Her Excellency grants Assent to three Bills
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 three Bills to which Royal Assent was granted:
Integrity and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022
A bill for an Act to amend the Auditor-General Act 2009, the Integrity Act 2009, the Magistrates Act 1991, the Ombudsman Act 2001, the Public Sector Act 2022 and the legislation mentioned in schedule 1 for particular purposes.
Public Sector Bill 2022
A bill for an Act to provide for the administration of the public sector, the employment arrangements for public sector employees, a fair and responsive public sector and particular matters relating to individuals other than public sector employees, and to amend this Act, the Ambulance Service Act 1991, the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, the Corrective Services Act 2006, the Crime and Corruption Act 2001, the Electoral Act 1992, the Fire and Emergency Services Act 1990, the Legal Aid Queensland Act 1997, the Ombudsman Act 2001, the Supreme Court Library Act 1968, the TAFE Queensland Act 2013 and the Acts mentioned in schedule 3 for particular purposes, and to repeal the Public Service Act 2008.
Animal Care and Protection Amendment Bill 2022
A bill for an Act to amend the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001, the Animal Care and Protection Regulation 2012, the Disability Services Act 2006, the Racing Integrity Act 2016, the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1936 and the Veterinary Surgeons Regulation 2016 for particular purposes.
The granting of Royal Assent is one of the Governor's central constitutional duties, and an integral step in the legislative process.