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


Limitation of Actions Act 1974 No. 75

Limitation of Actions Act 1974 No. 75

date of assent 01 November 1974

commenced 1 July 1975 (see s 2)

Public Trustee Act 1978 No. 73 s 5(5) sch 1 pt E

date of assent 08 December 1978

commenced 1 January 1979 (proc pubd gaz 23 December 1978 p 1970)

Common Law Practice and Limitation of Actions Acts Amendment Act 1981 No. 87 pt 3

date of assent 13 November 1981

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

Limitation of Actions Amendment Act 1993 No. 64

date of assent 23 November 1993

commenced on date of assent

Choice of Law (Limitations Periods) Act 1996 No. 5 ss 1–2, 8 sch

date of assent 09 May 1996

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 November 1996 (1996 SL No. 280)

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)

Justice and Other Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002 No. 34 ss 1, 74 sch 6

date of assent 16 August 2002

commenced on date of assent

Civil Liability (Dust Diseases) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2005 No. 43 pts 1–2 div 2

date of assent 14 October 2005

commenced on date of assent

Defamation Act 2005 No. 55 ss 1–2, 48 sch 4

date of assent 18 November 2005

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2006 (see s 2)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 37 ss 1, 162 sch

date of assent 29 August 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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

Corrective Services and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2008 No. 53 pts 1, 6

date of assent 23 October 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 7 November 2008 (2008 SL No. 363)

Civil Liability and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 9 s 1, pt 5

date of assent 17 March 2010

commenced on date of assent

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 42 ss 1, 214 sch

date of assent 14 October 2010

commenced on date of assent

Forensic Disability Act 2011 No. 13 ch 1 pt 1, ch 14 pt 10

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)

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))

Limitation of Actions (Child Sexual Abuse) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 59

date of assent 11 November 2016

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

pt 2, pt 3, divs 1, 3, 4 comm 1 March 2017 (2017 SL No. 19)

Civil Liability (Institutional Child Abuse) Amendment Bill 2018

Limitation of Actions Act 1974

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