Our legislative responsibilities

Our Department administers 71 pieces of legislation, either in whole or in part. Of the 71 Acts, 69 are in the Treasurer’s portfolio, one is in the Minister for Planning and Local Government’s portfolio and one is in the Minister for Energy’s portfolio.  Administration of some legislation is shared with other Agencies, and this is indicated in the table below.

Electronic copies of the Acts are available on-line via the Tasmanian Legislation website: www.thelaw.tas.gov.au. Once at this site, simply select the advanced search tab and type in the name of the Act you wish to view. 

Title of legislation
Audit Act 2008
Business Undertakings Assistance Act 1984
Charter of Budget Responsibility Act 2007
Commonwealth and State Statistical Agreement Act 1924
Commonwealth Places (Mirror Taxes Administration) Act 1999
Competition Policy Reform (Tasmania) Act 1996
Consolidated Fund Appropriation (Supplementary Appropriation for 2015-16) Act 2016
Consolidated Fund Appropriation (Supplementary Appropriation for 2016-17) Act 2017
Consolidated Fund Appropriation Act (No.1 ) 2016
Consolidated Fund Appropriation Act (No.2) 2016
Consolidated Fund Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2015
Consolidated Fund Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2015
Corporations (Tasmania) Act 1990 (In so far as it relates to the superannuation entitlements of transferred members of the Australian Securities Commission)*
Decimal Currency Act 1965
Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1973 (In so far as it relates to the superannuation entitlements of the Director of Public Prosecutions)*
Duties Act 2001
Economic Regulator Act 2009
Electricity Companies Act 1997
Electricity Reform Act 2012 (administered for Minister for Energy)
Electricity Supply Industry Act 1995 (Part 2 and Divisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 8A and 10 of Part 3)*
Employment Incentive Scheme (Payroll Tax Rebate) Act 2009
Fee Units Act 1997
Financial Agreement Act 1994
Financial Management Act 2016
Financial Management and Audit Act 1990
Financial Sector Reform (Tasmania) Act 1999
First Home Owner Grant Act 2000
Gaming Control Act 1993
Government Business Enterprises (Sale) Act 2003
Government Business Enterprises Act 1995
Governor of Tasmania Act 1982 (in so far as it relates to the superannuation entitlements of the Governor)*
Homes (Sale of Mortgages) Act 1993
Homes Act 1935 (in so far as it relates to the lending of funds for home ownership)*
Judges' Contributory Pensions Act 1968
Land Tax Act 2000
Land Tax Rating Act 2000
Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Subsidy) Act 1980
Liquor Licensing Act 1990
Local Government (Rates and Charges Remissions) Act 1991
Mutual Recognition (Tasmania) Act 1993
Nation Building and Jobs Plan Facilitation (Tasmania) Act 2009
National Taxation Reform (Commonwealth-State Relations) Act 1999
New Tax System Price Exploitation Code (Tasmania) Act 1999
Parliamentary Salaries, Superannuation and Allowances Act 2012 (in so far as it relates to the superannuation entitlements of members of Parliament)*
Parliament Square Planning Permit Act 2012 (Administered for Minister for Planning and Local Government)
Payroll Tax Act 2008
Public Account Act 1986
Public Sector Superannuation Reform Act 1999
Public Sector Superannuation Reform Act 2016  
Public Works Committee Act 1914  (in so far as it relates to the conditions precedent to commencing public works)*
Public Works Construction Act 1880
Repeal of Regulations Postponement Act 2015
Retirement Benefits (State Fire Commission Superannuation Scheme) Act 2005
Retirement Benefits (Tasmanian Ambulance Service Superannuation Scheme) Act 2006
Retirement Benefits Act 1993
Solicitor-General Act 1983 (in so far as it relates to the superannuation entitlements of the Solicitor-General)*
State Grants Commission Act 1976
Subordinate Legislation Act 1992
Tamar Valley Power Station Act 2008
Tasmanian Public Finance Corporation Act 1985
Taxation Administration Act 1997
Taxation and Related Legislation (Micellaneous Amendments) Act 2017
TOTE Tasmania (Sale) Act 2009
Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition (Tasmania) Act 2003
TT-Line Gaming Act 1993
TT-Line Vessel Replacement Fund Act 2017
Treasury (Borrowing) Act 2016
Unclaimed Moneys Act 2015
Water and Sewerage Corporation Act 2012
Water and Sewerage Industry Act 2008 (Subdivision 3 of Division 1, Division 5 of Part 4 and sections 88 and 111)
Water and Sewerage (Community Service Obligation) Act 2009


Key:
*Treasury shares administrative responsibility for this Act with another agency.
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