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Geographical Names Act 1966 No 13
Current version for 8 July 2016 to date (accessed 19 September 2017 at 21:54)
Historical notes
Historical notes
The following abbreviations are used in the Historical notes:
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CllclausesppageSecsection
DivDivisionpppagesSecssections
DivsDivisionsRegRegulationSubdivSubdivision
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Table of amending instruments
Geographical Names Act 1966 No 13. Assented to 30.3.1966. Date of commencement for certain purposes, 30.3.1966, sec 1 (3); for all purposes, 26.8.1966, sec 1 (2) and GG No 92 of 26.8.1966, p 3548.
1987
No 48
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 1) 1987. Assented to 28.5.1987.
Date of commencement of Sch 32, except as provided by sec 2 (13), 1.9.1987, sec 2 (12) and GG No 136 of 28.8.1987, p 4809.
 
No 63
Miscellaneous Acts (Education and Public Instruction) Repeal and Amendment Act 1987. Assented to 3.6.1987.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 17.8.1987, sec 2 (2) and GG No 126 of 31.7.1987, p 4254.
1988
No 131
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 3) 1988. Assented to 30.12.1988.
Date of commencement of Sch 10, 1.11.1989, sec 2 (2) and GG No 105 of 27.10.1989, p 8851.
1990
No 46
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1990. Assented to 22.6.1990.
Date of commencement of the provision of Sch 1 relating to the Geographical Names Act 1966, assent, sec 2.
1993
No 33
Roads Act 1993. Assented to 8.6.1993.
Date of commencement, 1.7.1993, sec 2 and GG No 73 of 1.7.1993, p 3343.
 
No 47
Statute Law (Penalties) Act 1993. Assented to 15.6.1993.
Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.
 
No 108
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1993. Assented to 2.12.1993.
Date of commencement of items (1), (2), (3) (b), (c), (g) and (h) of the provisions of Sch 1 relating to the Geographical Names Act 1966, assent, Sch 1; date of commencement of items (3) (a) and (d)–(f) of those provisions, 31.1.1994, Sch 1 and GG No 27 of 28.1.1994, p 339; item (4) of those provisions was not commenced and was superseded by the amendment made by the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1994 No 32.
1994
No 32
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1994. Assented to 2.6.1994.
Date of commencement of the provision of Sch 2 relating to the Geographical Names Act 1966, assent, Sch 2.
1995
No 11
Statute Law Revision (Local Government) Act 1995. Assented to 9.6.1995.
Date of commencement of the provision of Sch 1 relating to the Geographical Names Act 1966, 23.6.1995, sec 2 (1) and GG No 77 of 23.6.1995, p 3279.
1999
No 85
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1999. Assented to 3.12.1999.
Date of commencement of Sch 4, assent, sec 2 (1).
2000
No 53
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2000. Assented to 29.6.2000.
Date of commencement of Sch 3.8, assent, sec 2 (2).
2001
No 112
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2001. Assented to 14.12.2001.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.12, assent, sec 2 (2).
2002
No 83
Surveying Act 2002. Assented to 29.10.2002.
Date of commencement, 25.6.2003, sec 2 and GG No 103 of 25.6.2003, p 5903.
2004
No 55
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004. Assented to 6.7.2004.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.13, assent, sec 2 (2).
2007
No 94
Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007. Assented to 13.12.2007.
Date of commencement of Sch 4, 6.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (314) LW 3.7.2009.
2009
No 102
Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Amendment (Automatic Enrolment) Act 2009. Assented to 14.12.2009.
Date of commencement, 24.9.2010, sec 2 and 2010 (542) LW 24.9.2010.
2010
No 59
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010. Assented to 28.6.2010.
Date of commencement of Sch 2.37, 9.7.2010, sec 2 (2).
2013
No 111
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2013. Assented to 3.12.2013.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 3.1.2014, sec 2 (1).
2014
No 64
Multicultural NSW Legislation Amendment Act 2014. Assented to 28.10.2014.
Date of commencement, 24.11.2014, sec 2 and 2014 (714) LW 14.11.2014.
2015
No 58
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2015. Assented to 24.11.2015.
Date of commencement of Sch 3, 15.1.2016, sec 2 (3).
2016
No 27
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2016. Assented to 7.6.2016.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.12, 8.7.2016, sec 2 (1).
This Act has also been amended pursuant to orders under secs 8 (2), 9 (3) and 9A of the Reprints Act 1972 No 48 (formerly Acts Reprinting Act 1972). Order dated 21.2.1979, and published in GG No 30 of 23.2.1979, p 834, declaring that the Geographical Names Act 1966 is an enactment to which sec 8 (2) and sec 9 (3) of the Acts Reprinting Act 1972 apply. Order dated 21.2.1979 and published in GG No 33 of 2.3.1979, p 953.
Table of amendments
No reference is made to certain amendments made by the Reprints Act 1972.
Sec 2
Am 1987 No 63, Sch 2; 1993 No 108, Sch 1; 1995 No 11, Sch 1; 2001 No 112, Sch 1.12 [1]; 2010 No 59, Sch 2.37 [1]; 2009 No 102, Sch 6.1; 2015 No 58, Sch 3.38 [1].
Sec 3
Am GG No 33 of 2.3.1979, p 953; 1988 No 131, Sch 10; 1990 No 46, Sch 1; 1993 No 108, Sch 1; 2001 No 112, Sch 1.12 [2]–[7]; 2002 No 83, Sch 2.9; 2004 No 55, Sch 1.13 [1] [2]; 2013 No 111, Sch 2.8; 2014 No 64, Sch 2.4; 2015 No 58, Sch 3.38 [2]–[4].
Sec 4
Subst 2015 No 58, Sch 3.38 [5].
Sec 5
Am 2000 No 53, Sch 3.8; 2004 No 55, Sch 1.13 [3]; 2016 No 27, Sch 1.12 [1] [2].
Sec 7A
Ins 2004 No 55, Sch 1.13 [4].
Sec 9
Am 2001 No 112, Sch 1.12 [8]–[11].
Sec 10
Am 2001 No 112, Sch 1.12 [12] [13].
Sec 13
Rep 1993 No 33, Sch 1.
Sec 15
Am 1993 No 47, Sch 1; 1994 No 32, Sch 2; 2001 No 112, Sch 1.12 [14] [15]; 2007 No 94, Sch 4.
Sec 18
Am 2004 No 55, Sch 1.13 [5]; 2010 No 59, Sch 2.37 [2] [3]; 2015 No 58, Sch 3.38 [6]–[8].
Sec 19
Am 1987 No 48, Sch 32.
Sec 20
Rep 1999 No 85, Sch 4. Ins 2001 No 112, Sch 1.12 [16].
The whole Act (except sec 3 (2) (b))
Am 1993 No 108, Sch 1 (“chairman” omitted wherever occurring, “chairperson” inserted instead).
The whole Act
Am 1993 No 108, Sch 1 (after “he” wherever occurring, “or she” inserted).
The whole Act (except sec 3 (2) (b), (c) and (d))
Am 1993 No 108, Sch 1 (after “him” wherever occurring, “or her” inserted).
The whole Act (except sec 3 (3A))
Am 1993 No 108, Sch 1 (after “his” wherever occurring, “or her” inserted).