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Appropriations
Appropriations: proposal to include in estimates amounts which are subject of special appropriation: salaries of Governor-General and Judges of Federal Courts: purpose of estimates
M. C. Boniwell
10 May 1933

I refer to your minute of 12th April, 1933 requesting advice on the proposal to include in the estimates the amounts which are the subject of special appropriation. On the question contained in tha...

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national debt sinking fund
national debt sinking fund: power of national debt Commission to use sinking fund contributions made in respect of debts of one State for redemption of public debts of another State or of loans raised by Commonwealth for and on behalf of that other State: temporary investment power
Geo. S. Knowles
22 June 1933
National Debt Sinking Fund Act 1923 ss 17, 18(5): Agreement dated 12 December 1927 BETWEEN THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA, THE STATE OF NEW SOUTH WALES, THE STATE OF VICTORIA, THE STATE OF QUEENSLAND, THE STATE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA, THE STATE OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA AND THE STATE OF Tasmania Part III cl 3 paras (o), (p)

The Secretary to the Treasury has forwarded me the following memorandum for advice: A cablegram has been received from the Right Hon. S. M. Bruce, dated 15th June, dealing with the application...

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PATENTS
Patents: lodgement of specification: expiration of time limited for extension of time: meaning of ‘month’: calendar month: calculation of month from event exclusive of day of event
Geo. S. Knowles
28 June 1933
Patents Act 1901 ss 30, 38: Patents Regulations 1912: Acts Interpretation Act 1901 ss 26(b), 36(1))

The Commissioner of Patents has forwarded to me for advice the following memorandum: I desire to inform you that the official interpretation of the method followed by this office in calculat...

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northern territory
northern territory: wages of half-caste aboriginal apprentices: effect of declaration of common rule by Commonwealth court of Conciliation and Arbitration
Geo. S. Knowles
10 July 1933
Aboriginals Ordinance 1918 (NT): Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904

The Secretary, Department of the Interior has forwarded the following memorandum to me for advice: Cabinet recently decided that the wages to be paid to half-caste apprentices under the Appren...

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north west australia
proposal to constitute company by royal charter to develop and administer north-west australia: chartered companies: powers of commonwealth and states: territories: application of constitutional limitations: application of commonwealth, state and territory laws to chartered company: taxation
J. G. Latham
12 July 1933
Foreign Jurisdiction Act 1843 (U.K.) (6 &7 Vict. c. 94): Foreign Jurisdiction Act 1875 (U.K.) (38 & 39 Vict. c. 85): Foreign Jurisdiction Act 1878 (U.K.) (41 & 42 Vict. c. 67): Foreign Jurisdiction Act 1890 (U.K.) (53 & 54 Vict. c. 37): Foreign Jurisdiction Act 1913 (U.K.) (3 & 4 Geo. V c. 16): Constitution ss 51(ii), 53, 55, 88,92, 96, 99, 116, 122: Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1910 s 10: Income Tax Assessment Act 1922 s 5A

A proposal is under consideration having for its object the development of an area situated in the north-west of Western Australia and including the whole or a part of the Northern Territory. ...

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MIGRANT SETTLER SCHEME
MIGRANT SETTLER SCHEME: AGREEMENTS BETWEEN COMMONWEALTH, VICTORIA AND UNITED KINGDOM: LIABILITY OF COMMONWEALTH: LIABILITY TO VICTORIA AND UNITED KINGDOM: LIABILITY TO INDIVIDUAL SETTLERS: LIABILITY FOR REPRESENTATIONS OF AGENT OF VICTORIA: EFFECT OF ABSENCE OF STATUTORY AUTHORITY FOR MAKING OF AGREEMENTS
Geo. S. Knowles
13 July 1933
IMMIGRATION LOAN ACT 1922 s 3

On the 7th April, 1933, you referred to me for advice as to the responsibility, if any, of the Commonwealth Government: A copy of the Report of the Royal Commission; A copy of a letter ...

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nationality
nationality: revocation: certificate obtained by false representation or fraud or concealment of material circumstances: failure to disclose deportation from new zealand
Geo. S. Knowles
31 July 1933
Nationality Act 1920 s 12(1)

The Secretary, Department of the Interior, has forwarded to me for advice the following memorandum: The abovenamed is a native of Germany who arrived in Australia on the 20th August, 1926, and...

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papua
application of insurance acts to papua: application to ‘Territories of the Commonwealth’: test to ascertain whether a territory is ‘a territory of the Commonwealth’: mandated territories
Geo. S. Knowles
24 August 1933
Insurance Acts 1932 s 4: Constitution s 122: Papua Act 1905 Preamble, ss 5, 7: Acts Interpretation Act 1901 s 17

The Assistant Secretary, Department of the Treasury has submitted the following memorandum to me for advice: I desire to inform you that the Lieutenant-Governor of Papua recently made repres...

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bankruptcy
bankruptcy: deeds of arrangement: constitutionality of bankruptcy act 1924 parts xi and xii: history of bankruptcy law: Power of commonwealth to make laws with respect to insolvency
J. G. Latham
08 September 1933
Bankruptcy Act 1924 Parts XI, XII: Constitution s 51(xvii)

At the Premiers’ Conference held in June 1933 the Assistant Treasurer, New South Wales, suggested that ‘as a separate Commonwealth Deeds of Arrangement Act would not be constitutional, ...

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aliens
right of aliens to succeed to real property in australia including territories: right of aliens to hold real property in australia including territories
Geo. S. Knowles
12 September 1933
Aliens Ordinance 1911 (Papua) s 3: British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act 1914 (U.K.) (4 & 5 Geo. V c. 17) Part III, s 17: Laws Repeal and Adopting Ordinance 1921 (NG) ss 14, 16: Australian Courts Act 1828 (U.K.) (9 Geo. IV c. 83) s 24: Aliens Act 1867(Qld) s 4: Transfer of Land Control Ordinance 1924 (NG): Succession and Wills Law 1913 (NI): Naturalization and Denization Act 1898 (NSW): Laws Repeal and Adopting Ordinance 1922 (Nauru)

The French High Commission in Syria has recently enacted a decree providing that the right of succession to real property, through intestacy or testamentary disposition only accrues to a foreigner if ...

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