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Selection of OPC Word Notes

The following table lists some notes that OPC uses to ensure consistent formatting in Bills.

In July 2016 the Word Notes were renumbered into a new numbering system, however the content of the Words Notes were not changed. The documents below will be updated to the new number as they change.

Old No. New No. Title Date of issue PDF RTF
3 4.1 Bill templates, styles and examples
Sample new Bill
Sample amending Bill
Sample Parliamentary Amendment

August 2010

May 2006

Download PDF version
317k
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557k
4 4.2 Formatting rules for legislation and other instruments drafted in OPC 15 August 2017 Download PDF version
651k
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2.2M
10 3.6 Formulas August 2006 Download PDF version
430k
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649k
12 1.2 Toolbars, menus and macros January 2008 Download PDF version
572k
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1.13M
13 3.11 Renumbering August 2010 Download PDF version
272k
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404k
19 6.1 Macros for checking formatting of Bills
January 2008 Download PDF version
450k
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400k
20 6.6 Preparation of Bills
July 2014 Download PDF version
149k
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3.9M
21 6.8 Preparation of Parliamentary Amendments
January 2017 Download PDF version
420k
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6.4M
22 3.2 Tables of Contents in Bills January 2008 Download PDF version
367k
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1.6M
24 3.4 Tables in Bills August 2010 Download PDF version
263k
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201k
25 4.3 Formatting of Agreements etc. May 2005 Download PDF version
200k
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243k
28 3.9 Amendment Shorthand System (ASS macro) April 2012 Download PDF version
354k
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459k
30 4.6 Formatting Social Security and Veterans' Affairs Bills November 2012 Download PDF version
615k
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461k
37 6.4 Exposure drafts March 2012 Download PDF version
303k
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390k
39 3.3 Commencement provisions December 2001 Download PDF version
90k
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217k
41 3.10 OPC Parliamentary Amendment forms September 2006 Download PDF version
215k
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457k
49 4.4 Formatting of Excise Tariff Proposals and Bills December 2006 Download PDF version
287k
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281k
50 4.5 Formatting of Customs Tariff Proposals and Bills December 2006 Download PDF version
404k
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320k
 
 


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