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

Bill No. 153
Long Title This 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.
Status Assented to
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)
Current Bill
Legislative AssemblyDateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced23 Oct 2002  
First Reading23 Oct 2002  
Second Reading23 Oct 2002  
Second Reading Speech  
Second Reading Agreed25 Feb 2003  
Consideration in Detail19 Jun 2003  
Third Reading19 Jun 2003  

Legislative CouncilDateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading25 Jun 2003  
Second Reading25 Jun 2003  
Second Reading Speech  
Second Reading Agreed18 Nov 2003  
Committee of the whole18 Nov 2003  
Amendments adopted18 Nov 2003  
Third Reading18 Nov 2003  
Messages Between HousesDateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly 19 Nov 2003  
Other ProceduresDateNote No.Related Links
Pro forma amendments made 26 Feb 2003  
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly 20 Nov 2003