Parliamentary activity

Bills and legislation

Parliament is not sitting this week. The next sitting week begins on Tuesday 5 March 2024. Below are bills Parliament considered during the sitting week of 20 February 2024.

New bills

Bail Amendment (Indictable Offences Whilst on Bail) Bill 2024

Amends the Bail Amendment Act 2023 so that the offence of committing an indictable offence whilst on bail is not repealed. Amends the Bail Act 1977 to re-enact that offence if it is repealed, and makes consequential amendments.

Estate Agents, Residential Tenancies and Other Acts Amendment (Funding) Bill 2024

Expands the use of existing statutory trust funds to support the delivery of alternative rental dispute resolution services, closes the Sex Work Regulation Fund following the full decriminalisation of sex work on 1 December 2023, and abolishes the Estate Agents Council and the Public Records Advisory Council.

Private Security and County Court Amendment Bill 2024

Introduces a new licensing system for the private security industry in Victoria, and extends the operation of the Drug Court Division within the County Court of Victoria for a further two years.

Statute Law Revision Bill 2024

Makes minor and technical amendments to a number of Acts to correct typographical and grammatical errors and to update references.