DPIPWE Legislation


Our Department administers 97 Acts, including four in part and their subordinate legislation. Of these Acts, 24 are in the Ministerial portfolio of Environment and Parks​ 59 are in the Primary Industries and Water portfolio, and 1 Act is in both with responsibilities assigned in part to the respective Minister. Of the remaining Acts, 5 are in the Heritage portfolio; 6 are in the Racing portfolio; and 1 is in each of the Ministerial portfolios of Aboriginal Affairs and Local Government respectively.


Electronic copies of the Acts are available on-line via the Tasmanian Legislation website: www.legislation.tas.gov.au. Once at this site, simply select the advanced search tab and type in the name of the Act you wish to view.
 

Legislation administered by DPIPWE


 

Ministerial portfolio of Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Heritage Act 1975


 

Ministerial portfolio of Environment and Parks 

Abandoned Lands Act 1973

Ben Lomond Skifield Management Authority (Repeal) Act 2007

Crown Land (Parliamentary Precinct Redevelopment) Act 2009

Crown Lands Act 1976

Crown Lands (Extinguishment of Public Rights) Act 2001

Crown Lands (Extinguishment of Public Rights) Act 2003

Crown Lands (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997

Crown Lands (Shack Sites) Act 1997

Crown Lands (Validation of Fees) Act 2011

Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994

Government House Land Act 1964

Ida Bay Railway Repeal Act 2001

Litter Act 2007

Mt Lyell Acid Drainage Reduction Act 2003

National Environment Protection Council (Tasmania) Act 1995

National Parks and Reserves Management Act 2002

Nature Conservation Act 2002

Part 3, Part 5 and section 76A and the making of regulations under section 76, in so far as those regulations relate to Part 3, Part 5 or section 76A (otherwise see the Minister for Primary Industries and Water)

Plastic Shopping Bags Ban Act 2013

Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1987

Ralphs Bay Conservation Area (Clarification) Act 2006

Regional Forest Agreement (Land Classification) Act 1998

Divisions 2 and 3 of Part 2, and the making of regulations under section 26 in so far as those regulations relate to Divisions 2 and 3 of Part 2 (otherwise see Forestry Corporation under the Minister for Resources)

Self’s Point Land Act 1951

Threatened Species Protection Act 1995

Wellington Park Act 1993

Whales Protection Act 1988


Ministerial portfolio of Heritage

Historic Cultural Heritage Act 1995

National Trust Act 2006

National Trust Preservation Fund (Winding-Up) Act 1999

Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority Act 1987

Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Act 2002


 

Ministerial portfolio of Primary Industries and Water

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act 1995
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Tasmania) Act 1994
Animal (Brands and Movement) Act 1984
Animal Farming (Registration) Act 1994
Animal Health Act 1995
Animal Welfare Act 1993
Biological Control Act 1986
Boundary Fences Act 1908
Cat Management Act 2009
Conveyancing and Law of Property Act 1884
Dairy Industry Act 1994
Electronic Conveyancing (Adoption of National Law) Act 2013
Estates Tail Act 1853
Fertilizers Act 1993
Fisheries Rules (Validation) Act 1997
Fishing (Licence Ownership and Interest) Registration Act 2001
Florentine Valley Paper Industry Act 1935
Forestry Rights Registration Act 1990
Fruit and Nut Industry (Research, Development and Extension Trust Fund) Act 2012
Gene Technology (Tasmania) Act 2012
Genetically Modified Organisms Control Act 2004
Industrial Hemp Act 2015
Inland Fisheries Act 1995
Inland Fisheries (Director of Inland Fisheries Validation) Act 2003
Inland Fisheries (Savings and Transitional) Act 1995
Irrigation Clauses Act 1973
Irrigation Company Act 2011
Lakes Sorell and Crescent Conservation Act 1901
Land Acquisition Act 1993
Land Titles Act 1980
Land Valuers Act 2001
Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995
Living Marine Resources Management (Validation of Documents) Act 2002
Marine Farming Planning Act 1995
Marine Resources (Savings and Transitional) Act 1995
Meander Dam Project Act 2003
Natural Resource Management Act 2002
Nature Conservation Act 2002
except Part 3, Part 5 and section 76A and the making of regulations under section 76, in so far as those regulations relate to Part 3, Part 5 or section 76A (see the Minister for Environment and Parks)
Partition Act 1869
Plant Quarantine Act 1997

Poisons Act 1971

in so far as it relates to the Poppy Advisory and Control Board (otherwise see Department of Health under the Minister for Health)

Powers of Attorney Act 2000

except in so far as it relates to the functions and powers of the Guardianship and Administration Board in relation to enduring powers of attorney (see Department of Justice under the Attorney-General/Minister for Justice)

Primary Industry Activities Protection Act 1995
Primary Produce Safety Act 2011
Public Trusts Act 1882
Registration of Deeds Act 1935
Seeds Act 1985
Strata Titles Act 1998
Survey Co-ordination Act 1944
Surveyors Act 2002
Tasmanian Beef Industry (Research and Development) Trust Act 1990
Urban Drainage Act 2013
Valuation of Land Act 2001
Vermin Control Act 2000
Veterinary Surgeons Act 1987

Water and Sewerage Industry Act 2008

except Subdivision 3 of Division 1 of Part 4, Division 5 of Part 4 and sections 88 and 111, and the making of regulations under section 115 in so far as those regulations relate to Subdivision 3 of Division 1 of Part 4, Division 5 of Part 4 and sections 88 and 111 (see Department of Treasury and Finance under the Treasurer)

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2013
Water Management Act 1999
Waterworks Clauses Act 1952
Weed Management Act 1999


 

Ministerial portfolio of Racing

Lyons Trusts Act 1993
Racing Regulation Act 2004
Racing Regulation Amendment (Governance Reform) (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2008
Racing Regulation (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2004
Racing (Tasracing Pty Ltd) Act 2009
Racing (Tasracing Pty Ltd) (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2009


 

Ministerial portfolio of Local Government

Launceston Flood Risk Management Act 2015

 


 


 

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