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Agency ID228
TitleLand Board
Agency TypeStatutory authority
Start Date 1/3/1885
End Date 1/3/1898
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Responsible for judicial and administrative decisions related to Crown land

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
219Farm Files [Land Court] 1/1/1880 31/12/1897
218Pastoral Holding Files 1/1/1885 31/12/1897
13710Registers of Minutes and Decisions 12/1/1885 1/3/1898
13711Register of Holdings 1/4/1885 28/2/1886
13712Incoming Correspondence 1/1/1891 31/12/1898
13713Indexes to Registers of Proceedings 4/11/1892 1/3/1898
13714Register of Selectors 1/1/1915 31/12/1915
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
18Lands Department 1/3/1885 1/3/1898
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Controlled Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
11148Land Commissioner's Court, Blackall 1/3/1885 1/3/1898
10987Land Commissioner's Court, Mackay 1/3/1885 1/3/1898
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Finding Aids

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Publication Notes
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Remarks

Information Sources

Crown Lands Act 1884
Land Act 1897
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Legislation

Establishing Crown Lands Act 1884
Abolishing Land Act 1897
Administered N/A
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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
The Land Board comprising two members was constituted under the "Crown Lands Act 1884" as a judiciary and administrative agency in connection with the occupation and use of Crown Lands.

FUNCTIONS:
The Land Board was empowered to determine questions arising from the administration of the "Crown Lands Act 1884" and to hold public sittings, known as Land Board Courts, to hear and arbitrate on such questions, i.e. compensation for land resumption, boundary disputes, land administration issues, for example, the confirmation of Land Commissioners' decisions, and to rehear cases as directed by Governor in Council.

ABOLITION:
The "Land Act 1897" abolished the Land Board and created the Land Court to which the powers and functions of the Lands Board were transferred.

PORTFOLIO CONTROLLING:
Secretary for Public Lands 1 Mar 1885 - 1 Mar 1898
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID228, Land Board
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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