Acts Amendment (Lesbian and Gay Law Reform) Bill 2001

Bill No.73

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to amend The Criminal Code and repeal the Law Reform (Decriminalisation of Sodomy) Act 1989, and to amend other related acts, in order to provide for the reform of the law relating to same sex relationships, access to artificial fertilisation procedures and for related purposes.

StatusAssented to 04/17/2002
Royal Assent given 17 Apr 2002 as Act No. 3 of 2002. 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)

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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 11/14/2001  
First Reading 11/14/2001  
Second Reading 11/14/2001  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 12/06/2001  
Consideration in Detail 12/06/2001  
Amendments adopted 12/11/2001  
Third Reading 12/11/2001  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 12/12/2001  
Second Reading 12/12/2001  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 02/26/2002  
Committee of the whole 02/27/2002  
Amendments adopted 03/21/2002  
Third Reading 03/21/2002  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  03/27/2002  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  04/10/2002