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Series ID10661
Previous System LocationA/70475-A/70498; RSI5494
TitleBench Record and Summons Books
Parent Series
This series does not have a parent series.
Start Date 7/8/1897
End Date 7/1/1970
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

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Items Total Items: 24
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Departmental NumbersN/A
System of Arrangement Chronological by date of court hearing
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Creating Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
683Court of Petty Sessions, Cloncurry 7/8/1897 31/12/1964
1302Magistrates Court, Cloncurry 31/12/1964 7/1/1970
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Access Category30 Years
Access ProcedurePermission to access restricted material by responsible agency
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 10841
Director of Courts Office, Magistrates Branch
Restriction DetailsDifferent Restricted Access Periods (RAPs) apply to some items in this series
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Related Series

Series IDTitleRelationship
10612Deposition Books
4600Lists of Complainants, Defendants and OffencesRelated A/70481 & A/70482
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Copyright State of Queensland
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These bench record and summons books were used to record the particulars of cases heard in the Cloncurry Court of Petty Sessions and Cloncurry Magistrates Court. These cases can include proceedings in the Licensing, Coroner's, Children's, Fair rents, Valuation Appeal Court, Police and Industrial Magistrates courts. The details recorded may include number of hearing; name of complainant; name of defendant; type of offence, breach of duty or cause of action; plea entered; adjudication and signature of magistrate; name of magistrate; conviction; amount of fine; amount paid; length of imprisonment and name of prison. Offences dealt with include assault; arrears of maintenance; child desertion; obscene language; unlawfully on a licensed premises; breach of the Aboriginal Protection and the Restriction of the sale of Opium Act 1897, Traffic Act, Liquor Act or Council By-laws and regulations.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 10661, Bench Record and Summons Books
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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