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Brickmakers Point Landslip Act 2021 Assented in Tasmania

Tuesday 4 May 2021 @ 12.26 p.m. | Legal Research

On 24 March 2020, the Brickmakers Point Landslip Bill 2020 (Tas) (‘the Bill’) was introduced to the Tasmanian House of Assembly on 24 March 2020 by Minister for Environment and Parks Roger Jaensch (‘the Minister’). The Bill passed through Parliament and received assent on 22 April 2021 as the Brickmakers Point Landslip Act 2021 (Tas) (‘the Act’). The Act is yet to commence. 

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QLD Assents Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021

Friday 30 April 2021 @ 10.17 a.m. | Crime | Judiciary, Legal Profession & Procedure | Legal Research

On 25 February 2021, the Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 (Qld) (“the Bill”) was introduced into the Queensland Assembly by Minister for Police and Corrective Services, Mark Ryan. The Bill passed with amendments on 22 April 2021. The Bill received assent on 30 April 2021.

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QLD Introduces Defamation (Model Provisions) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021

Thursday 29 April 2021 @ 7.59 a.m. | IP & Media | Legal Research | Torts, Damages & Civil Liability

The Defamation (Model Provisions) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 (Qld) (‘the Bill’) was introduced into the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 20 April 2021 by Shannon Fentiman, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice (‘the Minister’). The Bill seeks to introduce amendments to implement the Model Defamation Amendment Provisions 2020 (‘MDAPs’), which were agreed to in July 2020 by the Attorneys-General of all States and Territories.

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New ACT Act to Ban Single-Use Plastic Products 

Tuesday 27 April 2021 @ 11.06 a.m. | Legal Research | Trade & Commerce

On 8 April 2021, the ACT’s Plastic Reduction Act 2021 (‘the Act’) was notified. The original Bill (Plastic Reduction Bill 2020 – ‘the Bill’) was introduced in the Legislative Assembly on 2 December 2020 by Chris Steel, the Minister for Transport and City Services (‘the Minister’). The Act will commence on 1 July 2021.

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Courts and Other Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 Introduced to ACT Parliament

Thursday 22 April 2021 @ 10.02 a.m. | Judiciary, Legal Profession & Procedure | Legal Research

On 20 April 2021, the Courts and Other Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 (ACT) (“the Bill”) was presented to the ACT Legislative Assembly (“the Assembly”) by Shane Rattenbury, Attorney-General. The Bill is currently before the Assembly.

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