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SPECIAL APPROPRIATION
WHETHER PROVISION FOR GRANT OF PAY ON RETIREMENT AMOUNTS TO
R. R. Garran
23 August 1912
COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC SERVICE ACT 1902-1911, s. 71

The Secretary to the Treasury has referred the following memorandum to me for opinion: With reference to section 6 of the Commonwealth Public Service Act 1911 which reads as follows, I shall be gla...

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ELECTORAL DISTRIBUTION
WHETHER PROPER FOR COMMISSIONERS TO CONSIDER MATTERS EXTRANEOUS TO THOSE PROVIDED FOR BY LAW
R. R. Garran
23 August 1912
COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL ACT 1902-1911, s. 16

The Secretary to the Department of Home Affairs has submitted the following minute by the Chief Electoral Officer, and the telegram accompanying it, to this De-partment for advice. The minute is as ...

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STATUTORY RULES
EFFECT OF PASSING EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES FOR MAKING : ABSENCE OF GOVERNOR-GENERAL : PRACTICE IN REGARD TO DATING
R. R. Garran
27 August 1912

The Secretary to the Department of Defence has forwarded the following memor-andum to me for advice: I should be glad to be favoured with an opinion relative to the accompanying copies of Order in C...

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R0YAL ASSENT
EFFECT OF PURPORTED ASSENT TO ORDINANCE NOT DULY PASSED
R. R. Garran
28 August 1912
PAPUA ACT 1905, s. 38

The Secretary to the Department of External Affairs has forwarded the following memorandum for advice: I enclose 'Supply Ordinance (No. 1) 1912-1913' being IX of 1912 (Papua) and also the proceedin...

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ELECTORAL ENROLMENT
CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH RESIDENTS OF TERRITORIES MAY BE ENROLLED : WHETHER POLLING PLACES MAY BE APPOINTED IN TERRITORIES
W. M. Hughes
04 September 1912
COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL ACT 1902-1911, ss. 25, 31

The Minister for Home Affairs has submitted the following questions to me for advice: Whether polling booths may be appointed under the provisions of the Common-wealth Electoral Act, in the Norther...

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SEAT 0F GOVERNMENT
WHETHER OFFICERS MAY BE APPOINTED UNDER ORDINANCE TO COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC SERVICE : WHETHER OFFICERS APPOINTED UNDER ORDINANCE FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF TERRITORY MAY ADMINISTER ACTS
W. M. Hughes
05 September 1912
COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC SERVICE ACT 1902-1911, ss. 2. 3, 15, 16 : SEAT OF GOVERNMENT (ADMINISTRATION) ACT 1910. s. 12 : NORTHERN TERRITORY (ADMINISTRATION) ACT 1910, s.4

The following memorandum has been referred to me by direction of the Minister for Home Affairs for advice: With the object of giving effect to your instructions for the establishment of the Seat of...

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PREFERENCE TO ONE STATE OVER ANOTHER STATE
WHETHER PROPOSED TELEGRAPHIC SERVICE LIMITED TO CERTAIN OFFICES AMOUNTS TO
R. R. Garran
17 September 1912
CONSTITUTION, ss. 51 (v), 99

The Secretary, Postmaster-General's Department, asks for advice on the question raised in the following memorandum: I am to inform you it is proposed to introduce into the Commonwealth a system ...

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TRADE AND COMMERCE
WHETHER COMMONWEALTH HAS POWER TO ESTABLISH INTERSTATE TRADE AND MAIL SERVICE
W. M. Hughes
18 September 1912
CONSTITUTION, s. 51 (i), (v)

The question whether the Commonwealth has constitutional power to conduct an interstate mail and trade service between Tasmania and the mainland has been re-ferred to me for advice by direction of the...

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PUBLIC SERVANT
WHETHER COMMONWEALTH LIABLE TO GRANT FURLOUGH : CRITERIA FOR EXERCISE OF DISCRETION
W. M. Hughes
18 September 1912
COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC SERVICE ACT 1902-1911, s. 71

Mr A.B., lately a clerk in the Telegraph Branch of the G.P.O. Sydney, retired after twenty-nine years' service. It is stated that he has a clean record. On retirement he was allowed one month's furlou...

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TREATIES
CRITERIA FOR ADHERENCE WITH RESERVATIONS
R. R. Garran
30 September 1912

A despatch has been received from the Secretary of State for the Colonies for-warding copies of the International Sanitary Convention of 1912 signed at Paris(1) and requesting information as to whethe...

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