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


Civil Liability Act 2003 No. 16

Civil Liability Act 2003 No. 16

date of assent 09 April 2003

ss 1–2, ch 2 pt 1 div 7, pt 3 div 2, pt 4, ch 3 pts 2, 4, ss 53–54, 56–60, ch 4 pts 1–2, ch 5, ch 6, sch 1 commenced on date of assent (see s 2 (2))

prev ch 2 pt 2 never proclaimed into force and sub 2004 No. 23 s 76 (provisions were to commence 10 April 2005 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2) (2004 SL No. 7 s 2)))

for commencement of pres ch 2 pt 2, see s 4 (3) and 2005 SL No. 32 of 11 March 2005

remaining provisions commenced 2 December 2002 (see s 2 (1))

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2003 No. 77 ss 1, 2(3), pt 8

date of assent 06 November 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 8 December 2003 (2003 SL No. 310)

Professional Standards Act 2004 No. 23 ss 1–2, pt 8

date of assent 13 September 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

pt 8 hdg, ss 73, 77–78 commenced 25 September 2004 (2004 SL No. 195)

remaining provisions commenced 1 March 2005 (2005 SL No. 16)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2004 No. 43 ss 1–2, pt 5

date of assent 18 November 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 3 December 2004 (2004 SL No. 263)

Civil Liability (Dust Diseases) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2005 No. 43 pts 1, 3 div 1

date of assent 14 October 2005

commenced on date of assent

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2005 No. 70 s 1, pt 7

date of assent 08 December 2005

commenced on date of assent

Criminal Code and Civil Liability Amendment Act 2007 No. 14 pts 1, 3

date of assent 20 March 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 6 November 2006 (see s 2)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2008 No. 59 s 1, pt 5, s 12 sch

date of assent 25 November 2008

commenced on date of assent

Civil Liability and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 9 pts 1–2

date of assent 17 March 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ss 4–5, 9–11, 16 (to the extent it ins the def section 59A damages) commenced 1 July 2010 (see s 2)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Integrity Reform (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2010 No. 37 pts 1, 4

date of assent 20 September 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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

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

date of assent 14 October 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)

Civil Proceedings Act 2011 No. 45 ss 1–2, pt 16

date of assent 06 December 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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

Treasury and Trade and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 39 ss 1, 109 sch 2, 110 sch 3 pt 2

date of assent 23 September 2013

commenced on date of assent

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 52 s 1, ch 4 pt 1

date of assent 29 October 2013

commenced on date of assent

Nature Conservation and Other Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 2013 No. 55 s 1, pt 2 div 2

date of assent 07 November 2013

commenced on date of assent

National Injury Insurance Scheme (Queensland) Act 2016 No. 34

date of assent 14 June 2016

ss 1, 2(2) comm on date of assent

ch 10 pt 2 div 1, div 2 sdivs 1–2 comm 1 July 2016 (see s 2(2))

Civil Liability and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 No. 34

date of assent 30 October 2019

pts 2, 4–5 comm 2 March 2020 (2020 SL No. 2)

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s 4 amd 2003 No. 77 s 40; 2004 No. 23 s 74

s 5 amd 2004 No. 43 s 22; 2007 No. 14 s 8 (retro); 2010 No. 9 s 4

s 7 amd 2004 No. 23 s 75; 2010 No. 9 s 5; 2013 No. 55 s 8

s 21 amd 2003 No. 77 s 40A

ch 2 pt 2 hdg sub 2004 No. 23 s 76

s 28 sub 2004 No. 23 s 76

amd 2010 No. 54 s 67 sch

s 29 sub 2004 No. 23 s 76

s 30 sub 2004 No. 23 s 76

s 31 sub 2004 No. 23 s 76

s 32 sub 2004 No. 23 s 76

s 32A ins 2004 No. 23 s 76

s 32B ins 2004 No. 23 s 76

s 32C ins 2004 No. 23 s 76

s 32D ins 2004 No. 23 s 76

s 32E ins 2004 No. 23 s 76

s 32F ins 2004 No. 23 s 76

amd 2010 No. 54 s 67 sch

s 32G ins 2004 No. 23 s 76

s 32H ins 2004 No. 23 s 76

s 32I ins 2004 No. 23 s 76

s 33 sub 2004 No. 23 s 76

ch 2 pt 2A hdg ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

ch 2 pt 2A div 1 hdg ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33A ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33B ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33C ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

ch 2 pt 2A div 2 hdg ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33D ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33E ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

ch 2 pt 2A div 3 hdg ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33F ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33G ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33H ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33I ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

ch 2 pt 2A div 4 hdg ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33J ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33K ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33L ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33M ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33MA ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

ch 2 pt 2A div 5 hdg ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33N ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33O ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33P ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

s 33Q ins 2019 No. 34 s 4

ch 2 pt 3 div 2 hdg sub 2008 No. 59 s 13

ch 2 pt 3 div 2 sdiv 1 hdg ins 2008 No. 59 s 13

s 38(1) def community organisation amd 2010 No. 9 s 6

s 38(1) def community work amd 2004 No. 43 s 23 (1)

s 38(1) def food donor ins 2008 No. 59 s 14 (1)

s 38(1) def possession ins 2008 No. 59 s 14 (1)

s 38(1) def volunteer sub 2004 No. 43 s 23 (2)

amd 2008 No. 59 s 14 (2)

ch 2 pt 3 div 2 sdiv 2 hdg ins 2008 No. 59 s 15

s 38A ins 2008 No. 59 s 15

s 38B ins 2008 No. 59 s 15

s 38C ins 2008 No. 59 s 15

ch 2 pt 3 div 2 sdiv 3 hdg ins 2008 No. 59 s 15

s 39 amd 2004 No. 43 s 24; 2008 No. 59 s 16

s 40 amd 2008 No. 59 s 12 sch

s 41 amd 2008 No. 59 s 12 sch

s 42 amd 2008 No. 59 s 12 sch

s 43 amd 2008 No. 59 s 12 sch; 2010 No. 9 s 7

s 44 amd 2008 No. 59 s 12 sch

ch 2 pt 5 hdg ins 2003 No. 77 s 41

s 49A ins 2003 No. 77 s 41

s 49B ins 2003 No. 77 s 41

ch 3 pt 2A hdg ins 2016 No. 34 s 149

s 52A ins 2016 No. 34 s 149

s 52B ins 2016 No. 34 s 149

s 52C ins 2016 No. 34 s 149

s 54 sub 2005 No. 43 s 9

s 57 sub 2011 No. 45 s 111

s 58 amd 2010 No. 9 s 8

s 59 amd 2010 No. 9 s 9

s 59A ins 2010 No. 9 s 10

s 59B ins 2010 No. 9 s 10

s 59C ins 2010 No. 9 s 10

s 59D ins 2010 No. 9 s 10

s 60 amd 2010 No. 9 s 11; 2010 No. 42 s 214 sch

s 61 amd 2004 No. 23 s 77

s 62 sub 2010 No. 9 s 12

s 64 amd 2010 No. 9 s 13

s 67 amd 2004 No. 23 s 78

ch 4 pt 1A hdg ins 2010 No. 37 s 18

s 72A ins 2010 No. 37 s 18

amd 2019 No. 34 s 4A

s 72B ins 2010 No. 37 s 18

s 72C ins 2010 No. 37 s 18

s 72D ins 2010 No. 37 s 18

s 75 prev s 75 exp 2 December 2005 (see prev s 75(5))

pres s 75 ins 2010 No. 9 s 14

amd 2013 No. 39 s 110 sch 3pt 2; 2013 No. 52 s 116

ch 5 hdg amd 2005 No. 70 s 43

ch 5 pt 1 hdg ins 2004 No. 43 s 25

s 78 om 2013 No. 39 s 109 sch 2

ch 5 pt 2 hdg ins 2004 No. 43 s 26

s 79 ins 2004 No. 43 s 26

s 80 ins 2004 No. 43 s 26

ch 5 pt 3 hdg ins 2005 No. 43 s 10

s 81 ins 2005 No. 43 s 10

ch 5 pt 4 hdg ins 2005 No. 70 s 44

s 82 ins 2005 No. 70 s 44

ch 5 pt 5 hdg ins 2007 No. 14 s 9 (retro)

s 83 ins 2007 No. 14 s 9 (retro)

ch 5 pt 6 hdg ins 2008 No. 59 s 17

s 84 ins 2008 No. 59 s 17

ch 5 pt 7 hdg ins 2010 No. 9 s 15

s 85 ins 2010 No. 9 s 15

ch 5 pt 8 hdg ins 2019 No. 34 s 5

s 86 prev s 86 ins 2010 No. 9 s 15

om 2013 No. 39 s 109 sch 2

pres s 86 ins 2019 No. 34 s 5

sch 2 def abuse ins 2019 No. 34 s 6

sch 2 def abuse claim ins 2019 No. 34 s 6

sch 2 def apology ins 2010 No. 37 s 19

sch 2 def apportionable claim ins 2004 No. 23 s 79(2)

sch 2 def a professional sub 2004 No. 23 s 79

sch 2 def associated trust ins 2019 No. 34 s 6

sch 2 def associated with ins 2019 No. 34 s 6

sch 2 def average weekly earnings sub 2013 No. 52 s 117

sch 2 def child protection order ins 2019 No. 34 s 6

sch 2 def consumer ins 2004 No. 23 s 79(2)

sch 2 def court ins 2004 No. 23 s 79(2)

sch 2 def current office holder ins 2019 No. 34 s 6

sch 2 def food donor ins 2008 No. 59 s 12 sch

sch 2 def head ins 2019 No. 34 s 6

sch 2 def injury scale value ins 2010 No. 9 s 16

sch 2 def institution ins 2019 No. 34 s 6

sch 2 def insurance agency ins 2016 No. 34 s 150

sch 2 def insurance scheme ins 2016 No. 34 s 150

sch 2 def motor accident ins 2016 No. 34 s 150

sch 2 def motor vehicle amd 2010 No. 42 s 214 sch

sch 2 def National Injury Act ins 2016 No. 34 s 150

sch 2 def nominee ins 2019 No. 34 s 6

sch 2 def office of authority ins 2019 No. 34 s 6

sch 2 def possession ins 2008 No. 59 s 12 sch

sch 2 def section 59A damages ins 2010 No. 9 s 16

sch 2 def serious personal injury ins 2016 No. 34 s 150

Civil Liability Act 2003