Skip links and keyboard navigation

    7.13 Attorney - General's confirmation letter for Assent

    A letter to be signed by the Attorney - General and addressed to the Governor, confirming that the Bill is in order for Assent is required to be prepared and provided to the Clerk of the Parliament prior to the time for Assent to the Bill. There is no statutory requirement for this letter, but rather is a long - standing convention in Queensland and some other states. It is a manifestation of the fact that the Governor acts upon the advice of Ministers.

    ^ to top

    Last updated:
    2 April, 2013
    Last reviewed:
    17 July, 2009