Court Jurisdiction Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Bill No.40

SynopsisThe purpose of this bill is to amend the District Court of Western Australia Act 1969 and The Criminal Code to alter the criminal jurisdiction boundaries between the Supreme Court, District Court, and Magistrates Court.

StatusAssented to 11/02/2018
Royal Assent given 2 Nov 2018 as Act No. 28 of 2018. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 10/18/2017  
First Reading 10/18/2017  
Second Reading 10/18/2017  
Second Reading Speech   
Third Reading 06/12/2018  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 06/13/2018  
First Reading 06/13/2018  
Second Reading 06/13/2018  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/30/2018  
Committee of the whole 10/30/2018  
Third Reading 10/30/2018