Acts Interpretation Act 1901
Pt 1 heading substituted by No 46 of 2011, s 3 and Sch 1 item 1, applicable on and after 27 December 2011, in relation to Acts enacted before, on or after 27 December 2011. No 46 of 2011, s 3 and Sch 3 item 11 contains the following transitional regulations:
11 Transitional regulations
The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing matters of a transitional nature (including prescribing any saving or application provisions) relating to the amendments and repeals made by Schedules 1 and 2.
The heading formerly read:
PART I - PRELIMINARY
This Act applies to all Acts (including this Act).
This Act also applies to legislative instruments, notifiable instruments and other instruments: see subsection 13(1) of the Legislation Act 2003 and subsection 46(1) of this Act.
S 2(1) amended by No 10 of 2015, s 3 and Sch 1 item 95, by substituting " , notifiable instruments and other instruments: see subsection 13(1) of the Legislation Act 2003 " for " and other instruments made under an Act: see subsection 13(1) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 " in the note, effective 5 March 2016. For application, savings and transitional provisions, see note under s 46AA(1) .
However, the application of this Act or a provision of this Act to an Act or a provision of an Act is subject to a contrary intention.
S 2 substituted by No 46 of 2011, s 3 and Sch 1 item 3, applicable on and after 27 December 2011, in relation to Acts enacted before, on or after 27 December 2011. For transitional regulations, see note under Part
heading. S 2 formerly read:
SECTION 2 APPLICATION OF ACT
Except so far as the contrary intention appears, this Act applies to all Acts, including this Act.
This Act shall bind the Crown.
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