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Agency ID1124
TitleLicensing Court, Muttaburra
Agency TypeMagistrates Court
Start Date 21/2/1913
End Date 19/1/1928
Date NotesN/A

Responsible for granting and review of liquor licences

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Series IDTitleFromTo
9374Record of Applications [Muttaburra] 2/4/1913 23/11/1927
9375Register of Liquor Licences and Licensed Premises [Muttaburra] 26/4/1913 30/6/1927
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
123Home Secretary's Office 21/2/1913 19/1/1928
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Information Sources

Liquor Act 1912
Queensland Government Gazette 1913, Vol C, No 42, p 627
Queensland Government Gazette 1921, Vol CXVII, No 250, pp 1971-74
Queensland Government Gazette 1928, Vol CXXX, No 26, p298
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Establishing Liquor Act 1912
Abolishing N/A
Administered Liquor Act 1912

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Under the "Liquor Act 1912", all licensing districts formerly constituted under repealed Acts became licensing districts for the constitution of licensing courts replacing licensing authorities. The constitution of a licensing court within the licensing district was confirmed in the Queensland Government Gazette in February 1913.

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 21 Feb 1913 - 19 jan 1928

From 19 Jan 1928 the Longreach Licensing District covered a similar geographical area as the Muttaburra Licensing District.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID1124, Licensing Court, Muttaburra
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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