Important changes have been made to the duty to notify provisions of pollution incidents as a result of amendments to the Protection of the Environment Act 1997. Now, all pollution incidents causing or threatening material harm to the environment must be notified “immediately after the person becomes aware of the incident” (the legislation previously provided for notification “as soon as … [Read more...]
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Schedule 2.6 of the Identification Legislation Amendment Act 2011 (NSW) will commence on 30 April 2012. The schedule will make important amendments to the Oaths Act 1900 (NSW) and introduce the Oaths Regulation 2011 (NSW). The amendment of the Oaths Act 1900 provides new requirements for the identification of a person making an affidavit or statutory declaration. A person who takes and receives a … [Read more...]