No. 48
21st June 1866
I have the honor to forward an Authenticated and two plain Copies of an Ordinance of the recent Session of the Legislature of this Colony, entitled; No. 17. An Ordinance to define the Jurisdiction ofCountyManuscript image County Courts under the "Small Debts Act 1859." I add the Report of the Attorney General.
2. This Ordinance was framed by Mr Justice Begbie after the Clause suspending the operation of Ordinance No. 14 had passed the Legislative Council, Mr Begbie having strongly represented the necessity of the Measure.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient humble Servant
Arthur N. Birch
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Register the Ordinance. Reserve for Sir F. Rogers. Refer to Mr Seymour, with Ordce 14, in the meanwhile?
ABd 14 Augt
Sanction at once.
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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H.P.P. Crease, Attorney General, to Officer Administering the Government, 18 June 1866, reporting on the ordinance as per despatch.