Minister: Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills
Agency: Department of Justice and Attorney-General


Public Guardian Act 2014 No. 26

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
28 May 2014

RA ss 35, 40, 42A

01 July 2014 2014 Act No. 26

RA ss 7(1)(k), 35, 40, 44

02 January 2015 03 August 2016

prov exp 1 January 2015

01 July 2016 11 August 2016 2016 Act No. 382016 Act No. 39
01 March 2017 03 March 2017 2016 Act No. 63
05 March 2017 13 March 2017 2016 Act No. 5
05 June 2017 20 June 2017 2017 Act No. 17
01 January 2018 14 May 2018 2017 Act No. 24

revised version

29 October 2018 26 October 2018 2017 Act No. 44
01 July 2019 01 July 2019 2019 Act No. 52019 Act No. 19
05 September 2019 25 November 2019 2019 Act No. 23
30 November 2020 27 November 2020 2019 Act No. 9

Public Guardian Act 2014 No. 26

date of assent 28 May 2014

ss 1–2, 252, 254 commenced on date of assent (see s 2 (2))

ch 18 pt 17 commenced 1 July 2014 on the commencement of the Disability Services (Restrictive Practices) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014, s 26 (see s 2 (3) and 2014 No. 5 s 2)

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (see s 2 (1))

Public Guardian Act 2014 No. 26

date of assent 28 May 2014

ss 1–2, 252, 254 commenced on date of assent (see s 2 (2))

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (see s 2 (1))

Mental Health Act 2016 No. 5

date of assent 04 March 2016

ch 1 pt 1 hdgs, ss 3—4, pts 2–4, chs 2—21 schs 1—4 comm 5 March 2017 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA(2))

Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2016 No. 38

date of assent 27 June 2016

ss 1–2 comm on date of assent

pts 2–5, s 69 sch 1 comm 1 July 2016 (see s 2)

Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 2016 No. 39

date of assent 27 June 2016

pts 2–4, s 37 sch 1 comm 1 July 2016 immediately after the comm of the Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2016 (see s 2)

Industrial Relations Act 2016 No. 63

date of assent 09 December 2016

ch 1 pt 1 hdgs, ss 35, pts 2–3, chs 2–18, ch 19 pts 1–7, ss 11181124, 1126–1128, 1151, 1152 (to the extent it ins new s 289), ch 19 pts 9–10, schs 1–6 comm 1 March 2017 (2017 SL No. 24)

Court and Civil Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No. 17

date of assent 05 June 2017

pts 1, 3–16, 17 (except ss 149151, 153, 155), 18–23, 24 (except s 203), 25–26, 27 (except s 220), 28–34, sch 1 comm on date of assent

Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Act 2017 No. 24

date of assent 25 August 2017

ch 1 pt 1 hdgs, pt 2–3, chs 2–7, sch 1 comm 1 January 2018 (2017 SL No. 196)

Child Protection Reform Amendment Act 2017 No. 44

date of assent 10 November 2017

ss 314, 17–27, 30, 31(1), (3)–(4), 32–46, 48–67, 68(1)–(2), (4), 69(1), 70, 76–79, 80 (to the extent it ins new s 275), 81–82, pts 3–4 comm 29 October 2018 (2018 SL No. 160)

Human Rights Act 2019 No. 5

date of assent 07 March 2019

ss 3, 6, pt 4 div 1 (other than s 61(a),(c), (g), (i)), ss 104105, pt 6 (other than s 108), pt 7 (other than div 1, ss 113, 126, div 7, ss 160, 168, divs 22–23), sch 1 comm 1 July 2019 (2019 SL No. 97)

Guardianship and Administration and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 No. 9

date of assent 11 April 2019

pts 3, 5–6, 8, sch 1 comm 30 November 2020 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA(2) further postponed to 30 November 2020 (2020 SL No. 141)) (proposed commencement 1 August 2020 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA(2) (2020 SL No. 30)))

Disability Services and Other Legislation (NDIS) Amendment Act 2019 No. 19

date of assent 17 June 2019

pts 2 (other than ss 44–45, 46 (to the extent it ins new pt 9 div 12 hdg, sdivs 1, 4), 3–7, sch 1 comm 1 July 2019 (see s (2))

Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 No. 23

date of assent 05 September 2019

pts 1, 2 divs 1–2, pts 5–6, sch 1 pt 1 comm on date of assent (see s 2)

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Long title amd 2014 No. 26 s 191

s 6 amd 2019 No. 9 s 86

s 12 amd 2019 No. 19 s 60

s 13 amd 2017 No. 44 s 95

s 14 amd 2019 No. 19 s 61

s 19 amd 2019 No. 9 s 87

s 21 amd 2019 No. 9 s 88

s 22 amd 2019 No. 9 s 89

s 31 sub 2019 No. 9 s 90

s 34 amd 2019 No. 9 s 91

s 39 def chapter 5B approval ins 2019 No. 19 s 62 (2)

s 39 def consumer amd 2016 No. 5 s 923 sch 4

s 39 def funded adult participant ins 2019 No. 19 s 62 (2)

s 39 def private dwelling house sub 2019 No. 19 s 62 (1)–(2)

s 39 def relation ins 2019 No. 19 s 62 (2)

s 39 def relevant class of supports ins 2019 No. 19 s 62 (2)

s 39 def specialist disability accommodation ins 2019 No. 19 s 62 (2)

s 39 def specialist positive behaviour support ins 2019 No. 19 s 62 (2)

s 39 def visitable site amd 2016 No. 5 s 923 sch 4; 2019 No. 19 s 62 (3)–(4)

s 41 amd 2019 No. 19 s 63

s 43 amd 2019 No. 9 s 92

s 44 amd 2019 No. 19 s 64

s 47 amd 2016 No. 5 s 923 sch 4; 2019 No. 19 s 65; 2019 No. 9 s 93

s 49A ins 2019 No. 19 s 66

s 51 def authorised mental health service amd 2016 No. 5 s 923 sch 4

s 51 def boot camp centre om 2016 No. 38 s 67 (1)

s 51 def prescribed department amd 2019 No. 23 s 47

s 51 def residential facility amd 2019 No. 19 s 67

s 51 def visitable site amd 2016 No. 38 s 67 (2)–(3)

s 52 amd 2017 No. 17 s 214

s 56 amd 2019 No. 19 s 68

s 57 amd 2016 No. 39 s 37 sch 1

s 68A ins 2019 No. 19 s 69

s 70 amd 2016 No. 5 s 923 sch 4; 2019 No. 19 s 70

s 72A ins 2019 No. 19 s 71

s 86 amd 2017 No. 24 s 249; 2017 No. 44 s 96

s 107 amd 2019 No. 9 s 98 sch 1

s 110 amd 2019 No. 19 s 72

s 111 amd 2019 No. 19 s 73

s 113 amd 2017 No. 17 s 215

s 126 amd 2016 No. 5 s 923 sch 4; 2019 No. 9 s 98 sch 1 (amdt 2 could not be given effect)

s 144 amd 2019 No. 5 s 164; 2019 No. 9 s 98 sch 1

s 146 amd 2019 No. 9 s 94

s 159 exp 1 January 2015 (see s 159(4))

pt 3 hdg ins 2019 No. 19 s 74

s 190 ins 2019 No. 19 s 74

s 191 ins 2019 No. 19 s 74

s 192 ins 2019 No. 19 s 74

s 193 ins 2019 No. 19 s 74

s 194 ins 2019 No. 19 s 74

s 195 ins 2019 No. 19 s 74

s 196 ins 2019 No. 19 s 74

sch 1 def boot camp centre om 2016 No. 38 s 68

sch 1 def chapter 5B approval ins 2019 No. 19 s 75

sch 1 def funded adult participant ins 2019 No. 19 s 75

sch 1 def general principles amd 2019 No. 9 s 95(3)

sch 1 def health care principle om 2019 No. 9 s 95(1)

sch 1 def health care principles ins 2019 No. 9 s 95(2)

sch 1 def independent Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander entity ins 2017 No. 44 s 97 (2)

sch 1 def interested person sub 2019 No. 9 s 95(1)–(2)

sch 1 def national disability insurance scheme ins 2019 No. 19 s 75

sch 1 def national disability insurance scheme rules ins 2019 No. 19 s 75

sch 1 def NDIS agency ins 2019 No. 19 s 75

sch 1 def NDIS commission ins 2019 No. 19 s 75

sch 1 def NDIS commissioner ins 2019 No. 19 s 75

sch 1 def participant’s plan ins 2019 No. 19 s 75

sch 1 def recognised entity om 2017 No. 44 s 97 (1)

sch 1 def registered NDIS provider ins 2019 No. 19 s 75

sch 1 def relation ins 2019 No. 19 s 75

sch 1 def relevant class of supports ins 2019 No. 19 s 75

sch 1 def restrictive practice ins 2019 No. 19 s 75

sch 1 def specialist disability accommodation ins 2019 No. 19 s 75

sch 1 def specialist positive behaviour support ins 2019 No. 19 s 75

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