Christchurch Magistrate's Court Mental Defectives Act files   (18534) Christchurch Magistrate's Court Mental Health Act files
1882? - current  range held: 1937 - 1948


GENERAL


These files relate to a range of powers to deal with persons who were deemed to be suffering from mental illness.


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Dates of Holdings : 1937 - 1948
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Christchurch Regional Office
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Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Lunatics Act 1882
  • Mental Defectives Act 1911
  • Mental Defectives Amendment Act 1914
  • Mental Defectives Amendment Act 1921-22
  • Mental Defectives Amendment Act 1928
  • Mental Defectives Amendment Act 1935
  • Mental Defectives Amendment Act 1950
  • Mental Defectives Amendment Act 1951
  • Mental Health Act 1969
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 4
Date Approved: 16/03/2018