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Series ID17425
Previous System LocationB/3391-B/3409; RSI13983
TitleBench Record and Summons Books
Parent Series
This series does not have a parent series.
Start Date 17/5/1910
End Date 25/5/1978
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

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Items Total Items: 19
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Departmental NumbersN/A
System of Arrangement Chronological by hearing date and numerical by number of hearing
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Creating Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
1220Court of Petty Sessions, Mareeba 17/5/1910 31/12/1964
1335Magistrates Court, Mareeba 31/12/1964 25/5/1978
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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
17423Registers of Summons and Arrest Cases
16984Summons Book
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Copyright State of Queensland
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These books were used to record the particulars of cases heard in the Mareeba Court of Petty Sessions and Mareeba Magistrates Court. Cases include hearings in the Industrial Magistrates, Coroner's, Licensing, Valuation, Children's and Summons courts. Details recorded include: number of hearing and date; name of complainant and defendant; type of offence, breach of duty or cause of action; plea - if any; adjudication and magistrate's signature. There are applications for slaughtering, hawker and pedlar, auctioneer, commission agent and liquor licenses. Offences dealt with include: theft, assualt, obscene language, arrears of maintenance and child desertion; breaches of the Traffic Acts, State Transport Facilities Acts, Health Act, Commonwealth Electoral Act, Workers' Compensation Acts, National Service Act, Liquor Acts, Stock Returns Act of 1892, Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act, Slaughtering Act, Wages Acts, Diseases in Stock Acts, Firearms Licenses Act, Excise Acts and Profiteering Prevention Acts of 1948 - 1954.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 17425, Bench Record and Summons Books
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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