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Part I—Preliminary
1 Short title [see Note 1]
2 Application of Act
Part II—Commencement of Acts
3 Meaning of commencement
5 Commencement of Acts
6 Evidence of date of assent or proclamation
Part III—Repeal and expiration of Acts
7 Effect of repeal of Act
8 Effect of repeal
8A Implied repeals etc
8B Effect of expiration of Act
8C References to part of an Act
9 Repealed Acts in force until substituted provisions operate
10 References to amended or re-enacted Acts
11 Expiration of Act
Part IV—General provisions
12 Every section a substantive enactment
13 Headings, schedules, marginal notes, footnotes and endnotes
14 Acts may be altered etc. in same session
14A Definitions inserted by amending Act
14B Commencement of paragraphs etc. in amending Act
15 Amending Act to be construed with amended Act
15A Construction of Acts to be subject to Constitution
15AA Regard to be had to purpose or object of Act
15AB Use of extrinsic material in the interpretation of an Act
15AC Changes to style not to affect meaning
15AD Examples
15AE Legislative instruments etc
15B Application of Acts in coastal sea
15C Jurisdiction of courts
Part V—Words and references in Acts
16 References to the Sovereign
16A References to the Governor-General
16B References to the Governor of a State
16C References to Stipendiary Magistrate and Magistrate
17 Constitutional and official definitions [see Note 2]
17AA Definitions relating to the Australian Public Service
18 Interpretation
18A Parts of speech and grammatical forms
18B How Chairs and Deputy Chairs may be referred to
19 Mention of Minister
19A References to Ministers and Departments
19BB Revocation of orders made under sections 19B and 19BA
20 Mention of an officer in general terms
21 Office etc. means office etc. of the Commonwealth
22 Meaning of certain words
22A References to de facto partners
22B Registered relationships
22C De facto relationships
23 Rules as to gender and number
25 References to writing, documents and records
25A Production of records kept in computers etc
25B Alterations of names and constitutions
25C Compliance with forms
25D Content of statements of reasons for decisions
25E Attainment of particular age
Part VI—Judicial expressions
26 Judicial definitions
27 Meaning of certain words [see Note 3]
27A Documents commencing proceedings
28 Rules of Court
28A Service of documents
29 Meaning of service by post
Part VII—Powers conferred and duties imposed by Acts
33 Exercise of powers and duties
33A Acting appointments
33B Participation in meetings by telephone etc
34 Power to determine includes authority to administer oath
34AA Delegations
34AB Effect of delegation
34A Exercise of certain powers and functions by a delegate
34B Presentation of papers to the Parliament
34C Periodic reports
Part VIII Distance and time
Part VIII—Distance and time
35 Measurement of distance
36 Reckoning of time
37 Expressions of time
Part IX—Citation of Acts
38 Reference to Acts
39 Numbering of Acts
40 Citation of Acts
40A References to the new corporations and ASIC legislation
Part XI—Non-legislative instruments and resolutions
46 Construction of instruments
46AA Prescribing matters by reference to other instruments
46B Disallowable non-legislative instruments
47 Construction of resolutions
Regulations Part XII
Part XII—Regulations
51 Regulations
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Acts Interpretation Act 1901

Acts Interpretation Act 1901

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