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Dunedin Magistrate's Court - Index to Dunedin Maintenance Order Guard Book Orders (4353 - 6252) [a transcript of this item (DAAC/D183/1) should be consulted in preference to the original, due to its fragile condition] (R18765137) c.1948 - 1966

Item ID Agency Series Accession Record group Box / Item Sep Record no. Part Alternative no. Record type
R18765137 DAAC D137 85 / a Text

Former archives ref
DAAC/D137/48d



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ACCESSION period responsible
D137
Magistrate's Court, Dunedin - Maintenance, Adoption and Foreign Order Guard Books, Minute Books, and Otago Land Valuation Tribunal Case Files more detail…
c.1917 - 1985

CONTROLLING AGENCY / DEPARTMENT period responsible
DAHY
Dunedin Land Valuation Court more detail…

The Dunedin Land Valuation Court was responsible for administering claims for compensation under various land acts, applications for sale or lease of land, and appeals or objections against land valuations.


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DADT
Dunedin District Court more detail…


The Dunedin District Court (formerly the Resident Magistrate's Court and Magistrate's Court) had a combined civil and criminal jurisdiction. The District (Magistrate's) Courts constituted the lowest rung on the New Zealand court hierarchy.



 



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DAAC
Dunedin High Court more detail…


The role of the Dunedin High Court was to try the more serious criminal and civil cases, to administer the probating of wills, the hearing of divorce cases and bankruptcy cases as well as a number of other duties including maintaining criminal registers, miscellaneous registers, Writs of Sale and Chattels.



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Access to this record has been restricted by Archives New Zealand for preservation reasons, and by the Agency due to the content of the record.

Access Statement:

Land Valuation Tribunal case files are restricted for 60 years from the date of last paper.

Maintenance records are restricted for 100 years from the date of last entry.

Adoption Order Guard Books and Dunedin Magistrate's Court Minute Books are indefinitely restricted under the Adoption Act 1955, section 23.

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Version Number: 6
Date Approved: 24/04/2013