(cf former ss 5–7, 12 and 13 of Reprints Act 1972)(1) This section applies to paper reprints of legislation, but does not apply to the publication of legislation, as amended, on the NSW legislation website.(2) The Parliamentary Counsel may authorise legislation that has been amended to be reprinted, as so amended, under the authority of the Government, in the form certified as correct by the Parliamentary Counsel as at the date of the reprint.(3) The Parliamentary Counsel may authorise legislation to be reprinted under this section:(a) with the omission of all or any of the provisions of the legislation that amend other legislation, and(b) with the inclusion (appropriately identified) of amendments to the legislation that have not been commenced as at the date of the reprint.(4) Legislation that is reprinted under this section may include:(a) references where applicable to provisions by which the legislation has been amended, and(b) a note to the effect that the legislation is reprinted under this section, and(c) such other notes as the Parliamentary Counsel thinks fit.(5) In this section:
amendment means a direct amendment that has commenced.
direct amendment means an amendment that inserts, omits, varies or substitutes matter.