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CONVEYANCERS LICENSING ACT 2003 - As at 5 May 2021 - Act 3 of 2003 - NOTES

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Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2021

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Reprint history--

Reprint No 1   11 March 2008  

Historical notes

The following abbreviations are used in the Historical notes:

Am amended LW legislation website Sch Schedule
Cl clause No number Schs Schedules
Cll clauses p page Sec section
Div Division pp pages Secs sections
Divs Divisions Reg Regulation Subdiv Subdivision
GG Government Gazette Regs Regulations Subdivs Subdivisions
Ins inserted Rep repealed Subst substituted

Table of amending instruments

Conveyancers Licensing Act 2003 No 3. Second reading speech made: Legislative Assembly, 30.4.2003; Legislative Council, 20.5.2003. Assented to 28.5.2003. Date of commencement, Sch 2.2 and 2.5 excepted, 15.12.2006, sec 2 (1) and GG No 175 of 8.12.2006, p 10388; date of commencement of Sch 2.2 and 2.5, 1.12.2005, sec 2 (2) and GG No 45 of 15.4.2005, p 1356. This Act has been amended by Sch 2.2 to this Act and as follows--

2003 No 40 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003. Assented to 22.7.2003.
Date of commencement of Sch 2.8, assent, sec 2 (2).
2004 No 55 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004. Assented to 6.7.2004.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.6, assent, sec 2 (2).
2005 No 46 Legal Profession Amendment Act 2005. Assented to 23.6.2005.
Date of commencement, 1.10.2005, sec 2 and GG No 105 of 19.8.2005, p 4571.
2006 No 33 Conveyancers Licensing Amendment Act 2006. Assented to 31.5.2006.
Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.
No 94 Police Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2006. Assented to 22.11.2006.
Date of commencement of Sch 3.6, 1.2.2007, sec 2 and GG No 22 of 1.2.2007, p 575.
2007 No 27 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007. Assented to 4.7.2007.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.10, assent, sec 2 (2).
No 94 Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007. Assented to 13.12.2007.
Date of commencement of Schs 2 and 4, 6.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (314) LW 3.7.2009.
2008 No 62 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008. Assented to 1.7.2008.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.5, assent, sec 2 (2).
2009 No 54 Government Information (Public Access) (Consequential Amendments and Repeal) Act 2009. Assented to 26.6.2009.
Date of commencement, 1.7.2010, sec 2 and 2010 (248) LW 18.6.2010.
No 103 Personal Property Securities (Commonwealth Powers) Amendment Act 2009. Assented to 14.12.2009.
Date of commencement of Sch 2.1, 13.8.2010, sec 2 (2) and 2010 (422) LW 13.8.2010.
2010 No 19 Relationships Register Act 2010. Assented to 19.5.2010.
Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (2).
No 119 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2010. Assented to 29.11.2010.
Date of commencement of Sch 3, 7.1.2011, sec 2 (2).
2011 No 2 Miscellaneous Acts Amendment (Directors' Liability) Act 2011. Assented to 10.5.2011.
Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.
No 27 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011. Assented to 27.6.2011.
Date of commencement of Schs 2.10 and 4, 8.7.2011, sec 2 (2).
No 44 Business Names (Commonwealth Powers) Act 2011. Assented to 20.9.2011.
Date of commencement of Sch 3, 28.5.2012, sec 2 and 2012 (209) LW 25.5.2012.
2012 No 97 Miscellaneous Acts Amendment (Directors' Liability) Act 2012. Assented to 26.11.2012.
Date of commencement, 11.1.2013, sec 2 and 2012 (629) LW 14.12.2012.
2013 No 47 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013. Assented to 25.6.2013.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.9, 5.7.2013, sec 2 (1).
No 95 Civil and Administrative Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 2013. Assented to 20.11.2013.
Date of commencement, 1.1.2014, sec 2.
No 111 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2013. Assented to 3.12.2013.
Date of commencement of Sch 3.8, 3.1.2014, sec 2 (1).
2014 No 88 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2014. Assented to 28.11.2014.
Date of commencement of Schs 1.4 and 2, 8.1.2015, sec 2 (1).
2015 No 7 Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Legislation Amendment Act 2015. Assented to 9.6.2015.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 1.7.2015, sec 2 (2) and 2015 (299) LW 19.6.2015.
No 12 Fair Trading Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 2015. Assented to 29.6.2015.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 1.10.2015, sec 2 (2) and 2015 (442) LW 31.7.2015.
No 15 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015. Assented to 29.6.2015.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.4, 8.7.2015, sec 2 (1).
2016 No 27 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2016. Assented to 7.6.2016.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.6, 8.7.2016, sec 2 (1).
No 60 Regulatory and Other Legislation (Amendments and Repeals) Act 2016 No 60. Assented to 14.11.2016.
Sch 2.1 was not commenced and the Act was repealed by the Fair Trading Legislation Amendment (Reform) Act 2018 No 65.
2017 No 22 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2017. Assented to 1.6.2017.
Date of commencement of Sch 3, 7.7.2017, sec 2 (3).
No 25 Electronic Transactions Legislation Amendment (Government Transactions) Act 2017. Assented to 27.6.2017.
Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.
No 63 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2017. Assented to 23.11.2017.
Date of commencement of Schs 2 and 4.11, 14.1.2018, sec 2 (3).
2018 No 5 Property, Stock and Business Agents Amendment (Property Industry Reform) Act 2018. Assented to 21.3.2018.
Date of commencement, 23.3.2020, sec 2 and 2019 (625) LW 16.12.2019.
No 65 Fair Trading Legislation Amendment (Reform) Act 2018. Assented to 31.10.2018.
Date of commencement of Sch 2.5[1[#93]-[4[#93] and [6[#93], 1.7.2020, sec 2(2); Sch 2.5[5[#93] was not commenced and was repealed by the Better Regulation and Customer Service Legislation Amendment (Bushfire Relief) Act 2020 No 3; date of commencement of Sch 3.1, 1.2.2020, sec 2(2) and 2019 (634) LW 20.12.2019; date of commencement of Sch 5.1 [1[#93] and [3[#93]-[6[#93], 1.7.2019, sec 2 (2) and 2019 (270) LW 28.6.2019; date of commencement of Sch 5.1 [2[#93], 28.2.2019, sec 2 (2) and 2019 (115) LW 28.2.2019; date of commencement of Sch 9.1, assent, sec 2 (1).
2020 No 3 Better Regulation and Customer Service Legislation Amendment (Bushfire Relief) Act 2020. Assented to 25.3.2020.
Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Table of amendments

Sec 3 Am 2013 No 95, Sch 4.10 [1[#93]; 2016 No 27, Sch 1.6 [1[#93]; 2018 No 5, Sch 2.5[1[#93].
Sec 4 Am 2005 No 46, Sch 11.3 [1[#93]; 2015 No 7, Sch 2.6 [1[#93].
Sec 6 Am 2005 No 46, Sch 11.3 [2[#93] [3[#93]; 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [1[#93].
Sec 7 Am 2005 No 46, Sch 11.3 [4[#93]; 2015 No 7, Sch 2.6 [1[#93].
Sec 8 Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [2[#93].
Sec 9 Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [3[#93]; 2010 No 119, Sch 3.2.
Sec 10 Am 2005 No 46, Sch 11.3 [5[#93] [6[#93]; 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [4[#93]-[11[#93]; 2007 No 27, Sch 1.10 [1[#93]-[3[#93]; 2010 No 119, Sch 3.2; 2015 No 7, Sch 2.6 [2[#93]; 2018 No 5, Sch 2.5[1[#93]; 2018 No 65, Schs 3.1, 5.1 [1[#93].
Sec 11 Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [12[#93]; 2009 No 103, Sch 2.1; 2018 No 65, Sch 2.5[1[#93] [2[#93].
Sec 15 Am 2013 No 111, Sch 3.8.
Sec 17 Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [13[#93]; 2016 No 27, Sch 1.6 [2[#93]. Subst 2018 No 65, Sch 2.5[3[#93].
Sec 18 Rep 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [14[#93]. Ins 2018 No 65, Sch 2.5[4[#93].
Sec 19 Am 2011 No 44, Sch 3.4; 2015 No 15, Sch 1.4 [1[#93] [2[#93].
Sec 27 Am 2005 No 46, Sch 11.3 [7[#93] [8[#93]; 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [15[#93]; 2015 No 7, Sch 2.6 [1[#93]; 2018 No 5, Sch 2.5[1[#93].
Sec 29 Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.40 [1[#93].
Sec 31 Am 2018 No 65, Sch 5.1 [2[#93].
Sec 34 Am 2014 No 88, Sch 2.10. Rep 2018 No 65, Sch 9.1 [1[#93].
Sec 35 Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [16[#93]; 2017 No 63, Sch 2.1.
Sec 43 Am 2013 No 95, Sch 4.10 [2[#93].
Sec 44 Am 2013 No 95, Sch 4.10 [3[#93] [4[#93].
Sec 47 Am 2013 No 95, Sch 4.10 [5[#93].
Sec 48 Am 2013 No 95, Sch 4.10 [6[#93].
Sec 49 Am 2013 No 95, Sch 4.10 [7[#93].
Sec 50 Am 2013 No 95, Sch 4.10 [8[#93].
Sec 51 Am 2015 No 12, Sch 2.2.
Part 5, heading Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [17[#93].
Part 5, Div 1 (sec 52) Subst 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [18[#93].
Part 5, Div 2 Subst 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [18[#93].
Sec 53 Am 2004 No 55, Sch 1.6. Subst 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [18[#93].
Sec 54 Subst 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [18[#93]. Am 2018 No 5, Sch 2.5[1[#93].
Secs 55, 56 Subst 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [18[#93].
Sec 57 Subst 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [18[#93]. Am 2018 No 5, Sch 2.5[1[#93].
Part 5, Div 4 Subst 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [19[#93].
Secs 62, 63 Subst 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [19[#93].
Sec 64 Subst 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [19[#93]. Am 2017 No 25, Sch 1.10 [1[#93]-[3[#93]; 2017 No 63, Sch 4.11.
Sec 65 Subst 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [19[#93].
Part 5, Div 5, heading Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [20[#93].
Sec 66 Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [21[#93].
Sec 71 Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [22[#93].
Sec 75 Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [23[#93]; 2018 No 65, Sch 5.1 [3[#93] [4[#93].
Sec 77 Am 2017 No 25, Sch 2.2 [1[#93] [2[#93].
Sec 79 Am 2014 No 88, Sch 1.4.
Sec 80 Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [24[#93]; 2016 No 27, Sch 1.6 [4[#93]; 2017 No 25, Sch 4.1; 2018 No 65, Sch 5.1 [5[#93] [6[#93].
Sec 87 Am 2018 No 5, Sch 2.5[2[#93].
Secs 88, 89 Am 2018 No 5, Sch 2.5[3[#93].
Sec 91 Am 2003 No 40, Sch 2.8; 2010 No 19, Sch 3.23 [1[#93] [2[#93].
Sec 93 Am 2018 No 5, Sch 2.5[1[#93].
Sec 94 Am 2005 No 46, Sch 11.3 [9[#93].
Sec 95 Am 2008 No 62, Sch 1.5 [1[#93] [2[#93].
Sec 101 Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [25[#93].
Sec 105 Am 2018 No 5, Sch 2.5[1[#93].
Sec 110 Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [26[#93].
Sec 120 Am 2005 No 46, Sch 11.3 [10[#93].
Sec 132 Am 2018 No 65, Sch 9.1 [2[#93] [3[#93].
Sec 137 Am 2011 No 27, Sch 2.10.
Sec 141 Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.40 [2[#93].
Sec 144 Am 2016 No 27, Sch 1.6 [4[#93].
Sec 145 Am 2016 No 27, Sch 1.6 [5[#93] [6[#93].
Sec 150 Am 2003 No 3, Sch 2.2 [1[#93]-[5[#93].
Sec 155 Am 2012 No 97, Sch 1.6 [1[#93].
Sec 157 Am 2007 No 94, Schs 2, 4.
Sec 158 Subst 2017 No 22, Sch 3.13.
Sec 160 Am 2011 No 2, Sch 1.7. Subst 2012 No 97, Sch 1.6 [2[#93].
Sec 161 Am 2006 No 94, Sch 3.6; 2009 No 54, Sch 2.12.
Sec 164 Am 2016 No 27, Sch 1.6 [7[#93].
Sec 167 Am 2017 No 25, Sch 1.10 [4[#93]-[8[#93].
Sec 170 Rep 2011 No 27, Sch 4.
Sec 172 Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [27[#93]; 2020 No 3, Sch 1.8[1[#93].
Sch 1 Am 2006 No 33, Sch 1 [28[#93]-[31[#93]; 2013 No 47, Sch 1.9; 2018 No 65, Sch 2.5[6[#93]; 2020 No 3, Sch 1.8[2[#93].
Sch 2 Rep 2011 No 27, Sch 4.
The whole Act (except Sch 1) Am 2016 No 27, Sch 1.6 [1[#93] ("Director-General" and "Director-General's" omitted wherever occurring, "Secretary" and "Secretary's" inserted instead, respectively).



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