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    The State of New South Wales, acting through the Department of Justice, supports and encourages the reuse of its publicly funded information.

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    4. Legislation – see http://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/ .


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    Email: communityrelations@justice.nsw.gov.au

    Post: Locked Bag 5111, Parramatta NSW 2124

    Telephone: (02) 8688 7586

    TTY: (02) 8688 3006


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