Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA1082
Title: WYNYARD LOWER COURTS
Start Date: 01 Jan 1867
End Date: 17 Jul 1989
Description:

The administration of justice in minor civil and criminal matters in the district of Wynyard. The local magistrate/Justices also presided over cases in the Childrens and Licensing Courts and heard appeals under the Assessment Act.

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:
LC543  RECORD OF CASES HEARD IN PETTY SESSIONS. 01 Jan 1867 31 Jul 1978
LC548  MINUTES OF MEETINGS OF THE LICENSING BENCH. 01 Jan 1867 31 Dec 1921
LC575  MINUTES OF ANNUAL AND OTHER MEETINGS OF JUSTICES - (INCOMPLETE). 01 Jan 1868 31 Dec 1918
LC539  REGISTER OF THE RECEIPT AND ISSUE OF BAILIFF'S SUMMONSES. 01 Sep 1872 31 Jan 1936
LC536  REGISTRAR'S RECORD OF ACTIONS FOR THE RECOVERY OF MONEY IN MINOR COURTS. 01 Oct 1872 30 Jun 1967
LC625  REGISTRAR'S RECORD OF THE EXECUTION OF WARRANTS. 01 Jul 1884 31 Dec 1969
LC537  REGISTER OF JUDGEMENT SUMMONSES ENTERED. 01 Jan 1886 31 Dec 1977
LC538  REGISTER OF EXECUTION OF BAILIFF'S WARRANTS. 01 Dec 1886 30 Jun 1966
LC72  REGISTER OF APPEALS UNDER THE ASSESSMENT ACTS 1887 AND 1911. 01 Jan 1889 31 Dec 1950
LC541  REGISTRAR'S CASH BOOK. 01 Feb 1892 31 Mar 1974
LC544  SUMMONS BOOK. 01 Oct 1894 28 Feb 1938
LC547  REGISTER OF FEES AND FINES LEVIED IN COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. 01 Jan 1908 31 Aug 1935
LC540  REGISTER OF FEES PAYABLE IN COURTS OF REQUESTS AND GENERAL SESSIONS. 01 Apr 1908 31 Mar 1955
LC626  RECORD OF CASES HEARD IN CHILDREN'S COURT. 06 Mar 1912 31 Dec 1973
LC542  MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS OF PROCESS ISSUED OUT OF THE COURT OF REQUESTS. 01 Jan 1938 28 Feb 1943
LC545  MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS OF THE COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS [SRD]. 01 Aug 1939 31 Aug 1939
LC546  MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS RELATING TO HEARINGS IN THE CHILDREN'S COURT. 01 Oct 1943 31 Oct 1943
LC622  INDEX TO PLAINTS. 01 Jan 1957 31 Dec 1972
LC633  REGISTER OF GARNISHEE ORDERS ISSUED. 01 Jan 1957 31 Dec 1971