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Agency ID1123
TitleLicensing Court, Mossman
Agency TypeMagistrates Court
Start Date 30/1/1930
End Date 25/11/1935
Date NotesN/A

Responsible for granting and review of liquor licences

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Series IDTitleFromTo
9988Register of Liquor Licences and Licensed Premises [Mossman] 20/7/1931 25/11/1935
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123Home Secretary's Office 30/1/1930 25/11/1935
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Information Sources

Liquor Acts 1912-1935
Queensland Government Gazette 1930, Vol CXXXIV, No23, p368
Queensland Government Gazette 1935, Vol CXLV, No 134, p1549-93
Liquor Acts Amendment Act 1935
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Establishing N/A
Abolishing Liquor Acts Amendment Act 1935
Administered Liquor Acts 1912-1935

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Under the "Liquor Act 1912", all licensing districts formerly constituted under repealed Acts became licensing districts for the constitution of licensing courts replacing licensing authorities.

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.

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.

Home Secretary 30 Jan 1930 - 25 Nov 1935

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Queensland State Archives Agency ID1123, Licensing Court, Mossman
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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