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South Australian laws and regulatory instruments

Below you will find comprehensive and up-to-date links to South Australian laws and subordinate statutory instruments. If you find any gaps or out-of-date information please send us an email.

The list below includes all legislation administered by the EPA and various Acts and regulations administered by other agencies.

The official database of South Australian legislation and statutory instruments is available here.

Aboriginal Heritage Act 1988

Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary Act 2005

Adelaide Park Lands Act 2005

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (South Australia) Act 1994

Agricultural and Veterinary Products (Control of Use) Act 2002

Agricultural and Veterinary Products (Control of Use) Regulations 2004##

Aquaculture Act 2001

See here for regulations and policies under the Act.

Biological Control Act 1986

See here for notices issued under the Act.

Climate Change and Greenhouse Emissions Reduction Act 2007

Coast Protection Act 1972

See here for regulations and proclamations issued under the Act.

Constitutional Powers (Coastal Waters) Act 1979

Dangerous Substances Act 1979

See here for regulations under the Act.

Energy Products (Safety and Efficiency) Act 2000

See here for notices and proclamations under the Act.

Energy Products (Safety and Efficiency) Regulations 2012

Environment Protection Act 1993

See here for proclamations and notices issued under the Act. As explained here, all National Environment Protection Measures automatically take effect under the Act as Environment Protection Policies.

The EPA has also issued guidelines for various industry sectors.

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1984

Environment, Resources and Development Court Act 1993

See here for regulations and rules under the Act.

Explosives Act 1936

See here for regulations, proclamations and notices issued under the Act.

Gene Technology Act 2001

Genetically Modified Crops Management Act 2004

See here for notices issued under the Act.

Groundwater (Border Agreement) Act 1985

Ground Water (Qualco-Sunlands) Control Act 2000

Heritage Places Act 1993

Lake Eyre Basin (Intergovernmental Agreement) Act 2001

Marine Parks Act 2007

Mining Act 1971

See here for regulations and notices under the Act.

National Environment Protection Council (South Australia) Act 1995

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972

See here for regulations and notices under the Act.

Native Vegetation Act 1991

Natural Resources Management Act 2004

See here for regulations and notices under the Act.

Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition) Act 2000

Offshore Minerals Act 2000

Off-shore Waters (Application of Laws) Act 1976

Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989

See here for regulations and notices under the Act.

Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000

See here for regulations and notices under the Act.

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982

Plant Health Act 2009

See here for notices issued under the Act.

Plastic Shopping Bags (Waste Avoidance) Act 2008

Protection of Marine Waters (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1987

Port Pirie Smelting Facility (Lead-In-Air Concentrations) Act 2013

Radiation Protection and Control Act 1982

See here for regulations and notices issued under the Act.

River Murray Act 2003

See here for regulations and notices issued under the Act.

River Murray Waters Agreement Supplemental Agreement Act 1963

River Murray Waters (Dartmouth Reservoir) Act 1971

Safe Drinking Water Act 2011

See here for notices issued under the Act.

Water (Commonwealth Powers) Act 2008

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (South Australia) Act 2013

Water Industry Act 2012

See here for regulations and notices under the Act.

Water Resources Act 1997

See here for regulations and notices under the Act.

Wilderness Protection Act 1992

See here for regulations and notices issued under the Act.

Wingfield Waste Depot Closure Act 1999

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