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Agency ID1074
TitleLicensing Authority, Chillagoe
Agency TypeMagistrates Court
Start Date 16/5/1901
End Date 21/2/1913
Date NotesN/A

Responsible for granting and review of liquor licences

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Series IDTitleFromTo
8482Register of Licence Fees Collected 10/6/1901 30/8/1909
8484Bench Book 24/12/1909 15/2/1913
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
123Home Secretary's Office 16/5/1901 21/2/1913
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Subsequent Agencies

Agency IDTitle
1105Licensing Court, Chillagoe
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Information Sources

Licensing Act 1885
Queensland Government Gazette 16 May 1901, Vol LXXXVI, No 19, p131
Liquor Act 1912
Queensland Government Gazette 1913, Vol C, No 42, p627
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Administered Licensing Act 1885
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The "Licensing Act 1885" established Licensing Districts and Licensing Authorities. Some districts already existed under the "Licensing Boards Act of 1879" and the "Licensing Boards Act Amendment Act of 1880". Where such districts did not exist, then Police Districts were constituted as licensing districts for the purposes of the Act.

Members of the Licensing Authority (licensing justices) for each district were its Justices of the Peace and the Police Magistrate of the district; if the district comprised a municipality of division, the chairman of the local authority was appointed a licensing justice. Appointments were for one year. Members of Licensing Boards appointed for licensing districts acted as licensing justices until a licensing justice was appointed.

Licences granted under this Act were of four kinds: licensed victuallers' licences, wine-sellers' licences, packet licences and billiard of bagatelle licences.

Related Acts: Distilleries Act of 1849, the Brewers Act of 1850 and the Liquor Adulteration Act of 1855.

Under the "Liquor Act 1912", all licensing districts formerly constituted under the repealed Licensing Act became licensing districts for the constitution of Licensing Courts. Additionally, provisions for the constitution of Licensing Authorities were repealed, being replaced by Licensing Courts.

Home Secretary 16 May 1901 - 21 Feb 1913
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID1074, Licensing Authority, Chillagoe
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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