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Series ID20997
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TitleLegal Files (Crown Law)
Parent Series
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Start Date 11/11/1938
End Date 18/8/2009
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Legal Files of significant matters created by Crown Law

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Items Total Items: 7410
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System of Arrangement Files are listed by matter
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Creating Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
7339Solicitor General's Office II 11/11/1938 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 18/8/2009
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Access and Restrictions

Access Category30 Years
Access ProcedurePermission to access restricted material by responsible agency
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 8620
Department of Justice and Attorney-General (II)
Restriction DetailsDifferent Restricted Access Periods (RAPs) apply to some items in this series
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Subordinate Series

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Controlling Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
21074Legal Matters Index - Solicitor-General's Office 9/6/1977 19/9/1991
21075Records Registers - Solicitor-General's Office 9/6/1977 19/9/1991
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Related Series

Series IDTitleRelationship
18679Correspondence FilesSolicitor-General's Office legal matters
21076Index to Correspondence and Advices - Solicitor-General's OfficeSolicitor-General's Office legal matters
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Copyright Status

Copyright State of Queensland
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This series comprises Legal Files created by Crown Law.

Subjects of matters include compensation claims, banking and finance advice, agreements, copyright, land claims, heritage listing advice, Hague Convention applications, Care and Protection applications, appeals against misconduct, and death in custody. Each file includes a cover page with the matter name, client code, file number and date file closed. The client code is an alpha numeric code using the first 3 letters of the client agency followed by a number. For example ATT= Attorney General, COO=Coordinator General, ENV = Environment and Heritage, POL = Police, JAG = Justice.

Files may include correspondence and advice, client instructions, invoices and billing work sheets, file notes and copies of court documentation such as affidavits, oaths, briefs, orders, agreements and transcripts.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 20997, Legal Files (Crown Law)
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Last updated 9 September 2016
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0) ( )
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