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Agency ID34
TitleDepartment of Justice and Attorney-General
Agency TypeDepartment
Start Date 24/9/1992
End Date 26/2/1996
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Responsible for the administration of justice

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
36Coronial Files (Inquests and No Inquests) 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
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Controlling Agencies

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Controlled Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
1371Magistrates Court, Warwick 22/9/1992 26/2/1996
11249Office of the Special Prosecutor 24/9/1992 28/11/1995
10688Children's Court, Atherton 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
11804Childrens Court, Bamaga 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
3666Children's Court, Brisbane 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
10733Children's Court, Caboolture 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
566Children's Court, Cairns 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
11322Children's Court, Childers 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2102Children's Court, Gladstone 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
568Children's Court, Mackay 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2559Children's Court, Maryborough 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2058Children's Court, Mount Isa 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
737Children's Court, Rockhampton 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
569Children's Court, Southport 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
11853Children's Court, Stanthorpe 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
11803Childrens Court, Thursday Island 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2103Children's Court, Toowoomba 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
11340Children's Court, Winton 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
570Children's Court, Wynnum 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
10581Coroner's Court, Mount Isa 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
8783Crown Law (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
10748District Court, Cairns II 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
11852District Court, Stanthorpe 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
101Electoral Commission of Queensland 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
963Industrial Magistrates Court, Barcaldine 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
964Industrial Magistrates Court, Blackall 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
965Industrial Magistrates Court, Bowen 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
10767Industrial Magistrates Court, Brisbane 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2245Industrial Magistrates Court, Bundaberg 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2259Industrial Magistrates Court, Gladstone 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2260Industrial Magistrates Court, Innisfail 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
10642Industrial Magistrates Court, Maryborough 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
10597Industrial Magistrates Court, Mount Isa 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2261Industrial Magistrates Court, Winton 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1149Magistrates Court, Atherton 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1151Magistrates Court, Ayr 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1153Magistrates Court, Barcaldine 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1154Magistrates Court, Beaudesert 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2330Magistrates Court, Beenleigh 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1155Magistrates Court, Biloela 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1156Magistrates Court, Blackall 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1157Magistrates Court, Bollon 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1158Magistrates Court, Bowen 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1159Magistrates Court, Brisbane 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1160Magistrates Court, Bundaberg 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1290Magistrates Court, Burketown 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
6942Magistrates Court, Caboolture 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1291Magistrates Court, Cairns 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1292Magistrates Court, Caloundra 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1295Magistrates Court, Charleville 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1296Magistrates Court, Charters Towers 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1297Magistrates Court, Childers 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1298Magistrates Court, Chillagoe 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1299Magistrates Court, Chinchilla 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1300Magistrates Court, Clermont 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1301Magistrates Court, Cleveland 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1302Magistrates Court, Cloncurry 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2322Magistrates Court, Cooktown 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
11880Magistrates Court, Coolangatta 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2777Magistrates Court, Croydon 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1305Magistrates Court, Cunnamulla 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1306Magistrates Court, Dalby 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
11314Magistrates Court, Dirranbandi 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1309Magistrates Court, Einasleigh 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1310Magistrates Court, Emerald 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2018Magistrates Court, Eromanga 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2331Magistrates Court, Gatton 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1311Magistrates Court, Gayndah 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2323Magistrates Court, Georgetown 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1313Magistrates Court, Gladstone 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1314Magistrates Court, Gympie 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
11206Magistrates Court, Hervey Bay 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1318Magistrates Court, Hughenden 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
3799Magistrates Court, Hungerford 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1320Magistrates Court, Inala 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1321Magistrates Court, Ingham 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1322Magistrates Court, Innisfail 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1323Magistrates Court, Ipswich 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1327Magistrates Court, Julia Creek 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1330Magistrates Court, Kingaroy 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2843Magistrates Court, Kynuna 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1331Magistrates Court, Landsborough 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1332Magistrates Court, Longreach 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1334Magistrates Court, Mackay 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1335Magistrates Court, Mareeba 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1336Magistrates Court, Maryborough 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1340Magistrates Court, Mossman 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
7078Magistrates Court, Mount Isa 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2842Magistrates Court, Mungindi 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1346Magistrates Court, Nambour 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1347Magistrates Court, Nanango 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2325Magistrates Court, Normanton 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1351Magistrates Court, Oakey 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
6987Magistrates Court, Pentland 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1353Magistrates Court, Petrie 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1356Magistrates Court, Quilpie 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
714Magistrates Court, Rockhampton 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2326Magistrates Court, Roma 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1360Magistrates Court, Sarina 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1362Magistrates Court, Southport 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1363Magistrates Court, St Lawrence 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
7001Magistrates Court, Stanthorpe 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1367Magistrates Court, Taroom 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1167Magistrates Court, Thursday Island 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2005Magistrates Court, Toogoolawah 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2778Magistrates Court, Toowoomba 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1368Magistrates Court, Townsville 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
10966Magistrates Court, Weipa 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
7010Magistrates Court, Winton 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
631Public Trust Office 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
260Sheriff's Office 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
739Small Claims Tribunal, Rockhampton 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
7339Solicitor General's Office II 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1850State Reporting Bureau 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
4628Supreme Court of Queensland 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
1860Supreme Court, Central District, Rockhampton 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
11688Supreme Court, Court of Appeal 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
267Supreme Court, Northern District, Townsville 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
191Supreme Court, Southern District, Brisbane 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
2758Supreme Court, Southern District, Maryborough 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
10711Coroner's Court, Atherton 25/9/1992 26/2/1996
10732Coroner's Court, Caboolture 25/9/1992 26/2/1996
618Coroner's Court, Maryborough 25/9/1992 26/2/1996
10973District Court, Bowen II 25/9/1992 26/2/1996
10582District Court, Cloncurry II 25/9/1992 26/2/1996
10643District Court, Maryborough II 25/9/1992 26/2/1996
10742District Court, Mount Isa 25/9/1992 26/2/1996
1374Magistrates Court, Wynnum 25/9/1992 26/2/1996
1358Magistrates Court, Redcliffe 26/9/1992 26/2/1996
2698Magistrate's Office, Maryborough 29/9/1992 26/2/1996
3955Queensland Law Society Incorporated 1/12/1993 26/2/1996
166Library Board of Queensland 1/12/1993 26/2/1998
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Subsequent Agencies

Related Agencies

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Finding Aids

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Publication Notes
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Remarks

Information Sources

Attorney General's Department Annual Report 1991 - 1992, pp18-21, 22-23
Queensland Government Directory 1992, pp 169-191
Queensland Government Gazette 1992, Vol CCCI, No 15, pp 246-252, 271-275
Justice and Attorney-General Department Annual Report 1994-1995, pp 112-113
Queensland Government Directory 1993, pp 81-86
Queensland Government Directory 1994, pp 267-297
Queensland Government Directory 1995, pp 290-322
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Legislation

Establishing Public Service Management (Departmental Changes) Order (no.1), 1992
Queensland Government Gazette 1992, Vol CCCI, No 15, pp 271-275
Abolishing Public Service Management and Employment (Departmental Changes) Order (no.2), 1996
Queensland Government Gazette 1996, Vol CCCXI, No 42, p923
Administered ANZ Executors and Trustee Company Act 1983
Acts Interpretation Act 1954
Age of Majority Act 1974
Anti-Discrimination Act 1991
Appeal Costs fund Act 1973
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (NMRB) Act 1991
Australian Colonies Act, 1861 (Imperial)
Australian Consular Officers' Notarial Powers and Evidence Act 1946
Australian Courts Act, 1828 (Imperial)
Bail Act 1980
British Probates Act 1898
British Subject (Interpretation) Act 1970
Burials Assistance Act 1965
Cattle Stealing Prevention Act 1853
Central and Northern Districts Boundaries Act 1900
Colonial Probates Act 1892 (Imperial)
Commercial Arbitration Act 1990
Commercial Arbitration Act 1990
Commercial Causes Act 1910
Commission of Inquiry Act 1950
Common Law Pleading Act 1867
Common Law Practice Act 1867
Common Law Process Act 1867
Commonwealth Places (Administration of Laws) Act 1970
Commonwealth Powers (Family Law - Children) Act 1990
Companies (Acquisition of Shares) (Application of Laws) Act 1981
Companies Act 1961-1974
Companies (Administration) Act 1981
Companies and Securities (Interpretation and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Application of Laws) Act 1981
Companies (Application of Laws) Act 1981
Company Take-overs Act 1979
Coroners Act 1958
Corporations (Queensland) Act 1990
Costs Act of 1867
Court Funds Act 1973
Courts of Conciliation Act 1892
Crimes (Confiscation) Act 1989
Criminal Code Act 1899-1922 (including Criminal Code)
Criminal Investigation (Extra-Territorial Offences) Act 1985
Criminal Justice Act 1989
Criminal Law Amendment Acts 1892-1945
Criminal Law (Rehabilitation of Offenders) Act 1986
Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 1978
Crown Proceedings Act 1980
Decentralization of Magistrates Courts Act 1965
Defamation Act 1889
Department of Justice Act 1957
Description of Women (Reference to Condition in Life) Act 1975
Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1984
Disposal of Unexpected Warrants Act 1985
Dispute Resolution Centres Act 1990
District Courts Act 1967
District Courts (Venue of Appeals) Acts 1988
Dividing Fences Act 1953
Domicile Act 1981
Electoral Act 1992
Equity Act 1867
Equity Procedure Act 1873
Evidence Act 1977
Evidence and Discovery Act 1867
Evidence (Attestation of Documents) Acts 1937
Evidence on Commission Act 1988
Financial Transaction Reports Act 1992
Freedom of Information Act 1992
Futures Industry (Application of Laws) Act 1986
Imperial Acts Application Act 1984
The Interdict Act 1867
Judges' (Pensions and Long Leave) Act 1957
Judges' (Salaries and Allowances) Act 1967
Judicature Acts 1876
Judicial Review Act 1991
Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) Act 1987
Jury Acts 1929-1934
Justices Act 1886
Justices of the Peace and Commissioners for Declaration Act 1991
Law Reform (Abolition of the Rule of Common Employment) Act 1951
Law Reform Commission Act 1968
Law Reform (Husband and Wife) Act 1968
Law Reform (Torfeasors Contribution, Contributory Negligence, and Division of Chattels) Act 1952
Legal Aid Act 1978
Legal Aid Act Amendment and Public Defence Act Repeal Act 1991
Legal Assistance Act 1965
Legal Practitioners Act Amendment Act 1938
Legal Practitioners Acts Amendment Act 1968
Legal Process Restriction Act of 1904
Limitation of Actions Act 1974
Magistrates Courts Act 1921
Maintenance Act 1965
Marketable Securities Act 1970
Married Women (Restraint upon Anticipation) Act 1952
Married Women's Property Act 1890
Oaths Acts 1867-1891
Official Secrets Act 1911 (Imperial)
Peace and Good Behaviour Act 1982
Peaceful Assembly Act 1992
Penalties and Sentences Act 1992
Police Complaints Tribunal Acts Repeal Act 1990
Printing and Newspapers Act 1981
Prisoners (Interstate Transfer) Act 1982
Property Law Act 1974
Public Trustee Act 1978
Queen's Counsel Regulation 1982
Queensland Law Society Act 1952
Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1959
Recording of Evidence Act 1962
Referendums Act 1989
Regulatory Offences Act 1985
Securities Industry Acts 1975
Securities Industry (Application of Laws) Act 1981
Securities Industry (Release of Sureties) Act 1981
Sheriff's Act 1875
Small Claims Tribunals Act 1973
Solicitor-General Act 1985
Solicitors Act 1891
Special Prosecutor Act 1988
Status of Children Act 1978
Stipenddiary Magistrates Act 1991
Succession Act 1981
Supreme Court Acts 1861-1899
The Supreme Court Act 1921
Supreme Court Acts Amendment Act of 1958 (No.2)
Supreme Court Constitution Amendment Act 1861
Supreme Court Library Act 1968
Supreme Court of Queensland Act 1991
Trust Accounts Act 1973
Trustee Companies Act 1968
Trusts Act 1973
Unauthorised Documents Act 1953
Vexatious Litigants Act 1981
Voluntary Aid in Emergency Act 1973
Voting Rights (Public Companies) Regulation Act 1975
Wages Attachment Act 1936
Writs of Dedimus Act 1871
John Darnell Estate and Queensland National Art Gallery Act 1936
Libraries Act 1988 (part only) Nambour Library Act 1973
Queensland Art Gallery Act 1987
Queensland Cultural Centre Trust Act 1976
Queensland Museum Act 1970
Queensland Museum (Assimilation of Coomera Technology Centre) Act 1985
Queensland Performing Arts Trust Act 1977
Royal Queensland theatre Company Act 1970
Schools of Arts (Winding Up and transfer) Act 1960
Schools of Arts (Winding Up and Transfer) Act Amendment Act 198
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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
The Department of Justice and Attorney-General was established following administrative change after a change of State Government in September 1992.

FUNCTIONS:
The Department was responsible for the functions and activities undertaken by its predecessor, the Department of Justice Department, with the exception of those functions transferred to the new Department of Consumer Affairs. The Department received the functions of the former Arts Division of the Department of Premier, Economic and Trade Development. The Registrar-General's Office and the Fair Trading and Consumer Affairs Division of the former Department of Justice were transferred to the Department of Consumer Affairs.

Summary of functions:
Justice - administration
Legal advice and services to government
Elections and referendums
Censorship

PORTFOLIO CONTROLLING:
Minister for Justice and Attorney-General and Minister for the Arts 24 September 1992 - 26 Feb 1996

AGENCIES CONTROLLED:
Between 24 Sep 1992 and 26 Feb 1996:
District Courts
Magistrate's Courts
Criminal Justice Commission

Between c. December 1993 and 26 February 1996:
Office of the Arts
Public Trust Office Investment Board
Litigation Reform Commission
Solicitor's Board
Solicitors' Disciplinary Board
Queensland Legal Information Retrieval System and Legal Retriever
Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee Secretariat
Office of the Arts

ABOLITION:
The Department was abolished in 1996 and its functions transferred to the newly created Department of Justice.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID34, Department of Justice and Attorney-General
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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