Drafting Simple Instruments Course 2

*** Due to the COVID-19, courses will be offered online in the coming financial year. Each of our courses will be split over 2 half days. We will use Zoom to run the courses and send participants the materials needed to participate online approximately 2 weeks before the relevant course. Those participants who do not use Zoom within their agency may need to use their own computer to participate. ***

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This is a full day course conducted at OPC's offices. Course materials are provided.

This course covers the essential requirements for drafting more complex legislative instruments. It builds on the Drafting Simple Instruments course and is designed to equip agencies who choose to draft legislative instruments in-house with the necessary skills to ensure the instruments are effective, valid and clear. It is hands-on, with opportunities for participants to draft their own instruments.

The course costs $900 per individual (GST not applicable).

The course covers the following topics:

  • Acts of general application
  • Essential aspects of effective legal rules
  • Statutory interpretation for drafters
  • Working with your legislation
  • Services and assistance that OPC can provide


Completion of the following OPC courses:

  • Legislation Process Course
  • Legislative Design Course
  • Drafting Simple Instruments¬†Course 1

Course payment, cancellation and refund policy

Please see the Course payment, cancellation and refund policy page.

Upcoming course dates




2 4 and 5 May 2021 (Morning - Treasury Only) Fully Booked

If the above courses are all fully booked, please join our waiting list to be notified when further course dates become available.

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