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Queensland - Legislation

Industrial and Reformatory Schools Act Amendment Act 1906 (1906 - 1911)

Amending Act

An Act to Amend the "Industrial and Reformatory Schools Act of 1865" (Act no. 6 Edw. VII No.6),passed on the 19 October 1906. This act amends the 1865 Industrial and Reformatory Schools Act (Act no. 8/1865 29 Vic No.8). The key purpose of this amendment was to extend the classification of a child from someone under the age of 15 to under the age of 17, extending the application of the primary act to include people who where 15 - 17 years old. This amendment along with the primary act it affects was repealed by the State Children Act 1911 on 30th of November 1911.

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: Elizabeth Daniels