AU WA A1849 - ROYAL COMMISSION TO INQUIRE INTO AND REPORT UPON BETTING ON HORSE RACING

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Royal Commission

Authorized form of name

ROYAL COMMISSION TO INQUIRE INTO AND REPORT UPON BETTING ON HORSE RACING

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A1849

Description area

Dates of existence

1959-06-18 - 1959-12-04

History

On 18 June 1959, G.C. Ligertwood was appointed as Royal Commissioner to inquire into and report upon betting within the State on horse racing in or beyond the State, including with respect to that subject matter, but without limiting its generality:

(a) characteristics, features and operation of existing legislation, and of control and administration thereunder;

(b) effects and influence of or under existing legislation, including the Betting Control Act 1954-1957, and the Bookmakers Betting Tax Act 1954-1956, upon bodies and persons interested in, or connected with, horse racing or betting thereon; and

(c) undesirable features, results and influences of, and practices and trends under, existing legislation, control, or administration;

and to make recommendation for legislative amendments or administrative improvements in relation to any of the foregoing matters.

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Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S4633 - REPORT

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1959-12-04 - 1959-12-04

Related unit of description

Series S4634 - TRANSCRIPTS OF EVIDENCE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1959-07-21 - 1959-10-16

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Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes