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Links to subordinate laws of Tasmania

The links provided here are:

  • to web addresses supported, in general, by the administering Department of the enabling Act or by other Government bodies (Commonwealth, etc.) that publish codes, standards, rules etc. referred to by Tasmanian legislation; and
  • to subordinate laws that are not Statutory Rules; and
  • not provided for on the Tasmanian legislation database.

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 [Note: The assignment of the administration of an enactment to a Minister, and the department responsible to that Minister in relation to that enactment, may be viewed at by searching in the current Administrative Arrangements Order for the Enabling Act or, in the case of an Enabling Act made since the making of that Order, the administration provision of that new Act. An unofficial administration list, arranged by Act and updated with new Acts, may also be viewed at Administrative Arrangements.]

The Minister responsible for a portfolio is indicated at the Tasmanian Parliament - Cabinet web address.

The provisions of Acts and Statutory Rules may be viewed in full at

Further information resources in relation to Tasmanian enactments

Enabling Act (enabling provision) Pathways to certain subordinate laws

Government notices for many Acts


For sale of publications by: Standards Australia [a commercial site requiring payment for access]


Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) - Orders

codes and guidelines

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Regulations 2012 [3]

Australian Drinking Water Guidelines

Animal Farming (Registration) Regulations 2005 [7] Exotic Sheep Breeds Code of Practice
Animal Health Act 1995 Notices

Animal Welfare Act 1993


  Code of practice [ Australian Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes]

Animal Welfare Regulations 1993 [6(2)]

Australian Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals – Domestic Poultry

Building Act 2000 (57)

Tasmanian Plumbing Code

Child Care Act 2001 (47)

Child Care Standards

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulations 2010 ADG Code and Australian Explosives Code
  IMDG Code
Education Act 1994 School Council (model constitution) / guidelines
  Standards for non-government schools

Electricity Supply Industry Act 1995 (49A)

Tasmanian Electricity Code

Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 Air Quality Policy
  Noise Policy
Food Act 2003 Food Standards Code
Forest Practices Act 1985 Forest Practices Code

Forestry (Fair Contract Codes) Act 2001 (5)

Forestry Fair Contract Codes

Gaming Control Act 1993 (76ZZK)

Keno Rules,
and other Casino Games

  rules and conditions for operating raffles, bingo, calcutta sweepstakes, lucky envelopes (authorised games)

Gaming Control Act 1993 (91)

gaming in licensed premises - Tasmanian Gaming Commission Rules / Code of Practice

Gas Act 2000 (38A) - [gazette 15 July 2003, p. 1039-1043]

Tasmanian Gas Distribution Code

- [gazette 15 July 2003, p. 1044-1050]

Tasmanian Gas Retail Code

Government Business Enterprises Act 1995 (114)

Treasurer's Instructions / guidelines, principles, practices and procedures

Industrial Relations Act 1984 awards

Legal Aid Commission Act 1990 (27)


Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 (75)

Ministerial guidelines for fishing licensing

Local Government Act 1993 (145)

by-laws of Councils

Marine Farming Planning Act 1995 (Pt. 3)

marine farming development plans (draft, current, emergency)

Mineral Resources Development Act 1995 (204)

Codes of Practice: Mineral Exploration

Mineral Resources Development Act 1995 (204) Quarry Code of Practice
Mineral Resources Regulations 2006 [8(2)] JORC Code [reporting of mineral resources and ore reserves]

Plant Quarantine Regulations 1998

Plant Quarantine Manual (Tasmania)

Radiation Protection Regulations 2006

Disposal Code

  International regulations - safe transport
  National Directory for Radiation Protection 
  recommendations for limiting exposure

Threatened Species Protection Act 1995 (10, 22, 25, 27)

strategy / listing statements / recovery plans / threat abatement plans

Threatened Species Protection Act 1995 (15)

Guidelines for the eligibility for listing

Vermin Control Act 2000 [15] Model Code of Practice - Keeping European rabbits

Water Management Act 1999 [8(1)(b)]



Water Management Plans (drafts)

Water Management Act 1999 [s. 301] Works codes – dam works

Water Management (Safety of Dams) Regulations 2003


Weed Management Act 1999

weed management plans (draft and approved)

Last updated Tuesday, June 12, 2018 10:14 AM