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WAR GRATUITY: PRODUCTION OF COMMONWEALTH DOCUMENTS
CONFIDENTIAL EVIDENCE BEFORE WAR GRATUITY BOARD: WHETHER CAN BE WITHHELD ON GROUND OF PUBLIC POLICY
R. R. Garran
13 July 1921

The Chairman of the Central War Gratuity Board has forwarded for opinion the following memorandum: Your opinion is desired as to whether a War Gratuity Board can claim privilege in refusing to pr...

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REPATRIATION
POWER TO GRANT FREE PASSAGE TO FIANCEES OF MEMBERS OF AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE: WHETHER REPATRIATION COMMISSION CAN RESTRICT EXERCISE OF POWER
R. R. Garran
13 July 1921
AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS' REPATRIATION REGULATIONS 1920, regs 44, 116

The Minister for Repatriation has referred to me for advice the following minute together with the file of papers relating to the question raised in the minute: As I understand the point raised i...

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PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
DISMISSAL OF EMPLOYEE WHO GAVE EVIDENCE BEFORE SECTIONAL COMMITTEE: WHETHER AN OFFENCE
R. R. Garran
14 July 1921
COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE ACT 1913, ss. 26, 28, 29, 30

The Secretary to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works has requested advice as to the powers of the Committee in a case where a person who has given evidence before a Sectional Committe...

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QUARANTINE
VACCINATION OF STEVEDORES BY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: WHETHER COMMONWEALTH IS LIABLE FOR LOSS OF TIME
R. R. Garran
15 July 1921
QUARANTINE ACT 1908, ss. 18, 75

The Director-General of the Department of Health has forwarded me the following memorandum for advice: The s.s. Gracchus arrived in Melbourne on 7 April 1921, and was unloaded by stevedores working...

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NAVIGATION AND SHIPPING
WHETHER CARGO INCLUDES FREIGHT WHICH IS PROPERTY OF SHIPOWNER
R. R. Garran
15 July 1921
NAVIGATION ACT 1912, ss. 7, 423

The Comptroller-General of Customs has forwarded me the following memorandum for advice: The question has arisen as to whether an unlicensed ship can carry, between Commonwealth ports, goods the bona ...

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COMMONWEALTH IMMUNITY FROM STATE LAWS
WHETHER STATE STAMP DUTY IS PAYABLE ON DOCUMENTS EXECUTED BY WAR SERVICE HOMES COMMISSION
R. R. Garran
19 July 1921

As regards the documents referred to in paragraphs (b) and (e) of your minute of 27 June 1921(1), I am very doubtful, in view of the decisions of the High Court in the cases of Commonwealth v. New Sou...

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CRIMINAL LAW
PROPOSED COMMONWEALTH OFFENCE IN RELATION TO DAMAGE TO ANY RAILWAY TUNNEL, BRIDGE, VIADUCT OR OTHER FACILITIES: WHETHER STATE LAW WOULD BE DISPLACED
R. R. Garran
20 July 1921
CONSTITUTION, s. 109

The Acting Secretary to the Representatives of the Government in the Senate has forwarded for advice the following memorandum: During the debate in committee of the Senate in connection with clause...

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PUBLIC SERVICE ARBITRATION
WHETHER NORTHERN TERRITORY PUBLIC SERVANTS MUST JOIN ONE REGISTERED ASSOCIATION: JURISDICTION OF COMMONWEALTH COURT OF CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION OVER PUBLIC SERVANTS: CROWN NOT BOUND BY STATUTES UNLESS NAMED
R. R. Garran
20 July 1921
COMMONWEALTH CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION ACT 1904, ss. 4, 19: ARBITRATION (PUBLIC SERVICE) ACT 1911: ARBITRATION (PUBLIC SERVICE) ACT 1920, ss. 3, 4, 11: PUBLIC SERVICE ORDINANCE 1913 (NT.)

The Secretary, Home and Territories Department, forwards the following memorandum for advice: The following telegram has been received from the Administrator of the Northern Territory, Darwin: Ste...

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COMMONWEALTH IMMUNITY FROM STATE LAWS
BILLS OF LADING ISSUED TO COMMONWEALTH: WHETHER LIABLE TO STATE STAMP DUTY
R. R. Garran
20 July 1921
CONSTITUTION, s. 114: STAMP DUTIES ACT 1920 (N.S.W.), s. 54 (2)

The Secretary, Department of Defence, has asked for advice as to the attitude that Department should adopt in view of the refusal of certain shipping companies to execute unstamped bills of lading for...

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COMMONWEALTH IMMUNITY FROM STATE LAWS
STATE LAW PROHIBITING DEALINGS IN BANK ACCOUNT OF DECEASED PERSON WITH CERTIFICATE FROM STAMP COMMISSIONER: WHETHER APPLICABLE TO COMMONWEALTH SAVINGS BANK: STAMP DUTY ON WITHDRAWAL FORMS USED IN SAVINGS BANK BUSINESS
R. R. Garran
20 July 1921
CONSTITUTION, s. 109: COMMONWEALTH BANK ACT 1911, s. 44: STAMP DUTIES ACT 1898 (N.S.W.), Second Schedule: STAMP DUTIES (AMENDMENT) ACT 1914 (N.S.W.). Schedule 1: STAMP DUTIES ACT 1920 (N.S.W.), Second Schedule

The Secretary to the Treasury has submitted to me for advice the following letters from the Governor of the Commonwealth Bank: I forward herewith a copy of the New South Wales Stamp Duties Act No. ...

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