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Office of the Parliamentary Counsel
Agency Number:
Start Date:
31 Mar 1978
Preparation of Parliamentary Bills, Subordinate Legislation and reprints of Statutes. The Office came into being on 31 March 1978 when its predecessor Department was amalgamated with the Law Department. The Office was transferred to the Premier's Department on 13 March 1980 and remained there, through its reorganisation as the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, until 17 July 1989 when it became part of the Department of Justice. On 3 February 1993, as part of a further restructuring of the State Service (see SR1993 No. 6), the Office again became part of the Department of Premier and Cabinet.~
Legislation Creating:
Public Service Act 1973 (Proclamation under Section 11 (2): TGG 19 April 1978 p.1199.)
Previous Agencies:
Solicitor General's Department (TA181)01 Jan 182829 Jun 1983

Parliamentary Counsel's Department (TA927)30 Nov 197131 Mar 1978