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SEAT OF GOVERNMENT
WHETHER VARIATION OF BOUNDARY DETAILS IN AGREEMENT TO GRANT LANDS APPROVED BY COMMONWEALTH AND STATE ACTS REQUIRES AMENDING LEGISLATION
R. R. Garran
29 September 1910
SEAT OF GOVERNMENT ACCEPTANCE ACT 1909, s.3 : SEAT OF GOVERNMENT SURRENDER ACT 1909 (N.S.W.). s. 5

In the agreement between the Commonwealth and the State of New South Wales in relation to the Seat of Government(1), it is, by clause 5, provided that the State shall grant to the Commonwealth without...

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TERRITORIAL WATERS
EXTENT OF CROWN RIGHTS : WHETHER INDIVIDUAL MAY HAVE EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS IN WATERS OF HARBOUR : WHETHER TRANSFER OF HARBOUR BY NATIVES EFFECTIVE
R. R. Garran
11 October 1910

The Secretary to the Department of External Affairs has forwarded the following memorandum to me for advice: The Solicitor, representing British interests in the New Hebrides has forwarded a copy of...

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BORROWING BY COMMONWEALTH
EXTENT OF TREASURER'S POWER TO ARRANGE ADVANCES FROM BANKS
W. M. Hughes
17 October 1910
AUDIT ACT 1901-1909, s. 20

The Treasurer has asked for my opinion as to whether section 20 of the Audit Act 1901-1909 gives the Treasurer power to arrange for bank overdrafts to an unlimited amount without further authority fro...

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NATURALIZATION
STATUS OF WOMAN. BORN A BRITISH SUBJECT. UPON MARRIAGE TO ALIEN : WHETHER STATUS MAY BE CHANGED DURING MARRIAGE
W. M. Hughes
07 November 1910
THE NATURALIZATION ACT 1870 (IMP.), s. 10

The Minister for External Affairs has submitted the following memorandum to me for advice: With reference to the opinions given by: Mr Attorney-General Isaacs on 29 March 1906(1); yourself on 2 June...

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QUARANTINE
WHETHER COMMONWEALTH MAY REQUIRE OWNER OR AGENT OF VESSEL PERFORMING QUARANTINE TO PROVIDE FREE PROVISIONS AND MEDICINES TO PASSENGERS : EFFECT OF REQUIREMENT ON RIGHTS OF OWNER AGAINST PAS
R. R. Garran
08 November 1910
CONSTITUTION, s. 51 (ix), (xxxixj : QUARANTINE ACT 1908, s. 59

The Comptroller-General of Customs has asked for advice as to whether there is any doubt as to the constitutionality of sub-section (3) of section 59 of the Quarantine Act 1908. Section 59 is as fol...

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CROWN DEBTS
WHETHER COMMONWEALTH HAS PREFERENCE IN RESPECT OF MONEYS DEPOSITED WITH BANK IN EVENT OF ITS INSOLVENCY : WHETHER STATE LEGIS
R. R. Garran
09 November 1910
BANKRUPTCY ACT 1898 (N.S.W.)

The Secretary to the Treasury has forwarded the following memorandum to me for an opinion: I have the honour to request that you will be good enough to favour me with an opinion as to whether, in th...

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ELECTORAL REPRESENTATION
POSITION OF RESIDENTS OF FEDERAL TERRITORIES PENDING PROVISION BY PARLIAMENT
W. M. Hughes
23 November 1910
CONSTITUTION, s. 122 : SEAT OF GOVERNMENT ACCEPTANCE ACT 1909 : NORTHERN TERRITORY ACCEPTANCE ACT 1910

The Minister for Home Affairs has referred the following minute by the Chief Electoral Officer to me for advice: I desire to bring under the Minister's notice that when the Northern Territory Accept...

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