Minister: Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services
Agency: Queensland Police Service


Police Service Administration Act 1990 No. 4

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
15 December 1993 11 February 1994 1993 Act No. 77
01 December 1994 24 June 1996 1994 Act No. 87
01 February 1997 04 February 1997 1996 Act No. 75
12 June 1997 04 July 1997 1997 Act No. 31
08 December 1997 06 January 1998 1997 Act No. 67
06 April 1998 30 April 1998 1998 Act No. 19
01 July 1999 14 July 1999 1999 Act No. 33
01 July 2000 25 August 2000 2000 Act No. 22
25 October 2000 09 February 2001 2000 Act No. 46
07 June 2001 07 September 2001 2001 Act No. 34
01 January 2002 15 January 2002 2001 Act No. 69
01 March 2002 15 March 2002 2001 Act No. 69
09 May 2003 2003 Act No. 19
01 July 2003 2003 Act No. 27
03 December 2003 2003 Act No. 92
06 August 2004 2004 Act No. 8
23 October 2004 2003 Act No. 67

revised version

11 April 2005 2004 Act No. 43
29 April 2005 2005 Act No. 17
30 June 2006 2005 Act No. 45
21 July 2006 2006 Act No. 262000 Act No. 5(amd 2006 Act No. 26)
28 August 2006 2006 Act No. 29
02 February 2007 2006 Act No. 58
16 February 2007 2007 Act No. 1
18 June 2007 2007 Act No. 27
01 July 2007 2007 Act No. 24
06 October 2008 2008 Act No. 49
01 July 2009 2009 Act No. 13
02 November 2009 2009 Act No. 25
27 November 2009 2009 Act No. 48
01 December 2009 2009 Act No. 242009 Act No. 25
26 March 2010 2009 Act No. 48
29 March 2010 2009 Act No. 34
01 July 2010 2010 Act No. 14
01 November 2010 2010 Act No. 26
05 November 2010 2010 Act No. 45
01 December 2010 2010 Act No. 51
23 September 2013 2013 Act No. 39
27 November 2013 2013 Act No. 64
31 March 2014 2014 Act No. 2

RA s 44

21 May 2014 2014 Act No. 17
01 July 2014 2014 Act No. 122014 Act No. 21

RA ss 21A, 27, 44, 44A

20 November 2015 2015 Act No. 27
05 May 2016 24 June 2016 2016 Act No. 19
01 July 2016 28 October 2016 2015 Act No. 272016 Act No. 392016 Act No. 48

revised version

08 September 2016 28 October 2016 2016 Act No. 43

revised version

09 December 2016 03 January 2017 2016 Act No. 62
01 March 2017 16 March 2017 2016 Act No. 63
16 March 2018 28 May 2018 2018 Act No. 2
20 September 2018 25 September 2018 2018 Act No. 20
09 November 2018 16 November 2018 2018 Act No. 29
01 December 2018 07 January 2019 2017 Act No. 32
12 September 2019 13 September 2019 2018 Act No. 19

Police Service Administration Act 1990 No. 4

date of assent 04 April 1990

ss 1.1–1.2 commenced on date of assent

ss 1.3–4.12, 5.1–5.5, 5.10, 10.9–10.12, 10.25–10.27, 11.1–11.8, 11.11 commenced 8 May 1990 (proc pubd gaz 28 April 1990 p 2635)

remaining provisions commenced 18 June 1990 (proc pubd gaz 16 June 1990 p 921)

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992 No. 36 s 2 sch 1

date of assent 02 July 1992

commenced on date of assent

Police Service Administration Amendment Act 1993 No. 77

date of assent 15 December 1993

commenced on date of assent

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No. 2) 1994 No. 87 s 3 sch 2

date of assent 01 December 1994

commenced on date of assent

Public Service Act 1996 No. 37 ss 1–2, 147 sch 2

date of assent 22 October 1996

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 December 1996 (1996 SL No. 361)

WorkCover Queensland Act 1996 No. 75 ss 1–2, 535 sch 2

date of assent 12 December 1996

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 February 1997 (1996 SL No. 442)

Police Service Administration Amendment Act 1997 No. 31

date of assent 12 June 1997

commenced on date of assent

Misconduct Tribunals Act 1997 No. 59 ss 1–2, 48 sch 1

date of assent 05 November 1997

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 8 December 1997 (1997 SL No. 417)

Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 1997 No. 67 ss 1–2, 139 sch 2

date of assent 01 December 1997

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 6 April 1998 (see s 2)

Police and Other Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1998 No. 19 ss 1–2(1), pt 2

date of assent 26 March 1998

s 14 commenced 6 April 1998 (see s 2 (1))

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Industrial Relations Act 1999 No. 33 ss 1, 2(2), 747 sch 3

date of assent 18 June 1999

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 1999 (1999 SL No. 159)

Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 No. 5 ss 1–2, 461 (prev 373) sch 3, (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 23 March 2000

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2000 (see s 2 (1), (3) and 2000 SL No. 174)

Amending legislation

Police Powers and Responsibilities and Other Acts Amendment Act 2000 No. 22 ss 1, 28(6) (amends 2000 No. 5 above)

date of assent 23 June 2000

commenced on date of assent

Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 No. 5 s 810 sch 4 (prev s 459A sch 3A) (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 23 March 2000

ss 1–2, 373–377, sch 2 commenced on date of assent (see s 2 (2))

s 211 commenced 24 March 2001 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2))

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2000 (see s 2 (1), (3) and 2000 SL No. 174)

Amending legislation

Police Powers and Responsibilities and Other Acts Amendment Act 2006 No. 26 ss 1–2, 84, 86 (amends 2000 No. 5 above)

date of assent 01 June 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 21 July 2006 (2006 SL No. 185)

Police Powers and Responsibilities and Other Acts Amendment Act 2000 No. 22 pts 1, 6

date of assent 23 June 2000

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2000 (see s 2)

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2000 No. 46 ss 1, 3 sch

date of assent 25 October 2000

commenced on date of assent

Police Service Administration and Misconduct Tribunals Amendment Act 2001 No. 34 pts 1–2

date of assent 07 June 2001

commenced on date of assent

Animal Care and Protection Act 2001 No. 64 ss 1–2, 231

date of assent 25 October 2001

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 March 2002 (2002 SL No. 33)

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)

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003 No. 19 ss 1, 3 sch

date of assent 09 May 2003

commenced on date of assent

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 No. 27 ss 1–2(2), 622 sch 5

date of assent 23 May 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2003 (see s 2 (2))

Police Service Administration (Alcohol and Drug Testing) Amendment Act 2003 No. 67 pts 1–2

date of assent 22 October 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 23 October 2004 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2))

Police Powers and Responsibilities and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2003 No. 92 s 1, pt 9

date of assent 03 December 2003

commenced on date of assent

Terrorism (Community Safety) Amendment Act 2004 No. 8 pts 1, 7

date of assent 20 May 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 6 August 2004 (2004 SL No. 147)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2004 No. 43 ss 1–2, pt 19

date of assent 18 November 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 11 April 2005 (2005 SL No. 26)

Police and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2005 No. 17 pts 1, 3

date of assent 29 April 2005

commenced on date of assent (see s 2)

Cross-Border Law Enforcement Legislation Amendment Act 2005 No. 45 ss 1–2(1), 74 sch 4

date of assent 14 October 2005

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 30 June 2006 (2006 SL No. 144)

Police Powers and Responsibilities and Other Acts Amendment Act 2006 No. 26 ss 1, 2(1), pt 8

date of assent 01 June 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 21 July 2006 (2006 SL No. 185)

Corrective Services Act 2006 No. 29 ss 1, 2(2), 518 sch 3

date of assent 01 June 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 28 August 2006 (2006 SL No. 213)

Police Service Administration Amendment Act 2006 No. 58

date of assent 07 December 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 2 February 2007 (2007 SL No. 2)

Summary Offences and Other Acts Amendment Act 2007 No. 1 ss 1, 32 sch 2

date of assent 16 February 2007

commenced on date of assent

Legal Profession Act 2007 No. 24 ss 1–2, 770 sch 1

date of assent 28 May 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2007 (2007 SL No. 151)

Police and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 27 ss 1, 2(2), pt 4

date of assent 28 May 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 18 June 2007 (see s 2 (2))

Police Service Administration and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2008 No. 49 pts 1–2

date of assent 19 September 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 6 October 2008 (see s 2)

Right to Information Act 2009 No. 13 ss 1–2, 213 sch 5

date of assent 12 June 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2009 (2009 SL No. 132)

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Jurisdiction Provisions) Amendment Act 2009 No. 24 ss 1–2, ch 10 pt 1

date of assent 26 June 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

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

Criminal Code and Other Legislation (Misconduct, Breaches of Discipline and Public Sector Ethics) Amendment Act 2009 No. 25 pts 1, 4, s 83 sch

date of assent 11 August 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 44 commenced 1 December 2009 immediately after the commencement of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2009 No. 23 ch 7 (2009 SL No. 241 and 2009 SL No. 251)

remaining provisions commenced 2 November 2009 (2009 SL No. 241)

Juvenile Justice and Other Acts Amendment Act 2009 No. 34 ss 1, 2(2), 45(1) sch pt 1 amdt 29

date of assent 17 September 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 45 (1) sch pt 1 amdt 29 (so far as it amds s 1.4) commenced 29 March 2010 (2010 SL No. 37) (amdt could not be given effect)

remaining provisions commenced 29 March 2010 (2010 SL No. 37)

State Penalties Enforcement and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No. 48 ss 1, 2(2), (4), ch 3 pt 2

date of assent 19 November 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 66 (to the extent it ins s 10.2S def interstate screening unit para (b)) commenced 26 March 2010 immediately after the commencement of the Crimes Act 1914 (Cwlth) s 85ZZGA (see s 2 (4) and Cwlth Act No. 28 2010)

remaining provisions commenced 27 November 2009 (2009 SL No. 275)

Health Legislation (Health Practitioner Regulation National Law) Amendment Act 2010 No. 14 pt 1, s 124 sch

date of assent 21 April 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2010 (see s 2)

Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction Reform and Modernisation Amendment Act 2010 No. 26 pts 1, 15

date of assent 13 August 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 November 2010 (2010 SL No. 236)

Police Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 45 pts 1, 3

date of assent 05 November 2010

commenced on date of assent

Liquor and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 51 ss 1, 57 sch

date of assent 01 December 2010

commenced on date of assent

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

date of assent 23 September 2013

commenced on date of assent

Criminal Law (Criminal Organisations Disruption) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 64 ss 1, 2(1)(c), pt 13

date of assent 27 November 2013

commenced on date of assent

Public Service and Other Legislation (Civil Liability) Amendment Act 2014 No. 2 pts 1, 3

date of assent 19 February 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 31 March 2014 (2014 SL No. 22)

Communities Legislation (Funding Red Tape Reduction) Amendment Act 2014 No. 12 pt 1, s 77 sch 1

date of assent 09 April 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 95)

Public Safety Business Agency Act 2014 No. 17 s 1, pt 10

date of assent 21 May 2014

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)

Counter-Terrorism and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2015 No. 27 pts 1, 3

date of assent 20 November 2015

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 6 comm 1 July 2016 (2016 SL No. 43)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Crime and Corruption Amendment Act 2016 No. 19

date of assent 05 May 2016

comm on date of assent

Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 2016 No. 39

date of assent 27 June 2016

pts 2–4, s 37 sch 1 comm 1 July 2016 immediately after the comm of the Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2016 (see s 2)

Public Safety Business Agency and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 43

date of assent 08 September 2016

pts 1–3, divs 1–7 comm on date of assent

Australian Crime Commission (Queensland) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 48

date of assent 23 September 2016

pt 2,s 18 sch 1 amdts of Child Protection Offender Reporting Act 2004, Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 amdts 8–11, Police Powers and Responbilities Regulation 2012 and Police Service Administration Act 1990 comm 1 July 2016 immediately after the commencement of the Australian Crime Commission Amendment (National Policing Information) Act 2016 (Cwlth) (see s 2)

Serious and Organised Crime Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 62

date of assent 09 December 2016

pts 1–6, 7 divs 1–2, pts 8–16, 19–20, 21 divs 1–2, pts 23–27, ss 395396(1)–(3), pts 29, 30 divs 1–2, pts 31–37, sch 1 pt 1, sch 2 comm 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)

Health Practitioner Regulation National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No. 32

date of assent 13 September 2017

ss 4 (2), (4), (6)–(7), 5–7, 13–15, 27, 30 (2)–(3), 31, 40–42, 44–49, 51, 52 (to the extent it ins ss 320, 322–323), 53–54, 57 (1)–(3), 78 (2), pts 4–5, sch 1 comm 1 December 2018 (2018 SL No. 175) (proposed commencement 14 September 2019 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2)(2018 SL No. 129))

Police and Other Legislation (Identity and Biometric Capability) Amendment Act 2018 No. 2

date of assent 16 March 2018

pts 1–2, 3 (other than section 8(1)), 4–7 comm on date of assent

Disability Services and Other Legislation (Worker Screening) Amendment Act 2018 No. 19

date of assent 11 September 2018

pt 3 comm 12 September 2019 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2))

Police Powers and Responsibilities and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2018 No. 20

date of assent 20 September 2018

pts 1–6, 7 (other than s 22), 8–11 comm on date of assent

Crime and Corruption and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2018 No. 29

date of assent 09 November 2018

pts 1, 2 (other than ss 5–6, 44), 3–9 comm on date of assent

Medicines and Poisons Act 2019 No. 26

date of assent 26 September 2019

chs 1 (other than pt 1), 2–9, schs 1–2 not yet proclaimed into force (see s 2)

Police Service Administration (Discipline Reform) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

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