Justice Department [record group]   (ACGS)
1828? - 1983?


GENERAL


This agency was created by Archives New Zealand to describe the records it holds that relate to the Justice Department. The major responsibilities of the Justice Department included administration of the various courts and prisons, judicial appointments, the provision of legal advice to government and responsibilty for legislation relating to justice.


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Location : Wellington
Record Group Reference : J  


Mandates

RELEVANT LEGISLATION
  • Attorney-General's Act 1866
  • Attorney-General's Act 1876
  • Capital Punishment Act 1950
  • Coroners Act 1858
  • Coroners Act 1867
  • Crimes Act 1908
  • Crimes Act 1961
  • Crimes Amendment Act 1910
  • Criminal Code Act 1893
  • Criminal Justice Act 1954
  • Criminal Justice Amendment Act (No.2) 1975
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Archives NZ description type : Agency (see more about description types)
Version Number: 4
Date Approved: 17/09/2012