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Queensland - Legislation

Juvenile Justice Act 1992 (1992 - )

Principal Act
Alternative Names
  • Youth Justice Act 1992

The Juvenile Justice Act 1992 provided the legislative framework for the administration of juvenile justice in Queensland. It established a new basis for the administration of juvenile justice, including a new range of sentencing options. It repealed the juvenile justice provisions of the Children's Services Act 1965. This act has the full title "An Act to provide comprehensively for the laws concerning children who commit, or who are alleged to have committed, offences and for related purposes" (Act no.44/1992)

Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Queensland Legislation', 4 April 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Rosemary Francis