Legislation Handbook

GovernmentPolicies and Guidelines
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Publication author(s):
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Publication abstract:

The purpose of this handbook is to provide a description of the procedures involved in making Commonwealth Acts, especially the procedures coordinated by PM&C.

List of Appendixes
Reference Title Date of Issue PDF Word
List of Appendixes to the Legislation Handbook
A Useful reference sources and contact details February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon
B Responsibilities of a legislation liaison officer February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon
C Standard format for a bid for the legislation programme February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon
D Standard format for a request for a variation to the legislation programme February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon
E1 Minor policy approval—checklist February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon
E2 Minor policy approval—sample letter to the Prime Minister February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon
F1 Cover sheet for an explanatory memorandum for a bill introduced for the first time in the House of Representatives or the Senate February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon
F2 for government amendments to a bill already before the House of Representatives or the Senate February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon
F3 Cover sheet for a correction or addendum to an explanatory memorandum February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon
F4 Cover sheet for a correction or addendum to an explanatory memorandum February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon
F5 Cover sheet for a revised explanatory memorandum for a bill for introduction in the second house to take account of amendments made in the first house February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon
F6 Cover sheet for a combined explanatory memorandum February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon
G Requirements for documentation February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon
H Legislation overview February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon
I Legislation process—checklist February 2017 PDF icon MS Word icon

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