This record (R7420222) is held in Archives New Zealand, Christchurch Office


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Title Years
Application for Order of Adoption (R7420222) 1941 - 1941

Item ID Agency Series Accession Record group Box / Item Sep Record no. Part Alternative no. Record type
R7420222 CAHS 18808 CH973 Box 22 / 154 Text



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RECORD SERIES period responsible
18808
Akaroa adoption orders more detail…


Court files containing applications for adoption and supporting documentation.


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unknown - unknown

CONTROLLING AGENCY / DEPARTMENT period responsible
CBET
Akaroa Magistrate's Court more detail…

Akaroa's first resident magistrate arrived in the region in 1840, in order to represent British sovereignty in the face of imminent French settlement there. The magistrates' courts, known until 1893 as resident magistrates' courts, constituted the lowest rung on the New Zealand court hierarchy and had a combined civil and criminal jurisdiction. The Court's registrar undertook a number of other government functions, including the registration of births, deaths and marriages. It was closed in 1979.


unknown - 1979
CAHS
Christchurch District Court more detail…


The Christchurch District [formerly 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.



1980 - 2004

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Version Number: 15
Date Approved: 12/02/2019