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Department of the Attorney General

  • Acts Amendment and Repeal (Courts and Legal Practice) Act 2003
  • Acts Amendment (Equality of Status) Act 2003
  • Administration Act 1903
  • Age of Majority Act 1972
  • Anglican Church of Australia Act 1976
  • Anglican Church of Australia Constitution Act 1960
  • Anglican Church of Australia Lands Act 1914
  • Anglican Church of Australia (Diocese of North West Australia) Act 1961
  • Anglican Church of Australia (Diocesan Trustees) Act 1888
  • Anglican Church of Australia (Swanleigh Land and Endowments) Act 1979
  • Artificial Conception Act 1985
  • Australia Acts (Request) Act 1985
  • Bail Act 1982
  • Bail Amendment Act 2008
  • Baptist Union of Western Australia Lands Act 1941
  • Bills of Exchange (day for payment) (1836) (Imp)
  • Bills of Exchange (non-payment) (1832) (Imp)
  • Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1998
  • Charitable Trusts Act 1962
  • Child Support (Adoption of Laws) Act 1990
  • Children's Court of Western Australia Act 1988
  • Choice of Law (Limitation Periods) Act 1994
  • Civil Judgments Enforcement Act 2004
  • Civil Liability Act 2002
  • Civil Procedure Act 1833 (Imperial)
  • Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Enforcement Act 1996
  • Commercial Arbitration Act 2012
  • Commissioner for Children and Young People Act 2006
  • Commonwealth Places (Administration of Laws) Act 1970
  • Commonwealth Powers (De Facto Relationships) Act 2006
  • Companies (Administration) Act 1982
  • Constitutional Powers (Coastal Waters) Act 1979
  • Co-operative Schemes (Administrative Actions) Act 2001
  • Coroners Act 1996
  • Corporations (Administrative Actions) Act 2001
  • Corporations (Ancillary Provisions) Act 2001
  • Corporations (Commonwealth Powers) Act 2001
  • Corporations (Consequential Amendments) Act (No. 3) 2003
  • Corporations (Taxing) Act 1990
  • Corporations (Western Australia) Act 1990
  • Courts and Tribunals (Electronic Processes Facilitation) Act 2013
  • Crimes at Sea Act 2000
  • Criminal Appeals Act 2004
  • Criminal Code Act Compilation Act 1913
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 2003
  • Criminal Investigation (Extra-territorial Offences) Act 1987
  • Criminal Law (Mentally Impaired Accused) Act 1996
  • Criminal Organisations Control Act 2012
  • Criminal Procedure Act 2004
  • Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000
  • Criminal Property Confiscation (Consequential Provisions) Act 2000
  • Cross-border Justice Act 2008
  • Crown Suits Act 1947
  • Dangerous Sexual Offenders Act 2006 (except s. 18, 19A-19C, 21 & 32 & Pt. 2 Div. 3 & 5 & Pt. 5, which are administered by the Department of Corrective Services)
  • Debts Recovery Act 1830 (Imp)
  • Debts Recovery Act 1839 (Imp)
  • Defamation Act 2005
  • District Court of Western Australia Act 1969
  • Domicile Act 1981
  • Electronic Transactions Act 2011
  • Escheat and forfeiture of real and personal property (1834) (Imp)
  • Escheat (Procedure) Act 1940
  • Evidence Act 1906
  • Executors Act 1830 (Imp)
  • Factors (1823) (Imp)
  • Factors (1825) (Imp)
  • Factors (1842) (Imp)
  • Factors Acts Amendment Act 1878
  • Family Court Act 1997
  • Family Court (Orders of Registrars) Act 1997
  • Family Legislation Amendment Act 2006
  • Family Provision Act 1972
  • Fatal Accidents Act 1959
  • Federal Courts (State Jurisdiction) Act 1999
  • Financial Transaction Reports Act 1995
  • Fines, Penalties and Infringement Notices Enforcement Act 1994
  • Freemasons’ Property Act 1956
  • Gender Reassignment Act 2000
  • Guardianship and Administration Act 1990
  • Highways (Liability for Straying Animals) Act 1983
  • Imperial Act Adopting Ordinance 1847
  • Imperial Acts Adopting Act 1836
  • Imperial Acts Adopting Act 1844
  • Imperial Acts Adopting Ordinance 1849
  • Imperial Acts Adopting Ordinance 1867
  • Infants’ Property Act 1830 (Imp)
  • Interpretation Act 1984
  • Judges' Retirement Act 1937
  • Judgments Act 1839 (Imp)
  • Judgments Act 1855 (Imp)
  • Juries Act 1957
  • Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) Act 1987
  • Justices of the Peace Act 2004
  • Law Reform (Contributory Negligence and Tortfeasors’ Contribution) Act 1947
  • Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1941
  • Law Reform (Statute of Frauds) Act 1962
  • Law Reporting Act 1981
  • Law Society Public Purposes Trust Act 1985
  • Legal Profession Act 2008
  • Legal Representation of Infants Act 1977
  • Limitation Act 1935
  • Limitation Act 2005
  • Mercantile Law Amendment Act 1856 (Imp)
  • Magistrates Court Act 2004
  • Magistrates Court (Civil Proceedings) Act 2004
  • Native Title (State Provisions) Act 1999
  • Oaths, Affidavits and Statutory Declarations Act 2005
  • Occupiers’ Liability Act 1985
  • Offenders (Legal Action) Act 2000
  • Official Prosecutions (Accused's Costs) Act 1973
  • Off-shore (Application of Laws) Act 1982
  • Parole Orders (Transfer) Act 1984
  • Partnership Act 1895
  • Perth Anglican Church of Australia Collegiate School Act 1885
  • Perth Diocesan Trustees (Special Fund) Act 1944
  • Perth Hebrew Congregation Lands Act 1921
  • Presbyterian Church Act 1908
  • Presbyterian Church Act 1976
  • Presbyterian Church Act Amendment Act 1919
  • Presbyterian Church Act Amendment Act 1924
  • Presbyterian Church of Australia Act 1901
  • Presbyterian Church of Australia Act 1970
  • Prescription Act 1832 (Imp)
  • Prisoners (Release for Deportation) Act 1989
  • Professional Standards Act 1997
  • Prohibited Behaviour Orders Act 2010
  • Property Law Act 1969
  • Prostitution Act 2000 (s. 62 & Part 5 only; remainder of Act administered by the Health Department)
  • Prostitution Amendment Act 2008
  • Public Notaries Act 1979
  • Public Trustee Act 1941
  • Reprints Act 1984
  • Restraining Orders Act 1997
  • Restraint of Debtors Act 1984
  • Roman Catholic Bishop of Broome Property Act 1957
  • Roman Catholic Bunbury Church Property Act 1955
  • Roman Catholic Church Lands Act 1895
  • Roman Catholic Church Lands Amendment Act 1902
  • Roman Catholic Church Lands Ordinance 1858
  • Roman Catholic Church Property Act 1911
  • Roman Catholic Church Property Act Amendment Act 1912
  • Roman Catholic Church Property Acts Amendment Act 1916
  • Roman Catholic Geraldton Church Property Act 1925
  • Royal Commission (Police) Act 2002
  • Sea-Carriage Documents Act 1997
  • Sentence Administration Act 2003 (Pt. 2 Div. 1, 3 & 4, Pt. 3, Pt. 4, Pt. 5 Div. 4, Pt. 9, s. 114, 115, 115A, 119 & 122, Sch. 1 & 2; remainder of Act administered by the Department of Corrective Services)
  • Sentencing Act 1995 (except Pt. 3 Div. 3 & 5, Pt. 3A, 9, 10, 11 & 12 & Pt. 18 Div. 2, 3 & 4 which are principally administered by the Department of Corrective Services)
  • Sentencing (Consequential Provisions) Act 1995
  • Sentencing Legislation Amendment and Repeal Act 2003
  • Solicitor-General Act 1969
  • Spent Convictions Act 1988
  • State Administrative Tribunal Act 2004
  • State Administrative Tribunal (Conferral of Jurisdiction) Amendment and Repeal Act 2004
  • Statute of Frauds (1677) (Imp)
  • Statutory Corporations (Liability of Directors) Act 1996
  • Suitors’ Fund Act 1964
  • Supreme Court Act 1935
  • The Salvation Army (Western Australia) Property Trust Act 1931
  • Titles (Validation) and Native Title (Effect of Past Acts) Act 1995
  • Trustee Companies Act 1987
  • Trustees Act 1962
  • Trustees of Western Australia Limited (Transfer of Business) Act 2003
  • Unauthorised Documents Act 1961
  • Uniting Church in Australia Act 1976
  • Vexatious Proceedings Restriction Act 2002
  • Victims of Crime Act 1994
  • Warehousemen's Liens Act 1952
  • Warrants for Goods Indorsement Act 1898
  • West Australian Trustees Limited (Merger) Act 1989
  • Wills Act 1970
  • Yallingup Foreshore Land Act 2006

Children's Court of Western Australia

Commissioner for Equal Opportunity

  • Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (except Part IX, which is administered by the Office of Director of Equal Opportunity in Public Employment)

Corruption and Crime Commission

  • Corruption and Crime Commission Act 2003 (The Public Sector Commission is the agency principally assisting the Attorney General with the administration of Part 4A)
  • Corruption and Crime Commission Amendment and Repeal Act 2003

Director of Public Prosecutions *

  • Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1991

District Court of Western Australia

Family Court of Western Australia

Information Commissioner

  • Freedom of Information Act 1992

Law Reform Commission of Western Australia

  • Law Reform Commission Act 1972

Legal Aid Commission of Western Australia

  • Legal Aid Commission Act 1976

Magistrates Court

Office of the Public Advocate

Parliamentary Inspector of the Corruption and Crime Commission*

Prisoners Review Board

Public Trustee

Solicitor General

State Administrative Tribunal

Supreme Court of Western Australia

* Reports directly to Parliament.


Last updated: 31-May-2016

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