Acts Amendment and Repeal (Courts and Legal Practice) Bill 2002

Bill No.153

SynopsisThis Bill, in conjunction with the Legal Practices Bill 2002 is to modernise many aspects of the practice of law. The particular purpose of the Bill is to repeal the Legal Practitioners Act 1893 and set out the transitional arrrangements to the new legislation. A number of consequential amendments to other related Acts are made in this Bill, largely to specify the Legal Practice Act 2002 as the basis for defining legal practitioners.

StatusAssented to 12/04/2003
Royal Assent given 4 Dec 2003 as Act No. 65 of 2003. This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation (see Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 10/23/2002  
First Reading 10/23/2002  
Second Reading 10/23/2002  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 02/25/2003  
Consideration in Detail 06/19/2003  
Third Reading 06/19/2003  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 06/25/2003  
Second Reading 06/25/2003  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/18/2003  
Committee of the whole 11/18/2003  
Amendments adopted 11/18/2003  
Third Reading 11/18/2003  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  11/19/2003  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Pro forma amendments made  02/26/2003  
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  11/20/2003