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01 December 2018 01 December 2018 2018 No 29
15 June 2018 15 June 2018 2018 No 28
14 January 2018 14 January 2018 2017 No 63
01 July 2015 01 July 2015 2015 No 7
01 January 2014 01 January 2014 2013 No 95
13 September 2013 13 September 2013 2013 No 23
19 May 2010 19 May 2010 2010 No 19
01 March 2010 01 March 2010 2009 No 29
17 July 2009 17 July 2009 2009 No 56
06 July 2009 06 July 2009 2007 No 94
01 July 2009 01 July 2009 2009 No 49
01 March 2008 01 March 2008 2006 No 80
01 August 2007 01 August 2007 2007 No 12
01 July 2005 01 July 2005 2005 No 64
17 December 2004 17 December 2004 2004 No 86
23 October 2003 23 October 2003

Powers of Attorney Act 2003 No 53

Assented to 23.10.2003.

Second reading speech made: Legislative Assembly, 5.9.2003; Legislative Council, 15.10.2003.

Date of commencement, 16.2.2004, sec 2 and GG No 35 of 13.2.2004, p 613.

Justice Legislation Amendment Act (No 2) 2018 No 29

Assented to 21.06.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.19, 1.12.2018, sec 2 (2) and 2018 (675) LW 30.11.2018.

Miscellaneous Acts Amendment (Marriages) Act 2018 No 28

Assented to 15.06.2018.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2017 No 63

Assented to 23.11.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 4.35, 14.1.2018, sec 2 (3).

Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Legislation Amendment Act 2015 No 7

Assented to 09.06.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 1.7.2015, sec 2 (2) and 2015 (299) LW 19.6.2015.

Civil and Administrative Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 2013 No 95

Assented to 20.11.2013.

Date of commencement, 1.1.2014, sec 2.

Powers of Attorney Amendment Act 2013 No 23

Assented to 07.05.2013.

Date of commencement, 13.9.2013, sec 2 and 2013 (530) LW 13.9.2013.

Relationships Register Act 2010 No 19

Assented to 19.05.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 No 56

Assented to 01.07.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.46, 17.7.2009, sec 2 (2).

NSW Trustee and Guardian Act 2009 No 49

Assented to 26.06.2009.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (305) LW 1.7.2009.

Succession Amendment (Intestacy) Act 2009 No 29

Assented to 09.06.2009.

Date of commencement, 1.3.2010, sec 2 and 2010 (55) LW 26.2.2010.

Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007 No 94

Assented to 13.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 6.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (314) LW 3.7.2009.

Guardianship Amendment Act 2007 No 12

Assented to 22.06.2007.

Date of commencement, 1.8.2007, sec 2 and GG No 94 of 27.7.2007, p 4813.

Succession Act 2006 No 80

Assented to 27.10.2006.

Date of commencement, 1.3.2008, sec 2 and GG No 16 of 15.2.2008, p 707.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2005 No 64

Assented to 01.07.2005.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (1).

Protected Estates Amendment (Missing Persons) Act 2004 No 86

Assented to 24.11.2004.

Date of commencement, 17.12.2004, sec 2 and GG No 200 of 17.12.2004, p 9309.

This is a consolidated list of all history notes in this version. When expanded, the complete list can be printed (Ctrl-P) from the screen.

Sec 3

Am 2006 No 80, Sch 3.12 [1]; 2009 No 49, Sch 2.46 [1]; 2013 No 23, Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2013 No 95, Sch 5.10 [1]..

Sec 8

Subst 2013 No 23, Sch 1 [3].

Sec 14

Am 2013 No 23, Sch 1 [4] [5].

Sec 14A

Ins 2013 No 23, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 16

Am 2004 No 86, Sch 2.1; 2009 No 49, Sch 2.46 [2].

Sec 19

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 2; 2009 No 49, Sch 2.46 [3]; 2009 No 56, Sch 2.46; 2017 No 63, Sch 4.35.

Sec 20

Am 2013 No 23, Sch 1 [7].

Sec 22

Am 2009 No 49, Sch 2.46 [4].

Sec 24

Am 2006 No 80, Sch 3.12 [2]. Rep 2009 No 29, Sch 2.4 [1].

Sec 25

Am 2015 No 7, Sch 2.34 [1] [2].

Sec 26

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 5.10 [2].

Sec 27

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 5.10 [3].

Sec 33

Am 2013 No 23, Sch 1 [8] [9]; 2013 No 95, Sch 5.10 [4].

Sec 34

Am 2013 No 23, Sch 1 [10] [11]; 2013 No 95, Sch 5.10 [5].

Sec 35

Am 2007 No 12, sec 4; 2013 No 23, Sch 1 [12]; 2018 No 29, Sch 1.19.

Sec 36

Am 2013 No 23, Sch 1 [13] [14].

Sec 37

Am 2009 No 49, Sch 2.46 [5]; 2013 No 23, Sch 1 [13]; 2013 No 95, Sch 5.10 [6].

Part 5, Div 5 (sec 39)

Rep 2013 No 95, Sch 5.10 [7].

Part 5, Div 6 (secs 40, 41)

Rep 2013 No 95, Sch 5.10 [8].

Sec 42

Am 2013 No 95, Sch 5.10 [9].

Sec 45A

Ins 2013 No 23, Sch 1 [15].

Sec 46

Am 2013 No 23, Sch 1 [16].

Sec 50

Subst 2009 No 49, Sch 2.46 [6]. Am 2013 No 95, Sch 5.10 [10].

Sec 54

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 2.

Sec 55

Rep 2005 No 64, Sch 3.

Sch 2

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 2; 2009 No 49, Sch 2.46 [7] [8]. Rep 2013 No 23, Sch 1 [17].

Sch 3

Am 2010 No 19, Sch 3.78; 2018 No 28, Sch 1.29.

Sch 4

Rep 2005 No 64, Sch 3.

Sch 5

Am 2009 No 29, Sch 2.4 [2]; 2013 No 23, Sch 1 [18] [19].

Powers of Attorney Bill 2003

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Government Bill
Introduced LA: 05 September 2003 PDF icon Bill (and Explanatory note)

Passed LA: 16 September 2003
Introduced LC for concurrence: 16 September 2003
Passed by both Houses: 15 October 2003 PDF icon PBBH

Assent date: 23 October 2003 PDF icon 2003 No 53