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Friday 30 April 2021

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:

Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021: A bill for an Act to amend the Bail Act 1980, the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992, the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 and the Youth Justice Act 1992 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.