Glossary of Terms
Principal Act as it stands without amendments.
- Amendment Act
ONLY an amendment to principal Act.
- Amendment Regulation
ONLY an amendment to principal Regulation.
Initial draft copy of an Act to be debated in Parliament.
- Blue Copy
Version of Act with proposed Bill amendments incorporated.
- Bound Volume of Statutes
A copy of each Act for the year bound into several volumes including an Index.
- Electronic Legislation
Legislation in an electronic or word processing format.
- Government Gazette
Official publication of the Government as set out in the "Interpretation Act 1984".
- Green Copy
Draft legislation available for public comment prior to introduction to Parliament.
Official transcript of Parliamentary debates.
- Industrial Gazette
Official publication containing Industrial Commission Judgements.
- Kit Act
The principal Act with all associated amendments attached but not consolidated.
- Kit Regulation
The principal Regulation with all associated amendments attached but not consolidated.
- Loose Statutes
Individual Acts as they are passed by Parliament each year.
Minutes of the Legislative Council for wach sitting day.
- Notice Papers
Produced for each house of Parliament on sitting days listing the order of business.
Portable Document Format (Pertaining to Electronic Legislation)
Principal Regulation as it stands without amendments.
Act or Regulations that has had all amendments consolidated with the Principal
- Sessional Bill
Draft Legislation for debating in Parliament (see "Bill").
- Special Government Gazette
Large notices or items of specialised nature are normally published in a Gazette of their own.
Covers books and items of miscellaneous nature held by the State Law Publisher.
- Unautorised Act
Act printed from the Electronic version.
- Unautorised Regulation
Regulation printed from the Electronic version.
- Votes and Proceedings
Minutes of the Legislative Assembly for each sitting day.
Word Processing Document (Pertaining to Electronic Legislation).