Minister: Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
Agency: Queensland Treasury


Queensland Competition Authority Act 1997 No. 25

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
01 July 1997 17 July 1997
19 December 1997 09 February 1998 1997 Act No. 77
19 December 1997 21 September 1998 1997 Act No. 77
19 December 1997 06 December 1999 1999 Act No. 46
17 March 2000 28 March 2000 1999 Act No. 46
26 May 2000 02 June 2000 2000 Act No. 15
01 October 2000 13 October 2000 2000 Act No. 34
01 October 2000 03 November 2000 2000 Act No. 34
01 October 2000 01 December 2000 2000 Act No. 34
07 June 2001 20 June 2001 2001 Act No. 31
15 July 2001 31 August 2001 2001 Act No. 45
03 December 2001 14 December 2001 2001 Act No. 73
01 January 2002 11 January 2002 2001 Act No. 73
01 July 2002 2002 Act No. 11
01 November 2002 2002 Act No. 56
01 July 2003 2003 Act No. 29
01 December 2003 1994 Act No. 8(amd 2003 Act No. 54)
23 September 2005 2005 Act No. 37
01 July 2007 2006 Act No. 602006 Act No. 61
21 May 2008 2008 Act No. 35
01 July 2008 2007 Act No. 582008 Act No. 342008 Act No. 38
23 February 2009 2009 Act No. 3
01 July 2009 2009 Act No. 9
02 November 2009 2009 Act No. 25
22 May 2010 2008 Act No. 35
01 July 2010 2009 Act No. 17
01 September 2010 2010 Act No. 6
08 September 2010 2010 Act No. 32
01 December 2010 2010 Act No. 53
01 January 2011 2010 Act No. 54
01 February 2011 2010 Act No. 17
08 April 2011 2011 Act No. 8
01 July 2011 2011 Act No. 21
27 June 2012 2012 Act No. 8
30 June 2012 2012 Act No. 1
21 September 2012 2012 Act No. 25
23 September 2013 2013 Act No. 39
01 July 2014 2014 Act No. 21

RA s 44A

01 July 2015 2014 Act No. 48
20 November 2015 04 October 2016 2015 Act No. 29
01 March 2017 20 March 2017 2016 Act No. 63
30 June 2017 07 August 2017 2016 Act No. 642017 Act No. 4

RA s 35

29 March 2018 06 April 2018 2018 Act No. 6

Queensland Competition Authority Act 1997 No. 25

date of assent 22 May 1997

pts 3–4 commenced 1 July 1997 (see s 2)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Electricity Amendment Act (No. 3) 1997 No. 77 pts 1, 4

date of assent 05 December 1997

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 19 December 1997 (1997 SL No. 472)

South East Queensland Water Board (Reform Facilitation) Act 1999 No. 46 ss 1, 2(2), 20 sch 1

date of assent 17 September 1999

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 17 March 2000 (see ss 2(2), 8 and notice pubd gaz 16 March 2000 p 989)

Queensland Competition Authority Amendment Act 2000 No. 15 (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 26 May 2000

commenced on date of assent

Amending legislation

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2000 No. 46 ss 1–2(1), 3 sch (amends 2000 No. 15 above)

date of assent 25 October 2000

commenced 26 May 2000 (see s 2 (1) and 2000 No. 15)

Water Act 2000 No. 34 ss 1–2, 1145 sch 3

date of assent 13 September 2000

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 October 2000 (2000 SL No. 257)

Financial Administration and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2001 No. 31 ss 1, 48 sch

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)

Crime and Misconduct Act 2001 No. 69 ss 1–2, 378 sch 1

date of assent 08 November 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2002 (2001 SL No. 221)

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)

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)

Treasury Legislation Amendment Act 2002 No. 56 ss 1–2(1), pt 6

date of assent 01 November 2002

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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

Gas Supply Act 2003 No. 29 ss 1–2, ch 8 pt 6

date of assent 23 May 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2003 (2003 SL No. 121)

Transport Infrastructure Act 1994 No. 8 s 491(3) sch 5 (prev s 200A(3) sch 2B) (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

amended legislation—

Transport Infrastructure and Another Act Amendment Act 2003 No. 54 ss 1–2, 34, 39 (amends 1994 No. 8 above)

date of assent 18 September 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 December 2003 (2003 SL No. 294)

Queensland Competition Authority Amendment Act 2005 No. 37

date of assent 01 September 2005

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 23 September 2005 (2005 SL No. 232)

Electricity and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2006 No. 60 pts 1, 5

date of assent 07 December 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2007 (2007 SL No. 15)

Energy Ombudsman Act 2006 No. 61 s 1, pt 11

date of assent 07 December 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2007 (2007 SL No. 16)

South East Queensland Water (Restructuring) Act 2007 No. 58 ss 1–2, 117 sch 2

date of assent 16 November 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provision commenced 1 July 2008 (2008 SL No. 178)

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 provisions commenced 1 July 2008 (2008 SL No. 202)

Queensland Competition Authority Amendment Act 2008 No. 35

date of assent 21 May 2008

s 40 (1)–(2) commenced 22 May 2010 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2) (2009 SL No. 52 s 2))

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Public Service Act 2008 No. 38 ss 1–2, 252 sch 3

date of assent 11 June 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 252 sch 3 amdt 1 of s 222 (3) commenced 1 July 2008 (2008 SL No. 208) (amdt could not be given effect)

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2008 (2008 SL No. 208)

Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2009 No. 3 s 1, ch 9 pt 21

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)

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)

Transport (Rail Safety) Act 2010 No. 6 ss 1–2, 357 sch 1

date of assent 04 March 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 September 2010 (2010 SL No. 166)

Mines and Energy Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 17 ss 1–2(1), pt 12

date of assent 21 April 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 94 commenced 1 February 2011 (2010 SL No. 352)

remaining provision commenced on date of assent

Motor Accident Insurance and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 32 s 1, pt 3

date of assent 08 September 2010

commenced on date of assent

Water and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 53 s 1, pt 9, s 93 sch 2

date of assent 01 December 2010

commenced on date of assent

Fair Trading (Australian Consumer Law) Amendment Act 2010 No. 54 ss 1–2, 67 sch

date of assent 01 December 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2011 (2010 SL No. 359)

Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011 No. 8 s 1, pt 9

date of assent 08 April 2011

commenced on date of assent

Fairer Water Prices for SEQ Amendment Act 2011 No. 21 ss 1–2(a), pt 2

date of assent 27 June 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2011 (see s 2 (a))

South-East Queensland Water (Distribution and Retail Restructuring) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 1 ss 1–2(1), pt 5

date of assent 17 February 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced at the end of 30 June 2012 (see s 2 (1))

Treasury (Cost of Living) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 8 s 1, pt 8

date of assent 27 June 2012

commenced on date of assent

Fiscal Repair Amendment Act 2012 No. 25 s 1, pt 8

date of assent 21 September 2012

commenced on date of assent

Treasury and Trade and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 39 s 1, ch 2 pt 3, s 43 sch 1

date of assent 23 September 2013

commenced on date of assent

Crime and Misconduct and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 21 ss 1, 2(2), 94(2) sch 2

date of assent 21 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 107)

Electricity Competition and Protection Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 48 pts 1, 6

date of assent 26 September 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2015 (2014 SL No. 335)

Queensland Productivity Commission Act 2015 No. 29 s 1, pt 11 div 3

date of assent 20 November 2015

commenced on date of assent

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)

Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 64

date of assent 09 December 2016

pts 2, 5, 7–8, 11, s 79 sch 1 comm 30 June 2017 (2017 SL No. 100)

Rail Safety National Law (Queensland) Act 2017 No. 4

date of assent 09 March 2017

ss 1–2 comm on date of assent

s 145 sch 1 comm at the end of 30 June 2017 (see s 2)

Queensland Competition Authority Amendment Act 2018 No. 6

date of assent 29 March 2018

comm on date of assent

Queensland Competition Authority Act 1997

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