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Agency ID10696
TitleLicensing Court, Malanda
Agency TypeMagistrates Court
Start Date 1/12/1922
End Date 25/11/1935
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Responsible for granting and review of liquor licences

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
18935Register of Tobacconists' Licences 17/6/1926 25/11/1935
5818Bench Record and Summons Books 10/11/1926 25/11/1935
7460Records of Applications [Malanda] 15/10/1931 19/11/1955
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
123Home Secretary's Office 1/12/1922 25/11/1935
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Remarks

Information Sources

Liquor Acts 1912 - 1935
Queensland Government Gazette 1913, Vol C, No 42, pp 627-29
Queensland Government Gazette 1922, Vol CXIX, No 200, p 1936
Queensland Government Gazette 1932, Vol CXXXVIII, No 55, pp 855-58
Queensland Government Gazette 1935, Vol CXLV, No 134, p1549-93
Liquor Acts Amendment Act 1935
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Legislation

Establishing N/A
Abolishing Liquor Acts Amendment Act 1935
Administered Liquor Acts 1912 - 1935

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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
Under the "Liquor Act 1912", all licensing districts formerly constituted under repealed Acts became licensing districts for the constitution of licensing courts replacing licensing authorities.

FUNCTIONS:
Licensing courts were responsible for granting, regulating and rescinding liquor licences within a licensing district. The granting of licences by the licensing court was annual and included licences for licensed victuallers' licences, wine sellers' licences, packet licences, billiard and bagatelle licences.

ABOLITION:
Under the "Liquor Acts Amendment Act 1935" the Licensing Courts were to be called Courts of Petty Sessions. The Licensing Commission, which was established under this Act, assumed responsibility for issuing licences while Courts of Petty Sessions retained responsibility for maintaining the registers of licences and records of charges and complaints.

PORTFOLIO CONTROLLING:
Home Secretary 1 Dec 1922 - 25 Nov 1935
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID10696, Licensing Court, Malanda
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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