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Agency ID11691
TitleUpper North Pine Cemetery Trust
Agency TypeBoard or Committee
Start Date 2/9/1903
End Date 28/9/1939
Date NotesN/A

Responsibility for maintenance of local cemeteries

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Series IDTitleFromTo
17266Cemetery Registers - Upper North Pine Cemetery / Dayboro Cemetery 2/9/1903 28/9/1939
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
123Home Secretary's Office 2/9/1903 5/12/1935
126Health and Home Affairs Department 5/12/1935 28/9/1939
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Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette 1903, Vol. LXXX, No. 111, p. 1448
Queensland Government Gazette 5 September 1903, Vol. LXXXI, No. 60, p. 499
Queensland Government Gazette 1939, Vol. CLIII, No. 71, p. 1121
Cemetery Act 1865
Local Authorities Act 1902
Local Government Act 1936
Tracks and Times; a History of the Pine Rivers District, L.S.Smith, ed., Pine Rivers Shire Council, 1988, p.182
In Loving Memory of The History of Burials in the Pine Rivers Shire, Melva Welch, Pine Rivers Shire Council, 1999. pp. 30-33
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Establishing Cemetery Act 1865; Land Act 1897
Abolishing Local Government Acts 1936-1954; Land Acts 1910-1955
Administered N/A
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The Cemetery Act 1865, which repealed Section 75 of the Municipal Institutions Act 1864 empowered the Governor-in-Council to appoint trustees to hold land in trust for the establishment or purpose of a public cemetery.

The cemetery reserve at Upper North Pine was proclaimed under the Land Act 1897 on 2 September 1903. By the same proclamation trustees for the Upper North Pine Cemetery were appointed. By proclamation of 28 September 1939, the Upper North Pine Cemetery Trust became the Dayboro Cemetery Trust.

Cemetery trustees had powers to enclose the land granted in trust for cemetery purposes and were responsible for the administration, upkeep and maintenance of the cemetery. Rules, regulations and accounts were to be kept by the trustees and along with trustee appointments and notification of closing of the cemetery were required to be published in the Government Gazette.

The Local Authorities Act 1902 and subsequently the Local Government Act 1936 empowered the Governor-in-Council to authorise local authorities to assume, from existing trusts, the management and control of cemeteries so proclaimed. In addition, the act granted local authorities the power to take land and erect or construct buildings to be used for or in conjunction with cemeteries. By proclamation of 28 Sep 1939, the Upper North Pine Cemetery Trust became the Dayboro Cemetery Trust.

Home Secretary 2 Sep 1903 - 5 Dec 1935
Secretary for Health and Home Affairs 5 Dec 1935 – 28 September 1939
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID11691, Upper North Pine Cemetery Trust
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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