Governor grants Royal Assent, 28 Feb 2023
Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM, Governor of Queensland, today received Mr Neil Laurie, Clerk of the Parliament, for the presentation of the following two Bills to which Royal Assent was granted. The granting of Royal Assent is one of the Governor's central constitutional duties, and an integral step in the legislative process.
Domestic and Family Violence Protection (Combating Coercive Control) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2023
A bill for an Act to amend the Coroners Act 2003, the Criminal Code, the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012, the Evidence Act 1977, the Oaths Act 1867, the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992, the Public Guardian Act 2014, the Telecommunications Interception Act 2009, the Youth Justice Act 1992 and the legislation mentioned in schedule 1 for particular purposes.
Land and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2023
A bill for an Act to amend the Cape York Peninsula Heritage Act 2007, the Central Queensland Coal Associates Agreement Act 1968, the Land Act 1994, the Land Regulation 2020, the Land Title Act 1994, the Mineral Resources Act 1989, the Place Names Act 1994, the Stock Route Management Act 2002, the Survey and Mapping Infrastructure Act 2003, the Survey and Mapping Infrastructure Regulation 2014, the Vegetation Management Act 1999 and the legislation mentioned in schedule 1 for particular purposes, and to repeal the Foreign Governments (Titles to Land) Act 1948, the Starcke Pastoral Holdings Acquisition Act 1994, the Survey and Mapping Infrastructure (Survey Standards) Notice 2021, the Survey and Mapping Infrastructure (Survey Standards—Requirements for Mining Tenures) Notice (No. 1) 2011 and the Yeppoon Hospital Site Acquisition Act 2006.