Legislation Act 2003

Chapter 2 - Registration of Acts, legislative instruments and notifiable instruments  

Part 2 - Compilations  

Division 2 - Registration of compilations  

SECTION 15T   Registration of compilations  

Required compilation events for Acts

(1)  
If a required compilation event occurs for an Act, the First Parliamentary Counsel must prepare and register a compilation of the Act as soon as practicable afterwards. Required compilation events for instruments

(2)  
If a required compilation event occurs for a legislative instrument or notifiable instrument, the First Parliamentary Counsel must register a compilation of the instrument:


(a) if a compilation is lodged for registration within 28 days after the event, or within a longer period allowed by the First Parliamentary Counsel - as soon as practicable after lodgement; or


(b) if a compilation is not lodged for registration within that period - as soon as practicable after the end of the period.

(3)  
However, if a required compilation event occurs for a legislative instrument or notifiable instrument, and section 15R does not apply because of subsection 15R(4) , the First Parliamentary Counsel must prepare and register a compilation of the instrument as soon as practicable afterwards. Discretionary compilation events for Acts and instruments

(4)  
If a discretionary compilation event occurs for an Act or a legislative instrument or notifiable instrument, the First Parliamentary Counsel may prepare and register a compilation of the Act or instrument.

(5)  
If a discretionary compilation event occurs for a legislative instrument or notifiable instrument, and the First Parliamentary Counsel gives the rule-maker for the instrument a notice under section 15S , the First Parliamentary Counsel must register a compilation of the instrument:


(a) if a compilation is lodged for registration within the period stated in the notice, or within a longer period allowed by the First Parliamentary Counsel - as soon as practicable after lodgement; or


(b) if a compilation is not lodged for registration within that period - as soon as practicable after the end of the period. No required or discretionary compilation event for Act or instrument

(6)  
The First Parliamentary Counsel may prepare and register a compilation of an Act, legislative instrument or notifiable instrument even if neither a required compilation event nor a discretionary compilation event has occurred for the Act or instrument. Repeal and disallowance of Act or instrument

(7)  
The First Parliamentary Counsel must ensure that a registered compilation of an Act, legislative instrument or notifiable instrument is no longer shown on the Register as a compilation currently in force as soon as practicable after:


(a) the Act or instrument is repealed; or


(b) for a disallowable legislative instrument - the instrument is disallowed under section 42 .




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