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  • 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 Minister for Corrective Services principally assisted by the Department of Justice)
  • 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 (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 Minister for Health principally assisted 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 only; remainder of Act administered by the Minister for Corrective Services principally assisted by the Department of Justice)
  • Sentencing Act 1995 (except Pt. 3 Div. 3 & 5, Pt. 3A, 9, 10, 11 & 12 & Pt. 18 Div. 2, 3 & 4 which are administered by the Minister for Corrective Services principally assisted by the Department of Justice)
  • 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 Minister for Public Sector Management principally assisted by the Office of Director of Equal Opportunity in Public Employment)

Corruption and Crime Commission

  • Corruption, Crime and Misconduct Act 2003 (except Part 4A, which is administered by the Minister for Public Sector Management principally assisted by the Public Sector Commission)
  • 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: 18-Sep-2017

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