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Agency ID10742
TitleDistrict Court, Mount Isa
Agency TypeDistrict Court
Start Date 1/1/1961
End Date Current
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

District Courts deal with serious indictable offences and civil disputes.

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
5233Plaintiffs' Index Book 1/1/1961 31/12/1966
5307Plaint Books [District Court, Mount Isa] 27/1/1961 26/8/1975
5303Minute Book 21/3/1961 30/9/1968
5304Judgment Books 21/3/1961 5/12/1980
18954Warrant of Execution Book 1/5/1964 23/2/1971
18955Control of Complaint and Charge Sheets and Minutes of Conviction Book (Mount Isa) 1/9/1969 18/6/1970
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
19Department of Justice (I) 1/1/1961 12/7/1989
33Department of Justice and Corrective Services 12/8/1989 4/11/1991
100Department of Justice (II) 4/12/1991 24/9/1992
34Department of Justice and Attorney-General 25/9/1992 26/2/1996
120Department of Justice (III) 27/1/1996 29/6/1998
8620Department of Justice and Attorney-General (II) 29/6/1998 Current
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Finding Aids

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Publication Notes
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Remarks

Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette 1960, Vol. CCV, No. 106, pp. 1193 -4, 1198
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Legislation

Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered District Courts Act 1958
District Court of Queensland Act 1967
District Court Regulation 1993
District Court Regulation 2005
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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
The District Court, Mount Isa was established by proclamation to commence on 1 January 1961 with its jurisdiction covering the petty sessions' districts of Mount Isa and Camooweal. These districts had previously been included in the area of the District Court, Cloncurry, and so the boundaries of the District Court, Cloncurry were amended accordingly.

FUNCTIONS:
The District Court holds criminal jurisdiction generally for cases where the maximum term of imprisonment is less than 14 years, and civil jurisdiction where a dispute involves an amount over $50,000 but less than $250,000. Appeals my be heard from the Magistrates Courts while appeals from the District Court are to the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court. The Childrens Court of Queensland is a District Court and the Planning and Environment Court is also part of the District Court.

ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE:
Under the District Court Regulation 2005, the district of the District Court, Mount Isa consists of the Magistrates Court district of Mount Isa.

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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID10742, District Court, Mount Isa
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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