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A Bill is a draft Act that is under consideration by state or federal parliament.
Note: upcoming amendments or Bills can affect an Act or area of the law you are researching.
Bills, Amendments and associated Explanatory Memoranda are located on government websites and databases:
Legislative updates are available through customisable alert services:
"Subordinate legislation" or "delegated legislation" (also known as "statutory instruments") covers a number of specific types of legislation which are enacted by delegated bodies rather than parliamentary process, including:
Statutory instruments are available on government legislation websites:
Local by-laws are located on council websites.
Court procedures are located on government or court websites or published in commentary services.