Minister: Premier and Minister for Trade
Agency: Public Service Commission


Public Sector Ethics Act 1994 No. 67

Public Sector Ethics Act 1994 No. 67

date of assent 01 December 1994

commenced on date of assent

Parliamentary Committees Act 1995 No. 38 ss 1–2, 35 sch 1

date of assent 15 September 1995

commenced on date of assent

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)

Local Government Legislation Amendment Act 1997 No. 23 s 1, pt 5

date of assent 22 May 1997

commenced on date of assent

Misconduct Tribunals Act 1997 No. 59 ss 1–2, 48 sch 1

date of assent 05 November 1997

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 8 December 1997 (1997 SL No. 417)

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1999 No. 19 ss 1–3 sch

date of assent 30 April 1999

commenced on date of assent

Public Sector Ethics Amendment Act 1999 No. 55 pts 1–2

date of assent 18 November 1999

commenced on date of assent

Education and Other Legislation Amendment Act 1999 No. 81 pts 1, 8

date of assent 14 December 1999

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2000 (see s 2)

Training and Employment Act 2000 No. 23 ss 1, 2(3), 293 sch 2

date of assent 27 June 2000

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 28 September 2000 (2000 SL No. 248)

Ombudsman Act 2001 No. 73 ss 1–2, 96 sch 1

date of assent 13 November 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 3 December 2001 (2001 SL No. 224)

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)

Training Reform Act 2003 No. 63 ss 1, 2(2), 60 sch

date of assent 13 October 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2004 (2003 SL No. 293)

Local Government (Community Government Areas) Act 2004 No. 37 ss 1–2, 86 sch 1

date of assent 27 October 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2005 (2004 SL No. 266)

Agricultural College Act 2005 No. 20 ss 1–2, 60 sch 1

date of assent 19 May 2005

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2005 (2005 SL No. 116)

Freedom of Information and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2005 No. 28 ss 1, 2(3)–(4), ch 2 pt 5

date of assent 31 May 2005

commenced on date of assent (see s 2 (3)–(4))

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006 No. 39 ss 1, 2(3), 512(1) sch 1

date of assent 11 August 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 30 October 2006 (2006 SL No. 247)

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007 No. 36

date of assent 29 August 2007

commenced on date of assent

Vocational Education, Training and Employment and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 53 ss 1, 30 sch

date of assent 09 November 2007

commenced on date of assent

Local Government and Other Legislation (Indigenous Regional Councils) Amendment Act 2007 No. 59 ss 1–2, 152 sch

date of assent 22 November 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 15 March 2008 (2007 SL No. 336)

Right to Information Act 2009 No. 13 ss 1–2, 213 sch 5

date of assent 12 June 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2009 (2009 SL No. 132)

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

s 331 sch 1 (to the extent it sub def “corporatised corporation”) commenced 1 July 2010 (2010 SL No. 122) (amdt could not be given effect)

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

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Jurisdiction Provisions) Amendment Act 2009 No. 24 ss 1–2, ch 11 pt 1

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 pts 1, 9, s 83 sch

date of assent 11 August 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 83 sch commenced 2 November 2009 (2009 SL No. 241)

remaining provisions commenced 24 September 2009 (2009 SL No. 203)

Integrity Act 2009 No. 52 ss 1–2, 115 sch 1

date of assent 03 December 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2010 (2009 SL No. 310)

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))

Integrity Reform (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2010 No. 37 pts 1, 10

date of assent 20 September 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 November 2010 (2010 SL No. 303)

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2010 No. 38 ss 1–2, 78 sch 3

date of assent 20 September 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2011 (2010 SL No. 305) (amdt could not be given effect)

Public Service and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 22 pts 1, 4

date of assent 29 August 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2013 (see s 2)

Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 33 pts 1, 6

date of assent 22 November 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 14 December 2012 (2012 SL No. 234)

TAFE Queensland Act 2013 No. 27 ss 1–2, 70 sch 1 pt 2

date of assent 03 June 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2013 (2013 SL No. 108)

Agricultural College Amendment Act 2014 No. 4 ss 1–2(1), 44 sch 1

date of assent 19 February 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 111)

Further Education and Training Act 2014 No. 25 ss 1–2, 223 sch 1 pt 2

date of assent 21 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 102)

Education and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 62 ss 1, 140 sch 1

date of assent 07 November 2014

commenced on date of assent

Agriculture and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2020 No. 3

date of assent 13 February 2020

sch 1 comm 29 February 2020 at the end of the day (see s 2(1AA)(b)(v))

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Long title amd 1999 No. 55 s 3; 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 2 Note—s 2 contained definitions for this Act. Definitions are now located in the schedule (Dictionary). Annotations for definitions contained in s 2 are located in annotations for the schedule.

amd 1999 No. 55 s 4 (1)

pt 2 hdg sub 2010 No. 37 s 81

s 4 amd 2010 No. 37 s 82

pt 3 hdg sub 2010 No. 37 s 83

pt 3 div 1 hdg sub 2010 No. 37 s 83

s 5 sub 2010 No. 37 s 83

pt 3 div 2 hdg sub 2010 No. 37 s 83

s 6 sub 2010 No. 37 s 83

s 7 sub 2010 No. 37 s 83

s 8 sub 2010 No. 37 s 83

s 9 amd 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

sub 2010 No. 37 s 83

pt 4 div 1 hdg sub 2010 No. 37 s 84

s 10 prev s 10 om 2010 No. 37 s 83

pres s 10 ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

pt 4 div 2 hdg prev div 2 hdg om 2010 No. 37 s 87

pres div 2 hdg (prev div 1A hdg) ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

renum 2010 No. 37 s 98

pt 4 div 2 sdiv 1 hdg ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 11 prev s 11 om 2010 No. 37 s 83

pres s 11 ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 12 sub 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 12A ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 12B ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 12C ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

pt 4 div 2 sdiv 2 hdg ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 12D ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 12E ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 12F ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 12G ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

pt 4 div 2 sdiv 3 hdg ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 12H ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

pt 4 div 2 sdiv 4 hdg ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 12I ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 12J ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 12K ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

sub 2012 No. 22 s 21

s 12L ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 12M ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

pt 4 div 3 hdg (prev div 1B hdg) ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

renum 2010 No. 37 s 98

pt 4 div 3 sdiv 1 hdg ins 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 13 sub 2010 No. 37 s 85

s 14 amd 2010 No. 37 s 86

s 16 amd 2010 No. 37 s 88

s 17 amd 2010 No. 37 s 89

pt 4 div 3 sdiv 2 hdg (prev div 3 hdg) renum 2010 No. 37 s 90

s 18 amd 2010 No. 37 s 91

pt 4 div 3 sdiv 3 hdg (prev pt 5 hdg) renum 2010 No. 37 s 92

s 19 sub 2010 No. 37 s 93

s 20 amd 2010 No. 37 s 94

s 21 amd 2010 No. 37 s 95

s 22 amd 2010 No. 37 s 96

s 23 amd 2010 No. 37 s 97

pt 5 hdg ins 2010 No. 37 s 99

s 23A ins 2010 No. 37 s 100

s 24 amd 1996 No. 37 s 147 sch 2; 2009 No. 25 s 83 sch; 2010 No. 37 s 101

pt 6 hdg prev pt 6 hdg om 2010 No. 37 s 99

pres pt 6 hdg (prev pt 7 hdg (prev pt 8 hdg (orig pt 7 hdg))) renum 1999 No. 55 s 5; 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1; 2010 No. 37 s 102

pt 6 div 1 hdg om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

pt 6 div 2 hdg om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 25 prev s 25 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

amd 2007 No. 36 s 2 sch

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

pres s 25 (prev s 44 (orig s 25)) renum 1999 No. 55 s 6; 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

pt 7 hdg prev pt 7 hdg ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

pres pt 7 hdg ins 2010 No. 37 s 103

pt 7 div 3 hdg om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

pt 7 div 4 hdg om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

pt 7 div 5 hdg om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

pt 7 div 6 hdg om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

pt 7 div 7 hdg om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 26 prev s 26 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

pres s 26 ins 2010 No. 37 s 103

s 27 prev s 27 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

amd 2009 No. 25 s 79

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

pres s 27 ins 2010 No. 37 s 103

s 28 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

amd 2005 No. 28 s 72

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 29 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 30 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

amd 2009 No. 25 s 80

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 31 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 32 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 33 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

amd 2005 No. 28 s 73

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 33A ins 2005 No. 28 s 74

om 2009 No. 13 s 213 sch 5

s 33B ins 2005 No. 28 s 74

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 34 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

amd 2005 No. 28 s 75; 2009 No. 25 s 81

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 35 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 36 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 37 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

amd 2009 No. 25 s 83 sch

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 38 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 39 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 40 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 41 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 42 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

s 43 ins 1999 No. 55 s 7

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

sch def agricultural college reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

sub 2005 No. 20 s 60 sch 1; 2014 No. 4 s 44 sch 1

om 2020 No. 3 s 136 sch 1

sch def approved code of conduct reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

sub 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)–(2)

sch def approved standard of practice ins 2010 No. 37 s 104(2)

sch def chief executive officer ins 2010 No. 37 s 104(2)

amd 2014 No. 25 s 223 sch 1 pt 2

sch def chief executive officer of a local government reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

om 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)

sch def chief executive officer of a public sector entity reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

om 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)

sch def commission chief executive ins 2010 No. 37 s 104(2)

sch def commission of inquiry reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

sch def conduct obligation reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

amd 2010 No. 37 s 104(3)

sch def conflict of interest issue ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

sch def corporatised corporation ins 1997 No. 23 s 66(2)

amd 1999 No. 19 s 3 sch 1

reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

sub 2009 No. 17 s 331 sch 1 (amdt could not be given effect)

sch def designated person ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

sch def ethics obligations reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

om 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)

sch def ethics or integrity issue ins 2005 No. 28 s 76

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

sch def ethics principles reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

sub 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)–(2)

sch def ethics values ins 2010 No. 37 s 104(2)

sch def government entity ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

amd 2009 No. 25 s 83 sch

om 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)

sch def government member ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

om 2009 No. 25 s 82(1)

sch def information ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

sch def integrity commissioner ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

sch def judicial officer reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

sch def Leader of the Opposition ins 2009 No. 25 s 82(2)

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

sch def local government legislation reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

amd 2004 No. 37 s 86 sch 1; 2007 No. 59 s 152 sch

sub 2009 No. 17 s 331 sch 1

amd 2010 No. 23 s 352 sch 1

sch def maladministration reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

om 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)

sch def non-government member ins 2009 No. 25 s 82(2)

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

sch def Parliamentary Commissioner reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

om 2001 No. 73 s 96 sch 1

sch def parliamentary committee ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

sch def Parliamentary Secretary ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

amd 2001 No. 80 s 94 sch 2

om 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

sch def public official reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

sub 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)–(2)

sch def public sector entity amd 1997 No. 23 s 66(1)

reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

amd 2000 No. 23 s 293 sch 2; 2006 No. 39 s 512(1) sch 1; 2007 No. 53 s 30 sch; 2009 No. 52 s 115 sch 1

sub 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)–(2)

amd 2012 No. 33 s 186; 2014 No. 25 s 223 sch 1 pt 2; 2014 No. 62 s 140 sch 1; 2020 No. 3 s 136 sch 1

sch def public service agency ins 2010 No. 37 s 104(2)

amd 2013 No. 27 s 70 sch 1 pt 2; 2014 No. 25 s 223 sch 1 pt 2

sch def public service office ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

amd 2009 No. 25 s 83 sch

om 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)

sch def remuneration ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

om 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)

sch def responsible authority amd 1995 No. 38 s 35 sch 1

reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

sub 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)–(2)

amd 2014 No. 25 s 223 sch 1 pt 2

sch def senior executive equivalent ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

om 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)

sch def senior executive officer ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

sub 2009 No. 25 s 83 sch

om 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)

sch def senior officer ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

sub 2009 No. 25 s 83 sch

om 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)

sch def State college reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

om 2000 No. 23 s 293 sch 2

sch def State educational institution reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

om 1999 No. 81 s 46

sch def statutory office ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

amd 2009 No. 25 s 83 sch

om 2010 No. 37 s 104(1)

sch def statutory TAFE institute ins 2007 No. 53 s 30 sch

om 2013 No. 27 s 70 sch 1 pt 2

sch def TAFE institute ins 2000 No. 23 s 293 sch 2

amd 2003 No. 63 s 60 sch

om 2014 No. 25 s 223 sch 1 pt 2

sch def TAFE Queensland ins 2013 No. 27 s 70 sch 1 pt 2

sch def tribunal amd 1997 No. 59 s 48 sch 1

reloc 1999 No. 55 s 4(2)

amd 2009 No. 24 s 1627

sch Note—definitions for this Act were originally located in s 2.

ins 1999 No. 55 s 8

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