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OATHS ACT 1936 - NOTES

Legislative history

Notes

• Please note—References in the legislation to other legislation or instruments or to titles of bodies or offices are not automatically updated as part of the program for the revision and publication of legislation and therefore may be obsolete.

• Earlier versions of this Act (historical versions) are listed at the end of the legislative history.

• For further information relating to the Act and subordinate legislation made under the Act see the Index of South Australian Statutes or www.legislation.sa.gov.au.

Legislation repealed by principal Act

The Oaths Act 1936 repealed the following:

The Affirmations Act 1896

The Declarations and Attestations Act 1913

Promissory Oaths Act 1869

The Promissory Oaths Amendment Act 1911

The Statutory Declarations Act 1915

Legislation amended by principal Act

The Oaths Act 1936 amended the following:

An Act for increasing the facilities for the taking of acknowledgments of married women, and for other purposes (No. 23 of 1872)

Principal Act and amendments

New entries appear in bold.

Year

No

Title

Assent

Commencement

1936

2278

Oaths Act 1936

3.9.1936

3.9.1936

1968

24

Oaths Act Amendment Act 1968

5.12.1968

5.12.1968

1969

41

Oaths Act Amendment Act 1969

13.11.1969

13.11.1969

1981

34

Statutes Amendment (Administration of Courts and Tribunals) Act 1981

19.3.1981

1.7.1981 (Gazette 25.6.1981 p1896)

1983

53

Oaths Act Amendment Act 1983

16.6.1983

1.7.1983 (Gazette 30.6.1983 p1760)

1984

56

Statutes Amendment (Oaths and Affirmations) Act 1984

24.5.1984

1.7.1984 (Gazette 28.6.1984 p1897)

1993

62

Statutes Amendment (Courts) Act 1993

27.5.1993

s 29—1.7.1993 (Gazette 24.6.1993 p2047)

1994

17

State Bank (Corporatisation) Act 1994

12.5.1994

Sch 4—1.7.1994 (Gazette 23.6.1994 p1784)

1994

59

Criminal Law Consolidation (Felonies and Misdemeanours) Amendment Act 1994

27.10.1994

1.1.1995 (Gazette 8.12.1994 p1942)

1996

67

Statutes Amendment (Attorney-General's Portfolio) Act 1996

15.8.1996

ss 23 & 24—17.10.1996 (Gazette 17.10.1996 p1361)

1997

30

Statutes Amendment (References to Banks) Act 1997

12.6.1997

Pt 10 (ss 1216)—3.7.1997 (Gazette 3.7.1997 p4)

1997

69

Statutes Amendment (Ministers of the Crown) Act 1997

11.12.1997

Pt 5 (s 10)—17.12.1997 (Gazette 17.12.1997 p1639)

1998

59

Statutes Amendment (Attorney-General's Portfolio) Act 1998

3.9.1998

Pt 7 (ss 1116)—13.12.1998 (Gazette 3.12.1998 p1676)

1999

33

Financial Sector Reform (South Australia) Act 1999

17.6.1999

Sch (item 36)—1.7.1999 being the date specified under section 3(16) of the Financial Sector Reform (Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act (No. 1) 1999 of the Commonwealth as the transfer date for the purposes of that Act: s 2(2)

2002

29

Constitution (Parliamentary Secretaries) Amendment Act 2002

7.11.2002

7.11.2002

2003

44

Statute Law Revision Act 2003

23.10.2003

Sch 1—24.11.2003 (Gazette 13.11.2003 p4048)

2004

44

Oaths (Judicial Officers) Amendment Act 2004

18.11.2004

18.11.2004

2005

8

Oaths (Abolition of Proclaimed Managers) Amendment Act 2005

21.4.2005

Pt 1 (ss 1—3) & Pt 2 (s 4)—21.4.2005: s 2(1); Pt 3 (ss 59)—1.1.2007: s 2(2)

2006

44

Statutes Amendment (Justice Portfolio) Act 2006

14.12.2006

Pt 20 (s 34)—18.1.2007 (Gazette 18.1.2007 p234)

2016

63

Statutes Amendment (South Australian Employment Tribunal) Act 2016

8.12.2016

Pt 16 (s 121)—1.7.2017 (Gazette 16.5.2017 p1221)

2017

10

Statutes Amendment (Judicial Registrars) Act 2017

11.4.2017

Pt 4 (ss 30 & 31)—23.5.2017 (Gazette 23.5.2017 p1725)

2019

45

Supreme Court (Court of Appeal) Amendment Act 2019

19.12.2019

Sch 1 (cl 69)—1.1.2021 (Gazette 10.12.2020 p5638)

2020

34

Statutes Amendment (Attorney-General's Portfolio) Act 2020

1.10.2020

Pt 4 (s 10)—1.10.2020: s 2(1)

2021

31

Oaths (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2021

2.9.2021

Pt 2 (ss 4 to 11)—1.12.2021 (Gazette 25.11.2021 p4129)

Provisions amended since 3 February 1976

• Legislative history prior to 3 February 1976 appears in marginal notes and footnotes included in the consolidation of this Act contained in Volume 7 of The Public General Acts of South Australia 1837-1975 at page 664.

New entries appear in bold.

Entries that relate to provisions that have been deleted appear in italics.

Provision

How varied

Commencement

Long title

amended by 44/2003 s 3(1) (Sch 1)

24.11.2003


amended by 31/2021 s 4

1.12.2021

Pt 1



s 2

deleted by 44/2003 s 3(1) (Sch 1)

24.11.2003

s 3

omitted under Legislation Revision and Publication Act 2002

24.11.2003

Pt 2



Pt 2 Div 1

heading inserted by 44/2003 s 3(1) (Sch 1)

24.11.2003

s 6



s 6(3)

inserted by 59/1998 s 11

13.12.1998

s 6A



s 6A(1)

s 6A inserted by 69/1997 s 10

17.12.1997


s 6A redesignated as s 6A(1) by 59/1998 s 12

13.12.1998


amended by 29/2002 s 4

7.11.2002

s 6A(2)

inserted by 59/1998 s 12

13.12.1998

s 7



s 7(1)

substituted by 34/1981 s 41(a)

1.7.1981


amended by 67/1996 s 23(a)

17.10.1996


amended by 44/2004 s 3

18.11.2004


(e)—(g) deleted by 44/2004 s 3

18.11.2004


amended by 10/2017 s 30(1)—(3)

23.5.2017


amended by 45/2019 Sch 1 cl 69(1)

1.1.2021

s 7(2)

substituted by 67/1996 s 23(b)

17.10.1996


substituted by 45/2019 Sch 1 cl 69(2)

1.1.2021

s 7(3)

substituted by 34/1981 s 41(b)

1.7.1981


substituted by 67/1996 s 23(b)

17.10.1996


deleted by 45/2019 Sch 1 cl 69(2)

1.1.2021

s 7(3a)

inserted by 67/1996 s 23(b)

17.10.1996


deleted by 45/2019 Sch 1 cl 69(2)

1.1.2021

s 7(4)

amended by 62/1993 s 29

1.7.1993

s 7(5)

inserted by 67/1996 s 23(c)

17.10.1996

heading preceding s 13

deleted by 44/2003 s 3(1) (Sch 1)

24.11.2003

Pt 2 Div 2

heading inserted by 44/2003 s 3(1) (Sch 1)

24.11.2003

heading preceding s 17

deleted by 44/2003 s 3(1) (Sch 1)

24.11.2003

Pt 2 Div 3

heading inserted by 44/2003 s 3(1) (Sch 1)

24.11.2003

heading preceding s 21

deleted by 44/2003 s 3(1) (Sch 1)

24.11.2003

Pt 3



s 25

substituted by 31/2021 s 5

1.12.2021

s 27



s 27(1)

amended by 59/1994 Sch 2

1.1.1995


amended by 44/2006 s 34

18.1.2007

s 27(2)

amended by 59/1994 Sch 2

1.1.1995


amended by 31/2021 s 6

1.12.2021

Pt 4



heading

substituted by 31/2021 s 7

1.12.2021

s 27A

inserted by 31/2021 s 8

1.12.2021

s 28

substituted by 53/1983 s 3

1.7.1983

s 28(1)

amended by 67/1996 s 24

17.10.1996


amended by 44/2004 s 4(1), (2)

18.11.2004


amended by 10/2017 s 31

23.5.2017


amended by 63/2016 s 121

1.7.2017


amended by 34/2020 s 10

1.10.2020

s 28(2)

amended by 31/2021 s 9

1.12.2021

s 29

substituted by 53/1983 s 3

1.7.1983


deleted by 56/1984 s 7

1.7.1984

s 30

amended by 59/1994 Sch 2

1.1.1995


substituted by 31/2021 s 10

1.12.2021

s 31

amended by 53/1983 s 4

1.7.1983

Pt 5 before substitution by 31/2021



heading

amended by 8/2005 s 5

1.1.2007

s 32



bank

deleted by 17/1994 Sch 4 cl 7

1.7.1994

bank manager

deleted by 30/1997 s 12(a)

3.7.1997

manager

inserted by 30/1997 s 12(b)

3.7.1997


amended by 33/1999 Sch (item 36)

1.7.1999


deleted by 8/2005 s 6

1.1.2007

postmaster

deleted by 59/1998 s 13

13.12.1998

proclaimed bank manager

amended by 30/1997 s 12(c)

3.7.1997


deleted by 59/1998 s 13

13.12.1998

proclaimed postmaster

amended by 30/1997 s 12(c)

3.7.1997


deleted by 59/1998 s 13

13.12.1998

proclaimed member of the police force

amended by 30/1997 s 12(c)

3.7.1997


deleted by 59/1998 s 13

13.12.1998

proclaimed manager

inserted by 59/1998 s 13

13.12.1998


deleted by 8/2005 s 6

1.1.2007

proclaimed member of the police force

inserted by 59/1998 s 13

13.12.1998

s 33



s 33(1)

amended by 30/1997 s 13(a)

3.7.1997


amended by 59/1998 s 14(a)

13.12.1998


amended by 8/2005 s 7(1)

1.1.2007

s 33(2)

amended by 30/1997 s 13(b)

3.7.1997


amended by 59/1998 s 14(b)

13.12.1998


amended by 8/2005 s 7(2)

1.1.2007

s 33(4)

deleted by 30/1997 s 13(c)

3.7.1997


inserted by 8/2005 s 4

21.4.2005


deleted by 8/2005 s 7(3)

1.1.2007

s 33(5)

inserted by 8/2005 s 4

21.4.2005


deleted by 8/2005 s 7(3)

1.1.2007

s 34

amended by 30/1997 s 14

3.7.1997


amended by 59/1998 s 15

13.12.1998


s 34 I—III redesignated as s 34(c)—(e) by 44/2003 s 3(1) (Sch 1)

24.11.2003


(d) deleted by 8/2005 s 8(1)

1.1.2007


amended by 8/2005 s 8(2), (3)

1.1.2007

s 35

amended by 30/1997 s 15

3.7.1997


substituted by 59/1998 s 16

13.12.1998


amended by 8/2005 s 9

1.1.2007

Pt 5

substituted by 31/2021 s 11

1.12.2021

Sch 1

inserted by 31/2021 s 11

1.12.2021

Transitional etc provisions associated with Act or amendments

Statutes Amendment (References to Banks) Act 1997

16—Transitional

(1) A person who was, immediately before the commencement of this Part, a proclaimed bank manager under section 33 of the principal Act will be taken to have been appointed as a proclaimed manager under that section as amended by this Act.

(2) A reference in an Act or other instrument (whether of a statutory nature or not) to a proclaimed bank manager will be taken to be a reference to a proclaimed manager.

Historical versions

Reprint No 1—1.10.1991


Reprint No 2—1.7.1993


Reprint No 3—1.7.1994


Reprint No 4—1.1.1995


Reprint No 5—17.10.1996


Reprint No 6—3.7.1997


Reprint No 7—17.12.1997


Reprint No 8—13.12.1998


Reprint No 9—1.7.1999


Reprint No 10—7.11.2002


Reprint No 11—24.11.2003


18.11.2004


21.4.2005


1.1.2007


18.1.2007


23.5.2017


1.7.2017


1.10.2020


1.1.2021




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