General Matters (Inquiry)
This inquiry is a completed Parliamentary inquiry conducted by the Regulation Review Committee. Established under the Regulation Review Act 1987, this Joint Committee examines all regulations in accordance with various grounds including whether they trespass on private rights and liberties; adversely impact on businesses; are not in accordance with the spirit of the Regulation or within its objectives or tehre are better alternatives. It reports to teh House on those grounds and whether there has been compliance with procedures relating to the making of regulations under the Subordinate Legislation Act 1989. The Committee has the power to recommend to Parliament that regulations be disallowed.
Regulation Review Act 1987, Subordinate Legislation Act 1989
Timeline (click to show)
Referred: 13 May 99
» Final Report Published: 1 Apr 2003
Reports and Government Responses (click to show)
|Date||Name of Document|
|01/09/1999||Study Trip - Casino Control Regulation 1995 - Retail Leases (Sydney Airport) Reg 1999|
|01/09/1999||Proceedings of Seventh Australasian and Pacific Conference on Delegated Legislation and Fourth Australasian and Pacific Conference on the Scrutiny of Bills July 1999 (Conference Proceedings)|
|01/09/1999||Seventh Australasian and Pacific Conference on Delegated Legislation (Conference Proceedings)|
|01/09/1999||Study Trip to Brisbane Queensland, Casino Control Regulation 1995 and Retail Leases (Sydney Airport) Regulation 1999|
|01/10/1999||Report on the Dangerous Goods (General) Regulation 1999|
|01/10/1999||Dangerous Goods (General) Regulation 1999|
|01/11/1999||Report on the Tow Truck Industry Regulation 1999|
|01/11/1999||Tow Truck Industry Regulation 1999|
|01/11/1999||Postponement of the Staged Repeal of the Public Health Regulation 1991|
|01/04/2000||Lord Howe Island (Elections) Regulation 1999|
|01/04/2000||Adoption of Codes of Practice under the Construction Safety Amdt (Amenities and Training) Regulation 1998|
|01/04/2000||Environmental Planning and Assessment (savings and Transitional) Amdt (Olympic Co-ordination Authority) Regulation 2000|
|01/04/2000||Marine Parks Regulation 1999|
|01/04/2000||Meeting of Working Group of Chairs and Deputy Chairs of Australian Scrutiny of Primary and Delegated Legislation Committees, Darwin, February 2000|
|01/06/2000||Report on Overseas Study Tour July 2000|
|06/06/2000||Reengineering Regulations in NSW for the 21st Century Part 1|
|01/10/2000||Regulatory Controls relating to Dingoes|
|01/11/2000||Report on Scrutiny of National Schemes of Legislation|
|10/11/2000||Report on Scrutiny of National Schemes of Legislation|
|30/11/2000||Fisheries Management Aquaculture Reg 1995 Fisheries Management Aquaculture Amdt Admin Reg 1999|
|01/06/2001||Report on the Harness Racing New South Wales (Appeals) Regulation 1999|
|01/06/2001||Report on the University of Sydney Amendment By-Law 2001|
|01/09/2001||Report on the Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) (Road Rules) Regulation 1999|
|01/09/2001||Proceedings of the International Conference on Regulation Reform Management and Scrutiny of Legislation (Conference Proceedings)|
|01/09/2001||Comparisons with International Practices: England, Netherlands, Canada, United States and North America|
|01/02/2002||Second Report on the Fisheries Management (Aquaculture) Regulation 1995 and the Fisheries Management (Aquaculture) Amendment (Administration) Regulation 1999|
|01/09/2002||Report on the Mining (General) Amendment Regulation 2002 and the Petroleum (Onshore) Amendment Regulation 2002|
|01/10/2002||Report on the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust Regulation 2002|
|01/11/2002||Travel Agents Amendment (Amendment of Trust Deed) Regulation 2002|
|01/02/2003||Study Tour - 12 to 29 July 2002 - OECD, UK, Ireland, Ontario, Canada, USA|
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Resolution passed 13 May 1999, 1st Session, Minutes No. 3, p 61
That under section 4 of the Regulation Review Act 1987 a Joint Committee known as the Regulation Review Committee be appointed.
- That under section 5 (1) (a) of the Regulation Review Act 1987, Ms Saffin and 1 member nominated by the Leader of the Opposition be appointed to serve on the Committee as the Members of the Legislative Council.
- In the absence of any agreement the representation on the Committee is to be determined by the House.
- Nominations for membership of the Committee are to be in writing to the Clerk of the House within 7 days.