Our legislative responsibilities

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Our Department administers 66 pieces of legislation, either in whole or in part. Of these Acts, 26 are in the Treasurer’s portfolio, 38​​ are in the Minister for Finance's portfolio, one is in the Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction’s portfolio and one is in the Minister for Local Government and Planning​​​’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.legislation.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. 

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

​Treasurer
​​​​Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2019
​​​Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2019
​​Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2020​​
​Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2020
​Appropriation (Supplementary Appropriation for 2019-20) Act 2020
Audit Act 2008
Business Undertakings Assistance Act 1984
Charter of Budget Responsibility Act 2007
Commonwealth and State Statistical Agreement Act 1924​
Electricity Companies Act 1997
Electricity Supply Industry Act 1995 (Part 2 and Divisions 3, 4, 4A, 5, 5A, 6 and 10 of Part 3 and in so far as it relates to contestable customers, price regulation and contracts, and the making of regulations under section 122 in so far as those regulations relate to that Part, those Divisions and those matters (otherwise see Department of State Growth under the Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction and Department of Justice under the Minister for Workplace Safety and Consumer Affairs))*
Financial Agreement Act 1994
Financial Management Act 2016 
Government Business Enterprises Act 1995
Government Business Enterprises (Sale) Act 2003
​​Government Procurement Review (International Free Trade Agreements) Act 2019
​​Homes Act 1935 (in so far as it relates to the lending of funds for home ownership (otherwise see Department of Communities Tasmania under the Minister for State Development, Construction and Housing))*
National Taxation Reform (Commonwealth-State Relations) Act 1999
State Grants Commission Act 1976
​Supply Act (No. 1) 2020
​Supply Act (No. 2) 2020
Tamar Valley Power Station Act 2008
Tasmanian Public Finance Corporation Act 1985
Treasury (Borrowing) Act 2016
TT-Line Vessel Replacement Fund Act 2017​
Water and Sewerage Industry (Community Service Obligation) Act 2009
Minister for Finance
Commonwealth Places​ (Mirror Taxes Administration) Act 1999
Competition Policy Reform (Tasmania) Act 1996
Corporations (Tasmania) Act 1990 (in so far as it relates to the superannuation entitlements of transferred members of the Australian Securities Commission (otherwise see Department of Justice under the Attorney-General/Minister for Justice))*
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 (otherwise see Department of Justice under the Attorney-General/Minister for Justice))*
Duties Act 2001
Economic Regulator Act 2009
Fee Units Act 1997
Financial Sector Reform (Tasmania) Act 1999
First Home Owner Grant Act 2000
Gaming Control Act 1993
Governor of Tasmania Act 1982 (in so far as it relates to the superannuation entitlements of the Governor (otherwise see Department of Premier and Cabinet under the Premier))*
HomeBuilder Grants Act 2020
Homes (Sale of Mortgages) Act 1993
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
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 (otherwise see Department of Premier and Cabinet under the Premier))*
​Payroll Tax Act 2008
Payroll Tax Rebate (Apprentices, Trainees and Youth Employees) Act 2017
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 (otherwise see Department of Premier and Cabinet under the Premier))*
Public Works Construction Act 1880
Solicitor-General Act 1983 (in so far as it relates to the superannuation entitlements of the Solicitor-General (otherwise see Department of Justice under the Attorney-General/Minister for Justice))*
Subordinate Legislation Act 1992
Taxation Administration Act 1997
TOTE Tasmania (Sale) Act 2009
Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition (Tasmania) Act 2003
TT-Line Gaming Act 1993
Unclaimed Money Act 2015
Water and Sewerage Corporation Act 2012
Water and Sewerage Industry Act 2008 (Subdivision 3 of Division 1 of Part 4, Division 5 of Part 4 and section 111, and the making of regulations under section 115 in so far as those regulations relate to Subdivision 3 of Division 1 of Part 4, Division 5 of Part 4 and section 111 (otherwise see Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment under the Minister for Primary Industries and Water))​
​Other
Electricity Reform Act 2012 (administered for Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction​)​
Parliament Square Planning Permit Act 2012 (administered for Minister for Local Government and Planning)


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