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PREFERENCE TO ONE STATE OR PART THEREOF
DRIED FRUIT MARKETING: DETERMINATION OF PERCENTAGE TO BE EXPORTED: EFFECTIVE DETERMINATION OF DIFFERENT PERCENTAGES FOR DIFFERENT STATES: DETERMINATION OF VARIABLE QUOTA BASED ON TOTAL PRODUCTION OF STATE: WHETHER PREFERENCE TO STATE: REQUIREMENT FOR UNIFORM PERCENTAGE THROUGHOUT ALL STATES OF COMMONWEALTH
Geo. S. Knowles
28 January 1931
DRIED FRUITS (Interstate TRADE) REGULATIONS reg 4, Schedule form B: CONSTITUTION s 99

The Secretary, Department of Markets, has forwarded to me for advice the following memorandum: Condition (b) of an owner’s licence issued under regulation 4 of the Dried Fruits (Intersta...

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BRITISH MIGRANT RESETTLEMENT SCHEME
POWER OF COMMONWEALTH TO WITHOLD PAYMENT TO STATE in event of State’S failing to comply with provisions relating to Satisfactory Settlement: DETERMINATION OF ABROGATION OF AGREEMENT: Whether failure of Victorian Government to conduct impartial Inquiry into complaints from migrant settlers constitutES breach
Geo. S. Knowles
04 February 1931
MIGRATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENTS dated 8 April 1925 AND SUBSIDIARY AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COMMONWEALTH AND STATE GOVERNMENTS cll 16, 18, 19, 20, Schedule

The Secretary, Prime Minister’s Department, has forwarded the following memorandum to me for advice: I forward herewith copies of the £34,000,000 Agreement between the British a...

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CUSTOMS
PROPOSED PROCLAMATION PROHIBITING EXPORT OF GOODS WHERE exporter does not undertake that SALE funds will be handed to prescribed authority upon payment by authority in Australia to exporter of value of proceeds plus rate of exchange: WHETHER MEASURE FOR PROTECTION OF REVENUE: OPINION OF GOVERNOR-GENERAL NON-JUSTICIABLE
Geo. S. Knowles
07 February 1931
Customs Act 1901 s 112(1)(b), (e)

The Secretary to the Treasury has forwarded me the following minute for advice: I am directed to request that an opinion be furnished as to whether the Commonwealth Government can by Proclama...

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PostS and TelegraphS: INDECENT ARTICLES
SENDING INDECENT ARTICLES ETC THROUGH POST: PROSECUTIONS: VALIDITY OF PROCEEDINGS INSTITUTED BY ADDRESSEE OF LETTER: WHETHER IT IS INCUMBENT ON DEPARTMENT TO INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS UPON REQUEST BY ADDRESSEE
Geo. S. Knowles
12 February 1931
POST AND TELEGRAPH ACT 1901 ss 5, 107, 153: CRIMES ACT 1914 s 13

The Secretary, Postmaster-General’s Department, has forwarded to me for advice the following memorandum: Section 107 of the Post and Telegraph Act 1901–1923 provides that any ...

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NATURALISATION : CONDITIONS AS TO EMPLOYMENT
limitation or regulation of employment of Southern Europeans in sugar industry: naturaliSation and aliens: conditions limiting privileges as British subjects: implications of treaty with italy
Geo. S. Knowles
13 February 1931
NATIONALITY ACT 1920 s 11: TREATY OF COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION BETWEEN UNITED KINGDOM AND ITALY done at Rome on 15 June 1883 [1901] ATS 65 art XIIII

I have been verbally requested by a member of the Sugar Inquiry Committee (Mr. A.R. Townsend) to supply advice on the question whether the Commonwealth or the States could legally enter into any arran...

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POSTS AND TELEGRAPHS: TERRITORY OF NEW GUINEA
whether adoption by Territory of New Guinea of postage rates within British Empire different from rates applicable to foreign countries would be LEGALLY OBJECTIONABLE OR contrary to spirit of Mandate
Geo. S. Knowles
14 February 1931
POST AND TELEGRAPH ORDINANCE 1923 (TNG): POST AND TELEGRAPH ACT 1901: MANDATE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE GERMAN POSSESSIONS IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN SITUATED SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR OTHER THAN GERMAN SAMOA AND NAURU, CONFERRED UPON HIS BRITANNIC MAJESTY FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA, CONFIRMED AND DEFINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS done at Geneva on 17 December 1920 [1920] ATS 2 art 2: COVENANT OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS of 28 June 1919

The Secretary, Prime Minister’s Department, has forwarded the following memorandum to me for advice: The rates of postage in respect of the Mandated Territory of New Guinea are prescrib...

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TERMINATION OF APPOINTMENT OF MINISTERS
TERMINATION OF APPOINTMENT OF MINISTERS OF CROWN: whether GOVERNOR-GENERAL should be advised by Executive Council or recommendation of Prime Minister is sufficient authority: ‘GOVERNOR-GENERAL’: ‘GOVERNER-GENERAL IN COUNCIL’
Frank Brennan
03 March 1931
Constitution ss 63, 64, 67

The Prime Minister recommended to the Governor-General that the appointments of two Ministers of the Crown should be terminated. His Excellency asks to be advised whether this is a matter in which he ...

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STATE STAMP DUTY
WHETHER BILLS OF LADING FOR GOODS SHIPPED BY COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT LIABLE TO STATE STAMP DUTY: WHETHER TAX ON PROPERTY OF COMMONWEALTH
Geo. S. Knowles
04 March 1931
CONSTITUTION s 114: STAMP DUTIES ACT 1920 (NSW) ss 4, 5, Schedule 2: STAMPS ACT 1928 (Vic) s 56, Schedule 3: STAMP ACT 1894 (Qld): STAMP DUTIES ACT 1923 (SA) s 53, Schedule 2: STAMP DUTIES ACT 1931 (Tas) s 4, Schedule 2: STAMP ACT 1921 (WA) ss 20, 39

The Assistant Secretary, Department of Commerce, has forwarded the following memorandum to me for advice: I shall be glad if you will advise me, in respect of the various States, if Bills of L...

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CUSTOMS
CUSTOMS DUTY: IMPORTATION OF MATERIALS FOR ROMAN CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL, Perth: WHETHER MATERIALS ARE ‘works of art’ imported for public institution or purpose AND to be used for exhibition purposes: WHETHER ‘PUBLIC INSTITUTION’ INCLUDES CHURCH: WHETHER MATERIALS INTENDED FOR STRUCTURAL PURPOSES OR EXHIBITION
Frank Brennan
12 March 1931
CUSTOMS TARIFF Items 426(A), 426(B) by-law No 91 : COPYRIGHT ACT 1905

The Auditor-General has asked for my advice as to whether duty is payable on certain materials imported for the Roman Catholic Cathedral, Perth. The recommendation of the Department of Trade and C...

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NATIONALITY
NATIONALITY OF FOREIGN-BORN ILLEGITIMATE CHILD: CHILD BORN IN SWITZERLAND TO UNMARRIED BRITISH MOTHER: STATUS OF CHILD AS ALIEN: APPLICATION FOR PASSPORT: STATUS OF CHILD AS BRITISH SUBJECT IN SWISS LAW
Geo. S. Knowles
24 April 1931
Nationality Act 1920 s 6

The Assistant Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, has forwarded to me the following memorandum for advice: I desire to invite attention to your Opinion No. 162, dated 10th August, 1923,1 in...

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