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


Supreme Court of Queensland Act 1991 No. 68

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
14 August 1992 01 October 1992 1992 Act No. 40
30 May 1994 31 May 1994 1994 Act No. 24
29 May 1995 29 May 1995 1995 Act No. 24
07 June 1996 07 June 1996 1996 Act No. 4
01 December 1996 10 March 1997 1996 Act No. 37
03 November 1997 19 November 1997 1997 Act No. 38
05 December 1997 09 December 1997 1997 Act No. 82
01 July 1998 23 July 1998 1998 Act No. 20
27 November 1998 04 December 1998 1998 Act No. 46
01 July 1999 17 December 1999 1999 Act No. 66
01 March 2000 08 November 2000 2000 Act No. 16
17 November 2000 01 December 2000 2000 Act No. 58
28 February 2002 01 March 2002 2001 Act No. 80
06 June 2002 20 June 2002 2001 Act No. 80
16 August 2002 2002 Act No. 34
01 April 2003 2002 Act No. 74
08 December 2003 2003 Act No. 77
01 July 2004 2004 Act No. 11
22 November 2004 2004 Act No. 29
08 December 2005 2005 Act No. 70
06 February 2006 2005 Act No. 70
01 July 2007 2007 Act No. 24
21 September 2007 2007 Act No. 39
01 January 2008 2007 Act No. 372007 Act No. 55
14 March 2008 2007 Act No. 55
01 July 2009 2009 Act No. 9
02 November 2009 2009 Act No. 25
01 December 2009 2009 Act No. 24
09 December 2009

prov exp 8 December 2009

01 September 2010 2010 Act No. 26
14 October 2010 2010 Act No. 42
01 July 2011 2011 Act No. 13
28 May 2012 2011 Act No. 34
01 September 2012 2011 Act No. 45

Act renumbered

03 September 2012

provs exp 2 September 2011

12 November 2012 2012 Act No. 25
17 May 2013 2013 Act No. 8
29 August 2013 2013 Act No. 35
23 September 2013 2013 Act No. 39
27 November 2013 2013 Act No. 64
28 February 2015 07 November 2016 2013 Act No. 35
03 July 2017 08 April 2019 2016 Act No. 272016 Act No. 27
12 July 2019 15 July 2019 2019 Act No. 12

Supreme Court of Queensland Act 1991 No. 68

date of assent 24 October 1991

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 14 December 1991 (1991 SL No. 173)

Justice Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992 No. 40 pt 1, s 163 sch 1

date of assent 14 August 1992

commenced on date of assent

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No. 2) 1992 No. 68 ss 1–3 sch 2

date of assent 07 December 1992

commenced on date of assent

Supreme Court Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1993 No. 20 pts 1–2

date of assent 28 May 1993

commenced on date of assent

Justice and Attorney-General (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1994 No. 24 ss 1–3(1) sch

date of assent 10 May 1994

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 30 May 1994 (1994 SL No. 168)

Judicial Legislation Amendment Act 1994 No. 76 pts 1, 6

date of assent 01 December 1994

commenced on date of assent

Courts Legislation Amendment Act 1995 No. 23 pts 1–2

date of assent 11 April 1995

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 29 May 1995 (1995 SL No. 131)

Justice and Attorney-General (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995 No. 24 pts 1, 12

date of assent 11 April 1995

commenced on date of assent

Statute Law Revision Act (No. 2) 1995 No. 58 ss 1–2, 4 sch 1

date of assent 28 November 1995

commenced on date of assent

Courts (Video Link) Amendment Act 1996 No. 4 pts 1–2

date of assent 09 May 1996

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 7 June 1996 (1996 SL No. 118)

Public Service Act 1996 No. 37 ss 1–2, 147 sch 2

date of assent 22 October 1996

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 December 1996 (1996 SL No. 361)

Queensland Law Society Legislation Amendment Act 1997 No. 13 pts 1, 4

date of assent 15 May 1997

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 3 November 1997 (1997 SL No. 362)

Courts Reform Amendment Act 1997 No. 38 ss 1–2 pt 13

date of assent 18 July 1997

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 August 1997 (1997 SL No. 235)

Justice and Other Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No. 2) 1997 No. 82 ss 1–3 sch

date of assent 05 December 1997

commenced on date of assent

Civil Justice Reform Act 1998 No. 20 ss 1–2(1), (3), pt 3

date of assent 01 May 1998

ss 1–2, 11, 21 commenced on date of assent (see s 2 (1))

s 18 commenced 1 July 1998 (1998 SL No. 122)

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 1999 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2) (1999 SL No. 70 s 2 (3)))

Supreme Court of Queensland Act and Another Act Amendment Act 1998 No. 46 pts 1, 3

date of assent 27 November 1998

commenced on date of assent

Financial Administration Legislation Amendment Act 1999 No. 29 ss 1–2, 50 sch

date of assent 16 June 1999

ss 1–2, 50 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 1999 (1999 SL No. 122 and see 1999 SL No. 119, 1999 SL No. 70 s 2 (3))

Road Transport Reform Act 1999 No. 42 ss 1–2(1), 54(3) sch pt 3 (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 02 September 1999

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining amdt commenced 1 December 1999 (s 2(1)) (amdt could not be given effect and om 2000 No. 46 s 3 sch)

Amending legislation

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2000 No. 46 ss 1, 3 sch (amends 1999 No. 42 above)

date of assent 25 October 2000

commenced on date of assent

Justice Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No. 2) 1999 No. 66 pts 1, 8

date of assent 06 December 1999

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ss 33–34, 37–41, 47–49 commenced 1 July 1999 (see s 2 (2))

remaining provisions commenced 1 March 2000 (2000 SL No. 15)

Mental Health Act 2000 No. 16 ss 1–2, 590 sch 1 pt 2

date of assent 08 June 2000

ss 1–2, 590 commenced on date of assent (see s 2 (1))

remaining provisions commenced 28 February 2002 (2002 SL No. 27)

Justice and Other Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2000 No. 58 ss 1–2 sch

date of assent 17 November 2000

commenced on date of assent

Constitution of Queensland 2001 No. 80 No. 80 ss 1–2, 94 sch 2

date of assent 03 December 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 6 June 2002 (see s 2)

Justice and Other Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002 No. 34 s 1, pt 17

date of assent 16 August 2002

commenced on date of assent

Discrimination Law Amendment Act 2002 No. 74 ss 1–2, 90 sch

date of assent 13 December 2002

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 90 commenced 31 March 2003 (2003 SL No. 51)

remaining provisions commenced 1 April 2003 (2003 SL No. 51)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2003 No. 77 ss 1, 2(3), pt 25

date of assent 06 November 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 8 December 2003 (2003 SL No. 310)

Legal Profession Act 2003 No. 97 ss 1, 2(2), 380 sch 1

date of assent 03 December 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions never proclaimed into force and rep 2004 No. 11 s 642

Legal Profession Act 2004 No. 11 ss 1, 2(2), 596 sch 1

date of assent 31 May 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2004 (2004 SL No. 106)

Partnership and Other Acts Amendment Act 2004 No. 29 ss 1, 2(2), 69–70

date of assent 12 October 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 22 November 2004 (2004 SL No. 250)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2005 No. 70 pts 1, 25

date of assent 08 December 2005

ss 162–163 commenced 6 February 2006 (2006 SL No. 9)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Legal Profession Act 2007 No. 24 ss 1–2, 770 sch 1

date of assent 28 May 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 770 sch 1 amdts 3 and 4 commenced 1 July 2007 (amdts could not be given effect)

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2007 (2007 SL No. 151)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 37 pts 1, 32

date of assent 29 August 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2008 (2007 SL No. 295)

Land Court and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 39 pts 1, 5

date of assent 29 August 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 21 September 2007 (2007 SL No. 236)

Judicial Remuneration Act 2007 No. 55 ss 1–2(1), 54 sch 1

date of assent 09 November 2007

ss 1–2, 54 commenced on date of assent

sch 1 amdts 4–5 commenced 1 January 2008 (see s 2 (2))

remaining provisions commenced 14 March 2008 (2008 SL No. 62)

Financial Accountability Act 2009 No. 9 ss 1, 2(2), 136 sch 1

date of assent 28 May 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2009 (2009 SL No. 80)

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Jurisdiction Provisions) Amendment Act 2009 No. 24 ss 1–2, ch 9 pt 28

date of assent 26 June 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 December 2009 (2009 SL No. 252)

Criminal Code and Other Legislation (Misconduct, Breaches of Discipline and Public Sector Ethics) Amendment Act 2009 No. 25 pt 1, s 83 sch

date of assent 11 August 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 2 November 2009 (2009 SL No. 241)

Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction Reform and Modernisation Amendment Act 2010 No. 26 pts 1, 20

date of assent 13 August 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 September 2010 (2010 SL No. 236)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 42 s 1, pt 34

date of assent 14 October 2010

commenced on date of assent

Forensic Disability Act 2011 No. 13 ch 1 pt 1, ch 14 pt 18

date of assent 19 May 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2011 (2011 SL No. 121 item 1)

Business Names (Commonwealth Powers) Act 2011 No. 34 ss 1, 2(b), 31 sch 1

date of assent 28 October 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 28 March 2012 (2012 SL No. 58)

Civil Proceedings Act 2011 No. 45 ss 1–2, pt 28

date of assent 06 December 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 September 2012 (2012 SL No. 146)

Fiscal Repair Amendment Act 2012 No. 25 ss 1, 2(6)(b), 195 sch

date of assent 21 September 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 12 November 2012 (2012 SL No. 192)

Commercial Arbitration Act 2013 No. 8 ss 1AA–1AB, 43 sch 1 pt 2

date of assent 14 March 2013

ss 1AA–1AB commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 17 May 2013 (2013 SL No. 65)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 35 s 1, pt 36

date of assent 29 August 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 171 commenced 28 February 2015 (2014 SL No. 321)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Treasury and Trade and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 39 ss 1, 109 sch 2, 111 sch 4

date of assent 23 September 2013

commenced on date of assent

Criminal Law (Criminal Organisations Disruption) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 64 ss 1, 2(1)(d), pt 18

date of assent 27 November 2013

commenced on date of assent

Planning (Consequential) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 27

date of assent 25 May 2016

ss 1–2 comm on date of assent

pts 2–69 comm 3 July 2017 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA(2))

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 No. 12

date of assent 11 April 2019

pts 1A, 6 comm 12 July 2019 (see 2019 SL No. 134)

under the Reprints Act 1992 s 43 as required by the Supreme Court of Queensland Act 1991 s 96 [Reprint No. 7I]

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31(2)

31(2)

31(3)

31(3)

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61C

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61D

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68

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69A

63

69B

64

70

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77

pt 8A

pt 9

116A

78

116B

79

116C

80

116D

81

116E

82

116F

83

116G

84

pt 9

pt 10

118

85

118(2A)

85(3)

118(3)

85(4)

118AA

86

118A

87

118B

88

118C

89

118C(2)(b)

89(2)(a)

118C(2)(c)

89(2)(b)

pt 10

pt 11

119

90

119A

91

120

92

pt 11

pt 12

121

93

121A

94

121B

95

122

96

sch 1, item 8A

sch 1, item 9

sch 1, item 9

sch 1, item 10

sch 1, item 9(1)(d)(ii)

sch 1, item 10(1)(d)(i)

sch 1, item 9(1)(d)(iii)

sch 1, item 10(1)(d)(ii)

sch 1, item 9(1)(d)(iv)

sch 1, item 10(1)(d)(iii)

sch 1, item 9(1)(d)(v)

sch 1, item 10(1)(d)(iv)

sch 1, item 9(1)(d)(vi)

sch 1, item 10(1)(d)(v)

sch 1, item 9(1)(d)(vii)

sch 1, item 10(1)(d)(vi)

sch 1, item 9(1)(d)(viii)

sch 1, item 10(1)(d)(vii)

sch 1, item 9(1)(d)(ix)

sch 1, item 10(1)(d)(viii)

sch 1, item 10

sch 1, item 11

sch 1, item 11

sch 1, item 12

sch 1, item 11(1)(g)

sch 1, item 12(1)(f)

sch 1, item 11(1)(h)

sch 1, item 12(1)(g)

sch 1, item 11(1)(i)

sch 1, item 12(1)(h)

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sch 1, item 14A

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sch 1, item 22

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sch 1, item 23

sch 1, item 20(b)(vii)

sch 1, item 20(b)(vi)

sch 1, item 21

sch 1, item 24

sch 1, item 22

sch 1, item 25

sch 1, item 23

sch 1, item 26

sch 1, item 24

sch 1, item 27

sch 1, item 24(g)

sch 1, item 27(f)

sch 1, item 24(h)

sch 1, item 27(g)

sch 1, item 24(i)

sch 1, item 27(h)

sch 1, item 24(j)

sch 1, item 27(i)

sch 1, item 24(k)

sch 1, item 27(j)

sch 1, item 24(l)

sch 1, item 27(k)

sch 1, item 25

sch 1, item 28

sch 1A

sch 2

sch 1B

sch 3

sch 1C

sch 4

sch 2

sch 5

under the Reprints Act 1992 s 43 as required by the Supreme Court of Queensland Act 1991 s 127 [Reprint No. 3]

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3

5

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11

10

12

11

12A

12

49

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51

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97

90

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91

99

92

100

93

pt 7A

pt 8

100A

94

100B

95

100C

96

100D

97

100E

98

100F

99

100G

100

100H

101

100I

102

100J

103

100K

104

100L

105

100M

106

100N

107

100O

108

100P

109

100Q

110

100R

111

100S

112

100T

113

100U

114

100V

115

100W

116

pt 7B

pt 9

100X

117

100Y

118

pt 7C

pt 10

108

119

109

120

pt 8

pt 11

101

121

102

122

103

123

104

124

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126

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127

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