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Supreme Court Library Act 1968 – 1 July 2013

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A lawyer may be able to give a historic document to the Supreme Court Library Committee without obtaining the consent of an interested person for the historic document.

  • Sections 2, 7A, Schedule 1

Access to restricted information held in the Queensland Sentencing Information Service (QSIS) database may be granted (pursuant a written agreement) to a law practice or an Australian legal practitioner concerned with providing legal services to defendants.

  • Sections 2, 17, 19, 20, Schedule 1
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Relevant links

Supreme Court of Queensland Library

SCQL Catalogue

Search Qld Judgments

UCPR Bulletin

Criminal Codes Appellate Decisions

Register for QLD Legal Updater

Daily Law List Email Subscription Service

For Legal Practitioners: Patron Registration Form

For Legal Practitioners: Queensland Sentencing Information Service

SCLQ Youtube

Australian Law Librarians’ Association (ALLA)

Peace Palace Library

Selden Society – Queensland

Selden Society

International Association of Law Libraries

International Law Book Facility


Section 4 contains the phrase ‘ex officio’. This phrase may not be understood by members of the public.

Section 12 contains the term ‘Crown’. This term may be replaced with a modern alternative



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