Legislation Act 2003

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

Part 2 - Compilations  

Division 1 - Simplified outline of this Part  

SECTION 15N   Simplified outline of this Part  

A compilation shows the text of an Act, legislative instrument or notifiable instrument as amended (if at all) and in force on the compilation date stated in the Act or instrument.

The First Parliamentary Counsel must generally register a compilation after a registered Act or instrument is amended, and in some other circumstances.

A rule-maker for a legislative instrument or notifiable instrument must lodge a compilation for registration if the instrument is amended, or in some circumstances on notice from the First Parliamentary Counsel.

The First Parliamentary Counsel may make editorial changes and some other changes in preparing a compilation of a registered Act or instrument, as long as they do not change the effect of the Act or instrument.


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