The Bail Act 1980 amended section 26 of the Children's Services Act pertaining to custody, remand and detention of children. The significance of this Act was that a child may be granted bail in accordance with the Bail Act instead of a remand on bail subject to the Justices Act.
Sources used to compile this entry: Department of Families, Missing pieces: information to assist former residents of children's institutions to access records, State of Queensland, 2001. p.104.; 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
Created: 25 May 2011, Last modified: 16 November 2016