Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II ADMINISTRATION OF ACT

Part III NATIONAL PARKS AND NATURE RESERVES

Part IV PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION OF TREES AND PLANTS

Division 1 — Tree conservation areas

Division 2 — Heritage road green buffers

Division 3 — Approvals, reinstatement notices and evidence

Part V PLANTING AREAS, PUBLIC OPEN SPACES AND GREEN VERGES

Division 1 — Planting areas and streetscapes

Division 2 — Open spaces set aside as public parks

Division 3 — Green verges

Division 4 — Specifications and approvals

Part VI PREVENTION OF DANGERS

Part VII POWERS OF ENFORCEMENT

Part VIII OFFENCES, PENALTIES AND PROCEEDINGS

Part IX GENERAL

THE SCHEDULE Areas Designated As National Parks and Nature Reserves

Legislative Source Key

Legislative History

Comparative Table

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Parks and Trees Act
(CHAPTER 216)
This Legislative History is provided for the convenience of users of the Parks and Trees Act. It is not part of the Act.
1.  
Act 14 of 1975—Parks and Trees Act 1975
Date of First Reading
:
17 March 1975
(Bill No. 18/75 published on 18 March 1975)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
27 March 1975
Date of commencement
:
15 May 1975
Note:
The Parks and Trees Act 1975 repealed the Botanic Gardens Act (Chapter 300, 1970 Revised Edition), the Trees and Plants (Preservation and Improvement of Amenities) Act 1970 (No. 59 of 1970) and section 79 and Part V of the Local Government Integration Act (Chapter 210, 1970 Revised Edition).
2.  
Act 27 of 1982—Parks and Trees (Amendment) Act 1982
Date of First Reading
:
27 July 1982
(Bill No. 18/82 published on 4 August 1982)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
31 August 1982
Date of commencement
:
5 November 1982
3.  
Date of First Reading
:
4 March 1987
(Bill No. 3/87 published on 6 March 1987)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
26 March 1987
Date of commencement
:
1 May 1987
4.  
1985 Revised Edition—Parks and Trees Act (Chapter 216)
Date of operation
:
30 March 1987
5.  
Act 10 of 1990—National Parks Act 1990
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
Date of First Reading
:
13 March 1990
(Bill No. 12/90 published on 14 March 1990)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
29 March 1990
Date of commencement
:
6 June 1990
6.  
1991 Revised Edition—Parks and Trees Act
Date of operation
:
1 March 1991
7.  
Date of First Reading
:
31 October 1994
(Bill No. 32/94 published on 1 November 1994)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
5 December 1994
Date of commencement
:
29 January 1995
8.  
Act 22 of 1996—National Parks Act 1996
(Consequential amendments made to Act by)
Date of First Reading
:
2 May 1996
(Bill No. 13/96 published on 3 May 1996)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
21 May 1996
Date of commencement
:
1 July 1996
9.  
Date of operation
:
27 December 1996
10.  
Act 4 of 2005—Parks and Trees Act 2005
Date of First Reading
:
19 October 2004
(Bill No. 55/2004 published on 20 October 2004)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
25 January 2005
Date of commencement
:
1 August 2005
Note:
The Parks and Trees Act 2005 repealed the Parks and Trees Act (Chapter 216, 1996 Revised Edition).
11.  
Date of operation
:
31 July 2006
12.  
Date of First Reading
:
26 April 2010
(Bill No. 11/2010 published on 26 April 2010)
Date of Second and Third Readings
:
19 May 2010.
Date of commencement
:
2 January 2011