DPIPWE Legislation


Our Department administers 103 Acts, including four in part and their subordinate legislation. Of these Acts, 8 are in the Ministerial portfolio of Environment, 34 are in the Parks portfolio, 45 are in the Primary Industries and Water portfolio, and one Act is split across the three portfolios with responsibilities assigned in part to the respective Minister. Of the remaining Acts, four are in the Ministerial portfolio of Heritage; six are in the Racing portfolio; four are in the Aboriginal Affairs portfolio; and one is in the Local Government and Planning portfolio. ​


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
Aboriginal Land Council Elections Act 2004
Aboriginal Lands Act 1995
Native Title (Tasmania) Act 1994


 

Ministerial portfolio of Environment 

Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994
Litter Act 2007
Marine-related Incidents (MARPOL Implementation) Act 2020
Mt Lyell Acid Drainage Reduction Act 2003
National Environment Protection Council (Tasmania) Act 1995
Nature Conservation Act 2002

    Part 5 and section 76A and the making of regulations under section 76, in so far as

    those regulations relate to Part 5 or section 76A (otherwise see Department of Primary

    Industries, Parks, Water and Environment under the Minister for Parks and the Minister

    for Primary Industries and Water)

Plastic Shopping Bags Ban Act 2013
Threatened Species Protection Act 1995
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


 

Ministerial portfolio of Parks

Abandoned Lands Act 1973
Ben Lomond Skifield Management Authority (Repeal) Act 2007
Boundary Fences Act 1908
Conveyancing and Law of Property Act 1884
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
Electronic Conveyancing (Adoption of National Law) Act 2013
Estates Tail Act 1853
Forestry Rights Registration Act 1990
Government House Land Act 1964
Ida Bay Railway Repeal Act 2001
Land Acquisition Act 1993
Land Titles Act 1980
Land Valuers Act 2001
National Parks and Reserves Management Act 2002
Nature Conservation Act 2002
except Part 4, Part 5 and section 76A and the making of regulations under section 76, in so far as those regulations relate to Part 4, Part 5 or section 76A (see Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment under the Minister for Environment and the Minister for Primary Industries and Water)
Partition Act 1869
Place Names Act 2020
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)
Public Trusts Act 1882
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)
Registration of Deeds Act 1935
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Act 2002
Self's Point Land Act 1951
Strata Titles Act 1998
Survey Co-ordination Act 1944
Surveyors Act 2002
Valuation of Land Act 2001
Wellington Park Act 1993

 


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
Biosecurity Act 2019
Biosecurity (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2020
Cat Management Act 2009
Dairy Industry Act 1994
Fertilizers Act 1993
Fisheries Rules (Validation) Act 1997
Fishing (Licence Ownership and Interest) Registration Act 2001
Florentine Valley Paper Industry Act 1935
Fruit and Nut Industry (Research, Development and Extension Trust Fund) Repeal Act 2019
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
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
    Part 4 and the making of regulations under section 76, in so far as those regulations relate to Part 4 (otherwise see          Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment under the Minister for Environment and the Minister      for Parks)
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)
Primary Industry Activities Protection Act 1995
Primary Produce Safety Act 2011
Seeds Act 1985
Tasmanian Beef Industry (Research and Development) Trust Act 1990
Urban Drainage Act 2013
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 section 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 section      111 (see Department of Treasury and Finance under the Minister for Finance)
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 and Planning

Launceston Flood Risk Management Act 2015

 


 


 

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