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Ahh…thanks Jeff, I think I get it.

Imperial Acts Application Act 1969 No 30:
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Part 2 General
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s 6 Preserved Imperial enactments
Each Imperial enactment mentioned in Part 1 of the Second Schedule to this Act, and so much of
each Imperial enactment mentioned in the first column of Part 2 of that Schedule as is specified
opposite that Imperial enactment in the second column of the said Part 2, so far in either case as it
was in force in England on the twenty-fifth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-
eight—
(a) is declared to have been in force in New South Wales on that day by virtue of the Imperial Act 9
George IV Chapter 83, and
(b) except so far as affected by any Imperial enactments or State Acts from time to time in force in
New South Wales—
(i) is declared to have remained in force in New South Wales from that day,
(ii) shall from the commencement of this Act be in force in New South Wales, and
(c) is not repealed by section eight of this Act.

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Second Schedule
Part 1 Constitutional enactments
(Section 6)
(1297) 25 Edward I (Magna Carta) c 29.
(1351) 25 Edward III St 5 c 4.
(1354) 28 Edward III c 3.
(1368) 42 Edward III c 3.
(1623–4) 21 James I c 3 (The Statute of Monopolies) ss 1 and 6.
(1627) 3 Charles I c 1 (The Petition of Right).
(1640) 16 Charles I c 10 (The Habeas Corpus Act 1640), s 6.
(1679) 31 Charles II c 2 (The Habeas Corpus Act 1679) ss 1–8, s 11 (except the words “and shall incur
and sustain” and the following words of the section), and ss 15–19.
(1688) 1 William and Mary c 30 (The Royal Mines Act 1688), s 3.
(1688) 1 William and Mary sess 2 c 2 (The Bill of Rights).
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I think the two pertinent Acts referenced in the Second Schedule are:
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–> (1297) 25 Edward I (Magna Carta) c 29.
–> (1688) 1 William and Mary sess 2 c 2 (The Bill of Rights).