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Bill details

Children's Guardian Bill 2019

Type: Government
Status: Assented on Wed 4 Dec 2019 - Act No 25 of 2019 (GG No. 173, 13/12/2019, p. 5630)
Origin: Legislative Assembly
Member with Carriage: Ward, Gareth (Tudehope, Damien)
Act number: 25/2019
Long Title: An Act to make provision with respect to the office of the Children’s Guardian; to provide for the functions of that office; to provide for the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children; and for other purposes.
Legislative Assembly
Initially introduced in the Legislative Assembly
Introduced by: Ward, Gareth
Notice of Motion: Tue 20 Aug 2019
Introduced: Tue 20 Aug 2019
First Reading: Tue 20 Aug 2019
2R Speech: Tue 20 Aug 2019
Second Reading: Wed 18 Sep 2019
Third Reading: Wed 18 Sep 2019
Date Passed LA: Wed 18 Sep 2019
Legislative Council
Member with Carriage: Tudehope, Damien
Introduced: Wed 18 Sep 2019
First Reading: Wed 18 Sep 2019
2R Speech: Wed 13 Nov 2019
Second Reading: Wed 13 Nov 2019
Date Committed: Wed 20 Nov 2019
Reported with amendments: Wed 20 Nov 2019
Report Adopted: Wed 20 Nov 2019
Third Reading: Wed 20 Nov 2019
Date Passed with amdts: Wed 20 Nov 2019
Returned to LA: Wed 20 Nov 2019
LA agrees with amendments: Thu 21 Nov 2019
  • Passed Parliament: Thu 21 Nov 2019
  • Assented: Wed 4 Dec 2019
Documents and Transcripts
Text of Bill:
Passed by both Houses.pdf Passed by both Houses.pdf
Previous Version(s):
First Print.pdf First Print.pdf
Explanatory Notes:
XN Children's Guardian Bill 2019.pdf XN Children

Transcript of speeches:
2R Speech LA Second Reading Speech LA
2R Speech LC Second Reading Speech LC

Amendments for Consideration:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
c2019-228I.pdf c2019-228I.pdf
c2019-172J.pdf c2019-172J.pdf

Amendments Agreed To:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
Schedule of amendments.pdf Schedule of amendments.pdf

Bill digest
See Legislation Review Digest No.4 of 2019 for an examination of this Bill by the Legislation Review Committee.