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Friday 28 September 2018

This afternoon, at Government House, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, received Clerk of the Parliament, Mr Neil Laurie, for the presentation of two Bills, to which the Governor granted Assent:

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse (Commonwealth Powers) Act 2018

An Act to adopt the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018 (Cwlth), and to refer certain matters relating to the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse to the Parliament of the Commonwealth, for the purposes of section 51 (xxxvii) of the Commonwealth Constitution, and to amend the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 2009 for particular purposes

Electricity and Other Legislation (Batteries and Premium Feed-in Tariff) Amendment Act 2018

An Act to amend the Electricity Act 1994, the Energy and Water Ombudsman Act 2006, the National Energy Retail Law (Queensland) Act 2014 and the Queen’s Wharf Brisbane Act 2016 for particular purposes.