Children’s Guardian Act 2019 No 25

Effective date Publication date Amendments included Notes
01 September 2022 01 September 2022 2020 No 24
2020 No 31
2021 No 30
2022 No 33
18 July 2022 18 July 2022 2022 No 33
16 June 2022 16 June 2022 2022 No 26
01 February 2022 01 February 2022 2021 No 30
08 December 2021 08 December 2021 2021 No 45
23 June 2021 23 June 2021 2021 No 16
11 December 2020 11 December 2020 2020 No 30
27 October 2020 27 October 2020 2020 No 31
28 September 2020 28 September 2020 2020 No 24
14 May 2020 14 May 2020 2020 No 5
02 March 2020 02 March 2020 IA sec 30C
01 March 2020 01 March 2020 2019 No 25
04 December 2019 04 December 2019

This Act has been amended by sec 30C of the Interpretation Act 1987 No 15.

Children’s Guardian Act 2019 No 25

Assented to 04.12.2019.

Date of commencement, except secs 131, 132 and Sch 5.10[5]–[7], 1.3.2020, sec 2(1).

Date of commencement of secs 131, 132 and Sch 5.10[5]–[7]: not in force.

Amended by Sch 5.10 to this Act.

Children’s Guardian Amendment Act 2022 No 33

Assented to 01.07.2022.

Date of commencement of Sch 1[1]–[11] [13] [14], except to the extent it inserts sec 85(1C), [17] [21]–[37] [40]–[45] and [47]–[49], 1.9.2022, sec 2(b).

Date of commencement of Sch 1[12] [14], to the extent it inserts sec 85(1C), [15] [16] [18]–[20] [38] [39] and [46], 18.7.2022, sec 2(a).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2022 No 26

Assented to 16.06.2022.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Stronger Communities Legislation Amendment (Children) Act 2021 No 45

Assented to 08.12.2021.

Date of commencement of Sch 5, assent, sec 2(1).

Children’s Guardian Amendment (Child Safe Scheme) Act 2021 No 30

Assented to 18.11.2021.

Date of commencement of Sch 1[1] [2] [3], except to the extent it inserts sec 8J(c) and 8L(1)(b), [4]–[11] and [16]–[23], sec 2 and 2021 (753) LW 17.12.2021.

Date of commencement of Sch 1[3], to the extent it inserts sec 8J(c) and 8L(1)(b), 1.9.2022, sec 2 and 2022 (477) LW 26.8.2022.

Date of commencement of Sch 1[12]–[15]: not in force.

Families, Communities and Disability Services Miscellaneous Amendment Act 2021 No 16

Assented to 23.06.2021.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Stronger Communities Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2020 No 31

Assented to 27.10.2020.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.2[1], 1.9.2022, sec 2(4).

Date of commencement of Sch 2.2[2]–[4], assent, sec 2(1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 No 30

Assented to 27.10.2020.

Date of commencement of amendments made by Schs 1.9 and 2.7, 11.12.2020, sec 2(3).

Stronger Communities Legislation Amendment (Courts and Civil) Act 2020 No 24

Assented to 28.09.2020.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.1[1]–[10] and [21], assent, sec 2(1).

Date of commencement of Sch 1.1[14]–[17], 1.9.2022, sec 2(2).

Sch 1.1[11] [13] and [18]–[20] were not commenced and were repealed by the Children’s Guardian Amendment Act 2022 No 33. Sch 1.1[12] was not commenced and was repealed by the Stronger Communities Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2020 No 31.

COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures—Miscellaneous) Act 2020 No 5

Assented to 14.05.2020.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.5, assent, sec 2(1).

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Sec 6

Am 2021 No 30, Sch 1[1].

Sec 8

Am 2021 No 30, Sch 1[2].

Part 3A

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Part 3A, Div 1

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8A

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8AA

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8AB

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8AC

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8B

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Part 3A, Div 2

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8C

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8D

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8DA

Ins 2022 No 33, Sch 1[1].

Sec 8E

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Part 3A, Div 3

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8F

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8G

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3]. Am 2022 No 26, Sch 2.6[1].

Sec 8H

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8I

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8J

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8K

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8L

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8M

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8N

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8O

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Part 3A, Div 4

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8P

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8Q

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8R

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8S

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8T

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Part 3A, Div 5

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8U

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8V

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8W

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Part 3A, Div 6

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8X

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8Y

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Sec 8Z

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[3].

Part 3A, Div 7

Ins 2022 No 33, Sch 1[2].

Sec 8ZA

Ins 2022 No 33, Sch 1[2].

Sec 8ZB

Ins 2022 No 33, Sch 1[2].

Sec 8ZC

Ins 2022 No 33, Sch 1[2].

Sec 8ZD

Ins 2022 No 33, Sch 1[2].

Sec 10

Am 2019 No 25, Sch 5.10[1]; 2020 No 24, Sch 1.1[1] [2].

Sec 12

Am 2019 No 25, Sch 5.10[2].

Sec 15A

Ins 2019 No 25, Sch 5.10[3].

Sec 16

Am 2019 No 25, Sch 5.10[4]; 2020 No 24, Sch 1.1[3]–[6].

Sec 18

Am 2020 No 30, Sch 1.9[1].

Sec 19

Am 2020 No 30, Sch 1.9[2].

Sec 27

Am 2020 No 24, Sch 1.1[7]; 2022 No 26, Sch 2.6[2].

Sec 29

Am 2021 No 45, Sch 5[1].

Sec 30

Am 2021 No 45, Sch 5[2]–[4].

Sec 33

Am 2021 No 45, Sch 5[5].

Sec 36

Am 2021 No 45, Sch 5[6].

Sec 37

Am 2021 No 30, Sch 1[4].

Sec 43

Am 2021 No 30, Sch 1[5].

Sec 49

Am 2021 No 30, Sch 1[6].

Sec 54

Am 2021 No 30, Sch 1[7] [8].

Sec 55

Am 2021 No 30, Sch 1[9].

Sec 63

Am 2020 No 24, Sch 1.1[8].

Sec 66

Am 2021 No 16, Sch 5[1]; 2022 No 33, Sch 1[3].

Part 5, heading

Am 2022 No 33, Sch 1[4].

Sec 71

Am 2022 No 33, Sch 1[5].

Sec 72

Am 2020 No 24, Sch 1.1[9] [10]. Subst 2022 No 33, Sch 1[6].

Sec 73

Rep 2022 No 33, Sch 1[5].

Sec 74

Subst 2022 No 33, Sch 1[7].

Sec 75

Am 2022 No 33, Sch 1[8] [9].

Part 5, Div 2

Rep 2022 No 33, Sch 1[10].

Sec 76

Rep 2022 No 33, Sch 1[10].

Sec 77

Rep 2022 No 33, Sch 1[10].

Sec 78

Rep 2022 No 33, Sch 1[10].

Sec 79

Rep 2022 No 33, Sch 1[10].

Sec 80

Rep 2022 No 33, Sch 1[10].

Sec 85

Am 2020 No 31, Sch 2.2[1]–[4]; 2022 No 33, Sch 1[11]–[15].

Sec 86

Am 2022 No 33, Sch 1[16] [17].

Sec 87

Am 2020 No 30, Sch 2.7[1] [2]; 2022 No 33, Sch 1[18]–[20].

Sec 93

Am 2020 No 24, Sch 1.1[14].

Sec 97

Am 2020 No 24, Sch 1.1[15].

Sec 98

Am 2020 No 24, Sch 1.1[16].

Sec 102

Am 2020 No 24, Sch 1.1[17].

Part 7, Div 1, heading

Rep 2022 No 33, Sch 1[21].

Sec 110A

Ins 2022 No 33, Sch 1[22].

Part 7, Div 2, heading

Rep 2022 No 33, Sch 1[23].

Sec 112

Am 2022 No 33, Sch 1[24] [25].

Sec 113

Rep 2022 No 33, Sch 1[26].

Part 7, Div 3, heading

Rep 2022 No 33, Sch 1[27].

Sec 128

Am 2021 No 30, Sch 1[10]; 2022 No 33, Sch 1[28] [29].

Sec 131

Ins 2019 No 25, Sch 5.8[18] (provision transferred and renumbered from the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998, sec 182).

Sec 132

Ins 2019 No 25, Sch 5.8[19] (provision transferred and renumbered from the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998, sec 184).

Sec 143

Am 2022 No 33, Sch 1[30].

Sec 145

Am 2021 No 30, Sch 1[11].

Sec 151

Am 2022 No 33, Sch 1[31].

Sec 154

Am 2022 No 33, Sch 1[32] [33].

Sec 164

Am 2022 No 33, Sch 1[5].

Sec 174

Am 2021 No 30, Sch 1[16].

Sec 175

Am 2022 No 33, Sch 1[34].

Sec 180

Am 2021 No 30, Sch 1[17].

Sec 180A

Ins 2021 No 30, Sch 1[18].

Sec 184

Am 2022 No 33, Sch 1[5].

Sch 1

Am 2022 No 33, Sch 1[35].

Sch 2

Am 2021 No 30, Sch 1[19] [20]; 2022 No 33, Sch 1[36].

Sch 3A

Ins 2022 No 33, Sch 1[37].

Sch 3B

Ins 2022 No 33, Sch 1[37].

Sch 4

Am 2020 No 5, Sch 1.5; 2020 No 30, Sch 1.9[3]; 2021 No 16, Sch 5[2]; 2021 No 45, Sch 5[7]; 2022 No 33, Sch 1[38] [39].

Sch 5

Am 1987 No 15, sec 30C.

Sch 6

Am 2019 No 25, Sch 5.10[8]; 2020 No 24, Sch 1.1[21]; 2021 No 30, Sch 1[21]–[23]; 2022 No 33, Sch 1[40]–[49].

Children’s Guardian Bill 2019

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Introduced (LC): 20 August 2019 Bill (and Explanatory Note) - unavailable

2nd Reading (LA): 20 August 2019
Assent: 04 December 2019 PDF icon 2019 No 25