Queensland legislative instruments are laws made by an entity who has been delegated the power by Parliament or another authority through a provision in the authorising legislation. An entity includes:
- Governor in Council (for more information about the role of Governor in Council please refer to the Queensland Executive Council Handbook )
- An entity empowered under the related legislation.
Other terms used to describe legislative instruments include:
- Statutory or Legislative instruments
Subordinate legislation can be found on the Queensland Legislation website .