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Series ID5750
Previous System LocationSCT/CG1-282, PRV11642, PRV11643; TR1953/1, TR1952/1, TR1838/4, TR1884/1, PRV14869; SRS5750
TitleMiscellaneous Files (proceedings started otherwise than by Writ) Supreme Court, Brisbane
Parent Series
This series does not have a parent series.
Start Date 15/4/1857
End Date 6/10/2007
Date Statement Start and end dates are taken from dates on documents within the files, but the files were created approximately 1857 - 1995
Date Notes N/A

Files of civil proceedings of the Supreme Court, Southern District, Brisbane grouped together as "miscellaneous"

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Items Total Items: 205
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Departmental Numbers1-694 (1857-1883); 1-1794 (June 1883-1897); annual running number (1897 onwards) to 1032/2004
System of Arrangement The files are generally arranged chronologically, grouped by year with an index at the beginning of each year providing names and numbers of the year's miscellaneous files.
How To Use Series Access to this series is through the Registers of Miscellaneous Files (controlling series 540), but from 1985 files are listed by name.

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
1163Supreme Court, Moreton Bay 15/4/1857 10/12/1859
4628Supreme Court of Queensland 10/12/1859 30/6/1874
191Supreme Court, Southern District, Brisbane 30/6/1874 6/10/2007
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Access Category100 Years
Access ProcedurePermission to access restricted material by responsible agency
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 4628
Supreme Court of Queensland
Restriction DetailsN/A
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The files in this series refer to proceedings started other than by writ and are entitled "Miscellaneous" by the Supreme Court.

The series can include files dealing with: Deed Polls (the document by which a person may state the change of her / his name); Certificates of Disability; Power of Attorney (document under which one person, i.e. the principal, empowers another i.e. the attorney, to act in his or her place in the conduct of his or her legal affairs); Certificate and Recognizance (an obligation entered into by a person, before an authorised body or person, under which they promise to do, or refrain from doing, a particular thing); Bill of Costs (a statement or account of the fees, charges, and disbursements sent by a solicitor to a client); Decisions from the Land Board and Land Court; Proof of Debt; Commissions of Queen's Counsels, etc.

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Queensland State Archives Series ID 5750, Miscellaneous Files (proceedings started otherwise than by Writ) Supreme Court, Brisbane
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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