The main objects of this Act are: (i) to help communities mitigate the potential adverse effects of an event, prepare for managing the effects of an event, and effectively respond to, and recover from, a disaster or an emergency situation; (ii) to provide for effective disaster management for the State; (iii) to establish a framework for the management of the State Emergency Service and emergency service units to ensure the effective performance of their functions.
This Act is reprinted as at 21 February 2011. The reprint:
• shows the law as amended by all amendments that commenced on or before that day (Reprints Act 1992 s 5(c))
• incorporates all necessary consequential amendments, whether of punctuation, numbering or another kind (Reprints Act 1992 s 5(d)).