Legislation - User Not In Force PDF  | Print |  E-mail

Description

The window displays legislation that is NOT IN FORCE. The legislation has been passed by Parliament and is awaiting a commencement date. The Legislation has no real legal effect and is included for reference only.

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Not in Force Screen

Display Areas for Legislation

  • Row A - Is the INFORMATION row. It contains details of what is being presented in the window. Also at the far right of the window is a HELP icon. Clicking on the icon reveals this HELP screen. 

  • Row B - Is the COLUMN HEADINGS row. It contains the column headings for the section C list. The row also contains the names and flags of the languages for the legislation being displayed. NOTE: The site is capable of showing one or two languages. When one language is chosen in the back-end SETTINGS, then the second language column will not be displayed.

  • Row C - Is the LIST TABLE. It contains the list of legislation. Principal legislation contains a number at the end of the Short Title to indicate the version number (e.g. [1]). The version number will only display when the back-end SETTINGS makes point-in-time active.

Information (row A)

The row identifies the page and provides assistance with the page.

Column Headings (row B)

Click on the column heading to sort the list by that column's value (see figure below). The sorted row will show a direction (up or down) triangle next to the column name.

  • Item No. Contains a number that will identify the item. Usually the number is related to the item itself (e.g. 2008-0004 is Act 4 of 2008). The format is YYYY-NNNN. The item numbers in section C can be hovered over to check the notes for the file. Items in BLUE have notes, items in GREY do not.


  • [main] Short Title. Contains the name assigned to the main language file. Clicking the Short Title text checks for the existence of the linked PDF file (see below). The Short Title is followed by the language flag.
  • [second] Short Title. Contains the name assigned to the second language file. Clicking the Short Title text checks for the existence of the linked PDF file.  The Short Title is followed by the language flag.  NOTE: This column is only displayed if dual languages are selected via the back-end SETTINGS.



  • Date Commenced. Contains 0000-00-00 00:00:00 until the item commences.