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Tuesday 30 June 2020

This afternoon, 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:

Electoral and Other Legislation (Accountability, Integrity and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 2020: A Bill for an Act to amend the City of Brisbane Act 2010, the Electoral Act 1992, the Electoral and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019, the Electoral Regulation 2013, the Integrity Act 2009, the Local Government Act 2009, the Local Government Electoral Act 2011, the Parliament of Queensland Act 2001 and the legislation mentioned in schedule 1 in relation to electoral funding and expenditure, and for other 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.