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1 This is a compilation of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971 and includes the amendments made by the other written laws referred to in the following table 1a, 3. The table also contains information about any reprint.

Compilation table
Short titleNumber and yearAssentCommencement
Parliamentary Commissioner Act 197164 of 197122 Dec 197112 May 1972 (see s. 2 and Gazette 12 May 1972 p. 1043)
Parliamentary Commissioner Act Amendment Act 197668 of 19766 Oct 19766 Oct 1976
Parliamentary Commissioner Amendment Act 198213 of 198214 May 198214 May 1982
Reprint of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971 approved 19 Jul 1983 (includes amendments listed above)
Parliamentary Commissioner Amendment Act 1984124 of 198427 Dec 19841 Jul 1985 (see s. 2 and Gazette 28 Jun 1985 p. 2291)
Acts Amendment (Authority for Intellectually Handicapped Persons) Act 1985 Pt. III69 of 198515 Nov 19851 Jan 1986 (see s. 2 and Gazette 13 Dec 1985 p. 4757)
Acts Amendment (State Planning Commission) Act 1985 Pt. IV92 of 19854 Dec 19856 Dec 1985 (see s. 2 and Gazette 6 Dec 1985 p. 4591)
Acts Amendment (Financial Administration and Audit) Act 1985 s. 398 of 19854 Dec 19851 Jul 1986 (see s. 2 and Gazette 30 Jun 1986 p. 2255)
Acts Amendment (Water Authorities) Act 1985 Pt. X110 of 198517 Dec 198514 Mar 1986 (see s. 2 and Gazette 14 Mar 1986 p. 726)
Acts Amendment (Meat Industry) Act 1985 Pt. IV107 of 19857 Jan 19861 Jul 1986 (see s. 2 and Gazette 27 Jun 1986 p. 2159)
Perth Mint Amendment Act 1986 Pt. III39 of 19861 Aug 19861 Oct 1986 (see s. 2 and Gazette 30 Sep 1986 p. 3769)
State Government Insurance Commission Act 1986 s. 46(2)51 of 19865 Aug 19861 Jan 1987 (see s. 2 and Gazette 19 Dec 1986 p. 4859)
Western Australian Sports Centre Trust Act 1986 s. 21101 of 198612 Dec 198624 Dec 1986 (see s. 2 and Gazette 24 Dec 1986 p. 4963)
Boxing Control Act 1987 s. 642 of 198729 May 198722 Feb 1991 (see s. 2 and Gazette 22 Feb 1991 p. 867)
Great Southern Development Authority Act 1987 s. 349 of 198711 Jun 198729 Apr 1988 (see s. 2 and Gazette 29 Apr 1988 p. 1292)
Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Amendment Act 1987 s. 1943 of 19876 Jul 198716 Sep 1988 (see s. 2 and Gazette 16 Sep 1988 p. 3757)
Acts Amendment (Corrective Services) Act 1987 Pt. VI47 of 19873 Oct 198711 Dec 1987 (see s. 2 and Gazette 11 Dec 1987 p. 4363)
Gaming Commission Act 1987 s. 11650 of 19878 Oct 19874 Mar 1988 (see s. 2 and Gazette 4 Mar 1988 p. 665)
Mines Regulation Amendment Act 1987 s. 2164 of 198718 Nov 19873 Jun 1988 (see s. 2 and Gazette 3 Jun 1988 p. 1851)
Minerals and Energy Research Act 1987 s. 4289 of 19879 Dec 19871 Feb 1988 (see s. 2 and Gazette 15 Jan 1988 p. 67)
Rottnest Island Authority Act 1987 s. 5191 of 19879 Dec 198730 May 1988 (see s. 2 and Gazette 30 May 1988 p. 1823)
Gold Banking Corporation Act 1987 s. 7999 of 198718 Dec 198730 Jun 1988 (see s. 2 and Gazette 30 Jun 1988 p. 2133)
Acts Amendment (Public Service) Act 1987 s. 32113 of 198731 Dec 198716 Mar 1988 (see s. 2 and Gazette 16 Mar 1988 p. 813)
Acts Amendment (Retail Trading Hours) Act 1987 s. 11114 of 198731 Dec 19871 Sep 1988 (see s. 2 and Gazette 12 Aug 1988 p. 2695)
Geraldton Mid-West Development Authority Act 1988 s. 334 of 198830 Jun 198822 Jul 1988 (see s. 2 and Gazette 22 Jul 1988 p. 2479)
Acts Amendment (Swan River Trust) Act 1988 Pt. 821 of 19885 Oct 19881 Mar 1989 (see s. 2 and Gazette 27 Jan 1989 p. 264)
Art Gallery Amendment Act 1988 s. 859 of 19888 Dec 198820 Jan 1989 (see s. 2 and Gazette 20 Jan 1989 p. 110)
Horticultural Produce Commission Act 1988 s. 27(1)75 of 198823 Dec 19881 Sep 1989 (see s. 2 and Gazette 1 Sep 1989 p. 3017)
Reprint of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971 as at 31 Mar 1989 (includes amendments listed above except those in the Boxing Control Act 1987 and the Horticultural Produce Commission Act 1988)
Coal Industry Superannuation Act 1989 s. 33(2)28 of 198912 Dec 19891 Jul 1990 (see s. 2 and Gazette 22 Jun 1990 p. 3027)
Acts Amendment (Parliamentary Superannuation) Act 1989 Pt. 431 of 198915 Dec 198915 Dec 1989 (see s. 2)
Acts Amendment (Perth Market Authority) Act 1990 Pt. 66 of 199012 Jul 19901 Jan 1991 (see s. 2 and Gazette 21 Dec 1990 p. 6211)
Acts Amendment (Gold Banking Corporation) Act 1990 Pt. 510 of 199031 Jul 199028 Sep 1990 (see s. 2 and Gazette 28 Sep 1990 p. 4981)
Lotteries Commission Act 1990 s. 3316 of 199031 Jul 19901 Jan 1991 (see s. 2 and Gazette 28 Dec 1990 p. 6369)
Guardianship and Administration Act 1990 s. 12324 of 19907 Sep 199020 Oct 1992 (see s. 2 and Gazette 2 Oct 1992 p. 4811)
Goldfields-Esperance Development Authority Act 1990 s. 3639 of 19908 Nov 19907 Dec 1990 (see s. 2 and Gazette 7 Dec 1990 p. 5979)
State Employment and Skills Development Authority Act 1990 s. 4840 of 199026 Nov 199022 Mar 1991 (see s. 2 and Gazette 22 Mar 1991 p. 1209)
Soil and Land Conservation Amendment Act 1990 s. 1791 of 199017 Dec 199028 Oct 1995 (see s. 2 and Gazette 27 Oct 1995 p. 4937)
R & I Bank Act 1990 s. 45(1)73 of 199020 Dec 19901 Jan 1991 (see s. 2(2) and Gazette 28 Dec 1990 p. 6369)
Building and Construction Industry Training Fund and Levy Collection Act 1990 s. 3376 of 199020 Dec 19901 Jul 1991 (see s. 2 and Gazette 28 Jun 1991 p. 3101)
Acts Amendment (Heritage Council) Act 1990 s. 497 of 199022 Dec 199025 Feb 1991 (see s. 2 and Gazette 22 Feb 1991 p. 868)
Tobacco Control Act 1990 s. 39104 of 19902 Jan 19918 Feb 1991 (see s. 2(1) and Gazette 8 Feb 1991 p. 575)
State Supply Commission Act 1991 s. 355 of 19916 Jun 199120 Sep 1991 (see s. 2 and Gazette 20 Sep 1991 p. 4855)
Human Reproductive Technology Act 1991 s. 6222 of 19918 Oct 19916 Mar 1992 (see s. 2 and Gazette 6 Mar 1992 p. 1107)
East Perth Redevelopment Act 1991 s. 5962 of 199130 Dec 19911 Jul 1992 (see s. 2 and Gazette 1 Jul 1992 p. 2945)
South West Development Authority Amendment Act 1992 s. 12(2)5 of 199214 May 199211 Aug 1992 (see s. 2 and Gazette 11 Aug 1992 p. 3959)
Western Australian Financial Institutions Authority Act 1992 s. 5729 of 199219 Jun 19921 Jul 1992 (see s. 2 and Gazette 26 Jun 1992 p. 2643)
Western Australian Land Authority Act 1992 s. 4935 of 199223 Jun 19921 Jul 1992 (see s. 2(2) and Gazette 30 Jun 1992 p. 2869)
Reprint of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971 as at 21 Oct 1992 (includes amendments listed above except those in the Soil and Land Conservation Amendment Act 1990)
Pilbara Development Commission Act 1992 s. 2559 of 199211 Dec 19921 Jul 1993 (see s. 2 and Gazette 1 Jul 1993 p. 3209)
Local Government (Superannuation) Amendment and Repeal Act 1993 s. 172 of 199318 Aug 19931 Jul 1993 (see s. 2)
Financial Administration Legislation Amendment Act 1993 s. 116 of 199327 Aug 19931 Jul 1993 (see s. 2(1))
Rural Adjustment and Finance Corporation Act 1993 s. 5710 of 19936 Oct 199324 Dec 1993 (see s. 2 and Gazette 24 Dec 1993 p. 6796)
Workplace Agreements Act 1993 s. 10313 of 199323 Nov 19931 Dec 1993 (see s. 2 and Gazette 30 Nov 1993 p. 6439)
Bee Industry Amendment and Repeal Act 1993 s. 2126 of 199315 Dec 19934 Feb 1994 (see s. 2 and Gazette 4 Feb 1994 p. 339)
Mines Regulation Amendment Act 1993 s. 1230 of 199316 Dec 199324 Dec 1993 (see s. 2 and Gazette 24 Dec 1993 p. 6796)
Disability Services Act 1993 s. 5836 of 199316 Dec 199323 Dec 1993 (see s. 2)
Regional Development Commissions Act 1993 s. 4453 of 199322 Dec 19938 Apr 1994 (see s. 2 and Gazette 8 Apr 1994 p. 1462)
Adoption Act 1994 s. 1459 of 199415 Apr 19941 Jan 1995 (see s. 2 and Gazette 25 Nov 1994 p. 5905)
Acts Amendment (Official Corruption Commission) Act 1994 s. 1914 of 199422 Apr 199424 May 1994 (see s. 2 and Gazette 24 May 1994 p. 2193)
Acts Amendment (Public Sector Management) Act 1994 s. 1932 of 199429 Jun 19941 Oct 1994 (see s. 2 and Gazette 30 Sep 1994 p. 4948)
Subiaco Redevelopment Act 1994 s. 6735 of 19948 Jul 199424 Aug 1994 (see s. 2 and Gazette 23 Aug 1994 p. 4364)
Perth International Centre for Application of Solar Energy Act 1994 s. 3536 of 19948 Jul 199422 Jul 1994 (see s. 2 and Gazette 22 Jul 1994 p. 3727)
Acts Amendment (Coal Mining Industry) Act 1994 s. 2345 of 199422 Sep 199422 Sep 1994 (see s. 2(1))
Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 s. 10962 of 19947 Nov 19949 Dec 1995 (see s. 2 and Gazette 8 Dec 1995 p. 5935)
Statutes (Repeals and Minor Amendments) Act 1994 s. 473 of 19949 Dec 19949 Dec 1994 (see s. 2)
Energy Corporations (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 1994 s. 10989 of 199415 Dec 19941 Jan 1995 (see s. 2(2) and Gazette 23 Dec 1994 p. 7069)
Taxi Act 1994 s. 5083 of 199420 Dec 199410 Jan 1995 (see s. 2 and Gazette 10 Jan 1995 p. 73)
Hospitals Amendment Act 1994 s. 18103 of 199411 Jan 19953 Feb 1995 (see s. 2 and Gazette 3 Feb 1995 p. 333)
Planning Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1994 s. 44 and 4684 of 199413 Jan 19951 Mar 1995 (see s. 2 and Gazette 21 Feb 1995 p. 567)
Industrial Legislation Amendment Act 1995 s. 351 of 19959 May 19951 Jan 1996 (see s. 2(2) and Gazette 24 Nov 1995 p. 5389)
Reprint of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971 as at 25 May 1995
(includes amendments listed above except those in the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 and the Industrial Legislation Amendment Act 1995)
Marketing of Potatoes Amendment Act 1995 s. 58(4)11 of 199530 Jun 19954 Sep 1995 (see s. 2 and Gazette 1 Sep 1995 p. 4063)
Occupational Safety and Health Legislation Amendment Act 1995 s. 4830 of 199511 Sep 19951 Oct 1995 (see s. 2 and Gazette 15 Sep 1995 p. 4301)
Acts Amendment (Racing and Betting Legislation) Act 1995 s. 9463 of 199527 Dec 199528 Jun 1996 (see s. 2 and Gazette 25 Jun 1996 p. 2901)
Water Agencies Restructure (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 1995 s. 18873 of 199527 Dec 19951 Jan 1996 (see s. 2(2) and Gazette 29 Dec 1995 p. 6291)
Health Services (Conciliation and Review) Act 1995 s. 80(6)75 of 19959 Jan 199616 Aug 1996 (see s. 2 and Gazette 16 Aug 1996 p. 4007)
Guardianship and Administration Amendment Act 1996 s. 387 of 199624 May 19961 Jul 1996 (see s. 2 and Gazette 28 Jun 1996 p. 3014)
Local Government (Consequential Amendments) Act 1996 s. 414 of 199628 Jun 19961 Jul 1996 (see s. 2)
Official Corruption Commission Amendment Act 1996 s. 2629 of 199628 Aug 199630 Aug 1996 (see s. 2 and Gazette 30 Aug 1996 p. 4365)
Financial Legislation Amendment Act 1996 s. 6449 of 199625 Oct 199625 Oct 1996 (see s. 2(1))
Parliamentary Commissioner Amendment Act 199678 of 199614 Nov 199614 Nov 1996 (see s. 2)
Reprint of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971 as at 20 Jan 1997 (includes amendments listed above)
Acts Amendment and Repeal (Family Court) Act 1997 s. 3441 of 19979 Dec 199726 Sep 1998 (see s. 2 and Gazette 25 Sep 1998 p. 5295)
Statutes (Repeals and Minor Amendments) Act (No. 2) 1998 s. 57 and 7610 of 199830 Apr 199830 Apr 1998 (see s. 2(1))
Gas Pipelines Access (Western Australia) Act 1998 s. 8965 of 199815 Jan 19999 Feb 1999 (see s. 2 and Gazette 8 Feb 1999 p. 441)
Prisons Amendment Act 1999 s. 20 (Sch. 1 cl. 5)43 of 19998 Dec 1999Sch. 1 cl. 5(1), (3) and (4): 18 Dec 1999 (see s. 2(2) and Gazette 17 Dec 1999 p. 6175);
Sch. 1 cl. 5(2) and (5)-(7): 18 Jun 2000 (see s. 2(3) and (4) and Gazette 16 Jun 2000 p. 2939)
Court Security and Custodial Services (Consequential Provisions) Act 1999 Pt. 847 of 19998 Dec 199918 Dec 1999 (see s. 2 and Gazette 17 Dec 1999 p. 6175-6)
Railways (Access) Amendment Act 2000 s. 1255 of 200028 Nov 200028 Nov 2000 (see s. 2)
Reprint of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971 as at 16 Mar 2001 (includes amendments listed above)
Racing and Gambling Legislation Amendment and Repeal Act 2003 s. 22 35 of 200326 Jun 20031 Aug 2003 (see s. 2 and Gazette 29 Jul 2003 p. 3259)
Energy Legislation Amendment Act 2003 s. 3453 of 20038 Oct 200317 Apr 2004 (see s. 2(2)(b) and Gazette 16 Apr 2004 p. 1209)
Economic Regulation Authority Act 2003 s. 6267 of 20035 Dec 20031 Jan 2004 (see s. 2 and Gazette 30 Dec 2003 p. 5723)
Statutes (Repeals and Minor Amendments) Act 2003 s. 91 474 of 200315 Dec 200315 Dec 2003 (see s. 2)
Inspector of Custodial Services Act 2003 s. 56(1)75 of 200315 Dec 200315 Dec 2003 (see s. 2)
Corruption and Crime Commission Amendment and Repeal Act 2003 s. 72-74 578 of 200322 Dec 2003s. 72(1), 73 & 74(1): 1 Jan 2004 (see s. 2 and Gazette 30 Dec 2003 p. 5723);
s. 72(2) and 74(2): 7 Jul 2004 (see s. 2 and Gazette 6 Jul 2004 p. 2697)
Reprint 7: The Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971 as at 1 Oct 2004
(includes amendments listed above)
Electricity Legislation Amendment Act 2004 Pt. 2 Div. 233 of 200420 Oct 200425 Jun 2005 (see s. 2 and Gazette 24 Jun 2005 p. 2751)
State Administrative Tribunal Act 2004 s. 17754 of 200423 Nov 20041 Jan 2005 (see s. 2 and Gazette 31 Dec 2004 p. 7129)
Courts Legislation Amendment and Repeal Act 2004 s. 14159 of 200423 Nov 20041 May 2005 (see s. 2 and Gazette 31 Dec 2004 p. 7128)
State Administrative Tribunal (Conferral of Jurisdiction) Amendment and Repeal Act 2004 Pt. 4
s. 1325
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55 of 200424 Nov 20041 Jan 2005 (see s. 2 and Gazette 31 Dec 2004 p. 7130)

1a On the date as at which this compilation was prepared, provisions referred to in the following table had not come into operation and were therefore not included in this compilation. For the text of the provisions see the endnotes referred to in the table.


Provisions that have not come into operation
Short titleNumber and yearAssentCommencement
Conservation and Land Management Amendment Act 1991 Sch. It. 6 620 of 199125 Jun 1991To be proclaimed (see s. 2)
Native Title (State Provisions) Act 1999 s. 7.3 760 of 199910 Jan 2000Operative on earliest of commencement of Pt. 2 (except s. 2.2), Pt. 3 (except s. 3.1) and Pt. 4 (see s. 1.2)
State Superannuation (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2000 s. 75 243 of 20002 Nov 2000To be proclaimed (see s. 2)

2 On the date as at which this compilation was prepared, the State Superannuation (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2000 s. 75 had not come into operation. It reads as follows:

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        75. Various provisions repealed

        The provisions listed in the Table to this section are repealed.


        Table of provisions repealed
        Act
        Provision
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        Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971
        s. 10(2)
        ..............................................
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    3 The amendments in the R & I Holdings Act 1990 s. 22(3)(a)(i), the Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds Act 1995 Sch. 2 it. 5, the Vocational Education and Training Act 1996 Sch. 3 it. 28, the Acts Amendment (ICWA) Act 1996 Sch. 1 it. 10 and the Mental Health (Consequential Provisions) Act 1996 Pt. 14 are not included because the Schedule they sought to amend had been repealed before the amendments purported to come into operation.

    4 The Statutes (Repeals and Minor Amendments) Act 2003 s. 91(5) and (7) read as follows:
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        (5) The amendments made by subsections (2) and (3) do not affect the appointment, or terms and conditions of service, of a person appointed and holding office under section 9 of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971, as in force immediately before the commencement of this section, except that the person is taken to have been appointed under section 9 of that Act, as amended by this section.

        (7) The purported exercises by the Governor of the power conferred by section 9(1) of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971, as in force immediately before the commencement of this section, to appoint officers on secondment are validated and all such appointments are taken to be secondments effected by the Commissioner under section 9(2a) of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971 as if that subsection had been in force at the time the appointments were purportedly made.

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    5 The Corruption and Crime Commission Amendment and Repeal Act 2003 s. 73 reads as follows:
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        73. Parliamentary Commissioner must refer certain investigations to CCC

        (1) In this section

          }records~ includes
            (a) evidence in any form; and
            (b) information and other things.
        (2) On the commencement of this Division the Parliamentary Commissioner must
            (a) cease any investigation referred to in section 14(1a) of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971;
            (b) refer the investigation to the CCC; and
            (c) transfer to the CCC any records in the possession of the Parliamentary Commissioner immediately before the commencement of this Division that relate to an investigation referred to in section 14(1a) of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971.
        (3) Records transferred under subsection (1) become the records of the CCC and may be dealt with accordingly.
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    6 On the date as at which this compilation was prepared, the Conservation and Land Management Amendment Act 1991 Sch. It. 6 had not come into operation. It reads as follows:

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    6. Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971In the Schedule, after the item relating to
    the Coal Miners' Welfare Board of Western Australia, the following item is inserted
    } Nature Conservation Trust of
    Western Australia established under Part IXA of the Conservation and Land Management Act 1984. ~.


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    The Schedule that it seeks to amend has been repealed.

    7 As at the date on which this compilation was prepared, the Native Title (State Provisions) Act 1999 s. 7.3, which gives effect to Sch. 2, had not come into operation. It reads as follows:
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        7.3 Consequential provisions

        Schedule 2 has effect.

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    Schedule 2 cl. 48 reads:
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        48. Schedule 1 amended

        Schedule 1 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971 is amended by inserting in the appropriate alphabetical position the following

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                The Native Title Commission established by the Native Title (State Provisions) Act 1999.
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    8 The State Administrative Tribunal (Conferral of Jurisdiction) Amendment and Repeal Act 2004 Pt. 5, the State Administrative Tribunal Act 2004 s. 167 and 169, and the State Administrative Tribunal Regulations 2004 r. 28 and 42 deal with certain transitional issues some of which may be relevant for this Act.




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