The following table lists various OPC Drafting Manuals available for download.
This manual has been designed to give an overview of drafting.
Amending Forms Manual
This manual sets out the amending forms that OPC drafters use in amending Bills and in Parliamentary Amendments. All drafters are required to follow the forms set out in the manual. This ensures a consistent approach is taken to amendments.
OPC now does all amendments in Schedules. This manual may be interesting to other drafting offices that are considering using the Schedule style amendments.
Plain English Manual
Legislative Instruments Handbook
This document provides information to help Commonwealth rule-makers and agencies manage their legislative instruments efficiently, effectively and in accordance with the relevant law. The current release is version 2.0.