Search Legislation

Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004

Section 33: Procedure

115.Section 33 explains the procedure for drafting and issuing the code of practice and subsequent revisions of it. When the final version of the code has been laid before Parliament, it is brought into operation by order. By virtue of section 61(3), the order is to be subject to the negative resolution procedure. By virtue of subsection (9), the code may not be revised so as to reduce the quality or extent of services provided.

Back to top


Print Options


Explanatory Notes

Text created by the government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Public Acts except Appropriation, Consolidated Fund, Finance and Consolidation Acts.


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources