Governor grants Royal Assent to two Bills
Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM, Governor of Queensland, today received Mr Neil Laurie, Clerk of the Parliament, and Acting First Clerk Assistant, Ms Stephanie Galbraith, for the presentation of the following two Bills, to which Royal Assent was granted:
Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Bill 2023
A bill for an Act to provide for the registration of births, deaths and marriages, and for other purposes, and to amend this Act, the Adoption Act 2009, the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, the Coroners Act 2003, the Corrective Services Act 2006, the Dangerous Prisoners (Sexual Offenders) Act 2003, the Guardianship and Administration Act 2000, the Meriba Omasker Kaziw Kazipa (Torres Strait Islander Traditional Child Rearing Practice) Act 2020, the Powers of Attorney Act 1998, and the legislation mentioned in schedule 3, for particular purposes.
Revenue Legislation Amendment Bill 2023
A bill for an Act to amend the Duties Act 2001, the Land Tax Act 2010, the Land Tax Regulation 2021, the Payroll Tax Act 1971 and the Taxation Administration Act 2001 for particular purposes.
The granting of Royal Assent is an integral step in the legislative process.