The Disability Services Act 1993 (Act no. 36 of 1993) was passed on 16 September and commenced on 23 December 1993. Its long title is 'An Act for the establishment of the Disability Services Commission and the Advisory Council for Disability Services, for the furtherance of principles applicable to people with disabilities, for the funding and provision of services to such people that meet certain objectives, for the resolution of complaints by such people, and for related purposes.' This act repealed the Disablity Services Act 1992 and the Authority for Intellectually Handicapped Persons Act 1985 to bring physical and intellectual disablity principles, services and regulatory enviroments under the one Act. The CEO of the Authoritiy for Intellectually Handicapped Persons became the CEO of the Disability Services Commission and the Advisory Council also continued.
1992 - 1993 Disability Services Act 1992
1993 - Disability Services Act 1993
Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Western Australia Legislation', 13 December 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.
Prepared by: Debra Rosser
Created: 26 April 2013, Last modified: 16 October 2018