AU WA A1856 - ROYAL COMMISSION INTO ALLEGED CASES OF BRUTALITY AT THE CLAREMONT MENTAL HOSPITAL

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Royal Commission

Authorized form of name

ROYAL COMMISSION INTO ALLEGED CASES OF BRUTALITY AT THE CLAREMONT MENTAL HOSPITAL

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Description identifier

AU WA A1856

Description area

Dates of existence

1950-03-20 - 1950-05-02

History

On 20 March 1950, Adrian Herbert Curlewis was appointed Royal Commissioner to inquire into and report upon:

1) Alleged cases of brutality at the Claremont Mental Hospital, as published by the "Sunday Times" newspaper in its issues of the 12th and 19th February, 1950, including the facts and circumstances of each case and the persons (if any) involved.

2) In relation to the foregoing, any remedial or punitive action recommended.

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Internal structures/genealogy

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Relationships area

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S4657 - REPORT

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1950-05-02 - 1950-05-02

Related unit of description

Series S4658 - TRANSCRIPT OF EVIDENCE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1950-03-27 - 1950-04-06

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Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

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Archivist's notes