Queensland Law Society

Financial aspects of civil jurisdiction reform - guidance released

Queensland Law Society has released some guidance material that outlines the transition to the changes to the financial jurisdiction of Queensland's civil courts.

These changes are a result of the Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction Reform and Modernisation Amendment Bill 2010 that was passed in the Legislative Assembly and assented to on 13 August 2010. The start dates of the staged introduction of various reforms were proclaimed on 26 August with some introduced from 1 September and others effective from 1 November 2010.

The amendments will also be the subject of several Queensland Law Society seminars or conference sessions: