Procedures & Legislation

Acts and Regulations

The following list has been created as an introductory guide to some of the legislation and rules relevant to the operation of the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales. Practitioners or other persons should not rely solely on these materials if appearing before the Commission.

Industrial Relations Act 1996
Industrial Relations General Regulation 2015
Industrial Relations Commission Rules 2009
Civil Procedure Act 2005
Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005
Entertainment Industry Act 2013​​
Transport Administration (Staff) Regulation 2012

Annual Holidays Act 1944
Building and Construction Industry Long Service Payments Act 1986
Civil Liability Act 2002
Commission for Children and Young People Act 1998
Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999
Criminal Appeal Act 1912
Criminal Procedure Act 1986
Employees Liability Act 1991
Employment Protection Act 1982
Employment Protection Regulation 2001
Essential Services Act 1988
Evidence Act 1995
Fines Act 1996
Government and Related​ Employees Appeal Tribunal Act 1980
Health Services Act 1997 No 154
Industrial Relations (Child Employment) Act 2006 No 96
Industrial Relations (Ethical Clothing Trades Act) 2001
Interpretation Act 1987
Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth)
Legal Profession Act 2004
Long Service Leave Act 1955
Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 No 43
Police Act 1990
Rail Safety Act 2008 No 97
Superannuation Administration Act 1996
Supreme Court Act 1970
Supreme Court Rules 1970

Work Health and Safety Act 2011
Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011
Workers Compensation Act 1987
Workplace Surveillance Act 2005