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


Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 No. 8

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
01 July 2000 07 July 2000 2000 Act No. 16
25 October 2000 08 November 2000 2000 Act No. 46
21 April 2001 08 June 2001 2000 Act No. 46
15 February 2002 15 February 2002 2001 Act No. 95
28 February 2002 08 March 2002 2001 Act No. 95
16 August 2002 2002 Act No. 34
01 April 2003 2002 Act No. 74
18 November 2003 2003 Act No. 87
03 December 2004 2004 Act No. 43
11 April 2005 2004 Act No. 43
08 December 2005 2005 Act No. 70
01 July 2006 2006 Act No. 12
16 February 2007 2007 Act No. 3
28 September 2007 2007 Act No. 37
01 July 2008 2008 Act No. 23
01 January 2009 008 Act No. 54
01 July 2009 2009 Act No. 9
02 November 2009 2009 Act No. 25
19 November 2009 2009 Act No. 48
01 December 2009 2009 Act No. 24(amd 2009 Act No. 48)
04 March 2010 2010 Act No. 5
06 May 2010 2009 Act No. 49
01 June 2010 2010 Act No. 2
01 July 2010 2010 Act No. 14
14 October 2010 2010 Act No. 42
18 March 2011 2010 Act No. 42
01 July 2011 2011 Act No. 13
23 February 2012 2011 Act No. 46
27 June 2012 2012 Act No. 12
01 July 2012 2011 Act No. 32(amd 2012 Act No. 9)
22 November 2012 2012 Act No. 37
29 August 2013 2013 Act No. 35
23 September 2013 2013 Act No. 39
01 July 2014 22 July 2018 2006 Act No. 12(amd 2014 Act No. 12)2014 Act No. 5(amd 2014 Act No. 26)2014 Act No. 26

revised version

22 March 2016 18 July 2018 2015 Act No. 33
01 April 2016 01 August 2016 2016 Act No. 9
05 March 2017 01 February 2018 2016 Act No. 5
03 December 2018 04 December 2018 2018 Act No. 23

Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 No. 8

date of assent 20 April 2000

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ch 10 commenced 21 April 2001 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2))

sch 3 amdts 10, 13 (to the extent it omits s 68) of the Powers of Attorney Act 1998, sch 3 amdt 5 of the Public Trustee Act 1978 commenced 21 April 2002 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2) (2001 SL No. 34 s 2))

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

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)

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

date of assent 25 October 2000

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)

Guardianship and Administration and Other Acts Amendment Act 2001 No. 95 ss 1, 2(2), pt 2

date of assent 10 December 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 15 February 2002 (2002 SL No. 15)

Justice and Other Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002 No. 34 s 1, pt 7

date of assent 16 August 2002

commenced on date of assent

Discrimination Law Amendment Act 2002 No. 74 pts 1, 5

date of assent 13 December 2002

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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

Guardianship and Administration and Other Acts Amendment Act 2003 No. 87 pts 1–2

date of assent 18 November 2003

commenced on date of assent

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2004 No. 43 pts 1, 10, s 3 sch

date of assent 18 November 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 3 sch commenced 3 December 2004 (2004 SL No. 263)

remaining provisions commenced 11 April 2005 (2005 SL No. 26)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2005 No. 70 s 1, pt 13A

date of assent 08 December 2005

commenced on date of assent

Disability Services Act 2006 No. 12 ss 1–2, 241 sch 1, 333 sch 2 (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 04 April 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 333 sch 2 commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 95)

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2006 (2006 SL No. 160)

Amending legislation

Communities Legislation (Funding Red Tape Reduction) Amendment Act 2014 No. 12 ss 1–2, pt 4 (amends 2006 No. 12 above)

date of assent 09 April 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 95)

State Penalties Enforcement and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 3 s 1, pt 4

date of assent 16 February 2007

commenced on date of assent

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 37 pts 1, 14

date of assent 29 August 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 28 September 2007 (2007 SL No. 241)

Disability Services and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2008 No. 23 pts 1, 3

date of assent 09 May 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2008 (2008 SL No. 201)

Guardianship and Administration and Other Acts Amendment Act 2008 No. 54 pts 1–2

date of assent 23 October 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2009 (2008 SL No. 402)

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 18 (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 26 June 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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

Amending legislation

State Penalties Enforcement and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No. 48 ss 1, 106 (amends 2009 No. 24 above)

date of assent 19 November 2009

commenced on date of assent

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)

Fair Work (Commonwealth Powers) and Other Provisions Act 2009 No. 49 ss 1–2, pt 4 div 4

date of assent 19 November 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 6 May 2010 (2010 SL No. 80)

State Penalties Enforcement and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No. 48 s 1, ch 5 pt 5

date of assent 19 November 2009

commenced on date of assent

Surrogacy Act 2010 No. 2 ss 1–2, ch 6 pt 8, s 96 sch 1

date of assent 16 February 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 96  sch 1 amdt 3 (so far as it amds ss 92, 106) commenced 1 June 2010 (2010 SL No. 86) (amdt could not be given effect)

remaining provisions commenced 1 June 2010 (2010 SL No. 86)

Criminal History Screening Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 5 pts 1, 12

date of assent 04 March 2010

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

Health Legislation (Health Practitioner Regulation National Law) Amendment Act 2010 No. 14 ss 1, 124 sch

date of assent 21 April 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2010 (see s 2)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 42 ss 1–2(1), pt 15

date of assent 14 October 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 73 commenced 18 March 2011 (2011 SL No. 19)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Forensic Disability Act 2011 No. 13 ch 1 pt 1, ch 14 pt 8, s 270 sch 2 pt 2

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)

Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 No. 32 ss 1–2, 332 sch 1 pt 2 (prev Health and Hospitals Network Act 2011) (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 28 October 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2012 (2012 SL No. 61 item 3) (previous proclamation 2012 SL No. 23 item 3 was rep (2012 SL No. 61))

Amending legislation

Health and Hospitals Network and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 9 ss 1–2(1), 47 (amends 2011 No. 32 above)

date of assent 27 June 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2012 (see s 2 (1))

Civil Partnerships Act 2011 No. 46 ss 1–2, pt 6 div 2

date of assent 06 December 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 23 February 2012 (2012 SL No. 15)

Civil Partnerships and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 12 ss 1, 59(1)–(2) sch pts 1–2

date of assent 27 June 2012

commenced on date of assent

Guardianship and Administration and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 37 s 1, pt 2, s 51 sch

date of assent 22 November 2012

commenced on date of assent

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 35 s 1, pt 18

date of assent 29 August 2013

commenced on date of assent

Treasury and Trade and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 39 ss 1, 109 sch 2, 110 sch 3 pt 1

date of assent 23 September 2013

commenced on date of assent

Disability Services (Restrictive Practices) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 5 pts 1, 3 (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 13 March 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 96)

Amending legislation

Public Guardian Act 2014 No. 26 ss 1–2(1), 227–230 (amends 2014 No. 5 above)

date of assent 28 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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

Public Guardian Act 2014 No. 26 ss 1–2(1), ch 8 pt 9

date of assent 28 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ss 240 (to the extent it amds ss 80ZI and 80ZJ) and 241 commenced 1 July 2014 (see s 2 (1)) (amdts could not be given effect)

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

Relationships (Civil Partnerships) and Other Acts Amendment Act 2015 No. 33

date of assent 17 December 2015

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

pts 2–6, s 52  sch 1 comm 22 March 2016 (2016 SL No. 14)

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))

Disability Services and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 9 pts 1, 4

date of assent 24 March 2016

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 April 2016 (see s 2)

Termination of Pregnancy Act 2018 No. 23

date of assent 25 October 2018

pts 1 (other than ss 1–2), 2–6, sch 1 comm 3 December 2018 (2018 SL No. 186)

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 Bill 2019

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