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How to Access

Select Legislation > Recent Changes from the drop-down menu in the front-end of the web site.

Description

Users of this site will periodically visit to check for recent changes to legislation. To ensure that the changes made to this site are efficiently retrieved this page has been made available. Here changes to Principal, Subordinate and Amending Legislation along with Bills, Gazettes and Notices are all presented. The default screen will show changes made during the last 14 days, but by using the calendar, any point-in-time up to the current date can be selected.

Screen Shot 

Recent Changes Screen

Display Areas for Legislation

  • Row A - Is the INFORMATION row. It contains details of what is being presented in the window and a calendar to allow the specific date for the viewing of legislation to be easily changed. Also at the far right of the window is a HELP icon. Clicking on the icon reveals this HELP screen. 

  • Row B - Is the Sub Heading row. Sub Headings will repeat for every type of data being presented.

  • Row C - Is the COLUMN HEADINGS row. It contains the column headings for the section D 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 disappear.

  • Row D - Is the LIST TABLE. It contains the list of legislation.Principal and Subordinate 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 SETTING point-in-time is active. Lists will repeat for every type of data being presented

Information (row A)

The row identifies the day displayed, allows the day to be changed, and provides assistance with the page.

By clicking on the CHANGE DATE button in row A a graphical calendar will appear to allow the current display date to be changed.

  • Clicking on the ? icon on the calendar will display additional details on the use of the calendar.
  • Clicking on the << and >> icons will decrease or increase the month displayed by one year. Holding the mouse button down on the icons will display a range of years to choose from.
  • Clicking on the < and > icons will decrease or increase the month displayed by one month. Holding the mouse button down on the icons will display a range of months to choose from.
  • Clicking on any date in the current month will enter that date.
  • Clicking on TODAY will enter today's date.
  • Clicking in the top (where the month is displayed) or bottom panel (where the words 'select a date' appear) will allow the calendar to be dragged to another area on the screen. The position will be reset when the calendar is reopened.
  • Clicking on a day name will make the day the starting day for the week.
  • Clicking on the "X" will close the calendar.

 

Subheadings (row B)

Sub Headings will repeat for every type of data being presented.

Column Headings (row C)

Column Headings will be different for every type of data presented.