Cannabis Law Reform Bill 2009

Bill No.087

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to -
  • amend the Misuse of Drugs Act 1981; and
  • amend the Spent Convictions Act 1988; and
  • amend the Young Offenders Act 1994; and
  • repeal the Cannabis Control Act 2003,
and to provide for related and consequential matters.

StatusAssented to 10/28/2010
Royal Assent given 28 Oct 2010 as Act No. 45 of 2010. 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 10/14/2009  
First Reading 10/14/2009  
Second Reading 10/14/2009  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 08/12/2010  
Consideration in Detail 08/12/2010  
Third Reading 08/12/2010  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 08/17/2010  
First Reading 08/17/2010  
Second Reading 08/17/2010  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/16/2010  
Committee of the whole 09/16/2010  
Amendments adopted 09/21/2010  
Third Reading 09/23/2010  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Message sent to the Legislative Assembly with amendments for concurrence.  09/23/2010  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  10/14/2010