Governor grants Royal Assent to four Bills - 4 December 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 four Bills to which Royal Assent was granted:
Emblems of Queensland and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2023
A bill for an Act to amend the Crime and Corruption Act 2001, the Emblems of Queensland Act 2005, the Parliamentary Service Act 1988 and the Parliament of Queensland Act 2001 for particular purposes.
Information Privacy and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2023
A bill for an Act to amend the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999, the Criminal Code, the Information Privacy Act 2009, the Ombudsman Act 2001, the Right to Information Act 2009 and the legislation mentioned in schedule 1 for particular purposes.
Public Records Bill 2023
A bill for an Act about making, managing and accessing public records and continuing the role of the State Archivist and the Office of State Archives, to repeal the Public Records Act 2002, and to amend this Act and the legislation mentioned in schedules 4 and 5 for particular purposes.
Victims of Crime Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2023
A bill for an Act to amend the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992, the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 and the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 2009 for particular purposes.
The granting of Royal Assent is an integral step in the legislative process.