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COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures—Miscellaneous) Act 2020 No. 5.

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
New South Wales
Document type
Legislation
Date
2020
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Energy, Environment gen., Fisheries, Land & soil, Mineral resources, Water, Waste & hazardous substances, General
Keyword
Hazards Subsidy/incentive Financing Social protection Energy conservation/energy production Inspection Access-to-information Authorization/permit Data collection/reporting Monitoring Community management Concession Waste disposal Waste management Waste prevention
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Oceania, South Pacific
Abstract

The Act 2020 No. 5 to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic amends several NSW Acts: Annual Holidays Act 1944 No. 3; Associations Incorporation Act 2009 No. 7; Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 No. 63; Children (Community Service Orders) Act 1987 No. 56; Children’s Guardian Act 2019 No 25; Community Land Management Act 1989 No. 202; Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave Scheme) Act 2010 No. 122; Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999 No. 93; Crown Land Management Act 2016 No. 58, Electricity Supply Act 1995 No. 94; Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No. 203; Fair Trading Act 1987 No 68 (as amended by the Fair Trading Legislation Amendment (Reform) Act 2018); Fisheries Management Act 1994 No. 38; Human Tissue Act 1983 No. 164; Industrial Relations Act 1996 No. 17; Interpretation Act 1987 No. 15; Landlord and Tenant Regulation 2015; Local Government Act 1993 No. 30; Long Service Leave Act 1955 No 38; Mental Health Act 2007 No 8; Mining Act 1992 No. 29; Private Health Facilities Act 2007 No. 9; Property and Stock Agents Act 2002 No. 66; Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156; Public Health Act 2010 No. 127; Registered Clubs Act 1976 No. 31; Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No. 42; Residential Tenancies Regulation 2019; Retirement Villages Act 1999 No. 81; Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 No. 50; Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act 2001 No. 58; Water Management Act 2000 No. 92; Workers Compensation Act 1987 No. 70.

Full text
English
Website
www.legislation.nsw.gov.au

References - Legislation

Amends

Electricity Supply Act 1995.

Legislation | Australia | 1995 (2018)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Institution, Energy conservation/energy production, Renewable energy, Climate change

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

Legislation | Australia | 1979 (2020)

Keyword: Cultural heritage, Indigenous peoples, Basic legislation, EIA, Environmental planning, Dispute settlement, Offences/penalties, Policy/planning, Aquaculture, Freshwater resources management, Sustainable development, Water conservation zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries Management Act 1994.

Legislation | Australia | 1994 (2018)

Keyword: Framework law, Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Fishing gear/fishing method, Seasons, Total allowable catch, Enforcement/compliance, Aquaculture, Mariculture, Size, Policy/planning, Institution, Non-governmental entity, Court/tribunal, Fishing authorization, Protection of species, Cartilaginous fishes, Indigenous peoples, Fish disease, Animal health, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997.

Legislation | Australia | 1997 (2019)

Keyword: Framework law, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Environmental audit, Environmental planning, Access-to-information, Authorization/permit, Pollution control, Indigenous peoples, Policy/planning, Classification/declassification, Waste management, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Management Act 2000.

Legislation | Australia | 2000 (2022)

Keyword: Framework law, Freshwater resources management, Surface water, Groundwater, Irrigation, Drainage/land reclamation, Well sinking/boreholes, Water abstraction, Waterworks, Authorization/permit, Water supply, Institution, Flood, Contract/agreement, Basin/catchment/watershed, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Sustainable development, Enforcement/compliance, Water shortage/drought, Indigenous peoples, Inland waters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act 2001.

Legislation | Australia | 2001 (2018)

Keyword: Waste prevention, Special fund, Recycling/reuse, Policy/planning, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Mining Act 1992.

Legislation | Australia | 1992 (2017)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Exploration, Minerals, Mining, Inspection, Royalties/fees, Enforcement/compliance, Court/tribunal, Non-governmental entity, Management/conservation, Authorization/permit, Indigenous peoples

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Community Land Management Act 1989.

Legislation | Australia | 1989 (2020)

Keyword: Common property, Land tenure, Non-governmental entity, Dispute settlement

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Crown Land Management Act 2016.

Legislation | Australia | 2016 (2018)

Keyword: Lease, Environmental planning, Enforcement/compliance, Zoning, Indigenous peoples, Traditional rights/customary rights, Transfer, Land tenure, Land-use planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Cultural heritage, Policy/planning, Freshwater resources management, Water rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016.

Legislation | Australia | 2016 (2018)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Institution, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental planning, Authorization/permit, EIA, Wetlands, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Biodiversity, Sustainable development, Traditional knowledge/indigenous knowledge, Indigenous peoples, Policy/planning, Marine fisheries, Protection of species, Research, Traditional rights/customary rights, Fishery management and conservation, Protected area, Freshwater pollution, Pollution control, Migratory species, Alien species, Endangered species, Marine mammals, National parks, Marine protected areas, Access and benefit-sharing, Marine area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX