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The NSW legislation website is the primary source for NSW legislation.
It is managed by the Parliamentary Counsel's Office.

Reliable information about the COVID-19 pandemic generally is available via the following links—
  1. Public health orders

    The public health order relating to COVID-19 restrictions on spitting and coughing is here. (commenced 9 April 2020)

    The amended public health order relating to restrictions on gathering and movement is here. (original order commenced 31 March 2020; amendments commenced 4 April 2020)

    The amended public health order relating to air transportation quarantine is here. (original order commenced 29 March 2020; amendments commenced 29 March 2020 and 3 April 2020 at 8:11pm)

    The amended public health order relating to maritime quarantine is here. (original order commenced 28 March 2020 at 8:56am; amendments commenced 3 April 2020 at 8:11pm)

    The public health order relating to COVID-19 self-isolation is here. (commenced 25 March 2020)

    The public health order relating to aged care facilities is here. (commenced 24 March 2020)

    The public health order relating to COVID-19 and Lord Howe Island is here. (commenced 22 March 2020)

  2. Environment and planning orders

    The environment and planning order relating to infrastructure construction work days is here. (commenced 9 April 2020)

    The environment and planning order relating to takeaway food and beverages is here. (commenced 2 April 2020)

    The environment and planning order relating to construction work days is here. (commenced 2 April 2020)

    The environment and planning order relating to health services facilities is here. (commenced 1 April 2020)

    The environment and planning order relating to temporary workers’ accommodation is here. (commenced 1 April 2020)

  3. Acts of Parliament

    COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Act 2020 (commenced 25 March 2020)

    Better Regulation and Customer Service Legislation Amendment (Bushfire Relief) Act 2020 (commenced 25 March 2020)

    Treasury Legislation Amendment (COVID-19) Bill 2020 (commenced 25 March 2020)

  4. Regulations

    Public Health Amendment (COVID-19 Spitting and Coughing) Regulation 2020 (commenced 9 April 2020)

    Evidence (Audio and Audio Visual Links) Amendment (Emergency Measures—COVID-19) Regulation 2020 (commenced 3 April 2020)

    Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Amendment (COVID-19) Regulation 2020 (commenced 3 April 2020)

The deadline for submission of notices in the gazette of Thursday, 9 April 2020 will be 10:00am on Wednesday, 8 April 2020.

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