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Friday 07 February 2020

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

Public Health (Declared Public Health Emergencies) Amendment Bill 2020: A Bill for An Act to amend the Public Health Act 2005 for particular purposes.

The granting of Royal Assent to Bills passed by the Legislative Assembly is one of the Governor's key constitutional duties, and is an integral part of an Act of Parliament becoming the law of the land.