State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department for Culture and the Arts.

AU WA A681 - ROTTNEST ISLAND BOARD OF MANAGEMENT

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Statutory Authority

Authorized form of name

ROTTNEST ISLAND BOARD OF MANAGEMENT

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A681

Description area

Dates of existence

1956-07-24 - 1988-05-29

History

Section 3, subsection 4 of the Parks and Reserves Act 1895-1955 provided legislative scope for the the Rottnest Island Board of Control became a Body Corporate on 24 July 1956.

The Rottnest Island Board of Control became the Rottnest Island Board of Management "with power to sue and be sued in its corporate name, to acquire, hold, lease and dispose of real and personal property, to borrow money with the approval of the Governor and to do and permit to be done all things which are required by the Act to the be done by the Board...".

The Board continued to operate until 1988 at which time it became the Rottnest Island Authority came into being.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Permanent Reserves Act 1899; Parks and Reserves Act 1895-1955

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A682 - ROTTNEST ISLAND AUTHORITY (1988-05-30 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A682

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1988-05-30 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1405 - ROTTNEST ISLAND BOARD OF CONTROL (1917-05-13 - 1956-07-23)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1405

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1956-07-24 -

Description of relationship

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S1405 - MANAGER'S REPORTS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1959-01-02 - 1988-05-29

Related unit of description

Series S1456 - MANAGERS REPORTS (Draft)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1959-12-16 - 1980-02-20

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes