Interpretation Act 1987 No 15
Part 6A Publication of legislation
In this Part:legislation means:(a) an Act or instrument of this jurisdiction, or(b) a law of another jurisdiction that, under such an Act or instrument, applies as a law of New South Wales, orand includes a portion of any such legislation.(c) a publication applied, adopted or incorporated by such an Act or instrument by way of reference,NSW legislation website has the meaning given by section 21.
45C Publication on NSW legislation website
(1) The Parliamentary Counsel may publish on the NSW legislation website under the authority of the Government:(a) legislation (as originally made or as amended), and(a1) the Gazette (as individual gazette notices or as a collection of gazette notices), and(b) other matter (including information relating to legislation and any matter authorised by law to be published on the website).(2) Legislation, the Gazette or other matter is published on the NSW legislation website:(a) if it is made accessible in full on that website, or(b) if notice of its making, issue or other production is made accessible on that website and it is made accessible separately in full on that website or in any other identified location.(3) The date on which legislation, the Gazette or other matter is published on the NSW legislation website is the date notified by the Parliamentary Counsel as the date of its publication (being not earlier than the date on which it was first made so accessible).(4) If legislation, the Gazette or other matter cannot for technical or other reasons be published on the NSW legislation website at a particular time, the legislation, the Gazette or other matter may be published at that time in such other manner as the Parliamentary Counsel determines and published on that website as soon as practicable thereafter. In that case, it is taken to have been published on that website at that earlier time.(5) The Parliamentary Counsel is to compile and maintain a database of legislation or Gazettes published on the NSW legislation website, and may certify the form of legislation or Gazettes so published that is correct.(6) For the purpose of facilitating public access to instruments on the NSW legislation website, the Parliamentary Counsel may determine the following matters:(a) the requirements for lodging instruments required to be published on that website,(b) standard technical requirements with respect to the drafting or form of those instruments.
45E Style changes, roman numerals, colons and dashes
(cf former ss 9D and 9F of Reprints Act 1972)
(1) Legislation may be published under this Part:(a) with the omission of the enacting formula, and(b) with the omission of any comma before or after the year in the short title or citation of the legislation (or in references to the short title or citation of legislation of this or any other jurisdiction), and(c) with the omission of inverted commas around the short title or citation of legislation, and(d) with other changes to the format (but not to the text) of legislation so as to conform to current styles in the State.(2) For the purposes of publication under this Part and for all other purposes:(a) roman numerals in legislation may be regarded as being interchangeable with the corresponding arabic numerals, and(b) colons in legislation may be regarded as being interchangeable with dashes.