The department administers a number of acts of parliament covering a wide range of issues, and
develops and amends acts and regulations within its responsibility. The process to develop and/or amend legislation is complex and involves a number of steps. Each step is an important and necessary stage in the development or amendment process. Visit the
Department of the Attorney General for information about this process.
The department ensures that its legislative processes are in keeping with the requirements of the State Government’s Regulatory Impact Assessment process. For more information visit the
Department of Finance.
The following legislation is administered by the department. The legislation, including associated regulations, is available at the Western Australian Legislation website.