Minister: Attorney-General and Minister for Justice
Agency: Department of Justice and Attorney-General


Electoral Act 1992 No. 28

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
19 June 1992 01 September 1992
01 December 1994 21 December 1994 1994 Act No. 82
28 November 1995 18 December 1995 1995 Act No. 58
24 April 1996 25 July 1996 1996 Act No. 2
12 December 1996 24 January 1997 1996 Act No. 79
01 July 1997 01 July 1997 1997 Act No. 11
05 December 1997 15 December 1997 1997 Act No. 82
01 July 1999 28 October 1999 1999 Act No. 33
25 October 2000 08 November 2000 2000 Act No. 46
27 November 2000 08 December 2000 2000 Act No. 63
15 July 2001 24 August 2001 2001 Act No. 45
06 June 2002 07 June 2002 2002 Act No. 8
01 July 2002 05 July 2002 2002 Act No. 8
06 December 2002 2002 Act No. 8
09 May 2003 2003 Act No. 19
08 December 2003 2003 Act No. 77
01 January 2005 2004 Act No. 37
11 August 2006 2006 Act No. 41
28 August 2006 2006 Act No. 29
26 April 2007 2007 Act No. 21
28 September 2007 2007 Act No. 37
15 March 2008 2007 Act No. 59
01 July 2008 2008 Act No. 47
19 September 2008 2008 Act No. 47
28 May 2009 2009 Act No. 7
01 July 2009 2009 Act No. 9
02 November 2009 2009 Act No. 25
10 December 2009 2009 Act No. 49
01 July 2010 2009 Act No. 172010 Act No. 23
14 October 2010 2010 Act No. 42
19 May 2011 2011 Act No. 14

Act renumbered

13 June 2011 2011 Act No. 15
01 September 2011 2011 Act No. 27
06 December 2011 2011 Act No. 45
31 December 2011

prov exp 30 December 2011

22 November 2012 2012 Act No. 37
07 December 2012 2011 Act No. 45
23 September 2013 2013 Act No. 39
21 November 2013 2014 Act No. 32
28 May 2014 2014 Act No. 32
01 July 2014 2014 Act No. 21

RA ss 35, 43, 44A

01 January 2015 2014 Act No. 44

RA s 44

14 May 2015 24 May 2018 2015 Act No. 2

revised version

05 May 2016 24 May 2018 2016 Act No. 20

revised version

01 July 2016 24 May 2018

provs exp 30 June 2016

revised version

02 October 2018 08 October 2018 2018 Act No. 9

RA s 35

Electoral Act 1992 No. 28

date of assent 01 June 1992

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 19 June 1992 (1992 SL No. 160)

Electoral Amendment Act 1994 No. 82

date of assent 01 December 1994

commenced on date of assent

Justice and Attorney-General (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995 No. 24 pts 1, 4

date of assent 11 April 1995

commenced on date of assent

Parliamentary Committees Act 1995 No. 38 ss 1, 35 sch 1

date of assent 15 September 1995

commenced on date of assent

Statute Law Revision Act (No. 2) 1995 No. 58 ss 1–2, 4 sch 1

date of assent 28 November 1995

commenced on date of assent

Parliamentary Committees Legislation Amendment Act 1996 No. 2 pts 1, 4

date of assent 24 April 1996

commenced on date of assent

Public Service Act 1996 No. 37 ss 1–2, 147 sch 2

date of assent 22 October 1996

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 December 1996 (1996 SL No. 361)

Justices of the Peace and Commissioners for Declarations Legislation Amendment Act 1996 No. 40 pts 1, 3

date of assent 01 November 1996

commenced on date of assent

Justice Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1996 No. 79 pts 1, 12

date of assent 12 December 1996

commenced on date of assent

Referendums Act 1997 No. 11 s 102 sch 2

date of assent 15 May 1997

commenced on date of assent

Electoral Amendment Act 1997 No. 10

date of assent 15 May 1997

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 1997 (1997 SL No. 134)

Justice and Other Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No. 2) 1997 No. 82 ss 1–3, sch

date of assent 05 December 1997

commenced on date of assent

Industrial Relations Act 1999 No. 33 ss 1, 2(2), 747 sch 3

date of assent 18 June 1999

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 1999 (1999 SL No. 159)

State Penalties Enforcement Act 1999 No. 70 ss 1–2, 166 sch 1

date of assent 06 December 1999

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 27 November 2000 (2000 SL No. 274)

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2000 No. 46 ss 1, 3 sch

date of assent 25 October 2000

commenced on date of assent

Corrective Services Act 2000 No. 63 ss 1, 2(2), 276 sch 2

date of assent 24 November 2000

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2001 (2001 SL No. 88)

Electoral and Other Acts Amendment Act 2001 No. 25 pts 1–2 sch 1

date of assent 25 May 2001

commenced on date of assent

Corporations (Ancillary Provisions) Act 2001 No. 45 ss 1–2, 29 sch 3

date of assent 28 June 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

sch 3 commenced 15 July 2001 (see s 2 (2) of Act 2001 No. 45 (Qld) and Corporations Act 2001 No. 50 (Cwlth) and proc pubd Cwlth of Australia gaz 13 July 2001, No. S285)

remaining provision commenced immediately before 15 July 2001 (see s 2 (1) of Act 2001 No. 45 (Qld) and Corporations Act 2001 No. 50 (Cwlth) and proc pubd Cwlth of Australia gaz 13 July 2001, No. S285)

Parliament of Queensland Act 2001 No. 81 ss 1–2, ch 9 pt 6

date of assent 03 December 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 6 June 2002 (see s 2)

Electoral and Other Acts Amendment Act 2002 No. 8 pts 1–2 (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 19 April 2002

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 12 commenced 6 December 2002 (2002 SL No. 119)

s 28 commenced 6 June 2002 (see s 2 (1))

ss 32–45 commenced 1 July 2002 (2002 SL No. 119)

remaining provisions commenced 6 June 2002 (2002 SL No. 119)

Amending legislation

Justice and Other Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002 No. 34 ss 1, 2(5), 74 sch 6 (amends 2002 No. 8 above)

date of assent 16 August 2002

ss 1–2, 74 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 5 June 2002 (see s 2 (5))

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003 No. 19 ss 1, 3 sch

date of assent 09 May 2003

commenced on date of assent

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2003 No. 77 ss 1, 2(3), pt 13

date of assent 06 November 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 8 December 2003 (2003 SL No. 310)

Local Government (Community Government Areas) Act 2004 No. 37 ss 1–2, 86 sch 1

date of assent 27 October 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2005 (2004 SL No. 266)

Corrective Services Act 2006 No. 29 ss 1, 2(2), 518 sch 3

date of assent 01 June 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provision commenced 28 August 2006 (2006 SL No. 213) (amdt could not be given effect)

Crime and Misconduct and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2006 No. 41 pts 1, 2B

date of assent 11 August 2006

commenced on date of assent (see s 2)

Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 21 pts 1, 4

date of assent 26 April 2007

commenced on date of assent

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 37 pts 1, 12

date of assent 29 August 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 28 September 2007 (2007 SL No. 241)

Local Government and Other Legislation (Indigenous Regional Councils) Amendment Act 2007 No. 59 ss 1–2, 152 sch

date of assent 22 November 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 15 March 2008 (2007 SL No. 336)

Electoral Amendment Act 2008 No. 47

date of assent 19 September 2008

ss 1–2, 4, 10–11, 17, 21–22, 27, 33–35 commenced on date of assent (see s 2)

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2008 (see s 2)

Financial Accountability Act 2009 No. 9 ss 1, 2(2), 136 sch 1

date of assent 28 May 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2009 (2009 SL No. 80)

Parliament of Queensland Amendment Act 2009 No. 7 ss 1, 16 sch

date of assent 28 May 2009

commenced on date of assent

Local Government Act 2009 No. 17 ss 1, 2(4), 331 sch 1

date of assent 12 June 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2010 (2010 SL No. 122)

Criminal Code and Other Legislation (Misconduct, Breaches of Discipline and Public Sector Ethics) Amendment Act 2009 No. 25 pt 1, s 83 sch

date of assent 11 August 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 2 November 2009 (2009 SL No. 241)

Fair Work (Commonwealth Powers) and Other Provisions Act 2009 No. 49 ss 1–2, pt 3 div 4

date of assent 19 November 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 10 December 2009 (2009 SL No. 289)

Note—AIA s 15DA does not apply (see s 2 (2))

City of Brisbane Act 2010 No. 23 ss 1–2(1), 352 sch 1

date of assent 17 June 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2010 (see s 2 (1))

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 42 s 1, pt 11, s 39 sch

date of assent 14 October 2010

commenced on date of assent

Parliament of Queensland (Reform and Modernisation) Amendment Act 2011 No. 15 ss 1, 2(3), pt 4 div 3

date of assent 19 May 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 13 June 2011 (2011 SL No. 76)

Electoral Reform and Accountability Amendment Act 2011 No. 14

date of assent 19 May 2011

commenced on date of assent

Local Government Electoral Act 2011 No. 27 s 1, pt 12 div 8

date of assent 01 September 2011

commenced on date of assent

Civil Proceedings Act 2011 No. 45 ss 1–2, pt 32 div 4

date of assent 06 December 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 229 commenced 7 December 2012 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2))

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Guardianship and Administration and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 37 s 1, pt 3

date of assent 22 November 2012

commenced on date of assent

Treasury and Trade and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 39 ss 1, 109 sch 2, 110(1) sch 3 pt 1

date of assent 23 September 2013

commenced on date of assent

Crime and Misconduct and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 21 ss 1, 2(2), 94(2) sch 2

date of assent 21 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 107)

Electoral Reform Amendment Act 2014 No. 32

date of assent 28 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ss 5–21 commenced on date of assent (see s 2)

remaining provisions commenced 21 November 2013 (see s 2)

Local Government Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 44 ss 1, 2(b)–(c), 113 sch 1

date of assent 05 September 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2015 (2014 SL No. 289)

Electoral and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2015 No. 2 chs 1–2 pt 1

date of assent 14 May 2015

commenced on date of assent

Electoral (Improving Representation) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 20

date of assent 05 May 2016

pts 1, 3 comm on date of assent

Local Government Electoral (Implementing Stage 1 of Belcarra) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2018 No. 9

date of assent 21 May 2018

pts 3, 5 comm 2 October 2018 (2018 SL No. 150)

Electoral Legislation (Political Donations) Amendment Bill 2018

Electoral and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

under the Reprints Act 1992 s 43 as required by the Electoral Act 1992 s 415

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58(3A)

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58(6)

58(6)

58(7)

58(6A)

58(8)

58(7)

58(9)

58(8)

58(10)

58(9)

58(11)

58(10)

58(12)

58(11)

58(13)

pt 4A hdg

pt 5 hdg

pt 5 hdg

pt 6 hdg

67A

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pt 7 hdg

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94(4A)

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99(7)

94(6)

99(8)

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99(9)

94(8)

99(10)

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sdiv 1A hdg

sdiv 2 hdg

104A

110

104B

111

104C

112

104D

113

sdiv 2 hdg

sdiv 3 hdg

105

114

106

115

107

116

108

117

109

118

110

119

110(1A)

119(2)

110(2)

119(3)

110(3)

119(4)

110(4)

119(5)

110(5)

119(6)

110(6)

119(7)

110(7)

119(8)

111

120

111(1A)

120(2)

111(2)

120(3)

111(3)

120(4)

111(4)

120(5)

111(5)

120(6)

111(6)

120(7)

111(7)

120(8)

111(8)

120(9)

111(9)

120(10)

112

121

sdiv 3 hdg

sdiv 4 hdg

113

122

114

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117

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118

127

118(3A)

127(4)

118(4)

127(5)

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137(1A)

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148A

159

148B

160

148C

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148D

162

148E

163

148F

164

148G

165

pt 8A hdg

pt 9 hdg

148H

166

148I

167

148J

168

148K

169

148L

170

148M

171

148N

172

148O

173

pt 9 hdg

pt 10 hdg

149

174

150

175

151

176

152

177

152(2)(a)(v)

177(2)(a)(iii)

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195

div 5 hdg

div 4 hdg

177

196

pt 9A hdg

pt 11 hdg

177A

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177AAA

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177AB

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177AC

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177AD

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177AE

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177AF

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177AG

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177AH

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177CB

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177CB(1A)

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177CB(2)

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177DB

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177DI

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177DK

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177DL

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177DM

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177DN

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177DO

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177DP

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177EB

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177EC

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177ED

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177EE

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177EF

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177EG

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177EH

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177EI

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177EJ

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177F

250

177F(1A)

250(2)

177F(2)

250(3)

177F(3)

250(4)

177F(4)

250(5)

177F(5)

250(6)

177FA

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177FB

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177FC

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177FD

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177FE

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177FF

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177FG

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177FH

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177FI

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177G

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177GA

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177GB

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177GC

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177GD

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177GE

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177GF

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177H

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177HA

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177HB

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177HC

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177HD

271

177HE

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177I

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177IA

274

177IB

275

177IC

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177ID

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177IE

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177IF

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177IG

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177IH

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177J

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177JA

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177JB

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177JC

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177JD

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177JE

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177K

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177KA

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177KB

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177KC

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177KD

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177KE

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177KF

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177KG

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177KH

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177L

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177LA

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177LB

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177LC

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177LD

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177LE

302

177LF

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177LG

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177LH

305

177M

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177MA

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177MB

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177MC

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177MD

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177ME

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177MF

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177MG

313

177MH

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177MI

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177MJ

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177N

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177ND

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177NE

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177NF

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177NG

327

177NH

328

177NI

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177O

330

177O(1A)

330(2)

177O(2)

330(3)

177O(3)

330(4)

177O(4)

330(5)

177O(5)

330(6)

177OA

331

177OB

332

177OC

333

177OD

334

177OE

335

177OF

336

177OG

337

177OH

338

177OI

339

177OJ

340

177P

341

177PA

342

177PB

343

177PC

344

177Q

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177QA

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177QB

347

177QC

348

177QD

349

177QE

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177QF

351

177QG

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177QH

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177QI

354

177QJ

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177QK

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177QL

357

177R

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177RA

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177RB

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177RC

361

177RD

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177RE

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177RF

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177S

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177SA

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177SB

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177SC

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177SD

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177SE

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177SF

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177G

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177H

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177T

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177TA

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177TB

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177TC

377

177TD

378

177TE

379

177TF

380

177TG

381

177TH

382

177TI

383

177TJ

384

177TK

385

177TL

386

pt 10 hdg

pt 12 hdg

178

387

179

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179A

389

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392

pt 11 hdg

pt 13 hdg

183

393

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Retrospective amendments that have been consolidated are noted in the list of legislation and list of annotations. From mid-2013 any retrospective amendment that has not been consolidated is noted on the cover page.

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