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Infant Life - Correspondence Register (R109979) 1897 - 1904

Item ID Agency Series Accession Record group Box / Item Sep Record no. Part Alternative no. Record type
R109979 BAAA 1961 A22 1 / a Text



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RECORD SERIES period responsible
1961
Correspondence Register - Infant Life Protection more detail…


The volume in this series is a register of correspondence relating to the inspection of licensed homes under the Infant Life Protection Acts of 1893 and 1896.  The Police Commissioner's Office was responsible for these inspections until the passing of the Infant Life Protection Act of 1907, when the Minister of Education took over responsibility


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1897 - 1904?

CONTROLLING AGENCY / DEPARTMENT period responsible
BAAA
Department of Education, Northern Regional Office more detail…

The Department of Education, Northern Regional Office administered the state system of education in the Auckland region.


unknown - 1964
AAAJ
New Zealand Police, National Headquarters more detail…


The New Zealand Police carried out functions such as keeping the peace, maintaining public safety, law enforcement, crime prevention, community support and reassurance, national security, and emergency management.



1897 - 1907?
ACKJ
Department of Education, Special and Industrial Schools Branch more detail…

Established in 1880, its principal function being responsibility for the welfare of children and young persons. Successive acts of law made the department responsible for: the adoption of children under twelve years of age; inspection of neglected children committed to industrial schools by the courts; overseeing the fostering out of children; prevention of cruelty towards and exploitation of children; protection of adopted infants (under two years) through licensing and inspection of foster homes; overseeing various industrial schools, orphanages, training farms, special schools for the disabled and probationary homes for children sentenced by the courts; and in 1918 legal guardianship of and responsibility for children orphaned by the influenza epidemic of 1918-1919.


1907? - 1925
AAAD
Department of Education, Head Office more detail…


The Education Department was established with responsibility for funding and auditing local Education Boards; training, examining, and classifying teachers, and determining educational standards. It subsequently acquired responsibility for a range of other educational functions, including national curricula; school publications; library services; Maori, technical, secondary and distance education, and some aspects of tertiary education.



The Education Department also administered a number of educational institutions, including Native or Maori Schools, Industrial and Reformatory Schools and the Sumner Institute for the Deaf and Dumb.



1925? - 1948?

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Date Approved: 26/07/2019