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South Australia - Legislation

Youth Court Act 1993 (1994 - )

Principal Act

The Youth Court Act 1993 (Act No. 58/1993) was assented to on 27 May 1993 and commenced on 1 January 1994. Its full title is: 'An Act to establish the Youth Court of South Australia; to define its jurisdiction and powers; to make a consequential amendment to the Courts Administration Act 1993; and for other purposes.'
It had several amendments. The Youth Court Act 1993 includes the Aboriginal Child Placement Principle.


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: To Remove and Protect, South Australian Legislation, AIATSIS, 2009,;

Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - South Australia Legislation', 13 December 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Melissa Downing, Christine Moje