This amendment with the full title "An Act to Amend "The Aboriginals Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Act 1897" in certain particulars" (Act no. 19 Geo. V. No.20) dated 1928 amends the Aboriginals Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Act 1897 (Act no. 61 Vic. No. 17). This amendment act was repealed along with the 1897 Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Act in 1939 by the Aboriginals Preservation and Protection Act 1939 (3 Geo.VI No.6). This amendment altered the penalty for breaches against the act by people classified as having mixed heritage that included Indigenous and Non-Indigenous descendants.
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
Created: 3 November 2014, Last modified: 16 November 2016