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


Powers of Attorney Act 1998 No. 22

Powers of Attorney Act 1998 No. 22

date of assent 14 May 1998

ss 1–2, 3 chs 7–8, schs 1–3 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 June 1998 (1998 SL No. 123)

Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 No. 8 ss 1–2, 263 sch 3

date of assent 20 April 2000

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

sch 3 amdts 10, 13 (to the extent it omits s 68) 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)

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 3

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 12

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)

Guardianship and Administration and Other Acts Amendment Act 2003 No. 87 pts 1, 5

date of assent 18 November 2003

commenced on date of assent

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2004 No. 43 pts 1, 20, 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 17A, s 166 sch

date of assent 08 December 2005

commenced on date of assent

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007 No. 36

date of assent 29 August 2007

commenced on date of assent

Guardianship and Administration and Other Acts Amendment Act 2008 No. 54 pts 1, 3

date of assent 23 October 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Jurisdiction Provisions) Amendment Act 2009 No. 24 ss 1–2, ch 9 pt 26

date of assent 26 June 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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

Surrogacy Act 2010 No. 2 ss 1–2, ch 6 pt 9

date of assent 16 February 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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

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

date of assent 19 May 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2011 (2011 SL No. 121)

Civil Proceedings Act 2011 No. 45 ss 1–2, 217 sch 1A

date of assent 06 December 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 September 2012 (2012 SL No. 146)

Civil Partnerships Act 2011 No. 46 ss 1–2, pt 6 div 15

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 sch

date of assent 27 June 2012

commenced on date of assent

Guardianship and Administration and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 37 ss 1, 51 sch

date of assent 22 November 2012

commenced on date of assent

Public Guardian Act 2014 No. 26 ss 1–2(1), ch 8 pt 14

date of assent 28 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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 comm on date of assent

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

date of assent 24 March 2016

ss 1–2 comm on date of assent

pts 1, 5 comm 1 April 2016 (see s 2)

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)

Powers of Attorney Act 1998

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