Lakes Act 1976

In Force


  1. For infringement notice offences under this Act see Magistrates Court (Lakes Infringement Notices) Regulation 2004
  2. The Lakes Ordinance 1976 as in force immediately before 11 May 1989 continues to have effect in relation to National Land under the National Land Ordinance 1989, and as modified by that Ordinance. It is administered by the Commonwealth. A current version of the National Land Ordinance 1989 including the collection of associated pre Self-Government laws can be viewed at the Federal Register of Legislation.

Current version


  1. Proposed amendments by Statute Law Amendment Bill 2019.
Effective Files/Formats Version Published Notes
5 March 2019 PDF PDF Word R18 5 March 2019

Republication for amendments by A2018-7, A2018-42 and general renumbering

Administering Minister and Directorate

  • Minister for the Environment and Heritage - Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate