Application of imperial acts  

Reference received: 11 March 1966

​Re​​port

Report 4: Application of Imperial Acts ​[PDF​, 8.8Mb] November 1967

Tabled in parliament: 16 November 1967

Judicial Citation: Garrett v Overy (1968) 69 SR(NSW) 281, 290; Dugan v Mirror Newspapers Ltd [1976] 1 NSWLR 403, 409; China Ocean Shipping Co v South Australia (1979) 145 CLR 172, 212; Jennings Industries Ltd v Commonwealth of Australia (1984) 57 ACTR 5; R v McConnell (1985) 2 NSWLR 269, 272; Adler v District Court (NSW) (1990) 19 NSWLR 317, 329; Darrington v Caldbeck (1990) 20 NSWLR 212, 215; Forgeard v Shanahan (1994) 35 NSWLR 206, 222; Hitchins v Hitchins (1998) 47 NSWLR 35, [13]; Neilson v Letch [2004] NSWSC 1246, [46]; Bauskis v Adams [2007] NSWCA 293, [20]; Rokov v Bistricic [1974] 2 NSWLR 143 at 147​

​​Working paper

​Working paper 8: Legislative powers, February 1972

Terms of reference

To review all Imperial Acts in force in this State (as a first step towards general Statute Law Revision) and so far as practicable, the preparation of legislation to repeal them as Imperial Acts and re-enact such part of them as should remain part of the law of New South Wales.

Note: See also Reference 95 - Review of the law of set-off