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


Status of Children Act 1978 No. 30

Status of Children Act 1978 No. 30

date of assent 08 June 1978

commenced 1 January 1979 (see s 1 (2))

Status of Children Act Amendment Act 1988 No. 64

date of assent 06 October 1988

commenced on date of assent

Status of Children Amendment Act 2001 No. 17 pts 1–2, s 3 sch (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 11 May 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 September 2002 (2002 SL No. 222)

Amending legislation

Justice and Other Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002 No. 34 ss 1, 74 sch 6 (amends 2001 No. 17 above)

date of assent 16 August 2002

commenced on date of assent

Discrimination Law Amendment Act 2002 No. 74 ss 1–2, 90 sch

date of assent 13 December 2002

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 90 commenced 31 March 2003 (2003 SL No. 51)

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

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 2003 No. 31 ss 1–2, 59 sch 1

date of assent 23 May 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 February 2004 (2003 SL No. 360)

Guardianship and Administration and Other Acts Amendment Act 2008 No. 54 pts 1, 5

date of assent 23 October 2008

commenced on date of assent

Surrogacy Act 2010 No. 2 ss 1–2, ch 6 pt 10, s 100 sch 1

date of assent 16 February 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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

Civil Partnerships Act 2011 No. 46 ss 1–2, pt 6 div 19

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(2)–(3) sch pts 2, 3

date of assent 27 June 2012

commenced on date of assent

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

s 52(2)–(3) sch pts 2–3 comm 22 March 2016 (2016 SL No. 14)

under the Reprints Act 1992 s 43 as required by the Status of Children Act 1978 s 21

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Status of Children Act 1978

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