Legal Deposit Bill 2011

Bill No.244

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is for an Act to facilitate the preservation of the State's published documentary heritage for current and future generations by requiring the deposit with the State Librarian of copies of certain published material as well as relevant material published on the Internet. The Bill will also make consequential amendments to the Library Board of Western Australia Act 1951 and for related purposes.

StatusAssented to 05/21/2012
Royal Assent given 21 May 2012 as Act No. 10 of 2012. 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 11/09/2011  
First Reading 11/09/2011  
Second Reading 11/09/2011  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/29/2011  
Third Reading 11/29/2011  

Legislative Council DateNote No.
Introduced 11/29/2011  
First Reading 11/29/2011  
Second Reading 11/29/2011  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/20/2012  
Committee of the whole 03/20/2012  
Amendments adopted 03/21/2012  
Third Reading 03/22/2012  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  03/22/2012  

Other Procedures DateNote No.
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  05/03/2012