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Series ID5720
Previous System LocationSCT/CV1-14 (PRV 11665/1); SRS5720
TitleWrits of Prohibition
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Start Date Circa 1/1/1857
End Date Circa 31/12/1900
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Supreme Court, Brisbane records of civil proceedings

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Items Total Items: 14
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Departmental Numbers1/1857-146/1878; 1/1879-111/1900
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Agency IDTitleFromTo
1163Supreme Court, Moreton Bay 1/1/1857 10/12/1859
4628Supreme Court of Queensland 10/12/1859 30/6/1874
191Supreme Court, Southern District, Brisbane 30/6/1874 31/12/1900
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Access Category30 Years
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Agency ID: 4628
Supreme Court of Queensland
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Series IDTitleFromTo
5721Indexes to Writs of Prohibition 1/1/1859 31/12/1900
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The CCH Macquarie Dictionary of Law, Revised ed. , 2000, p.138.
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A writ of prohibition is a "prerogative writ issued by a superior court directing a lower court, tribunal, public authority or official to desist from or not to commence some action, on the grounds of denial of natural justice, jurisdictional error, or ultra vires (an exceeding of legal powers)".
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Queensland State Archives Series ID 5720, Writs of Prohibition
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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