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Agency ID11105
TitleLand Commissioner's Court, Innisfail
Agency TypeDistrict Court
Start Date 7/1/1885
End Date 9/12/1991
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Jurisdiction in matters of applications for selections, holdings, leases, occupation licences of Crown land and Certificates of Performance under various Land Acts

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
18724Minute Books 13/1/1927 7/2/1957
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
150Land Court 7/1/1885 7/2/1980
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Remarks

Information Sources

“Queensland Government Gazette” 3 January 1885, vol. XXXVI, no. 4, p. 44
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Legislation

Establishing "Crown Lands Act" 1884
Abolishing N/A
Administered N/A
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Description
The town of Innisfail was previously called Geraldton, and the first courts were held at Geraldton. The Land Commissioner's Court was conducted initially by the Land Commissioner, Kennedy, and later by the Land Commissioner fromTownsville. The Land Commissioner was to hold an open court at the Land Offices of his district once in each month, on a day of which notice was to be given in the Government Gazette. All questions were to be decided by the Commissioner who gave his decision in open court. The procedures and powers resembled those of the Courts of Petty Sessions.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID11105, Land Commissioner's Court, Innisfail
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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