Scrutiny of Regulations

Resources for Legislation Officers


Please note that due to the current evolving situation regarding COVID-19, SARC is requesting all documentation for subordinate legislation be provided via email to


Checklist of documents required by the Committee

Statutory Rules:

Legislative Instruments:

Practice Notes

[Practice Notes] developed by the Committee to assist legislation officers

Further Information

[Guidelines to the Subordinate Legislation Act 1994] issued under section 26 of the Subordinate Legislation Act 1994. Formerly known as the ‘Premier’s Guidelines’.

The [Better Regulation Victoria] website, which provides guidance material and resources for the preparation of subordinate legislation, including the [Victorian Guide to Regulation].

The Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel’s [notes for guidance on the preparation of statutory rules].

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 March 2020