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DEFENCE
WHETHER COMMONWEALTH HAS POWER TO CONTROL PORTS AND HARBOURS : ENFORCEMENT OF REGULATIONS AGAINST CIVILIANS IN PEACE AND WAR
R. R. Garran
31 July 1911
DEFENCE ACT 1903-1910, ss. 63, 82, 124

The Secretary to the Department of Defence has referred the following letter from the Secretary to the Department of the Interior of the Union of South Africa to me for any information this Department...

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FREED0M 0F INTERSTATE TRADE : INCONSISTENCY
WHETHER STATE PROHIBITION OF IMPORTATION OF PLANTS FROM OTHER STATES VALID : WHETHER COMMONWEALTH QUARANTINE LAW EXCLUDES STATE RESTRICTIONS : AUTHORITY OF STATE MINISTER TO IMPORT GOODS CONTRARY TO COMMONWEALTH LAW
W. M. Hughes
01 August 1911
CONSTITUTION, ss. 92, 109 : QUARANTINE ACT 1908 : THE DISEASES IN PLANTS ACT OF 1896 (QLD)

The Minister for Customs has referred the following minute by the Director of Quarantine to me for advice: Both in Queensland and New South Wales there appears a desire to impose quarantine restr...

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SUPPLY
WHETHER COMMONWEALTH MAY ARRANGE WITH BANK TO PAY CREDITORS PENDING PASSING OF
W. M. Hughes
09 August 1911
CONSTITUTION, s. 83 : AUDIT ACT 1901-1906. ss. 31. 57

The Treasurer asks to be advised on the question raised in the following memorandum: As it seems certain that the amount of £.200,000 voted as an advance to the Treasurer in the 'Special Suppl...

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H0USE OF REPRESENTATIVES
EFFECT OF RACIAL DISQUALIFICATIONS FOR VOTING IN RECKONING QUOTA : WHETHER RESIDENTS OF TERRITORIES INCLUDED IN PEOPLE OF COMMONWEALTH
W. M. Hughes
10 August 1911
CONSTITUTION, ss. 24. 25. III. 122. 127 : REPRESENTATION ACT 1905 : PARLIAMEN

The Minister for Home Affairs has referred the following memorandum by the Chief Electoral Officer to me for advice: In connection with the action to be taken under the Representation Act 1905 as...

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ROYAL ASSENT
PROCEDURE FOR DATING AND SIGNING ORDINANCES OF TERRITORIES
R. R. Garran
30 August 1911
PAPUA ACT 1905, s. 38

The Secretary to the Department of External Affairs has forwarded the following despatch from the Lieutenant-Governor of Papua to me for advice: I have the honour to request that I be informed whethe...

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COPYRIGHT
WHETHER REQUIREMENT THAT PUBLISHERS DEPOSIT COPIES OF BOOKS WITH LIBRARY IS INCIDENTAL TO
R. R. Garran
22 September 1911
CONSTITUTION, s.Sl (xviii), (xxxix) : COPYRIGHT ACT 1905. s. 75

The Secretary to the Prime Minister has referred the following letter to me for consideration: By sub-section (4) of section 75 of the Copyright Act 1905, it is enacted that one copy of each book del...

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DUAL NATIONALITY
STATUS OF PERSON BORN IN AUSTRALIA OF ALIEN PARENTS : EXTENT OF BRITISH PROTECTION : LIABILITY TO PERFORM MILITARY SERVICE IN FOREIGN STATE
R. R. Garran
27 September 1911
THE NATURALIZATION ACT 1870 (IMP.), s. 4

On 31 January 1911(1) I gave the opinion to the Secretary, Department of Defence, that the two sons of Mr A.B. were British subjects, and liable to military training under section 125 of the Defence A...

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TRADE DESCRIPTION
WHETHER INCLUDES GRADE MARK : WHETHER GOODS INTENDED FOR EXPORT MAY BE GRADE MARKED
R. R. Garran
24 October 1911
COMMERCE (TRADE DESCRIPTIONS) ACT 1905, ss. 3. 14

The following memorandum has been referred by the Comptroller-General of Customs to me for advice: In regard to the question that has been raised as to the Department's power to grade and mark butter...

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FINES AND PENALTIES
WHETHER FINES IMPOSED BY STATE COURTS FOR OFFENCES AGAINST COMMONWEALTH LAW BELONG TO COMMONWEALTH OR STATE : PROCEDURE FOR PAYMENT OF FINES TO COMMONWEALTH
R. R. Garran
09 December 1911
DEFENCE ACT 1903-1910

The Secretary to the Department of Defence has forwarded to me for opinion the following memorandum: Would you kindly cause this Department to be favoured with an opinion in respect of the followi...

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PRODUCTION OF COMMONWEALTH DOCUMENTS
WHETHER PROPER FOR APPLICATION FOR INVALID PENSION BY PERSON CLAIMING COMPENSATION FOR INJURY ON STATE RAILWAYS TO BE SHOWN TO STATE CROWN SOLICITOR
W. M. Hughes
18 December 1911
INVALID AND OLD-AGE PENSIONS ACT 1908-1909

The Prime Minister has asked for my opinion whether he should allow the State Crown Solicitor to see the papers of an applicant for an invalid pension. The State Crown Solicitor wishes to see the pape...

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