Series S566 - CRIMINAL CALENDAR - COURT OF SESSIONS

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AU WA S566

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CRIMINAL CALENDAR - COURT OF SESSIONS

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  • 1923-01-01 - (Creation)

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AU WA A307 - BROOME CLERK OF COURTS (1893-01-01 -)

Administrative history

The magisterial district of West Kimberley was proclaimed in 1886 and the magisterial district of Broome was established in 1894 with corresponding adjustments to the boundaries of the West Kimberley district. In 1893 the Broome Local Court was constituted and from 1894 the Court of General Sessions was held in Broome.

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Calendar of criminal cases heard at each sitting of the Court of Sessions, Broome. Shows number of each case heard at a sitting, name of accused, offence, date committed, witnesses, finding, subpoenas issued, depositions filed, date of trial, plea, verdict, sentence, remarks. Also shows date of sitting, name of judge.

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Restricted 50 years from item closure

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Range Control Symbol = 1 -

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