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Coroners Inquests - Case files - Hawkes Bay - Thornhill, Annie [Use MICRO U 5478] (R23720909) 1915 - 1915

Item ID Agency Series Accession Record group Box / Item Sep Record no. Part Alternative no. Record type
R23720909 ACGS 16231 J46 492 / COR1915/1 Text

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RECORD SERIES period responsible
16231
Coroners Inquests, case files [record group] more detail…


This series comprises coroners inquest case files for the whole of New Zealand.


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1844? - 1975?

CONTROLLING AGENCY / DEPARTMENT period responsible
ACGS
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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.



1844? - 1975?

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Access to this record has been restricted by Archives New Zealand for preservation reasons.

Access Statement:

1). Restrictions apply to Coroners reports and files

  • Coroners reports and files dating up to and including 1978 are restricted for 50 years from date of registration to protect personal privacy.

(For example a file registered in 1940 becomes open in 1991)

  • Coroners reports and files dating from 1979 to 30 June 2007 are restricted for 70 years from date of registration to protect personal privacy.
  • Coronial records (excluding indexes and registers referred to below) dating from the implementation of the Coroners Act 2006 (1 July 2007) onwards are restricted for 100 years from the date of file closure as many records contain highly sensitive medical information.

Coronial file indexes and registers are open access.

 

2). Preservation Conditions for Inquests 1963-75

Coroners  Inquests 1963-1975 are stored on microfilm  in a temperature controlled vault and must be brought to room temperature gradually. Consequently,  a microfilm must be ordered at least twenty four hours before it can be brought to the reading room for consultation. Viewing is subject to approval and is by appointment only.

 



Access Contacts:

1) For access to restricted coroners records please e-mail: coronial.information@justice.govt.nz., or write to the Information Advisor, Coronial Services Unit, Specialist Courts, SX11159, WELLINGTON

2 ) For further information regarding access to microfilmed Inquests (1963-75) please contact Research Services, Archives New Zealand PO Box 12 050 Wellington New Zealand  or e-mail:  research.archives@dia.govt.nz

 

 

 

 

 

 





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Date Approved: 19/04/2013