Minister: Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
Agency: Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

Minister: Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy
Agency: Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

Minister: Minister for Transport and Main Roads
Agency: Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy


Land Act 1994 No. 81

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
01 July 1995 07 July 1995 1995 Act No. 32
09 May 1996 26 July 1996 1996 Act No. 7
19 September 1997 03 October 1997 1997 Act No. 41
01 November 1997 17 November 1997 1997 Act No. 41
05 December 1997 10 February 1998 1997 Act No. 78
01 June 1998 01 June 1998 1998 Act No. 24
30 September 1998 05 October 1998 1998 Act No. 30
18 December 1998 18 December 1998 1998 Act No. 48
08 March 2000 20 March 2000 2000 Act No. 2
23 March 2000 05 April 2000 2000 Act No. 5
01 July 2000 04 August 2000 2000 Act No. 26
25 October 2000 10 November 2000 2000 Act No. 44
07 June 2001 06 July 2001 2001 Act No. 33
15 July 2001 20 July 2001 2001 Act No. 45
01 February 2002 15 February 2002 2001 Act No. 93
01 March 2002 01 March 2002 2001 Act No. 93
01 July 2002 2002 Act No. 11
04 March 2003 2003 Act No. 6
28 March 2003 2003 Act No. 10
09 May 2003 2003 Act No. 20
16 May 2003 2003 Act No. 25
01 July 2003 2002 Act No. 12
20 October 2003 2001 Act No. 93
01 January 2004 2002 Act No. 52
06 May 2004 2004 Act No. 4
20 May 2004 2004 Act No. 9
21 May 2004 2004 Act No. 1
01 August 2004 2003 Act No. 70
31 December 2004 2004 Act No. 25
18 March 2005 2005 Act No. 8
21 May 2005 2004 Act No. 9
27 January 2006 2005 Act No. 67
06 February 2006 2005 Act No. 68
15 March 2006 2006 Act No. 9
07 December 2006 2006 Act No. 54
23 April 2007 2007 Act No. 19
18 May 2007 2007 Act No. 19
01 July 2007 2007 Act No. 19
29 August 2007 2007 Act No. 36
21 September 2007 2007 Act No. 41
16 November 2007 2007 Act No. 57
01 January 2008 2007 Act No. 19(amd 2007 Act No. 48;2007 Act No. 57)
01 July 2008 2008 Act No. 222008 Act No. 34
18 July 2008 2008 Act No. 29
13 November 2008 2008 Act No. 58
23 February 2009 2009 Act No. 32009 Act No. 5
01 July 2009 2008 Act No. 732009 Act No. 9
03 November 2009 2009 Act No. 432009 Act No. 46
18 December 2009 2009 Act No. 36
26 March 2010 2010 Act No. 12
07 May 2010 2010 Act No. 12
23 May 2010 2010 Act No. 19
01 July 2010 2009 Act No. 172010 Act No. 23
20 September 2010 2010 Act No. 39
30 October 2010 2010 Act No. 12
01 November 2011 2011 Act No. 25
02 March 2012 2010 Act No. 31
29 August 2012 2012 Act No. 20
01 September 2012 2011 Act No. 45
29 October 2012 2011 Act No. 31
01 February 2013 2012 Act No. 43
19 February 2013 2013 Act No. 2
05 April 2013 2013 Act No. 3
03 May 2013 2013 Act No. 19
14 May 2013 2013 Act No. 23

RA s 44

17 May 2013 2013 Act No. 17

see 1 November 2013—uploaded 8 November 2013 at 4:45pm AEST

23 May 2013 2013 Act No. 24

see 1 November 2013—uploaded 8 November 2013 at 4:45pm AEST

01 July 2013 2013 Act No. 23

see 1 November 2013—uploaded 8 November 2013 at 4:45pm AEST

23 September 2013 2013 Act No. 39

see 1 November 2013—uploaded 8 November 2013 at 4:45pm AEST

01 November 2013 2013 Act No. 51
07 November 2013 2013 Act No. 55

RA s 35

28 March 2014 2013 Act No. 55
28 May 2014 2014 Act No. 29
01 July 2014 2014 Act No. 29
05 September 2014 2014 Act No. 45

RA ss 35, 44A

21 November 2014 2014 Act No. 45
01 January 2015 17 June 2016 2014 Act No. 45
25 May 2016 18 July 2016 2016 Act No. 22
01 July 2016 28 July 2016 2014 Act No. 72016 Act No. 22
11 November 2016 16 November 2016 2016 Act No. 56
30 March 2017 11 April 2017 2017 Act No. 10
03 July 2017 24 January 2018 2016 Act No. 27 (amd 2017 Act No. 10)

RA s 35

31 March 2018 21 February 2019 2017 Act No. 10
29 March 2019 12 April 2019 2019 Act No. 72019 Act No. 8

RA ss 26, 44

24 May 2019 03 June 2019 2019 Act No. 17

Land Act 1994 No. 81

date of assent 01 December 1994

ss 1–2, 525 sch 3 commenced on date of assent (see s 2 (1))

ss 17(b), 121(2), s 526 sch 4 amdts 1 and 3 of the Land Title Act 1994 commenced 25 April 1995 (1995 SL No. 107)

ch 5 (matters affecting land holdings), pt 6 (tree management) (other than s 263 (5)), s 517 (existing local guidelines for broadscale tree clearing) and s 524 (repeals on commencement) so far as it relates to a provision of the repealed Act about tree clearing (a tree clearing provision), any definition in, or any administrative, offence or other provision of the repealed Act to the extent it is relevant to the operation of a tree clearing provision commenced 1 November 1997 (1997 SL No. 355)

ss 393, 444, 448, ch 8 pt 7 div 2 (ss 494–503), 505, 522, 523, 3 sch 6 commenced 1 January 1995 (see s 2 (3))

s 524 (so far as it relates to the repealed Act) s 383A ((Fees) or any definition in, or administrative, offence or other provision of, the repealed Act to the extent it is relevant to the operation of s 383A) never proclaimed into force and om 1998 No. 48 s 7 sch

s 525 sch 3 amdts of the Land Title Act 1994 commenced 24 April 1994 (see s 2 (2))

s 526 sch 4 amdts of the Land Title Act 1994 (other than amdts 1 and 3) commenced 6 February 1995 (1995 SL No. 19)

s 263 (5) commenced 15 September 2000 (2000 SL No. 241)

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 1995 (1995 SL No. 185)

Note—

(1)This Act contains provisions that were relocated from the following Acts—
Brigalow and Other Lands Development Act 1962
Land Act (Aboriginal and Islander Land Grants) Amendment Act 1982.
(2)A list of legislation for the relocated Acts appears below.

Brigalow and Other Lands Development Act 1962 No. 44 , (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 28 December 1962

commenced on date of assent

Amending legislation

Brigalow and Other Lands Development Act Amendment Act 1965 No. 62 (amends 1962 No. 44 above)

date of assent 23 December 1965

commenced on date of assent

Brigalow and Other Lands Development Acts Amendment Act 1967 No. 47 (amends 1962 No. 44 above)

date of assent 22 December 1967

commenced on date of assent

Acquisition of Land Act 1967 No. 48 s 3(2) sch 1 (amends 1962 No. 44 above)

date of assent 22 December 1967

commenced 23 March 1968 (proc pubd gaz 23 March 1968 p 1206)

Age of Majority Act 1974 No. 57 s 8 sch (amends 1962 No. 44 above)

date of assent 27 September 1974

commenced 1 March 1975 (proc pubd gaz 16 November 1974 p 1083)

Brigalow and Other Lands Development Act Amendment Act 1978 No. 4 (amends 1962 No. 44 above)

date of assent 05 May 1978

commenced on date of assent

Lands Legislation Amendment Act 1992 No. 64 ss 1–2, ch 2 pt 1, s 3 sch 1 (amends 1962 No. 44 above)

date of assent 07 December 1992

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 31 January 1993 (1992 SL No. 448)

Land Act 1994 No. 81 ss 1–2, 527 sch 5 (amends 1962 No. 44 above)

date of assent 01 December 1994

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 1995 (1995 SL No. 185)

Statute Law Revision Act 1995 No. 57 ss 1–2, 4 sch 1 (amends 1962 No. 44 above)

date of assent 28 November 1995

commenced on date of assent

list of legislation to Land Act (Aboriginal and Islander Land Grants) Amendment Act 1982 No. 17—before relocation of ss 21 and 22 to Land Act 1994

Land Act (Aboriginal and Islander Land Grants) Amendment Act 1982 No. 17 , (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 23 April 1982

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 15 June 1985 (proc pubd gaz 15 June 1985 p 1247)

Amending legislation

Land Act (Aboriginal and Islander Land Grants) Amendment Act 1984 No. 30 pts 1, 3 (amends 1982 No. 17 above)

date of assent 05 April 1984

commenced on date of assent

Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders (Land Holding) Act 1985 No. 41 pts 1, 6 (amends 1982 No. 17 above)

date of assent 24 April 1985

commenced on date of assent

Real Property Acts and Other Acts Amendment Act 1986 No. 26 s 4 sch (amends 1982 No. 17 above)

date of assent 08 April 1986

commenced on date of assent

amending legislation to Land Act 1994—after relocation of Brigalow and Other Lands Development Act 1962 and Land Act (Aboriginal and Islander Land Grants) Amendment Act 1982

Water Resources Amendment Act 1995 No. 10 ss 1–2, s 37

date of assent 05 April 1995

commenced on date of assent

Transport Infrastructure Amendment (Rail) Act 1995 No. 32 ss 1–2, 23 sch

date of assent 14 June 1995

commenced on date of assent (see s 2 (1))

Statute Law (Minor Amendments) Act (No. 2) 1995 No. 51 ss 1, 4 sch

date of assent 22 November 1995

commenced on date of assent

Statute Law Revision Act 1995 No. 57 ss 1–2, 4 sch 1

date of assent 28 November 1995

s 4 sch 1 amdts 21 and 22 commenced 1 July 1995 (see s 2 (1) sch 1)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

list of legislation to Brigalow and Other Lands Development Act 1962—before relocation to Land Act 1994

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

date of assent 28 November 1995

commenced on date of assent

Land Amendment Act 1996 No. 7

date of assent 09 May 1996

commenced on date of assent

Statutory Bodies Financial Arrangements Amendment Act 1996 No. 54 ss 1–2, 9 sch

date of assent 20 November 1996

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 June 1997 (1997 SL No. 128)

Miscellaneous Acts (Non-bank Financial Institutions) Amendment Act 1997 No. 17 ss 1–2, 74 sch

date of assent 15 May 1997

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 1997 (1997 SL No. 163)

Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 No. 28 ss 1–2, 295 sch 3

date of assent 22 May 1997

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 13 July 1997 (1997 SL No. 210)

Natural Resources Legislation Amendment Act 1997 No. 41 ss 1, 2(3), pt 2

date of assent 25 August 1997

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 19 September 1997 (1997 SL No. 305)

Natural Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Act 1997 No. 78 ss 1, 2(3) pt 6

date of assent 05 December 1997

ss 35, 61(2)–(3), 70 commenced 1 July 1995 (see s 2 (3))

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Building and Integrated Planning Amendment Act 1998 No. 13 ss 1, 2(3), 191 sch

date of assent 23 March 1998

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining amdts commenced 30 March 1998 (1998 SL No. 55)

Civil Justice Reform Act 1998 No. 20 ss 1, 2(3), 27 sch 2

date of assent 01 May 1998

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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

Powers of Attorney Act 1998 No. 22 ss 1–2 ch 9 pt 4

date of assent 14 May 1998

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 June 1998 (1998 SL No. 123)

Natural Resources Legislation Amendment Act 1998 No. 24 pts 1, 3

date of assent 14 May 1998

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced on 25 May 1998 (1998 SL No. 172)

Native Title (Queensland) State Provisions Act 1998 No. 30 ss 1–2, 21 sch

date of assent 03 September 1998

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 30 September 1998 (1998 SL No. 266 but see also s 2 (1) (a))

Valuation of Land and Other Legislation Amendment Act 1998 No. 48 pt 1 s 17 sch

date of assent 27 November 1998

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 18 December 1998 (1998 SL No. 364)

Vegetation Management Act 1999 No. 90 ss 1–2 pt 8 (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 21 December 1999

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 15 September 2000 (2000 SL No. 242)

Amending legislation

Vegetation Management Amendment Act 2000 No. 35 ss 1, 18–23 (amends 1999 No. 90 above)

date of assent 13 September 2000

commenced on date of assent

Land Court Act 2000 No. 1 ss 1–2, 86 sch 1

date of assent 08 March 2000

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2000 (2000 SL No. 165)

Natural Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2000 No. 2 pts 1, 3 s 32 sch

date of assent 08 March 2000

commenced on date of assent

Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 No. 5 ss 1–2(1)–(2), 373 sch 2

date of assent 23 March 2000

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

Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 No. 8 ss 1–2, 263 sch 3

date of assent 20 April 2000

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2000 (2000 SL No. 125)

GST and Related Matters Act 2000 No. 20 ss 1, 2(4), 29 sch 3

date of assent 23 June 2000

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2000 (see s 2 (4))

Primary Industries and Natural Resources Legislation Amendment Act 2000 No. 26 ss 1, 12 sch 1

date of assent 27 June 2000

commenced on date of assent

Nature Conservation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2000 No. 44 ss 1, 42 sch

date of assent 25 October 2000

commenced on date of assent

Natural Resources Legislation Amendment Act 2001 No. 33 pts 1, 6

date of assent 07 June 2001

commenced on date of assent

Corporations (Ancillary Provisions) Act 2001 No. 45 ss 1–2, 29 sch 3

date of assent 28 June 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

sch 3 commenced 15 July 2001 (see s 2 (2) of Act 2001 No. 45 (Qld) and Corporations Act 2001 No. 50 (Cwlth) and proc pubd Cwlth of Australia gaz 13 July 2001, No. S285)

remaining provision commenced immediately before 15 July 2001 (see s 2 (1) of Act 2001 No. 45 (Qld) and Corporations Act 2001 No. 50 (Cwlth) and proc pubd Cwlth of Australia gaz 13 July 2001, No. S285)

Duties Act 2001 No. 71 ss 1–2(1), 551 sch 1

date of assent 13 November 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 March 2002 (2002 SL No. 10)

Natural Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2001 No. 92 ss 1, 2(2), pt 3

date of assent 10 December 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 February 2002 (2002 SL No. 4)

Coastal Protection and Management and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2001 No. 93 ss 1–2, 24 sch

date of assent 10 December 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provision commenced 20 October 2003 (2003 SL No. 202)

Public Records Act 2002 No. 11 ss 1, 2(2), 62 sch 1

date of assent 24 April 2002

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2002 (2002 SL No. 115)

Land Protection (Pest and Stock Route Management) Act 2002 No. 12 ss 1–2, 329 sch 2

date of assent 24 April 2002

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2003 (2003 SL No. 116)

Body Corporate and Community Management and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2003 No. 6 s 1, pt 7

date of assent 04 March 2003

commenced on date of assent

Natural Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2003 No. 10 pts 1, 5 s 76 sch

date of assent 28 March 2003

commenced on date of assent

Land Legislation Amendment Act 2003 No. 20 s 1, pt 3

date of assent 09 May 2003

commenced on date of assent

Water and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2003 No. 25 pts 1, 3

date of assent 16 May 2003

commenced on date of assent

Housing Act 2003 No. 52 ss 1–2, 153 sch 2

date of assent 15 September 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2004 (2003 SL No. 332)

Surveyors Act 2003 No. 70 ss 1–2, 206 sch 2

date of assent 22 October 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 August 2004 (2004 SL No. 127)

Vegetation Management and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2004 No. 1 pts 1, 5, s 44(1) sch 1

date of assent 29 April 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 21 May 2004 (2004 SL No. 62)

Natural Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2004 No. 4 s 1, pt 4, s 57 sch

date of assent 06 May 2004

commenced on date of assent

Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2004 No. 9 pts 1, 7 sch

date of assent 20 May 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

sch commenced 21 May 2005 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2))

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004 No. 25 ss 1, 2(2), 999–1000 (prev ss 939–940)

date of assent 12 October 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 31 December 2004 (2004 SL No. 308)

Mineral Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2005 No. 8 pts 1, 7

date of assent 18 March 2005

commenced on date of assent

Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2005 No. 67 pts 1, 3

date of assent 08 December 2005

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 27 January 2006 (2006 SL No. 2)

Natural Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2005 No. 68 pts 1, 3

date of assent 08 December 2005

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 6 February 2006 (2006 SL No. 6)

Audit Legislation Amendment Act 2006 No. 9 pts 1, 12

date of assent 15 March 2006

commenced on date of assent

State Development and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2006 No. 54 pts 1, 5

date of assent 07 December 2006

commenced on date of assent

Land and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 19 pts 1, 4 (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 23 April 2007

ss 1–2, 61, 62, 166, 199 (to the extent it ins s 521N) commenced on date of assent (see s 2)

pt 4 hdg, ss 10, 45, 58, 64, 84, 128, 134, 135, 140, 146(1)–(2), 157, 193, 202(2) (to the extent it ins the entry for s 130A (1)) commenced 18 May 2007 (2007 SL No. 88)

ss 93, 95 commenced 1 July 2007 (2007 SL No. 161)

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2008 (2007 SL No. 318)

Amending legislation

Cape York Peninsula Heritage Act 2007 No. 48 ss 1–2, pt 7 div 2 (amends 2007 No. 19 above)

date of assent 25 October 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 2 November 2007 (2007 SL No. 270)

Water and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 57 ss 1, 16–25 (amends 2007 No. 19 above)

date of assent 16 November 2007

commenced on date of assent

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007 No. 36

date of assent 29 August 2007

commenced on date of assent

Urban Land Development Authority Act 2007 No. 41 ss 1–2, pt 9

date of assent 11 September 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 21 September 2007 (2007 SL No. 235)

Water and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 57 s 1, pt 5

date of assent 16 November 2007

commenced on date of assent

Primary Industries and Other Acts Amendment Act 2008 No. 22 pts 1, 4

date of assent 09 May 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2008 (see s 2)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Amendment Act 2008 No. 29 pts 1, 3

date of assent 21 May 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 18 July 2008 (2008 SL No. 233)

Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008 No. 34 ss 1, 2(2), 751 sch 2

date of assent 21 May 2008

ss 1–2, 751 commenced on date of assent

remaining provision commenced 1 July 2008 (2008 SL No. 202))

Water (Commonwealth Powers) Act 2008 No. 58 ss 1, 30–32

date of assent 13 November 2008

commenced on date of assent

Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 No. 73 ss 1–2, 554 sch 1

date of assent 11 December 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2009 (2009 SL No. 40)

Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2009 No. 3 s 1, ch 9 pt 13

date of assent 23 February 2009

commenced on date of assent

Acquisition of Land and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No. 5 pts 1, 3

date of assent 23 February 2009

commenced on date of assent

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)

Local Government Act 2009 No. 17 ss 1, 2(4), 331 sch 1

date of assent 12 June 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2010 (2010 SL No. 122)

Sustainable Planning Act 2009 No. 36 ss 1–2, 872 sch 2

date of assent 22 September 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 18 December 2009 (2009 SL No. 281)

Vegetation Management and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No. 43 pts 1, 4, s 63 sch

date of assent 03 November 2009

commenced on date of assent (see s 2)

South-East Queensland Water (Distribution and Retail Restructuring) and Natural Resources Provisions Act 2009 No. 46 s 1, ch 7 pt 2

date of assent 03 November 2009

commenced on date of assent

Natural Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 12 ss 1, 2(1), pts 11–12

date of assent 26 March 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

pt 12 (other than ss 175–176) commenced 7 May 2010 (2010 SL No. 78)

ss 175–176 commenced 30 October 2010 (2010 SL No. 293)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 2010 No. 19 s 1, ch 2 pt 11, ch 3 pt 1

date of assent 23 May 2010

commenced on date of assent

City of Brisbane Act 2010 No. 23 ss 1–2(1), 352 sch 1

date of assent 17 June 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2010 (see s 2 (1))

Geothermal Energy Act 2010 No. 31 ss 1–2(1), 585 sch 2 pt 4

date of assent 01 September 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 2 March 2012 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2) (2011 SL No. 156 s 2))

Land Valuation Act 2010 No. 39 s 1, ch 11 pt 3, s 310 sch 1 pt 2

date of assent 20 September 2010

commenced on date of assent

Neighbourhood Disputes Resolution Act 2011 No. 25 ss 1–2, ch 6 pt 2

date of assent 09 August 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 November 2011 (2011 SL No. 209)

Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 No. 31 ss 1–2(2), ch 16 pt 5

date of assent 28 October 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 29 October 2012 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2))

Civil Proceedings Act 2011 No. 45 ss 1–2, 217 sch 1A

date of assent 06 December 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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

Mines Legislation (Streamlining) Amendment Act 2012 No. 20 s 1, ch 2 pt 4

date of assent 29 August 2012

commenced on date of assent

Economic Development Act 2012 No. 43 ss 1–2, 221 sch 1

date of assent 11 December 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 February 2013 (2013 SL No. 1)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Holding Act 2013 No. 2 ss 1–2, pt 12 div 4

date of assent 19 February 2013

commenced on date of assent (see s 2)

Classification of Computer Games and Images and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 3 ss 1, 2(2)(e), pt 6

date of assent 26 February 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 5 April 2013 (2013 SL No. 39)

Electronic Conveyancing National Law (Queensland) Act 2013 No. 17 ss 1–2, pt 5 div 2

date of assent 29 April 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 17 May 2013 (2013 SL No. 67)

Queensland Rail Transit Authority Act 2013 No. 19 ss 1, 120 sch 1

date of assent 03 May 2013

commenced on date of assent

Land, Water and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 23 ss 1, 2(b), pt 7, s 352 sch 1 pt 1

date of assent 14 May 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 93 commenced 1 July 2013 (2013 SL No. 126)

s 352 sch 1 pt 1 amdt 15 commenced on date of assent (amdt could not be given effect)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Vegetation Management Framework Amendment Act 2013 No. 24 s 1, pt 3

date of assent 23 May 2013

commenced on date of assent

Treasury and Trade and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 39 ss 1, 43 sch 1

date of assent 23 September 2013

commenced on date of assent

Directors’ Liability Reform Amendment Act 2013 No. 51 ss 1–2(1), pt 35, s 229 sch 1

date of assent 29 October 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 November 2013 (see s 2 (1))

Nature Conservation and Other Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 2013 No. 55 pts 1, 3 div 5, s 175 sch 1 pts 1–3

date of assent 07 November 2013

ss 1–2, 175 sch 1 pt 1 commenced on date of assent

pt 3 div 5, sch 1 pt 2 commenced 28 March 2014 (2014 SL No. 34)

remaining provisions commence 7 November 2015 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2) (2014 SL No. 252 s 2))

Biosecurity Act 2014 No. 7 ss 1–2, 578 sch 4 pt 2

date of assent 13 March 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2016 (see s 2(1)–(2))

Land and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 29 ss 1, 2(b), pt 4

date of assent 28 May 2014

ss 1–2, 22, 76, 79, 84 commenced on date of assent (see s 2 (b))

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 116)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land (Providing Freehold) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 45 ss 1–2(1), (3), chs 2 pt 3, 3, s 58 sch 1 pt 1

date of assent 05 September 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ch 2 pt 3, s 58 sch 1 pt 1 commenced 1 January 2015 (see s 2 (1))

ss 60A, 61D commenced 21 November 2014 (2014 SL No. 270)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Nature Conservation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 22

date of assent 25 May 2016

ss 1–2, pt 5 comm on date of assent

s 48 sch 1 comm 1 July 2016 (see s 2(b)–(c))

Planning (Consequential) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 27 (this act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 25 May 2016

ss 1–2 comm on date of assent

pt 29 comm 3 July 2017 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA(2))

Note—The Planning Act 2016 was renumbered in the first reprint—see 2016 Act No. 26 s 320A. Cross-references to the Planning Act 2016 have been updated to reflect the renumbering.

Amending legislation

Land and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No. 10  (amends 2016 No. 27 above)

date of assent 30 March 2017

ss 1–2, 42 sch 1 pt 1 comm on date of assent

Major Sports Facilities and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 56

date of assent 11 November 2016

Land and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No. 10

date of assent 30 March 2017

pts 1, 1A, 2 divs 1–2, pt 3 divs 1–2, pts 3A, 3B, 3C, 4, sch 1 pt 1 comm on date of assent

ss 2324, sch 1 pt 2 entry for the Land Act 1994 item 8 comm 31 March 2018 (automatic comm under AIA s 15DA(2))

ss 2530, sch 1 pt 2 entry for the Land Act 1994 items 1–7, 9–11 never proclaimed into force and om 2019 No. 17 ss 50–51

Amending legislation

Land, Explosives and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 No. 7

date of assent 29 March 2019

pts 1–3, 7–8, 9 divs 1–2, 10–11, 12 divs 1–2, 13–15, sch 1 pt 1 comm on date of assent

State Penalties Enforcement Amendment Act 2017 No. 13

date of assent 19 May 2017

pts 2–3, ss 11, 12, 14–16, 18–19, 20(2), 22–23, 25, 26(1)–(2), 27, 29(1)–(2), 30 (to the extent it om s 42), 31–33, 35–41,43, 44(3), 49–51, 55(1), 56, 64–65, 69–70, 75, 78–79, 81(2)–(3), 82(1), 83(2), (4), 88 (to the extent it ins ss 188, 189, 190, 191, 192), 89(2) (to the extent it oms defs civil enforcement fee, default certificate, enforcement debtor, instalment payment notice, registration fee, threshold amount), (4) (to the extent it ins defs court debt payment notice, decision maker, early referral, early referral notice enforceable amount (example), enforcement debtor, enforcement fee, infringement notice default, payment plan, relevant offence, unpaid court debt), 90 sch 1 (other than amdts of the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992, items 3 and 4, amdts of the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 2009, items 2 and 3) not yet proclaimed into force (proposed commencement 20 May 2019 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA(2) (2018 SL No. 51 s 2)) (AIA s 15DA does not apply to the provisions of this Act that commence on a day to be fixed by proclamation (see s 2(2) (amd 2019 No. 16 s 64))

Land, Explosives and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 No. 7

date of assent 29 March 2019

pts 1–3, 7–8, 9 divs 1–2, 10–11, 12 divs 1–2, 13–15, sch 1 pt 1 comm on date of assent

Nature Conservation (Special Wildlife Reserves) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 No. 8

date of assent 29 March 2019

comm on date of assent

Natural Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 No. 17

date of assent 24 May 2019

chs 1–2, 4, 6–7, sch 1 comm on date of assent

ch 3, 5 not yet proclaimed into force (see s 2)

Retrospective amendments that have been consolidated are noted in the list of legislation and list of annotations. From mid-2013 any retrospective amendment that has not been consolidated is noted on the cover page.

Land Act 1994

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Introduced: 16 November 1994 PDF icon Bill (Introduction)

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Assent: 01 December 1994 PDF icon Act 1994, No. 81

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