Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA1046
Title: EVANDALE LOWER COURTS
Start Date: 01 Jan 1837
End Date: 17 Jul 1989
Description:

The administration of justice in minor civil and criminal matters in the district of Evandale. The local magistrate/Justices also presided over hearings in the Childrens and Licensing Courts.

By 1989 with the establishment of the Magistrates Court of Tasmania, there were only four local courts remaining, Burnie, Devonport, Launceston & Hobart. Some rural areas were serviced by the Local Court on Circuit from one of these four courts.

Information Sources:

Website Department of Justice 2006

Records Section Department of Justice 2006

Legislation Administered:

Legislation Creating:

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Functions Performed:
13 JUSTICE AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION [1]
Controlling Agencies:
TA1032 MAGISTRACY AND LOWER COURTS ADMINISTRATION BRANCH 01 Jan 1860 17 Jul 1989
Series Created By Agency:
AB232  RECORD OF CONVICTIONS. 01 Jan 1835 31 Dec 1859
AB226  PROCEEDINGS AND CORRESPONDENCE INTO INQUESTS. 01 Jan 1837 31 Dec 1867
AB227  DEPOSITIONS. 01 Jan 1839 31 Dec 1922
AB293  SIGNED RECORD OF INDIVIDUAL CASES HEARD IN PETTY SESSIONS 01 Jan 1840 28 Feb 1850
LC137  RECORD OF CASES HEARD IN PETTY SESSIONS. 01 Jul 1841 31 Jul 1979
AB229  MISCELLANEOUS SUMMONSES (FRAGMENTS). 01 Jan 1847 31 Dec 1858
AB224  APPLICATIONS AND CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSE LICENCES. 01 Jan 1848 31 Dec 1864
AB231  JURY LISTS. 01 Jan 1849 31 Dec 1852
AB230  RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS IN QUARTER SESSIONS. 01 Jan 1857 31 Dec 1867
AB228  PROCEEDINGS IN APPEAL BY JOSHUA PECK AND OTHERS AGAINST THE BREADALBANE ROAD TRUSTEES. 23 Oct 1857 23 Oct 1857
AB225  CORRESPONDENCE RE PROPERTY VALUATION ACT. 01 Jan 1858 31 Dec 1859
AE178  WARRANT, JUDGEMENT AND SUMMONS BOOK 01 Jan 1908 31 Dec 1979
LC138  REGISTER OF FEES AND FINES LEVIED IN COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. 01 Jan 1925 31 May 1957
LC136  REGISTRAR'S RECORD OF ACTIONS FOR RECOVERY OF MONEY IN MINOR COURTS. 01 Jan 1929 30 Jun 1979
AE179  REGISTER OF FEES AND FINES LEVIED IN GENERAL SESSIONS AND COURT OF REQUESTS 01 Jul 1943 31 Jul 1979
LC619  INDEX TO CASES HEARD IN PETTY SESSIONS AND CHILDRENS COURT. 01 Jan 1949 31 Dec 1966
LC618  RECORD OF CASES HEARD IN CHILDREN'S COURT. 01 Aug 1965 31 Jul 1978