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Legislation Legislation Type Operational Date Last Amendment

Duty-Free Shopping System Act

Act

December 15, 2010

Early Childhood Act

Act

November 30, 2007

January 1, 2009

Early Childhood Commission Act

Act

March 4, 2003

January 1, 2003

Education Act

Act

December 16, 1965

January 1, 1980

Education Act

Subsidary Legislation

Education Tax Act

Act

July 1, 1983

October 1, 2014

Election Petitions Act

Act

April 17, 1885

January 1, 2002

Electoral Commission (Interim) Act

Act

November 8, 2006

January 1, 2006

Electoral Commission (Interim) Act

Subsidary Legislation

Electric Lighting Act

Act

May 27, 1890

January 1, 1977

Electricity (Frequency Conversion) Act

Act

May 1, 1957

January 1, 1970

Electricity (Survey) Act

Act

May 30, 1956

January 1, 1956

Electricity Development Act

Act

October 1, 1958

January 1, 1971

Electronic Transactions Act

Act

April 2, 2007

January 1, 2007

Elimination of Fractions of a Cent Act

Act

May 15, 1924

January 1, 1924

Emergency (Lighting Control) Act

Act

January 19, 1939

January 1, 1969

Emergency (Public Security) Act

Act

August 2, 1939

January 1, 1966

Emergency Powers Act

Act

June 6, 1938

January 1, 1969

Emigrants Protection Act

Act

January 7, 1925

January 1, 1925

Employees Share Ownership Plan Act

Act

April 1, 1995

January 1, 2003

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