DPIPWE Legislation


Our Department administers 97 Acts, including four in part and their subordinate legislation. Of these Acts, 29 are in the Ministerial portfolio of the Environment, Parks and Heritage and 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, 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 the Environment, Parks and Heritage

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
Historic Cultural Heritage Act 1995
Ida Bay Railway Repeal Act 2001
Litter Act 2007
Mt Lyell Acid Drainage Reduction Act 2003
National Environment Protection Council (Tasmania) Act 1995
National Trust Act 2006
National Trust Preservation Fund (Winding-Up) Act 1999
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 Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment under the Minister for Primary Industries and Water)

Plastic Shopping Bags Ban Act 2013
Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1987
Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority 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)

Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Act 2002
Self's Point Land Act 1951
Threatened Species Protection Act 1995
Wellington Park Act 1993
Whales Protection Act 1988


 

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 Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment under the Minister for Environment, Parks and Heritage)
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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