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Title Years
JACOBSON James William (R22951294) 1961 - 1961

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Item ID Agency Series Accession Record group Box / Item Sep Record no. Part Alternative no. Record type
R22951294 AAOG 23650 W3559 840 / 213/61 Text



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RECORD SERIES period responsible
23650
Wanganui probates [third sequence] more detail…


This series contains probate files created by the Wanganui Supreme/High Court.


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1893 - current

CONTROLLING AGENCY / DEPARTMENT period responsible
ABCG
Whanganui High Court more detail…

The role of the Wanganui High Court, previously known as the Supreme 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. Other court business included the administration of:



Writs of Sale

Chattels and other loan agreements

Taxation registration

Mortgage sales and property ratings

Offenders legal aid

Land valuation proceedings


Other miscellaneous court business including companies winding up, aged and infirm persons, matrimonal property applications, changes of name by deed poll, criminal and civil appeals, domestic appeals, and applications by solicitors for admission to the bar. This business was also known as agency cases.


1893 - current
AAOG
Whanganui District Court more detail…


The Wanganui District Court was one of 66 District Courts throughout New Zealand and was a part of the Ministry of Justice.  Its role was to administer criminal cases, except for those of a serious nature, which were administered by High Courts, and civil cases up to $200,000.  More serious cases were heard in High Courts.  District Courts also administered Disputes Tribunals, Tenancy Tribunals, Family Courts and Youth Courts.



1990 - 1990

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Version Number: 4
Date Approved: 11/02/2019