Children’s Court Act 1987 No 53

Effective date Publication date Amendments included Notes
30 April 2018 30 April 2018 2017 No 55
26 February 2018 26 February 2018 2017 No 57
15 July 2015 15 July 2015 2015 No 15
15 May 2015 15 May 2015 2015 No 2
28 February 2013 28 February 2013 2013 No 1
01 July 2011 01 July 2011 2009 No 13
07 December 2010 07 December 2010 2010 No 135
28 June 2010 28 June 2010 2010 No 63
24 January 2010 24 January 2010 2009 No 13
03 November 2009 03 November 2009 2009 No 77
06 July 2009 06 July 2009 2007 No 94
01 June 2009 01 June 2009 2009 No 13
31 December 2005 31 December 2005 2005 No 93
18 December 2000 18 December 2000 1998 No 158
2000 No 58

Children’s Court Act 1987 No 53

Assented to 29.05.1987.

Date of commencement of secs 1 and 2, assent, sec 2 (1).

Date of commencement, secs 1 and 2 excepted, 18.1.1988, sec 2 (2) and GG No 8 of 15.1.1988, p 172.

Parole Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No 57

Assented to 24.10.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 4.2, 26.2.2018, sec 2 and 2018 (53) LW 23.2.2018.

Justice Legislation Amendment (Committals and Guilty Pleas) Act 2017 No 55

Assented to 24.10.2017.

Date of commencement, 30.4.2018, sec 2 and 2018 (164) LW 27.4.2018.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 No 15

Assented to 29.06.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 15.7.2015, sec 2 (3).

Courts and Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2015 No 2

Assented to 15.05.2015.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Courts and Other Legislation Further Amendment Act 2013 No 1

Assented to 28.02.2013.

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

Courts and Crimes Legislation Further Amendment Act 2010 No 135

Assented to 07.12.2010.

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

Courts Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No 63

Assented to 28.06.2010.

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

Courts and Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No 77

Assented to 03.11.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.5, assent, sec 2 (1).

Children Legislation Amendment (Wood Inquiry Recommendations) Act 2009 No 13

Assented to 07.04.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.2 [1]–[6] [8] [9] [11]–[15] and [16] (except to the extent that it inserts cl 8 in Sch 2), 1.6.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (178) LW 22.5.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.2 [7], 24.1.2010, sec 2 and 2010 (8) LW 22.1.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.2 [10] and [16] (to the extent that it inserts cl 8 in Sch 2), 1.7.2011, sec 2 and 2011 (311) LW 1.7.2011.

Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007 No 94

Assented to 13.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Schs 1.11, 2 and 7, 6.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (314) LW 3.7.2009.

The amendment made by Sch 1.11 [2] was without effect as the provision being amended was repealed by the Children Legislation Amendment (Wood Inquiry Recommendations) Act 2009.

Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Amendment Act 2005 No 93

Assented to 24.11.2005.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 31.12.2005, sec 2 and GG No 164 of 23.12.2005, p 11221.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2000 No 93

Assented to 08.12.2000.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.6, assent, sec 2 (2).

Children’s Court Amendment Act 2000 No 58

Assented to 05.07.2000.

Date of commencement, immediately after the commencement of Sch 1 [7] to the Children and Young Persons Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 1998 (ie 18.12.2000), sec 2 and GG No 159 of 8.12.2000, p 12781.

Local Courts Amendment (Part-time Magistrates) Act 1999 No 69

Assented to 30.11.1999.

Date of commencement, 17.12.1999, sec 2 and GG No 141 of 17.12.1999, p 11905.

Children and Young Persons Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 1998 No 158

Assented to 14.12.1998.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [1]–[4] and [6]–[18], 18.12.2000, sec 2 and GG No 159 of 8.12.2000, p 12781.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [5], 17.4.2000, sec 2 and GG No 48 of 17.4.2000, p 3349.

Courts Legislation (Contempt) Amendment Act 1991 No 71

Assented to 17.12.1991.

Date of commencement, 28 days after assent.

Children’s Court (Amendment) Act 1987 No 268

Assented to 16.12.1987.

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Sec 3

Am 1987 No 268, Sch 1 (1); 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2007 No 94, Sch 1.11 [1]; 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [1].

Sec 6

Am 1987 No 268, Sch 1 (2). Subst 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [2].

Sec 6A

Ins 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [2]. Am 2010 No 63, Sch 1.5.

Sec 6B

Ins 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [2]. Am 2015 No 2, Sch 3.1.

Sec 7

Am 1987 No 268, Sch 1 (3) (4); 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [3] [4]; 2000 No 93, Sch 2.6 [1]; 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [3]–[5].

Sec 8

Am 1987 No 268, Sch 1 (3) (5) (6); 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [5]. Rep 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [6].

Sec 9

Am 1987 No 268, Sch 1 (3) (6) (7). Rep 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [6].

Sec 10

Rep 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 10A

Ins 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [7]. Am 2000 No 58, Sch 1; 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [7]; 2015 No 15, Sch 3.9 [1].

Sec 11

Am 1987 No 268, Sch 1 (8); 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [8]; 2015 No 15, Sch 3.9 [2].

Sec 13

Am 1987 No 268, Sch 1 (3); 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [9]. Subst 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [8]. Am 2009 No 77, Sch 2.5 [1] [2].

Part 3A

Ins 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [10].

Sec 15A

Ins 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [10]. Am 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [9].

Sec 15B

Ins 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [10]. Am 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [10].

Sec 16

Am 1987 No 268, Sch 1 (4) (6) (9); 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [11]–[13]. Subst 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [11]. Am 2013 No 1, Sch 1.5.

Sec 17

Am 1987 No 268, Sch 1 (3) (6) (10); 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [14]. Rep 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [6].

Sec 18

Am 1987 No 268, Sch 1 (6); 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [9].

Sec 21

Am 1991 No 71, Sch 1; 2007 No 94, Sch 2.

Sec 22

Am 1987 No 268, Sch 1 (3) (6) (11); 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [15] [16]; 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [9].

Sec 22A

Ins 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [12].

Sec 23

Am 1987 No 268, Sch 1 (4); 2005 No 93, Sch 2; 2017 No 57, Sch 4.2. Subst 2017 No 55, Sch 3.2.

Secs 23A, 23B

Ins 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [13].

Sec 24

Ins 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [17].

Sch 1

Am 1987 No 268, Sch 1 (12)–(16); 1999 No 69, Sch 2.1 [1]; 2007 No 94, Sch 7; 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [14]; 2010 No 135, Sch 5; 2015 No 15, Sch 3.9 [3].

Sch 2

Ins 1998 No 158, Sch 1 [18]. Am 2007 No 94, Sch 1.11 [3]; 2009 No 13, Sch 2.2 [15] [16]; 2009 No 77, Sch 2.5 [3].

Sch 3, heading (previously Sch 2, heading)

Ins 1999 No 69, Sch 2.1. [2]. Subst 2000 No 93, Sch 2.6 [2].

Sch 3 (previously Sch 2)

Ins 1999 No 69, Sch 2.1. [2]. Am 2000 No 93, Sch 2.6 [3].

Children’s Court Bill 1987

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