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Interpretation Act 1987 No 15
Current version for 15 September 2015 to date (accessed 25 April 2017 at 20:26)
Schedule 3
Schedule 3 Savings and transitional provisions
(Section 83)
1   Commencement of certain Acts
(1)  Section 3 (II) of the Interpretation Act 1897 continues to apply to an Act enacted before the appointed day as if this Act had not been enacted.
(2)  In this clause:
the appointed day means the day appointed and notified under section 2 (3).
2   Orders under sec 27 (III) of the Interpretation Act 1897
An order in force immediately before the commencement of this Act under section 27 (III) of the Interpretation Act 1897 shall be deemed to be an order made under section 77 (3) of this Act.
3   Instruments under sec 37 of the Interpretation Act 1897
Section 37 of the Interpretation Act 1897 continues to apply to an instrument made by virtue of section 37 (I) of that Act before the commencement of this Act as if this Act had not been enacted.
4   Regulations under sec 41 of the Interpretation Act 1897
Section 41 of the Interpretation Act 1897 continues to apply to a regulation (within the meaning of that section) published in the Gazette before the commencement of this Act as if this Act had not been enacted.
5   References to the tabling of statutory rules
A reference in any Act to the laying of a statutory rule before either or both Houses of Parliament includes a reference to the laying before either or both Houses of Parliament of a written notice of the making of the statutory rule, as referred to in section 40.
6   Ordinances under sec 577 of the Local Government Act 1919
Section 577 of the Local Government Act 1919 continues to apply to an ordinance (within the meaning of that Act) published in the Gazette before the commencement of this Act as if this Act had not been enacted.
7   Statutory bodies representing the Crown
(1)  Section 13A, as inserted by the Interpretation Amendment Act 2006, is taken to have applied to any Act in force before the commencement of that section (and to have applied on and from the enactment of any such Act).
(2)  Nothing in subclause (1) affects any judgment or other order of a court or tribunal given or made before the commencement of that section.
(3)  In particular, the Roads and Traffic Authority is bound by the Landlord and Tenant (Amendment) Act 1948 in relation to the property located at 67 Cromwell Street, Croydon Park for so long as that property is leased by that Authority to Mrs Jill McNamara (being the appellant in the appeal to the High Court in McNamara (McGrath) v Consumer Trader and Tenancy Tribunal [2005] HCA 55 (29 September 2005)).
8   Repeal of Reprints Act 1972—saving of certificates certifying reprint as correct
A certificate given under section 5 of the Reprints Act 1972 before the repeal of that Act by the Interpretation Amendment Act 2006 is taken, after that repeal, to be a certificate given under section 45D of this Act.
9   Construction of references to publication in Gazette where instruments published on NSW legislation website
(1)  This clause applies to statutory rules and other instruments that were required to be published in the Gazette, but that are required (by amendments made by the Interpretation Amendment Act 2006, by a regulation under section 44 or by any other Act) to be published instead on the NSW legislation website.
(2)  In any Act or instrument, a reference to the publication in the Gazette of a statutory rule or other instrument to which this clause applies includes a reference to its publication on the NSW legislation website instead of its publication in the Gazette.
10   (Repealed)
11   References to offences—section 21 (3)
(1)  Section 21 (3), as inserted by the Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2013, is taken to have applied to any Act in force before the commencement of that subsection (and to have applied on and from the enactment of any such Act).
(2)  Nothing in subclause (1) affects any judgment or other order of a court or tribunal given or made before the commencement of that subsection.