State Records Bill 1999

Bill No.83

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to replace the record keeping aspects of the Library Board of Western Australia Act 1951 and provide for the establishment of an independent State Records Commission, which will strengthen public sector accountability through effective record keeping, provide a standard-setting and monitoring function reportable directly to the Parliament and take account of technological and administrative trends in record keeping.

StatusAssented to 11/28/2000
Royal Assent given 28 Nov 2000 as Act No. 52 of 2000. 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 11/24/1999  
First Reading 11/24/1999  
Second Reading 11/24/1999 1,2 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/12/2000  
Consideration in Detail 09/12/2000  
Amendments adopted 09/12/2000  
Third Reading 09/13/2000  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/13/2000  
First Reading 09/13/2000  
Second Reading 09/13/2000 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/09/2000  
Committee of the whole 11/09/2000  
Amendments adopted 11/09/2000  
Third Reading 11/09/2000  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  11/14/2000  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Reinstated to the stage reached in the previous Session  08/09/2000 2 
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  11/15/2000  

1. Explanatory memorandum provided.
2. Restored from the Third Session of Parliament on 9 August 2000.