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River Murray Commission
powers and/or responsibilities of River Murray Commission with regard to lands required for purposes of River Murray Agreement: valuation of and compensation for land acquired
Geo. S. Knowles
18 February 1930
River Murray Waters Act 1915 (NSW) s 15: Public Works Act 1912 (NSW) ss 39, 124: River Murray Waters Act 1915 (Vic) ss 15, 17: Water Act 1915 (Vic) Part VI, ss 256, 282

The Secretary, River Murray Commission, has forwarded to me the following communication for advice: I have been directed to submit to you the appended copy of a letter from the Hon. the Premie...

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Unemployment Insurance Scheme
unemployment insurance scheme: power of Commonwealth Parliament: power to take over state labour bureaus: inclusion of State employees in Commonwealth unemployment insurance scheme: interaction with any State scheme of industrial assurance
R. R. Garran
05 March 1930
constitution s 51(xxxv)

Referring to my Opinion of 3 February(1) last (No. 12 of 1930) the Prime Minister asks to be further advised: as to the power of the Commonwealth Parliament, in relation to an unemployment ins...

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Customs
customs: ‘indecent or obscene’: tendency to corrupt and deprave
R. R. Garran
05 May 1930
Customs Act 1901 s 52 ( c )

The question on which I am asked to advise is whether this book(1) is ‘indecent or obscene’ so as to be a prohibited import within the meaning of the Customs Act, section 52(c). This i...

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Price control for wine grapes
power of commonwealth to control price of grapes for wine for domestic consumption: power to forbid interstate carriage of wine without licence: imposition of condition on licence that price prescribed for payment for grapes for bounty on exported wines be paid for grapes
R. R. Garran
13 May 1930
Dried Fruits Act 1928: Wine Export Bounty Act 1924: constitution s 92

Mr. Gunn, of the Development and Migration Commission, forwards the following memorandum for advice: The Commonwealth Government has granted to the Wine Industry for a period of five years a b...

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Alteration of the Constitution
alteration of the constitution: commencement of three month interval before second passage of bill rejected by other house: ‘fails to pass’: ‘passes’: whether minimum interval required to elapse before submission to referendum of proposed law not passed by both Houses: manner of taking vote
W. Harrison Moore
17 May 1930
constitution ss 51(xxxix), 57, 128: Referendum (Constitution Alteration) Act 1928 ss 5, 6A

We are asked to advise on a number of questions arising directly or indirectly out of section 128 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth. We have found the first question by far the most difficult, a...

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Insurance
whether Insurance power confers right to limit classes of insurers and insured: power of states to legislate in respect of prohibited or excluded classes: inconsistency: commonwealth legislation covering the field
R. R. Garran
29 May 1930
constitution ss 51(xiv), (xxxix), 109: Life assurance Companies Act 1905

The Leader of the Government in the Senate has submitted the following questions to me for advice: Whether the power to make laws for the peace, order and good government of the Commonwealth w...

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State Stamp Duty
validity of state stamp duty on salary of officers and employees of the Commonwealth: validity of state super (income) tax on salary of officers and employees of the Commonwealth
R. R. Garran
16 June 1930
Stamps (Unemployment Relief) Act 1930 (Vic): UnemployMENT Relief Act 1930 (Vic): Income Tax Act 1928 (Vic

The Secretary, Department of Works and Railways asks for advice on the questions set out in the following memorandum: The following communication which has been received from the Works Directo...

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State Stamp Duty
victorian state stamp duty: validity of State law imposing stamp duties on receipts given by Commonwealth officers for their salaries: inconsistency
R. R. Garran
16 June 1930
Stamps (Unemployment Relief) Act 1930 (Vic) ss 4, 5, 9, 11(6), Schedule: Stamps Act 1928 (Vic)

The Secretary to the Treasury asks for advice on the question set out in the following memorandum: I am forwarding herewith a copy of the Stamps (Unemployment Relief) Act 1930, recently passed...

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Collection of State Tax
state income tax on salaries of commonwealth employees: collection of tax by commonwealth
R. R. Garran
25 June 1930
Commonwealth Salaries Act 1907: PREVENTION AND RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT BILL 1930 (NSW): PREVENTION AND RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT ACT 1930 (NSW)

The Secretary, Prime Minister’s Department, has forwarded me the following minute for advice: The Bill relating to the assessment of Unemployment Relief Tax now only awaits the acceptanc...

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Transferred officers
Commonwealth officers transferred to State: existing and accruing rights: rights defeasible by State law: emergency measures: reduction in salary, unemployment levy, unpaid leave, increased hours: whether infringement of any existing or accruing right
R. R. Garran
25 June 1930
PREVENTION AND RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT BILL 1930 (NSW) cll 14, 16, 23: PREVENTION AND RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT ACT 1930 (NSW): COMMONWEALTH SALARIES ACT 1907

The Commissioner of Taxation has forwarded me the following memorandum for advice: Ex-Commonwealth officers transferred to State Taxation Department, N.S.W. The following is a copy of a qu...

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