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Contents (2012 - 51)
Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 No 51
Current version for 25 August 2017 to date (accessed 20 November 2017 at 12:50)
Historical notes
Historical notes
The following abbreviations are used in the Historical notes:
AmamendedLWlegislation websiteSchSchedule
ClclauseNonumberSchsSchedules
CllclausesppageSecsection
DivDivisionpppagesSecssections
DivsDivisionsRegRegulationSubdivSubdivision
GGGovernment GazetteRegsRegulationsSubdivsSubdivisions
InsinsertedReprepealedSubstsubstituted
Table of amending instruments
Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 No 51. Assented to 27.6.2012. Date of commencement, 15.6.2013, sec 2 and 2013 (154) LW 26.4.2013. This Act has been amended as follows:
2012
No 95
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2012. Assented to 21.11.2012.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.4, 27.6.2012, Sch 1.4.
2013
(156)
Child Protection (Working with Children) Regulation 2013. LW 26.4.2013.
Date of commencement, 15.6.2013, cl 2. Amended by Child Protection (Working with Children) Amendment Regulation 2013 (269). LW 14.6.2013. Date of commencement, 15.6.2013, cl 2.
 
No 31
Child Protection Legislation Amendment (Children’s Guardian) Act 2013. Assented to 3.6.2013.
Date of commencement, 15.6.2013, sec 2.
 
No 95
Civil and Administrative Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 2013. Assented to 20.11.2013.
Date of commencement, 1.1.2014, sec 2.
 
(676)
Child Protection (Working with Children) Amendment (Miscellaneous) Regulation 2013. LW 6.12.2013.
Date of commencement, on publication on LW, cl 2.
2014
No 8
Child Protection Legislation Amendment Act 2014. Assented to 1.4.2014.
Date of commencement, 29.10.2014, sec 2 and 2014 (322) LW 6.6.2014.
 
No 15
Crimes Amendment (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2014. Assented to 20.5.2014.
Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.
 
(681)
Child Protection (Working with Children) Amendment Regulation 2014. LW 24.10.2014.
Date of commencement, 29.10.2014, cl 2.
2015
No 29
Child Protection Legislation Amendment Act 2015. Assented to 28.9.2015.
Date of commencement, except Sch 2 [14] and [46], 2.11.2015, sec 2 and 2015 (619) LW 15.10.2015; date of commencement of Sch 2 [14] and [46], 15.10.2015, sec 2 and 2015 (619) LW 15.10.2015.
 
No 58
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2015. Assented to 24.11.2015.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 8.1.2016, sec 2 (1); date of commencement of Sch 3, 15.1.2016, sec 2 (3).
2016
No 55
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2016. Assented to 25.10.2016.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 6.1.2017, sec 2 (1).
 
No 56
2017
No 29
Crimes Amendment (Intimate Images) Act 2017. Assented to 27.6.2017.
Date of commencement, 25.8.2017, sec 2 and 2017 (462) LW 25.8.2017.
This Act has been amended by sec 30C of the Interpretation Act 1987 No 15.
Table of amendments
Sec 3
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [1].
Sec 5
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [2] [3]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.23 [1]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [1]; 2016 No 56, Sch 1 [1].
Sec 5A
Ins 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [2].
Sec 6
Am 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [3].
Sec 7
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [3].
Sec 8
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [3]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [4].
Sec 9
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [3]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [5].
Sec 9A
Ins 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [6].
Sec 9B
Ins 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [6]. Am 2016 No 56, Sch 1 [2]
Sec 10
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4]–[7]. Subst 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [7].
Sec 11
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4]. Subst 2014 No 8, Sch 2.2 [1]. Am 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [8]–[10].
Sec 11A
Ins 2014 No 8, Sch 2.2 [1]. Am 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [11] [12].
Sec 11B
Ins 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [13].
Sec 13
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [14].
Sec 13A
Ins 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [15].
Sec 15
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [16]; 2016 No 56, Sch 1 [3].
Sec 16
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [17] [18]; 2016 No 56, Sch 1 [4].
Sec 17
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4] [8]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [19]–[22].
Secs 18, 19
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4].
Sec 20
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4] [9]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [23] [24].
Sec 21
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4]. Rep 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [25].
Sec 23
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4] [9]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [26].
Sec 24
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [27]. Subst 2016 No 56, Sch 1 [5].
Sec 25
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [28] [29].
Sec 26
Subst 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [30]. Am 2015 No 58, Sch 2.4; 2016 No 56, Sch 1 [6]–[8].
Sec 27
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.23 [2]–[4]; 2016 No 56, Sch 1 [9].
Sec 28
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.23 [5]; 2016 No 56, Sch 1 [10].
Sec 29
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.23 [6].
Sec 30
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.23 [7] [8]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [31]; 2016 No 56, Sch 1 [11].
Sec 31
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4] [10].
Secs 32, 33
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4].
Sec 34
Am 2016 No 55, Sch 2.3.
Sec 35
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [32] [33]; 2015 No 58, Sch 3.14; 2016 No 56, Sch 1 [12].
Sec 36
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4].
Sec 36A
Ins 2016 No 56, Sch 1 [13].
Part 6, heading
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [11].
Sec 37
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4] [10]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [34].
Sec 38
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4] [12] [13]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [35].
Sec 39
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4] [14].
Sec 40
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4].
Sec 40A
Ins 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [15]. Am 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [36].
Sec 42A
Ins 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [37].
Sec 44
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4].
Sec 45
Am 2016 No 56, Sch 1 [14].
Sec 45A
Ins 2016 No 56, Sch 1 [15].
Sec 48A
Ins 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [16]. Am 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [38]–[40].
Sec 51
Am 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [41].
Sec 52
Am 2013 No 31, Sch 1 [4].
Sch 1
Am 2013 (156), Sch 2 (am 2013 (269), Sch 1 [2]); 2014 No 15, Sch 2; 2017 No 29, Sch 2.1 [1] [2].
Sch 2
Am 2013 (676), Sch 1 [1] [2]; 2014 (681), cl 3; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [42] [43].
Sch 3
Am 2012 No 95, Sch 1.4; 2014 No 8, Sch 2.2 [2]; 2015 No 29, Sch 2 [44]–[46]; 2016 No 56, Sch 1 [16] [17].
Sch 4
Rep 1987 No 15, sec 30C.