The Fundamentals of Legislation – Webinar Series

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The Fundamentals of Legislation – Webinar Series

Overview

Recommended CPD point allocation: 3 points (excluding WA).

A major role of government agencies is to administer legislation. Legislation is important to government in many ways. It is used diversely to implement policies, set out a framework for decision-making, regulate activity in the private sector, and prohibit conduct.

This introductory webinar series will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the construction, operation and interpretation of legislative frameworks.

Who should attend our Fundamentals of Legislation webinar?

  • Anyone who’s just joined the public service
  • Officers who need an update on legislative processes
  • Officers who want to deepen their understanding of legislation’s structure and interpretation.

What you'll learn

You’ll develop an understanding of:

  • The role of the Executive Government and Parliament in legislation-making processes
  • The current legislation making processes in Queensland
  • The design, structure and operation of legislation
  • The role of various instruments included within a legislative framework.

Session 1 – Understanding legislation and the legislative process – 30 November 2020 (Closed – Recording Available)

  • Webinar overview;
  • What is legislation;
  • Background and overview of the legislative process including Executive Government and Parliamentary processes'; and
  • The administrative arrangements and responsibility for the administration of legislation.

Session 2 – Structure and operation of legislative frameworks – theory and practice – 7 December 2020

  • The structure and operation of legislative frameworks; and
  • Theory in practice - review of the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld).

Session 3 – Introduction to interpreting legislation – 14 December 2020

  • Introduction to interpreting legislation and statutory instruments; and
  • Key issues under the Acts Interpretation Act 1954.

Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm AEST (Brisbane)

Cost (inc GST): $300 per person (complete 3 session series package) 

Unable to participate in one or more webinars from this series? We will be recording each session and we welcome you to register directly with us for the series. Just let us know which webinar/s you are unable to be a participant. Phone 1800 882 110 or email [email protected]

Further information: Phone 1800 882 110 or email [email protected]

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Support when you need it the most

As a participant of our program you'll have comfort in knowing that you can depend on us for ongoing support. Whether it be two weeks or two years after the workshop, you can call us at any time for a short, no-cost consultation.

Recommended CPD point allocation: 1 point per webinar (excluding WA).
If this particular educational activity is relevant to your immediate or long term needs in relation to your professional development and practice of the law, then you should claim one CPD unit for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included. Please contact your Professional Body for your state.