used in relation to the Office of Information Technology, as a reference to the Department of Commerce, or
(b)  if used in relation to the Forestry Industry Structural Adjustment Unit, as a reference to the Department of Sustainable Natural Resources, or
(c)  if used in relation to the Office of Western Sydney, as a reference to the Office of Western Sydney, Department of State and Regional Development, or
(d)  in any other case, as a reference to the Department of Lands.
36   Establishment of Office of Western Sydney
The Office of Western Sydney is established as a branch of the Department of State and Regional Development.
37–39   (Repealed)
40   Ministerial responsibility for certain Departments
The following Departments of the Public Service are to be responsible to the Ministers specified in respect of those Departments—
(a)  the Forestry Commission (including State Forests) is to be responsible to the Minister for Natural Resources and to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Forests),
(b)    (Repealed)
(c)  the Motor Accidents Authority and the WorkCover Authority are to be responsible to the Minister for Commerce,
(d)  the Heritage Office is to be responsible to the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning and to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning (Planning Administration),
(e)  the Department of State and Regional Development is to be responsible to the Treasurer, to the Minister for Regional Development and to the Minister for Small Business,
(f)  the Sydney Olympic Park Authority is to be responsible to the Minister for Tourism and Sport and Recreation,
(g)  the Department of Corrective Services is to be responsible to the Minister for Justice,
(h)  the Commission for Children and Young People is to be responsible to the Minister for Youth.
41   Amendment of Schedule 1 to Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002
Schedule 1 (Departments) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 41)
[1]   Schedule 1 Departments
Omit the matter relating to the following—
  
Department of Fair Trading
Department of Industrial Relations
Department of Information Technology and Management
Department of Land and Water Conservation
National Parks and Wildlife Service
Department of Planning
Department of Public Works and Services
Department of Transport
[2]   Schedule 1
Insert in alphabetical order of Departments—
  
Department of Commerce
Director-General of the Department
Department of Lands
Director-General of the Department
National Parks Service
Director-General of the Service
Department of Sustainable Natural Resources
Director-General of the Department
Transport Co-ordination Authority
Director-General of the Authority
Department of Urban and Transport Planning
Director-General of the Department
Gazette No 69 of 4.4.2003, p 4421
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 7 April 2003.
3   Transfer of branch from Department of Community Services
The Businesslink branch is removed from the Department of Community Services and added to the Department of Housing.
4   Transfer of branch from Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care
The Businesslink branch is removed from the Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care and added to the Department of Housing.
Gazette No 76 of 23.4.2003, p 4548
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 2 April 2003.
4   Amendment of Schedule 1 to Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002
Schedule 1 (Departments) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended as set out in Schedule 2.
(Clause 3)
[1]   Clause 37 Transfer of certain staff from National Parks and Wildlife Service
Omit clause 37 (1).
[2]   Clauses 38 (Transfer of certain staff from NSW Fisheries) and 39 (Change of name of National Parks and Wildlife Service)
Omit the clauses.
[3]   Clause 40 Ministerial responsibility for certain Departments
Omit clause 40 (b).
(Clause 4)
Schedule 1 Departments
Omit the matter relating to the National Parks Service.
Insert instead—
  
National Parks and Wildlife Service
Director-General of National Parks and Wildlife
Gazette No 99 of 18.6.2003, p 5767
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 July 2003.
3   Change of name of Transport Co-ordination Authority to Ministry of Transport
The name of the Transport Co-ordination Authority is changed to the Ministry of Transport.
4   Amendment of Schedule 1 to Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended by omitting the matter relating to the Transport Co-ordination Authority and by inserting instead the following in alphabetical order of Departments—
Ministry of Transport
Director-General of the Ministry
5   Construction of certain references
In any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement—
(a)  a reference to the Transport Co-ordination Authority is to be construed as a reference to the Ministry of Transport, and
(b)  a reference to the Director-General of that Authority is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of that Ministry.
Gazette No 102 of 20.6.2003, p 5898
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 July 2003.
3   Definitions
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Establishment of Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources
The Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning and the Minister for Natural Resources.
5   Abolition of Department of Urban and Transport Planning and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Department of Urban and Transport Planning and added to the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources.
(2)  The Department of Urban and Transport Planning is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Urban and Transport Planning is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources.
6   Abolition of Department of Sustainable Natural Resources and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Department of Sustainable Natural Resources and added to the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources.
(2)  The Department of Sustainable Natural Resources is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Sustainable Natural Resources is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources.
7   Transfer of certain branches
(1)  The group of staff in the Department of Lands who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are principally involved in the administration of the Western Lands Act 1901 are removed from the Department of Lands and added to the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Lands, if used in or in relation to the Western Lands Act 1901, is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources.
(3)  The Office of Private Forestry is removed from the Department of Lands and added to the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources.
8   Amendment of Schedule 1 to Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002
Schedule 1 (Departments) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 8)
[1]   Schedule 1 Departments
Omit the matter relating to the following—
  
Department of Sustainable Natural Resources
Department of Urban and Transport Planning
[2]   Schedule 1
Insert in alphabetical order of Departments—
  
Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources
Director-General of the Department
Gazette No 106 of 27.6.2003, p 6802
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 20 June 2003.
3   Transfer of branch
The businesslink Regional branch is removed from the Department of Community Services and added to the Department of Housing.
Gazette No 126 of 15.8.2003, p 7918
2   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended by omitting the position of “Director of NSW Fisheries” from Column 2 of that Schedule and by inserting instead the position of “Director-General of NSW Fisheries”.
3   Construction of references to Director of NSW Fisheries
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Director of NSW Fisheries is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of NSW Fisheries.
Gazette No 128 of 22.8.2003, p 8044
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 2 April 2003.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 3)
[1]   Clause 30
Omit the clause. Insert instead—
  
30   Transfer of staff attached to Parramatta Park Trust to Department of Sport and Recreation
The group of staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premiers’s Department, are attached to the Parramatta Park Trust are removed from the National Parks and Wildlife Service and added to the Department of Sport and Recreation.
[2]   Clause 37 Transfer of certain staff from National Parks and Wildlife Service
Omit the clause.
Gazette No 132 of 29.8.2003, p 8939
2   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments)
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended by omitting the position of “General Manager of the Authority” from Column 2 of that Schedule where appearing opposite the name “WorkCover Authority” in Column 1 of that Schedule and by inserting instead the position of “Chief Executive Officer of the Authority”.
3   Construction of references to General Manager of WorkCover Authority
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the General Manager of the WorkCover Authority is to be construed as a reference to the Chief Executive Officer of the WorkCover Authority.
Gazette No 132 of 29.8.2003, p 8941
2   Establishment of Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation
The Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Tourism and Sport and Recreation.
3   Abolition of Department of Sport and Recreation and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Department of Sport and Recreation and added to the Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation.
(2)  The Department of Sport and Recreation is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Department of Sport and Recreation is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation.
4   Abolition of Tourism New South Wales (as a Department) and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from Tourism New South Wales and added to the Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation.
(2)  Tourism New South Wales is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 5)
[1]   Schedule 1 Departments
Omit the matter relating to the following—
  
Department of Sport and Recreation
Tourism New South Wales
[2]   Schedule 1
Insert in alphabetical order of Departments—
  
Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation
Director-General of the Department
[3]   Schedule 2 Executive positions (other than non-statutory SES positions)
Insert in Part 2 after the position of Managing Director of the TAFE Commission—
  
General Manager of Tourism New South Wales
Chief Executive of the Waterways Authority
Gazette No 152 of 24.9.2003, p 9505
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 24 September 2003.
3   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Establishment of Department of Environment and Conservation
The Department of Environment and Conservation is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for the Environment.
5   Abolition of Environment Protection Authority (as a Department) and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Environment Protection Authority and added to the Department of Environment and Conservation.
(2)  The group of staff attached to the Environment Protection Authority are abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  A reference in any document to the Director-General of the Environment Protection Authority, including in the definition of Director-General in section 3 (1) of the Protection of the Environment Administration Act 1991, is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Environment and Conservation.
6   Abolition of National Parks and Wildlife Service and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the National Parks and Wildlife Service and added to the Department of Environment and Conservation.
(2)  The National Parks and Wildlife Service is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  A reference in any document to the National Parks and Wildlife Service, including in section 6 of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974, is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Environment and Conservation.
(4)  Subclause (3) does not operate so as to constitute the Department of Environment and Conservation under section 6 of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.
(5)  A reference in any document to the Director-General of National Parks and Wildlife, including in the definition of Director-General in section 5 (1) of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974, is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Environment and Conservation.
7   Abolition of Resource NSW (as a Department) and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from Resource NSW and added to the Department of Environment and Conservation.
(2)  The group of staff attached to Resource NSW are abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  A reference in any document to the Chief Executive of Resource NSW, including in the definition of Chief Executive of Resource NSW in section 4 (1) of the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act 2001, is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Environment and Conservation.
8   Abolition of Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust (as a Department) and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust and added to the Department of Environment and Conservation.
(2)  The group of staff attached to the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust are abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 9)
[1]   Schedule 1 Departments
Omit the matter relating to the following—
  
Environment Protection Authority
National Parks and Wildlife Service
Resource NSW
Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust
[2]   Schedule 1
Insert in alphabetical order of Departments—
  
Department of Environment and Conservation
Director-General of the Department
Gazette No 154 of 26.9.2003, p 9626
2   Abolition of Department and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Public Trust Office and added to the Attorney General’s Department.
(2)  The Public Trust Office is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 3)
[1]   Schedule 1 Departments
Omit the matter relating to the Public Trust Office.
[2]   Schedule 2 Executive positions (other than non-statutory SES positions)
Omit “Public Trustee,” from Part 1.
Gazette No 182 of 17.11.2003, p 10639
2   Transfer of branch
The Children’s Employment Unit is removed from the Department of Community Services and added to the Office of the Children’s Guardian.
Gazette No 186 of 28.11.2003, p 10775
2   Construction of certain references to Minister for Land and Water Conservation
(1)  A reference in any of the following provisions (and in any instrument of any kind, or in any contract or agreement, made pursuant to any such provision) to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Energy and Utilities, except as provided by subclause (2)—
(a)  sections 57–66 of the Local Government Act 1993,
(2)  A reference in section 57, 58 or 59 of the Local Government Act 1993 (and in any instrument of any kind, or in any contract or agreement, made pursuant to any such provision) to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources if the reference is used in relation to any works of water supply, sewerage or drainage that are, or are being, constructed on land within the area of operations of any of the following water supply authorities (as constituted under the Water Management Act 2000)—
(a)  Benerembah Irrigation District Environment Protection Trust,
(b)  Upper Parramatta River Catchment Trust.
3   Consequential provisions
(1)  The Minister for Energy and Utilities is authorised to carry on or complete any works of water supply, sewerage or stormwater drainage referred to in section 57 of the Local Government Act 1993 that were commenced, but not completed, before the commencement of this Order.
(2)  The Minister for Energy and Utilities has all right, title and interest in any works of water supply, sewerage or stormwater drainage (and in any land acquired for the purposes of any such works) as referred to in section 57 of the Local Government Act 1993, being works or land that has not been vested in a council under section 59 of that Act. Accordingly, the Minister for Energy and Utilities may vest in a council all right, title and interest in any such works or land.
(3)  This clause does not apply to or in respect of any works of water supply, sewerage or drainage that are, or are being, constructed on land within the area of operations of a water supply authority referred to in clause 2 (2).
Gazette No 188 of 28.11.2003, p 10931
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 December 2003.
3   Establishment of Ministry for Science and Medical Research
The Ministry for Science and Medical Research is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Science and Medical Research.
4   Transfer of branch to new Department
The BioUnit branch is removed from the Cabinet Office and added to the Ministry for Science and Medical Research.
5   Amendment of Schedule 1 to Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended by inserting in alphabetical order of Departments the following matter—
  
Ministry for Science and Medical Research
Director-General of the Ministry
Gazette No 196 of 12.12.2003, p 11207
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 January 2004.
3   Establishment of Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability
The Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Energy and Utilities.
4   Abolition of Ministry of Energy and Utilities and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Ministry of Energy and Utilities and added to the Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability.
(2)  The Ministry of Energy and Utilities is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Ministry of Energy and Utilities is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability.
Schedule 1 (Departments) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 5)
[1]   Schedule 1 Departments
Omit the matter relating to the Ministry of Energy and Utilities.
[2]   Schedule 1
Insert in alphabetical order of Departments—
  
Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability
Director-General of the Department
Public Sector Employment and Management (Long Service Payments Corporation) Order 2003
Gazette No 197 of 19.12.2003, p 11439
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Employment and Management (Long Service Payments Corporation) Order 2003.
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 January 2004.
3   Transfer of branch
The group of staff attached to the Building and Construction Industry Long Service Payments Corporation are removed from the Department of Commerce and added to the group of staff attached to the WorkCover Authority.
4   Construction of certain references in Building and Construction Industry Long Service Payments Act 1986
(1)  The reference in the definition of Director-General in section 3 (1) of the Building and Construction Industry Long Service Payments Act 1986 to the Director-General of the Department of Industrial Relations (required by clause 33 (3) of the Public Sector Employment and Management (General) Order 2003 to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Commerce) is to be construed as a reference to the Chief Executive Officer of the WorkCover Authority.
(2)  A reference in section 7 of the Building and Construction Industry Long Service Payments Act 1986 to the Department of Industrial Relations (required by clause 33 (3) of the Public Sector Employment and Management (General) Order 2003 to be construed as a reference to the Department of Commerce) is to be construed as a reference to the WorkCover Authority (as a Department).
Public Sector Employment and Management (Minister for Primary Industries) Order 2004
Gazette No 78 of 3.5.2004, p 2321
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Employment and Management (Minister for Primary Industries) Order 2004.
2   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Primary Industries.
4   Construction of certain references to Minister for Mineral Resources
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Mineral Resources is to be construed, if used in or in relation to legislation administered jointly by the Minister for Primary Industries and the Minister for Mineral Resources, as a reference to either of those Ministers.
Gazette No 93 of 3.6.2004, p 3382
2   Construction of references to Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Lands)
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Lands) is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Lands.
Gazette No 100 of 18.6.2004, p 3810
2   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Forests)
In any document, a reference to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Forests) is to be construed as including a reference to the Minister for Primary Industries.
4   Construction of certain references to Minister for Natural Resources
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources is to be construed as including a reference to the Minister for Primary Industries if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered jointly by the Minister for Natural Resources and the Minister for Primary Industries.
5   Cessation of Order
This Order ceases to have effect on 1 July 2004.
Gazette No 101 of 23.6.2004, p 3814
Part 1 Preliminary
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 July 2004.
3   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
Part 2 Establishment of Department of Primary Industries and abolition of Departments
4   Establishment of Department of Primary Industries
The Department of Primary Industries is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Primary Industries and to the Minister for Mineral Resources.
5   Abolition of Department of Agriculture and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Department of Agriculture and added to the Department of Primary Industries.
(2)  The Department of Agriculture is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Agriculture is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Primary Industries.
6   Abolition of NSW Fisheries and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from NSW Fisheries and added to the Department of Primary Industries.
(2)  NSW Fisheries is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document, a reference to NSW Fisheries is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Primary Industries.
7   Abolition of Forestry Commission (including State Forests) as a Department
(1)  All branches (including State Forests) are removed from the Forestry Commission and added to the Department of Primary Industries.
(2)  The group of staff attached to the Forestry Commission (including the State Forests branch) are abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Managing Director of State Forests is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Primary Industries.
(4)  A reference to State Forests in any document that relates to the employment (including the conditions of employment) of the group of staff comprising the State Forests branch of the Forestry Commission is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Primary Industries.
8   Abolition of Department of Mineral Resources and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Department of Mineral Resources and added to the Department of Primary Industries.
(2)  The Department of Mineral Resources is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Mineral Resources is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Primary Industries.
Schedule 1 (Departments) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
Part 3 Reference to Ministers
10   Construction of references to Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Forests)
In any document, a reference to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Natural Resources (Forests) is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Primary Industries.
11   Construction of certain references to Minister for Natural Resources
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Primary Industries if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Primary Industries.
12   Construction of references to certain Ministers in Forestry and National Park Estate Act 1998
The references to Ministers in sections 14 and 27 of the Forestry and National Park Estate Act 1998 (and in any forestry agreement or integrated forestry operations approval made or granted under that Act before the commencement of this Order) are to be construed as references only to the Minister for Natural Resources, the Minister for the Environment and the Minister for Primary Industries.
(Clause 9)
[1]   Schedule 1 Departments
Omit the following matter—
  
Department of Agriculture
Director-General of the Department
NSW Fisheries
Director-General of NSW Fisheries
Forestry Commission (except State Forests)
*Commissioner constituting the Forestry Commission
Department of Mineral Resources
Director-General of the Department
State Forests, Forestry Commission
Managing Director of State Forests
[2]   Schedule 1
Insert in alphabetical order of Departments—
  
Department of Primary Industries
Director-General of the Department
Gazette No 104 of 25.6.2004, p 4665
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 July 2004.
3   Establishment of NSWbusinesslink as a Department
A Department of the Public Service with the name of NSWbusinesslink is established.
4   Responsible Minister for NSWbusinesslink
NSWbusinesslink is responsible to the Minister for Community Services, the Minister for Ageing and the Minister for Disability Services.
5   Transfer of branch to NSWbusinesslink
The NSWbusinesslink branch is removed from the Department of Housing and added to the Department established by this Order.
6   Amendment of Schedule 1 to Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended by inserting in alphabetical order of Departments the following matter—
  
NSWbusinesslink
Managing Director, NSWbusinesslink
Gazette No 109 of 30.6.2004, p 4878
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 July 2004.
3   Abolition of Department for Women and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Department for Women and added to the Premier’s Department.
(2)  The Department for Women is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Department for Women is to be construed as a reference to the Premier’s Department.
4   Amendment of Schedule 1 (Departments) to Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002
Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended by omitting the following matter—
  
Department for Women
Director-General of the Department
Gazette No 109 of 30.6.2004, p 4880
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 July 2004.
3   Transfer of branches to Department of Community Services
(1)  The Office of Children and Young People is removed from the Cabinet Office and added to the Department of Community Services.
(2)  The groups of staff in the Premier’s Department who, in the opinion of the Director-General of that Department, are principally involved in the administration of—
(a)  the Strengthening Communities Program (other than the Redfern/Waterloo Project), and
(b)  the Community Solutions Program, and
(c)  the Community Builders Program,
are removed from the Premier’s Department and added to the Department of Community Services.
(3)  The group of staff in the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are principally involved in the administration of the Area Assistance Scheme are removed from the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources and added to the Department of Community Services.
Gazette No 131 of 6.8.2004, p 6351
2   Transfer of branch
The group of staff in the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources who are attached to the Festival Development Corporation are removed from that Department and added to the Department of Commerce.
3   Construction of certain references
(1)  A reference in the Growth Centres (Development Corporations) Act 1974 to the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning (required by previous Orders to be construed as a reference to the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources) is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Commerce if the reference is used in relation to the Festival Development Corporation.
(2)  A reference in any other Act, or in any statutory instrument or other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Commerce if the reference is used in relation to the Festival Development Corporation.
Gazette No 135 of 20.8.2004, p 6631
1   Name of Order
This Order is the Public Sector Employment and Management (Lands) Order 2004.
2   Transfer of certain staff from DIPNR to Department of Lands
The groups of staff in the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are principally involved in the administration of—
(a)  the Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Project, or
(b)  the River Entrance Management Program, or
(c)  the Waterways Program,
are removed from the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources and added to the Department of Lands.
3   Construction of certain references to Minister for Natural Resources
(1)  A reference to the Minister for Natural Resources in any contract, agreement or other instrument concerning—
(a)  the Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Project, or
(b)  the River Entrance Management Program, or
(c)  the Waterways Program,
is to be construed as including a reference to the Minister for Lands.
(2)  Without limiting subclause (1), a reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Minister for Natural Resources is to be construed as including a reference to the Minister for Lands if the reference is used in or in relation to the Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Act 1995.
Gazette No 147 of 17.9.2004, p 7551
2   Construction of certain references to Minister for Health
(1)  The reference in section 7 (3) (e) of the Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology Act 1985 to the Minister for Health of New South Wales is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Science and Medical Research.
(2)  A reference, in Schedule 2 to the Cancer Institute (NSW) Act 2003, to the Minister for Health is to be construed as a reference to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Health (Cancer).
Gazette No 15 of 21.1.2005, p 231
2   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Minister for Fair Trading
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Fair Trading is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Commerce.
4   Construction of references to Minister for Transport Services
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Transport Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Transport, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Transport Services is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Ports if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Ports.
5   Application of previous Order construing references to Minister for Ports
Clause 7 of the Public Sector Management (General) Order 1999 (which requires a reference in any document to the Minister for Ports to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Transport) does not apply in relation to a reference to the Minister for Ports in any of the following provisions—
(a)  the definitions of area of operations and impounding authority in the Dictionary to the Impounding Act 1993,
(b)  section 5C (2) (f) of the Pipelines Act 1967,
(c)  paragraph (a) of the definition of Constructing Authority in section 22A of the Rivers and Foreshores Improvement Act 1948,
6   Ministerial responsibility for NSWbusinesslink
(1)  NSWbusinesslink is, as a Department of the Public Service, responsible to the Minister for Community Services.
(2)  The reference to Ministers in the matter relating to NSW businesslink Pty Limited in Part 1 of Schedule 2 (Responsible Ministers) to the Freedom of Information Regulation 2000 is to be construed as a reference only to the Minister for Community Services.
Gazette No 20 of 1.2.2005, p 273
2   Construction of certain references
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Fair Trading (required by clause 3 of the Public Sector Employment and Management (Ministers) Order 2005 to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Commerce) is to be construed, if used in or in relation to legislation administered jointly by the Minister for Commerce and the Minister for Fair Trading, as a reference to either of those Ministers.
(2)  In this clause, document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
Gazette No 24 of 9.2.2005, p 331
2   Construction of references to certain officers
(1)  A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement to any of the following officers in the Department of Primary Industries is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Primary Industries—
(a)  Chief, Division of Plant Industries,
(b)  Program Manager, Horticultural Production and Plant Protection,
(c)  Chief, Division of Animal Industries,
(d)  Program Manager, Quality Assurance,
(e)  Chief, Division of Animal Health.
(2)  Subclause (1) does not apply to a reference to any such officer in any of the following provisions—
(a)  Schedule 3 to the Plant Diseases Act 1924,
(b)  Schedule 1 to the Stock (Chemical Residues) Act 1975,
(c)  Schedule 2 to the Stock Diseases Act 1923,
(d)  Schedule 1 to the Swine Compensation Act 1928.
Gazette No 27 of 21.2.2005, p 457
2   Construction of certain references to Minister for Natural Resources
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources is to be construed, if used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Lands, as a reference to the Minister for Lands.
(2)  In this clause—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
Gazette No 32 of 11.3.2005, p 701
2   Abolition of Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Authority (as a Department) and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Authority and added to the Department of Commerce.
(2)  The group of staff attached to the Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Authority are abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
3   Amendment of Schedule 1 to Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002
Schedule 1 (Departments) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended by omitting the matter relating to the Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Authority.
Gazette No 69 of 10.6.2005, p 2008
2   Construction of references to General Manager of Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Authority
A reference in any Act (including in the definition of General Manager in section 4 of the Motor Vehicle Repairs Act 1980) or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the General Manager of the Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Authority is to be construed as a reference to the Commissioner for Fair Trading, Department of Commerce or, if there is no such position in that Department, to the Director-General of that Department.
Gazette No 101 of 10.8.2005, p 4281
Part 1 Preliminary
2   Commencement
(1)  This Order (except Part 3) is taken to have commenced on 3 August 2005.
(2)  Part 3 commences on 10 August 2005.
3   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
Part 2 Ministers
4   Construction of references to Minister for Infrastructure and Planning
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Planning, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources if the reference is used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Natural Resources.
5   Construction of references to Treasurer
In any document, a reference to the Treasurer is to be construed—
(a)  if used in or in relation to legislation administered jointly by the Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer and the Minister for Finance—as a reference to any of those Ministers, or
(b)  if used in or in relation to legislation administered solely by the Minister for Finance—as a reference to the Minister for Finance.
6   Construction of references to Minister for Ports
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Ports is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Ports and Waterways.
7   Construction of references to Minister for Energy and Utilities
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Energy and Utilities is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Utilities.
8   Construction of certain references to Minister Assisting the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning (Planning Administration)
In any document, a reference to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Infrastructure and Planning (Planning Administration) is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Planning.
Part 3 Departments
9   Ministerial responsibility for Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources
The Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources is responsible to the Minister for Infrastructure, the Minister for Planning and the Minister for Natural Resources.
10   Transfer of branches
(1)  The Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy is removed from the Cabinet Office and added to the Department of Health.
(2)  The Community Drug Strategy Unit is removed from the Premier’s Department and added to the Department of Health.
Gazette No 108 of 26.8.2005, p 6383
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 29 August 2005.
3   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Establishment of Department of Planning
The Department of Planning is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Planning.
5   Establishment of Department of Natural Resources
The Department of Natural Resources is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Natural Resources.
6   Abolition of Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches (other than the staff referred to in subclauses (2)–(6)) are removed from the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources and added to the Department of Planning.
(2)  The following are removed from the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources and added to the Department of Natural Resources—
(a)  the Corporate Services Branch and the Finance Branch,
(b)  such staff in the Government and Executive Coordination Unit as the Director-General of the Premier’s Department determines are required in connection with the Department of Natural Resources,
(c)  such staff in the Media and Communications Branch as the Director-General of the Premier’s Department determines are required in connection with the Department of Natural Resources,
(d)  such staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are principally involved in the administration of legislation administered by the Minister for Natural Resources.
(3)  The group of staff in the Office of Major Projects in the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are principally involved in major infrastructure and project coordination are removed from the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources and added to the Premier’s Department.
(4)  The group of staff in the Metropolitan Water Directorate in the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are principally involved in the administration of the Metropolitan Water Strategy (policy and implementation) are removed from the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources and added to the Cabinet Office.
(5)  The group of staff in the Transport Network Unit of the Transport Information Branch in the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are principally involved in providing transport network advice are removed from the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources and added to the Ministry of Transport.
(6)  The group of staff in the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are principally involved in the administration of the Electricity Demand Management Project are removed from the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources and added to the Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability.
(7)  The Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(8)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources is to be construed—
(a)  if used in relation to the group of staff referred to in subclause (2), as a reference to the Department of Natural Resources, or
(b)  if used in relation to the group of staff referred to in subclause (3), as a reference to the Premier’s Department, or
(c)  if used in relation to the group of staff referred to in subclause (4), as a reference to the Cabinet Office, or
(d)  if used in relation to the group of staff referred to in subclause (5), as a reference to the Ministry of Transport, or
(e)  if used in relation to the group of staff referred to in subclause (6), as a reference to the Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability, or
(f)  in any other case, as a reference to the Department of Planning.
Schedule 1 (Departments) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
(Clause 7)
[1]   Schedule 1 Departments
Omit the following matter—
  
Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources
Director-General of the Department
[2]   Schedule 1
Insert in alphabetical order of Departments—
  
Department of Natural Resources
Director-General of the Department
Department of Planning
Director-General of the Department
Gazette No 115 of 14.9.2005, p 7429 (Repealed by Gazette No 25 of 17.2.2006, p 903)
2   Definition
In this Order—
statutory SOC has the same meaning as in the State Owned Corporations Act 1989, but does not include any of the following statutory SOCs—
(a)  Rail Corporation New South Wales,
(b)  Rail Infrastructure Corporation,
(c)  Transport Infrastructure Development Corporation.
3   Construction of references to Treasurer in relation to certain statutory SOCs
(1)  A reference—
(a)  in paragraph (b) of the definition of eligible Ministers in section 3 (1) of the State Owned Corporations Act 1989, or
(b)  in section 20H of that Act,
to the Treasurer is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Finance if the reference is used in relation to a statutory SOC.
(2)  A reference in any other instrument (including the constitution of a statutory SOC), or in any contract or agreement, to the Treasurer is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Finance if the reference is used in relation to the Treasurer’s functions as a voting shareholder of a statutory SOC.
4   Consequential provision
On the commencement of this Order—
(a)  each share in a statutory SOC held by the Treasurer immediately before that commencement is taken to be transferred to the Minister for Finance, and
(b)  the statutory SOC concerned is required to register the transfer.
Gazette No 137 of 4.11.2005, p 9312
2   Transfer of Regatta Centre staff to Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation
The group of staff in the Department of Planning who are employed primarily to carry out duties at or in relation to the Sydney International Regatta Centre at Penrith Lakes are removed from that Department and added to the Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation.
Gazette No 25 of 17.2.2006, p 903 (as amended in Gazettes No 83 of 29.6.2007, p 4167 and No 180 of 7.12.2007, p 9267)
2   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Special Minister of State
In any document, a reference to the Special Minister of State is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Finance.
4   Construction of references to Assistant Treasurer
In any document, a reference to the Assistant Treasurer is to be construed as a reference to the Treasurer.
5   Construction of certain references to Minister for Finance
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Finance that is used in or in relation to the NSW Self Insurance Corporation Act 2004, the Pacific Power (Dissolution) Act 2003 or any other Act administered by the Treasurer is to be construed as a reference to the Treasurer.
6, 7   (Repealed)
7A   Consequential provision
On the commencement of the Public Sector Employment and Management (Ministers) Further Amendment Order 2007
(a)  each share in a Rail SOC held (or taken to be held) by the Premier immediately before that commencement is taken to be transferred to the Treasurer, and
(b)  the Rail SOC concerned is required to register the transfer.
8   Construction of references to Minister for Utilities
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Utilities is to be construed—
(a)  if used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Energy, as a reference to the Minister for Energy, or
(b)  if used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Water Utilities, as a reference to the Minister for Water Utilities.
9   Ministerial responsibility for Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability
The Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability is responsible to the Minister for Energy and the Minister for Water Utilities.
Gazette No 30 of 3.3.2006, p 1052
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 3 March 2006.
3   Definition
(1)  In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
(2)  Notes included in this Order do not form part of this Order.
4   Establishment of Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation
The Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for the Arts, the Minister for Tourism and Sport and Recreation and the Minister for Gaming and Racing.
5   Abolition of Ministry for the Arts and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Ministry for the Arts and added to the Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation.
Note—
The branches concerned include the staff attached to the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Australian Museum, the Film and Television Office, the Historic Houses Trust, the Powerhouse Museum, the State Library, State Records and the Sydney Opera House.
(2)  The Ministry for the Arts is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Ministry for the Arts is to be construed as a reference to the Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation.
6   Abolition of Department of Gaming and Racing and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Department of Gaming and Racing and added to the Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation.
(2)  The Department of Gaming and Racing is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Gaming and Racing is to be construed as a reference to the Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation.
7   Abolition of Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches (other than the staff referred to in subclause (2)) are removed from the Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation and added to the Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation.
(2)  The Tourism Industry Division in the Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation (including the staff in that Department who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are primarily engaged in providing corporate services to the Tourism Industry Division) is removed from the Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation and added to the Department of State and Regional Development.
(3)  The Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(4)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation is to be construed—
(a)  if used in relation to the Tourism Industry Division, as a reference to the Department of State and Regional Development, or
(b)  in any other case, as a reference to the Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation.
8   Abolition of Ministry for Science and Medical Research and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Ministry for Science and Medical Research and added to the Department of State and Regional Development.
(2)  The Ministry for Science and Medical Research is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Ministry for Science and Medical Research is to be construed as a reference to the Department of State and Regional Development.
9   Abolition of Heritage Office and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Heritage Office and added to the Department of Planning.
(2)  The Heritage Office is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document—
(a)  a reference to the Heritage Office is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Planning, and
(b)  a reference to the Director of the Heritage Office is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Planning.
10   Establishment of Parliamentary Counsel’s Office as a separate office within the Cabinet Office
(1)  The Parliamentary Counsel’s Office is established as a separate office within the Cabinet Office.
(2)  All branches are removed from the Parliamentary Counsel’s Office (as a Department) and added to the Parliamentary Counsel’s Office within the Cabinet Office.
(3)  The Parliamentary Counsel’s Office is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(4)  In any document, a reference to the Parliamentary Counsel’s Office (as a Department) is to be construed as a reference to the Parliamentary Counsel’s Office within the Cabinet Office.
11   Ministerial responsibility for Department of State and Regional Development
The Department of State and Regional Development is responsible to the Minister for State Development, the Minister for Science and Medical Research, the Minister for Tourism and Sport and Recreation, the Minister for Small Business and the Minister for Regional Development.
Schedule 1 (Departments) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
(Clause 12)
[1]   Schedule 1 Departments
Omit the following matter—
  
Ministry for the Arts
Director-General of the Ministry
Department of Gaming and Racing
Director-General of the Department
Heritage Office
Director of the Office
Parliamentary Counsel’s Office
Director-General of the Cabinet Office
Ministry for Science and Medical Research
Director-General of the Ministry
Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation
Director-General of the Department
[2]   Schedule 1
Insert in alphabetical order of Departments—
  
Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation
Director-General of the Department
Gazette No 42 of 31.3.2006, p 1875
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 3 April 2006.
3   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Establishment of Office for Children
The Office for Children is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Community Services and the Minister for Youth.
5   Abolition of Office of the Commission for Children and Young People as a Department and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Office of the Commission for Children and Young People and added to the Office for Children.
(2)  The Office of the Commission for Children and Young People is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
6   Abolition of Office of the Children’s Guardian as a Department and transfer of branches
(1)  All branches are removed from the Office of the Children’s Guardian and added to the Office for Children.
(2)  The Office of the Children’s Guardian is abolished as a Department of the Public Service.
(3)  In any document, a reference to the Office of the Children’s Guardian is to be construed as a reference to the Office for Children.
7   Construction of certain references
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Transport is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Roads if used in or in relation to the Tow Truck Industry Act 1998.
(2)  The reference in section 9 (2) (a) of the Tow Truck Industry Act 1998 to an officer of the Department of Transport (required by previous administrative changes orders to be construed as a reference to the Ministry of Transport) is to be construed as a reference to a member of the staff of the Roads and Traffic Authority Division of the Government Service of New South Wales.
Schedule 1 (Divisions of the Government Service) and Schedule 2 (Executive positions (other than non-statutory SES positions)) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 are amended as set out in Schedule 1.
(Clause 8)
[1]   Schedule 1 Divisions of the Government Service
Omit the following matter from Part 1—
  
Office of the Commission for Children and Young People
* Commissioner for the Commission for Children and Young People
Office of the Children’s Guardian
* Children’s Guardian
[2]   Schedule 1, Part 1
Insert in appropriate order—
  
Office for Children
Director-General of the Office
[3]   Schedule 2 Executive positions (other than non-statutory SES positions)
Insert at the end of Part 3 of the Schedule—
  
Children’s Guardian
Commissioner for the Commission for Children and Young People
Gazette No 84 of 30.6.2006, p 4903
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 July 2006.
3   Transfer of certain staff from Department of Natural Resources to Premier’s Department
The following are removed from the Department of Natural Resources and added to the Premier’s Department—
(a)  the group of staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are principally involved in the administration of the Forestry and National Park Estate Act 1998,
(b)  such other staff as the Director-General of the Premier’s Department determines are required in connection with the exercise of the Premier’s functions in relation to the Brigalow and Nandewar Community Conservation Council established under section 24 of the Brigalow and Nandewar Community Conservation Area Act 2005.
4   Construction of certain references to Minister for Natural Resources
A reference to the Minister for Natural Resources in section 14 or 27 of the Forestry and National Park Estate Act 1998 (and in any forestry agreement or integrated forestry operations approval made or granted under that Act before the commencement of this Order) is to be construed as a reference to the Premier.
Gazette No 84 of 30.6.2006, p 4905
2   Commencement
(1)  This Order commences on 1 July 2006, except as provided by subclauses (2) and (3).
(2)  Clause 3 is taken to have commenced on 3 February 2006.
(3)  Clause 4 is taken to have commenced on 17 February 2006.
(4)  Without affecting subclause (1), the amendment made by Schedule 1 [2] takes effect after the commencement of the amendment made by Schedule 2.4A to the National Parks and Wildlife Amendment (Jenolan Caves Reserves) Act 2005.
3   Construction of certain reference in Residential Parks Act 1998
The reference, in the definition of Director-General in section 3 (1) of the Residential Parks Act 1998, to the position of Director-General of the Department of Commerce is to be construed as a reference to the Commissioner for Fair Trading, Department of Commerce (but only for such time as there is that position in that Department).
4   Construction of certain references in legislation relating to local water utilities
(1)  Except as provided by clause 2 (2) of the Public Sector Employment and Management (Town Water) Order 2003, a reference in sections 57–66 of the Local Government Act 1993 (and in any instrument of any kind, or in any contract or agreement, made pursuant to any such provision) to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Water Utilities.
(2)  A reference in clause 21, 138 or 147 of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (and in any instrument of any kind, or in any contract or agreement, made pursuant to any such provision) to the Minister for Utilities is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Water Utilities.
Schedule 1 (Divisions of the Government Service) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
(Clause 5)
[1]   Schedule 1, Part 1 Public Service Departments
Omit the matter relating to the Office of the Co-ordinator General of Rail.
[2]   Schedule 1, Part 2 Non-Public Service Divisions assigned to statutory corporations
Insert in alphabetical order of Divisions—
  
Jenolan Caves Reserve Trust Division
The administrator appointed under clause 58 (2) of Schedule 3 to the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974
[3]   Schedule 1, Part 2
Omit the matter relating to the Parramatta Stadium Trust Division and the State Sports Centre Trust Division.
Insert instead—
  
Parramatta Stadium Trust Division
Director-General of the Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation
State Sports Centre Trust Division
Director-General of the Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation
Gazette No 90 of 7.7.2006, p 5277
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 1 July 2006.
3   Establishment of Sydney Olympic Park Authority Aquatic and Athletic Centres Division
(1)  The Sydney Olympic Park Authority Aquatic and Athletic Centres Division is established as a Division of the Government Service.
(2)  The employment of staff in the Sydney Olympic Park Authority Aquatic and Athletic Centres Division is limited to staff who are not subject to Chapter 2 of the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002.
4   Transfer of Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic and Athletic Centres staff to new Division
(1)  The group of staff in the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust Division who are employed primarily to carry out duties at or in relation to the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre or the Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre are removed from that Division and added to the Sydney Olympic Park Authority Aquatic and Athletic Centres Division.
(2)  A reference to the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust Division in any document relating to the employment (including the conditions of employment) of the group of staff referred to in subclause (1) is to be construed as a reference to the Sydney Olympic Park Authority Aquatic and Athletic Centres Division.
(3)  In subclause (2), document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
Part 3 of Schedule 1 (Divisions of the Government Service) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended by inserting in alphabetical order of Special Employment Divisions the following matter—
  
Sydney Olympic Park Authority Aquatic and Athletic Centres Division (limited to staff who are not subject to Chapter 2 of this Act)
Chief Executive Officer of the Sydney Olympic Park Authority
Gazette No 111 of 1.9.2006, p 7751
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 1 September 2006.
3   Establishment of Office of the State Property Authority
The Office of the State Property Authority is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Minister for Finance.
4   Transfer of staff
(1)  The following are removed from the Department of Commerce and added to the Office of the State Property Authority—
(a)  the Corporate Real Estate Division in the State Property Group,
(b)  the groups of staff in the State Property Group who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are principally involved in acquisitions and divestments,
(c)  the group of staff in the Ministerial Projects Division of the State Property Group who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Premier’s Department, are principally involved in strategic development.
(2)  The Property Group in the Ministry for Police is removed from that Department and added to the Office of the State Property Authority.
(Clause 5)
Schedule 1 Divisions of the Government Service
Insert in alphabetical order of Divisions in Part 1—
  
Office of the State Property Authority
Chief Executive Officer of the Authority
Gazette No 127 of 27.10.2006, p 8978
2   Commencement
(1)  This Order commences on 1 November 2006, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  Clause 3 is taken to have commenced on 3 March 2006.
3   Construction of certain references to key officials
A reference in any of the following provisions to the Department of Gaming and Racing (required by clause 6 of the Public Sector Employment and Management (General) Order 2006 to be construed as a reference to the Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation) is to be construed as a reference to the NSW Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing, Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation—
(a)  paragraphs (b) and (c) of the definition of key official in section 4 (1) of the Liquor Act 1982,
(b)  paragraphs (b) and (c) of the definition of key official in section 4 (1) of the Registered Clubs Act 1976,
(c)  paragraphs (b) and (c) of the definition of key official in section 114 of the Gaming Machines Act 2001.
4   Transfer of certain staff from Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation to Department of Commerce
The group of staff employed in the Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation to enable the State Records Authority to exercise its functions are removed from that Department and added to the Department of Commerce.
5   Construction of certain references to Minister for the Arts
A reference, in any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement, to the Minister for the Arts is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Commerce if used in or in relation to the State Records Act 1998.
Gazette No 189 of 22.12.2006, p 11734
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 4 December 2006.
3   Establishment of Office of the World Youth Day Co-ordination Authority
The Office of the World Youth Day Co-ordination Authority is established as a Department of the Public Service responsible to the Deputy Premier.
4   Transfer of staff
The group of staff comprising the World Youth Day 2008 Secretariat in the Premier’s Department is removed from that Department and added to the Office of the World Youth Day Co-ordination Authority.
(Clause 5)
Schedule 1 Divisions of the Government Service
Insert in alphabetical order of Divisions in Part 1—
  
Office of the World Youth Day Co-ordination Authority
Chief Executive Officer of the Authority
Gazette No 16 of 25.1.2007, p 345
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 29 January 2007.
3   Transfer of branch from Department of Planning
The Infrastructure and Transport Planning Branch is removed from the Department of Planning and added to the Ministry of Transport.
Gazette No 47 of 2.4.2007, p 2098 (as amended in Gazettes No 51 of 13.4.2007, p 2165; No 56 of 20.4.2007, p 2433; No 57 of 26.4.2007, p 2439 (see also erratum published in GG No 63 of 4.5.2007, p 2594) and No 65 of 9.5.2007, p 2671)
Part 1 Preliminary
2   Commencement
(1)  This Order commences on 27 April 2007, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  Parts 1 and 2 commence on 2 April 2007.
3   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
Part 2 Ministers
4   Construction of references to Minister for the Environment
(1) References generally In any document, a reference to the Minister for the Environment is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water or to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water (Environment), except as provided by subclause (2).
(2) References in relation to water sharing plans etc A reference in section 7 (2), 13 (1) (g), 41 (2), 43 (3), 45 (3), 50 (3) or 75 (2) of the Water Management Act 2000 to the Minister for the Environment is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Primary Industries.
5   Construction of references to Minister for Natural Resources
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Minister for Natural Resources is to be construed—
(a)  except as otherwise provided by this clause, as a reference to the Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water, or
(b)  if used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Primary Industries, as a reference to the Minister for Primary Industries, or
(c)  if used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Lands, as a reference to the Minister for Lands.
(2)  A reference to the Minister for Natural Resources in section 14 or 27 of the Forestry and National Park Estate Act 1998 (and in any forestry agreement or integrated forestry operations approval made or granted under that Act before the commencement of this Order), being a reference that is required to be construed as a reference to the Premier because of the Public Sector Employment and Management (Natural Resources) Order 2006, is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water.
6   Construction of references to Minister for Tourism and Sport and Recreation
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Tourism and Sport and Recreation is to be construed—
(a)  if used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Tourism, as a reference to the Minister for Tourism, or
(b)  if used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Sport and Recreation, as a reference to the Minister for Sport and Recreation.
7   Construction of references to Minister for Small Business
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Small Business is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Small Business and Regulatory Reform.
8   (Repealed)
9   Construction of certain reference in Forestry Restructuring and Nature Conservation Act 1995
The reference in section 4 (3) of the Forestry Restructuring and Nature Conservation Act 1995 to the Minister for Land and Water Conservation is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Primary Industries.
10   Construction of references to Minister for Commerce in relation to certain legislation
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Commerce, if used in or in relation to legislation administered by the Minister Assisting the Minister for Finance, is to be construed as a reference to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Finance.
11   Construction of certain references in Universities legislation
A reference in any of the following provisions (and in any instrument of any kind, or in any contract or agreement, made pursuant to any such provision) to the Minister for Natural Resources or the Minister for Land and Water Conservation is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Lands—
(a)  section 24 (1) (a) of the Charles Sturt University Act 1989,
(b)  section 21 (1) (a) of the Macquarie University Act 1989,
(c)  section 21 (1) (a) of the Southern Cross University Act 1993,
(d)  section 21 (1) (a) of the University of New England Act 1993,
(e)  section 20 (1) (a) of the University of New South Wales Act 1989,
(f)  section 21 (1) (a) of the University of Newcastle Act 1989,
(g)  section 21 (1) (a) of the University of Sydney Act 1989,
(h)  section 21 (1) (a) of the University of Technology, Sydney, Act 1989,
(i)  section 27 (1) (a) of the University of Western Sydney Act 1997,
(j)  section 21 (1) (a) of the University of Wollongong Act 1989.
Part 3 Divisions and officers of the Government Service
12   Change of name of Premier’s Department to Department of Premier and Cabinet
(1)  The name of the Premier’s Department is changed to the Department of Premier and Cabinet. The Department is responsible to the Premier.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Premier’s Department is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
13   Abolition of The Cabinet Office and transfer of branches to Department of Premier and Cabinet
(1)  All branches are removed from The Cabinet Office and added to the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
(2)  The Parliamentary Counsel’s Office continues as a separate office within the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
(3)  The Cabinet Office is abolished as a Division of the Government Service.
(4)  In any document, a reference to The Cabinet Office is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
(5)  This clause is subject to clauses 18 and 20.
14   Establishment of Office of Co-ordinator General as a separate office within Department of Premier and Cabinet
(1)  The Office of Co-ordinator General is established as a separate office within the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
(2)  The Office of Co-ordinator General includes the Infrastructure Implementation Group, the staff transferred under subclause (3) and such other staff within the Department of Premier and Cabinet as the Director-General of that Department assigns to that Office.
(3)  Such staff in the Department of State and Regional Development as the Director-General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet determines are required in connection with the Office of Co-ordinator General are removed from the Department of State and Regional Development and added to the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
15   Change of name of Department of Environment and Conservation to Department of Environment and Climate Change
(1)  The name of the Department of Environment and Conservation is changed to the Department of Environment and Climate Change. The Department is responsible to the Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Environment and Conservation is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Environment and Climate Change.
16   Establishment of Department of Water and Energy
The Department of Water and Energy is established as a Division of the Government Service responsible to the Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water and to the Minister for Energy.
17   Abolition of Department of Natural Resources and transfer of branches to DECC etc
(1) Transfer of DNR staff to DECC All branches (other than the staff referred to in subclauses (2)–(4A)) are removed from the Department of Natural Resources and added to the Department of Environment and Climate Change.
Note—
The transferred staff include the following—
(a)  DNR staff involved in the administration of the Native Vegetation Act 2003,
(b)  DNR staff involved in the administration of the Catchment Management Authorities Act 2003,
(c)  DNR staff involved in environmental water management and environmental water recovery programs,
(d)  DNR staff involved in riverbank, coastal and floodplain management and policy (including the administration of the Coastal Management, Estuary Management and Floodplain Management Programs),
(e)  DNR staff involved in soil and vegetation management and policy.
(2) Transfer of certain DNR staff to Department of Lands The group of staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, are principally involved in the administration of the Western Lands Act 1901, the Hay Irrigation Act 1902 or the Wentworth Irrigation Act 1890 are removed from the Department of Natural Resources and added to the Department of Lands.
(3) Transfer of certain DNR staff to DWE The groups of staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet—
(a)  are principally involved in the administration of the Water Act 1912 and the Water Management Act 2000 (other than staff principally involved in environmental water management and environmental water recovery programs), or
(b)  are principally involved in the administration of the Murray–Darling Basin Act 1992 (including in connection with proposed Commonwealth water legislation relating to the Murray–Darling Basin),
are removed from the Department of Natural Resources and added to the Department of Water and Energy.
(4) Transfer of certain DNR staff to Department of Primary Industries The group of staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet—
(a)  are principally involved in providing soil conservation services to landowners (including in connection with salinity and acid-sulphate soils), or
(b)  are principally involved in forestry structural adjustment, or
(c)  are principally involved in the administration of the Plantations and Reafforestation Act 1999,
(d)    (Repealed)
are removed from the Department of Natural Resources and added to the Department of Primary Industries.
(4A) Transfer of certain DNR corporate services staff to Department of Primary Industries or Department of Commerce The group of staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, are principally involved in providing human resources, payroll, finance, information technology and other corporate services—
(a)  being such staff, if any, as that Director-General assigns to the Department of Primary Industries instead of the Department of Environment and Climate Change, are removed from the Department of Natural Resources and added to the Department of Primary Industries, or
(b)  being such staff, if any, as that Director-General assigns to the Department of Commerce instead of the Department of Environment and Climate Change, are removed from the Department of Natural Resources and added to the Department of Commerce.
(5) Abolition of DNR The Department of Natural Resources is abolished as a Division of the Government Service.
(6) References to DNR In any document, a reference to the Department of Natural Resources is to be construed—
(a)  as a reference to the Department of Lands if used in relation to the staff referred to in subclause (2), or
(b)  as a reference to the Department of Primary Industries if used in relation to the staff referred to in subclause (4) or (4A) (a), or
(b1)  as a reference to the Department of Commerce if used in relation to the staff referred to in subclause (4A) (b), or
(c)  as a reference to the Department of Water and Energy if used in relation to the staff referred to in subclause (3), or
(d)  in any other case, as a reference to the Department of Environment and Climate Change.
18   Transfer of certain other branches to DECC
(1) Transfer of NSW Greenhouse Office The NSW Greenhouse Office is removed from The Cabinet Office and added to the Department of Environment and Climate Change. A reference in any document to The Cabinet Office (in relation to the National Emissions Trading Taskforce or the NSW Greenhouse Office) is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Environment and Climate Change.
(2) Transfer of certain DPI staff The groups of staff in the Department of Primary Industries who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet—
(a)  are principally involved in the administration of Division 2 of Part 7 (Aquatic reserves) of the Fisheries Management Act 1994, or
(b)  are principally involved in the administration of the Marine Parks Act 1997,
are removed from the Department of Primary Industries and added to the Department of Environment and Climate Change.
(2A)  A reference in the Fisheries Management Act 1994 to the Director-General of the Department of Primary Industries is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Environment and Climate Change if the reference is used in relation to Division 2 of Part 7 of that Act.
(3) Transfer of Marine Parks Authority Secretariat The group of staff comprising the Marine Parks Authority Secretariat in the Department of Premier and Cabinet are removed from that Department and added to the Department of Environment and Climate Change.
(4)  The Resource and Conservation Unit is removed from the Department of Premier and Cabinet and added to the Department of Environment and Climate Change.
19   Abolition of Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability and transfer of branches
(1) Transfer of certain DEUS staff to DECC The group of staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, are principally involved in energy or water efficiency funding and renewable energy policy (other than staff principally involved in the administration of Part 8A of the Electricity Supply Act 1995) are removed from the Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability and added to the Department of Environment and Climate Change.
(2) Transfer of certain DEUS staff to Office of Fair Trading The group of staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, are principally involved in the accredited service providers program are removed from the Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability and added to the Office of Fair Trading, Department of Commerce.
(3) Transfer of all other DEUS staff to DWE All other branches are removed from the Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability and added to the Department of Water and Energy.
(4) Abolition of DEUS The Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability is abolished as a Division of the Government Service.
(5) References to DEUS In any document, a reference to the Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability is to be construed—
(a)  as a reference to the Department of Environment and Climate Change if used in relation to staff referred to in subclause (1), or
(b)  as a reference to the Office of Fair Trading, Department of Commerce if used in relation to staff referred to in subclause (2), or
(c)  in any other case, as a reference to the Department of Water and Energy.
20   Transfer of certain other branches to Department of Water and Energy
(1) Metropolitan Water Directorate The Metropolitan Water Directorate is removed from The Cabinet Office and added to the Department of Water and Energy. A reference in any document to The Cabinet Office (in relation to the Metropolitan Water Directorate) is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Water and Energy.
(2) Energy policy staff in Treasury The group of staff in the Treasury who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, are principally involved in energy policy are removed from the Treasury and added to the Department of Water and Energy.
21   Establishment of NSWbusinesslink as a separate office within Department of Commerce
(1)  NSWbusinesslink is established as a separate office within the Department of Commerce.
(2)  All branches are removed from NSWbusinesslink (as a Division of the Government Service) and added to NSWbusinesslink within the Department of Commerce.
(3)  NSWbusinesslink is abolished as a Division of the Government Service.
(4)  In any document, a reference to NSWbusinesslink (as a Division of the Government Service) is to be construed as a reference to NSWbusinesslink within the Department of Commerce.
Schedule 1 (Divisions of the Government Service) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
23   Transitional provision
To avoid doubt, if—
(a)  this Order requires a reference to an officer (the former officer) in an instrument relating to a matter to be construed as a reference to another officer (the successor officer), and
(b)  the former officer is the prosecutor in any proceedings for an offence relating to such a matter,
the prosecutor in those proceeding becomes, for the balance of the proceedings, the successor officer.
(Clause 22)
[1]   Schedule 1 Divisions of the Government Service
Omit from Part 1 (Public Service Departments) the matter relating to the following Departments—
  
The Cabinet Office
Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability
Department of Environment and Conservation
Department of Natural Resources
NSWbusinesslink
Premier’s Department
[2]   Schedule 1, Part 1
Insert in alphabetical order of Departments—
  
Department of Environment and Climate Change
Director-General of the Department
Department of Premier and Cabinet
Director-General of the Department
Department of Water and Energy
Director-General of the Department
Gazette No 51 of 13.4.2007, p 2165
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 23 April 2007.
Gazette No 56 of 20.4.2007, p 2433
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 2)
[1]   Clause 2 Commencement
Omit “23 April” from clause 2 (1). Insert instead “27 April”.
[2]   Clause 17 Abolition of Department of Natural Resources and transfer of branches to DECC etc
Omit “(2)–(4)” from clause 17 (1). Insert instead “(2)–(4A)”.
[3]   Clause 17 (4) (b)
Omit “or”.
[4]   Clause 17 (4) (d)
Omit the paragraph.
[5]   Clause 17 (4A)
Insert after clause 17 (4)—
  
(4A) Transfer of certain DNR corporate services staff to Department of Primary Industries or Department of Commerce The group of staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, are principally involved in providing human resources, payroll, finance, information technology and other corporate services—
(a)  being such staff, if any, as that Director-General assigns to the Department of Primary Industries instead of the Department of Environment and Climate Change, are removed from the Department of Natural Resources and added to the Department of Primary Industries, or
(b)  being such staff, if any, as that Director-General assigns to the Department of Commerce instead of the Department of Environment and Climate Change, are removed from the Department of Natural Resources and added to the Department of Commerce.
[6]   Clause 17 (6) (b)
Insert “or (4A) (a)” after “subclause (4)”.
[7]   Clause 17 (6) (b1)
Insert after clause 17 (6) (b)—
  
(b1)  as a reference to the Department of Commerce if used in relation to the staff referred to in subclause (4A) (b), or
Gazette No 57 of 26.4.2007, p 2439 (see also erratum published in GG No 63 of 4.5.2007, p 2594)
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 27 April 2007.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 3)
[1]   Clause 5 Construction of references to Minister for Natural Resources
Omit “as otherwise provided below” from clause 5 (a).
Insert instead “as otherwise provided by this clause”.
[2]   Clause 5 (2)
Insert at the end of the clause—
  
(2)  A reference to the Minister for Natural Resources in section 14 or 27 of the Forestry and National Park Estate Act 1998 (and in any forestry agreement or integrated forestry operations approval made or granted under that Act before the commencement of this Order), being a reference that is required to be construed as a reference to the Premier because of the Public Sector Employment and Management (Natural Resources) Order 2006, is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water.
[3]   Clause 8 Construction of references to “relevant Ministers” in Marine Parks Act 1997
Omit the clause.
[4]   Clause 17 Abolition of Department of Natural Resources and transfer of branches to DECC etc
Insert at the end of clause 17 (4) (b)—
  
, or
(c)  are principally involved in the administration of the Plantations and Reafforestation Act 1999,
[5]   Clause 18 Transfer of certain other branches to DECC
Insert after clause 18 (3)—
  
(4)  The Resource and Conservation Unit is removed from the Department of Premier and Cabinet and added to the Department of Environment and Climate Change.
[6]   Clause 19 Abolition of Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability and transfer of branches
Insert “(other than staff principally involved in the administration of Part 8A of the Electricity Supply Act 1995)” after “renewable energy policy” in clause 19 (1).
[7]   Clause 23
Insert after clause 22—
  
23   Transitional provision
To avoid doubt, if—
(a)  this Order requires a reference to an officer (the former officer) in an instrument relating to a matter to be construed as a reference to another officer (the successor officer), and
(b)  the former officer is the prosecutor in any proceedings for an offence relating to such a matter,
the prosecutor in those proceeding becomes, for the balance of the proceedings, the successor officer.
Gazette No 65 of 9.5.2007, p 2671
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 27 April 2007.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 3)
[1]   Clause 18 Transfer of certain other branches to DECC
Omit clause 18 (2) (a). Insert instead—
  
(a)  are principally involved in the administration of Division 2 of Part 7 (Aquatic reserves) of the Fisheries Management Act 1994, or
[2]   Clause 18 (2A)
Insert after clause 18 (2)—
  
(2A)  A reference in the Fisheries Management Act 1994 to the Director-General of the Department of Primary Industries is to be construed as a reference to the Director-General of the Department of Environment and Climate Change if the reference is used in relation to Division 2 of Part 7 of that Act.
[3]   Clause 21
Omit the clause. Insert instead—
  
21   Establishment of NSWbusinesslink as a separate office within Department of Commerce
(1)  NSWbusinesslink is established as a separate office within the Department of Commerce.
(2)  All branches are removed from NSWbusinesslink (as a Division of the Government Service) and added to NSWbusinesslink within the Department of Commerce.
(3)  NSWbusinesslink is abolished as a Division of the Government Service.
(4)  In any document, a reference to NSWbusinesslink (as a Division of the Government Service) is to be construed as a reference to NSWbusinesslink within the Department of Commerce.
Gazette No 68 of 18.5.2007, p 2774 (as amended by Act No 27, 2007)
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 18 May 2007.
3   Transfer of branch from Department of Planning to Ministry of Transport
(1)  The group of staff in the Department of Planning who are employed in connection with the Transport and Population Data Centre (except such staff who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, are principally involved in population data analysis) are removed from the Department of Planning and added to the Ministry of Transport.
(2)  A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement, to the Department of Planning (in relation to the group of staff removed from that Department under subclause (1)) is to be construed as a reference to the Ministry of Transport.
Gazette No 83 of 29.6.2007, p 4167
The Public Sector Employment and Management (Ministers) Order 2006 is amended by omitting clause 6 (Construction of certain references to Treasurer).
Gazette No 121 of 14.9.2007, p 7064
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 1 August 2007.
3   Transfer of branch
The group of staff employed in the Department of Commerce to enable the Festival Development Corporation to exercise its functions are removed from that Department and added to the Department of Lands.
4   Construction of certain references
(1)  A reference in the Growth Centres (Development Corporations) Act 1974 to the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning (required by previous Orders to be construed as a reference to the Department of Planning) is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Lands if the reference is used in relation to the Festival Development Corporation.
(2)  A reference in any other Act, or in any statutory instrument or other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the Department of Commerce is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Lands if the reference is used in relation to the Festival Development Corporation.
Gazette No 127 of 21.9.2007, p 7226
2   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Soil Conservation Service
(1)  In any document, a reference to the Soil Conservation Service (other than in relation to the title of the Commissioner of that Service) is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Lands, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  A reference to the Soil Conservation Service in Part 2A, 3 or 4 of the Soil Conservation Act 1938, or in section 15 or 30A of that Act, is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Lands or the Department of Environment and Climate Change.
Gazette No 180 of 7.12.2007, p 9267
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Clause 2)
[1]   Clause 7 Construction of references to Treasurer in relation to Rail SOCs
Omit the clause.
[2]   Clause 7A
Insert after clause 7—
  
7A   Consequential provision
On the commencement of the Public Sector Employment and Management (Ministers) Further Amendment Order 2007
(a)  each share in a Rail SOC held (or taken to be held) by the Premier immediately before that commencement is taken to be transferred to the Treasurer, and
(b)  the Rail SOC concerned is required to register the transfer.
Gazette No 23 of 27.2.2008, p 1244
2   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Construction of references to Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water is to be construed—
(a)  as a reference to the Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, or
(b)  if used in relation to legislation administered by the Minister for Water, as a reference to the Minister for Water.
4   Construction of references to Minister Assisting the Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water (Environment)
In any document, a reference to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water (Environment) is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Climate Change and the Environment.
5   Construction of references to Minister for Water Utilities
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Water Utilities is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Water.
6   Construction of certain references to Minister for the Environment
A reference in section 7 (2), 13 (1) (g), 41 (2), 43 (3), 45 (3), 50 (3) or 75 (2) of the Water Management Act 2000 to the Minister for the Environment, being a reference that is required to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Primary Industries because of clause 4 (2) of the Public Sector Employment and Management (General) Order 2007, is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Climate Change and the Environment.
7   Ministerial responsibility for certain Departments
(1)  The Department of Water and Energy is responsible to the Minister for Water and the Minister for Energy.
(2)  The Department of Environment and Climate Change is responsible to the Minister for Climate Change and the Environment.
Part 2 of Schedule 1 (Divisions of the Government Service) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended by omitting “Director-General of the Department of the Arts, Sport and Recreation” from Column 2 of that Part where appearing opposite the State Sports Centre Trust Division in Column 1 and by inserting instead “Chief Executive Officer of the Sydney Olympic Park Authority”.
Gazette No 68 of 13.6.2008, p 4787
2   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
3   Change of name of Department of Housing to Housing NSW
(1)  The name of the Department of Housing is changed to Housing NSW. Housing NSW is responsible to the Minister for Housing.
(2)  In any document, a reference to the Department of Housing is to be construed as a reference to Housing NSW.
Schedule 1 (Divisions of the Government Service) to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended by omitting from Part 1 (Public Service Departments) the matter relating to the Department of Housing and inserting instead—
  
Housing NSW
Director-General of Housing NSW
Gazette No 113 of 5.9.2008, p 9196 (Repealed by Gazette No 115 of 8.9.2008, p 9223)
2   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement, including an instrument that allocates the administration of Acts to Ministers.
3   Construction of references to Ministers
In any document, a reference to any Minister of a specified description (other than the Premier or Deputy Premier) is to be construed as a reference to either the Premier or the Deputy Premier.
Gazette No 115 of 8.9.2008, p 9223
2   Commencement
This Order commences on 8 September 2008.
3   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
4   Construction of references to Minister Assisting the Minister for Finance
In any document, a reference to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Finance is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Finance.
5   Ministerial responsibility for RTA Division
The Roads and Traffic Authority Division of the Government Service is responsible to the Minister for Transport and to the Minister for Roads.
Gazette No 132 of 17.10.2008, p 9980
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 1 October 2008.
3   Establishment of Hunter Region Sporting Venues Authority Division
The Hunter Region Sporting Venues Authority Division is established as a Division of the Government Service responsible to the Minister for Sport and Recreation.
Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 is amended by inserting in alphabetical order in Columns 1 and 2, respectively, the following matter—
  
Hunter Region Sporting Venues Authority Division
Chief Executive Officer of the Hunter Region Sporting Venues Authority (and, in relation to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chairperson of the board of management for the Authority)
Gazette No 20 of 23.1.2009, p 403
2   Construction of certain references to head of Cabinet Office
A reference in any of the following provisions to the head of The Cabinet Office, or to the Director-General of The Cabinet Office, is to be construed as a reference to either the Director-General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet or the Deputy Director General, (General Counsel), Department of Premier and Cabinet—
(a)  section 124 (4) of the Administrative Decisions Tribunal Act 1997,
(c)  sections 43EI (2) and 97HD (2) of the Electricity Supply Act 1995,
(d)  section 21 (2) of the HomeFund Commissioner Act 1993,
(f)  section 19 (2) of the Natural Resources Commission Act 2003,
(g)  section 22 (2) of the Ombudsman Act 1974,
Gazette No 23 of 30.1.2009, p 502
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 29 November 2008.
3   Transfer of SHFA planning staff to Department of Planning
(1)  The group of staff in the Office of the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority who, in the opinion of the Director-General of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, are principally involved in or in connection with planning matters under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 are removed from the Office of the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority and added to the Department of Planning.
(2)  A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement, to the Office of the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (in relation to the group of staff removed from that Office under subclause (1)) is to be construed as a reference to the Department of Planning.
Gazette No 25 of 30.1.2009, p 545
2   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement, including an instrument that allocates the administration of Acts to Ministers.
3   Construction of references to Minister for Justice
In any document, a reference to the Minister for Justice is to be construed as a reference to the Minister for Corrective Services.
NSW legislation website 1.5.2009
2   Commencement
This Order commences on the day on which it is published on the NSW legislation website.
3   Change of name of Office for Emergency Services to Emergency Management NSW
The name of the Office for Emergency Services in the Department of Rural Fire Service is changed to Emergency Management NSW.
NSW legislation website 22.5.2009
2   Commencement
(1)  This Order commences on the day on which it is published on the NSW legislation website, except as provided by subclause (2).
(2)  Clause 3 is taken to have commenced on 16 March 2009.
3   Transfer of branch
The Small Business Regulation Review Unit is removed from the Department of State and Regional Development and added to the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
4   Construction of references to General Manager of Office of Board of Studies
A reference in any Act or statutory instrument, or in any other instrument, or in any contract or agreement, to the General Manager of the Office of the Board of Studies is to be construed as a reference to the Chief Executive of the Office of the Board of Studies.
[1]   Schedule 1 Divisions of the Government Service
Omit “General Manager of the Office” from the matter relating to the Office of the Board of Studies in Part 1.
Insert instead “Chief Executive of the Office”.
[2]   Schedule 1, Part 1
Omit the matter relating to the Office of the World Youth Day Co-ordination Authority.
[3]   Schedule 1, Part 3
Omit “General Manager of the Office of the Board of Studies” from the matter relating to the Board of Studies Casual Staff Division and the Board of Studies Inspectors Division, wherever occurring.
Insert instead “Chief Executive of the Office of the Board of Studies”.
NSW legislation website 27.7.2009 (amended by Act 2009 No 96, Sch 20; and 2010 (99) LW 19.3.2010 and Act 2010 No 31)
Part 1 Preliminary
2   Commencement
This Order is taken to have commenced on 1 July 2009 and is required to be published on the NSW legislation website.
3   Definition
In this Order—
document means any Act or statutory instrument, or any other instrument, or any contract or agreement.
Part 2 Public Service Departments
Schedule 1 Divisions of the Government Service Omit Part 1. Insert instead—
  
Part 1 The Public Service
Division 1 Principal Departments
Column 1
Column 2
Name of Division
Division Head
Communities NSW
Director-General of Communities NSW
Department of Education and Training
Director-General of the Department
Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water
Director-General of the Department
Department of Health
Director-General of the Department
Department of Human Services
Director-General of the Department
Department of Industry and Investment
Director-General of the Department
Department of Justice and Attorney General
Director-General of the Department
Department of Planning
Director-General of the Department
Police and Emergency Services NSW
Director-General of Police and Emergency Services NSW
Department of Premier and Cabinet
Director-General of the Department
Department of Services, Technology and Administration
Director-General of the Department
Department of Transport and Infrastructure
Director-General of the Department
The Treasury
Secretary of the Treasury
Division 2 Other agencies
 
Column 1
Column 2
 
Name of Division
Division Head
Department of Education and Training
Office of the Board of Studies
Chief Executive of the Office
 
Office of the Institute of Teachers
Chief Executive of the Institute
Department of Health
Office of the Health Care Complaints Commission
*Commissioner of the Health Care Complaints Commission
Department of Industry and Investment
Office of the NSW Food Authority
Director-General of the Department of Industry and Investment
 
Office of the Rural Assistance Authority
Director-General of the Department of Industry and Investment
Department of Justice and Attorney General
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
*Director of Public Prosecutions
 
Office of the Information Commissioner
*Information Commissioner
 
Office of the Legal Aid Commission
*Chief Executive Officer of the Commission
Department of Planning
Office of the Barangaroo Delivery Authority
Chief Executive Officer of the Authority
 
Office of the Redfern–Waterloo Authority
Chief Executive Officer of the Authority
 
Office of the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority
Chief Executive Officer of the Authority
Police and Emergency Services NSW
Office of the New South Wales Crime Commission
*Commissioner for the New South Wales Crime Commission