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Thursday 24 June 2021

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

Defamation (Model Provisions) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021A bill for an Act to amend the Defamation Act 2005, the Heavy Vehicle National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 and the Limitation of Actions Act 1974 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.