Minister: Attorney-General and Minister for Justice
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

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 104–105, 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 not yet proclaimed into force (see s 2)

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 Bill 2019

Public Guardian Act 2014