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Series ID20884
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TitleReference Material, Working Files and Legal Advice - Judges Inquiry (Vasta and Pratt)
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Start Date 7/3/1988
End Date 28/4/2001
Date Statement The Inquiry dates are 17/8/1988 to 8/8/1989.
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Abstract

Reference material, working files and legal advice by Crown Law regarding the Parliamentary Judges Commission of Inquiry - Vasta and Pratt

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
7339Solicitor General's Office II 7/3/1988 23/10/1989
8782Crown Solicitor's Office III 23/10/1989 1/5/1991
8783Crown Law (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) 1/5/1991 28/4/2001
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Access Category100 Years
Access ProcedurePermission to access restricted material by responsible agency
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Agency ID: 8620
Department of Justice and Attorney-General (II)
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Series IDTitleRelationship
20882Hansard [Parliamentary Debates] - Judges Inquiry (Vasta and Pratt)Both series relate to advice to the Inquiry
20881Reports - Judges Inquiry (Vasta and Pratt)Both series relate to advice to the Inquiry
20883Transcripts of Proceedings - Judges Inquiry (Vasta and Pratt)Both series relate to advice to the Inquiry
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Records in this series are files that contain information related to the Parliamentary Judges Commission of Inquiry (Vasta and Pratt), consulted and/or created by the Solicitor General's Office and subsequently the Crown Solicitor's Office and then Crown Law, to inform legal advice provided. Some subjects include: correspondence, costs and fees, files on persons of interest, research and authorities, addresses to Parliament, subpoenas, references to Fitzgerald Inquiry, other court cases, etc.

The actual legal advice refers to funding and payment of legal representation costs, effects on High Court Judgments, question on Sub Judice Rule and Criminal Trial of Vasta, question on the dismissal of Vasta as a Supreme Court Judge, and admissibility of Hansard record of Vasta's address to Parliament on 7 June1989.
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Queensland State Archives Series ID 20884, Reference Material, Working Files and Legal Advice - Judges Inquiry (Vasta and Pratt)
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Last updated 9 September 2016
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0) ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/ )
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