This act with the full title "An Act to amend the Status of Children Act 1978, and for another purpose" (Act no. 17/2001). This amendment makes significant changes to the Status of Children Act 1978 and includes detailed information on Parentage testing procedure particularly in relation to paternity as well as Parentage presumptions that may be made by a court or other institution. This amendment was itself amended by Justice and Other Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002 (No.34) before being repealed by the Acts Interpretation Act 1945 (s.22C) on 2 September 2002.
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: 11 November 2014, Last modified: 11 October 2017