VDL Statutes 1830 already in TAHO collection

A search in Enrolments of Acts of Council (Series SC202) at the Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office has identified 14 original copies of VDL Statutes for the year 1830 that have already been transferred to TAHO:

SC202/1/1 – 10 Geo IV No 1 An Act to remove Doubts as to the Validity of Acts or Ordinances in force on the Twenty-eighth day of February One thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine;

SC202/1/5 – 10 Geo IV No 2 An Act to institute Courts or General and Quarter Sessions, and to extend the Authority thereof and of Justices of the Peace in certain Cases;

SC202/1/6 – 10 Geo IV No 3 An Act to institute Courts of Requests;

SC202/1/7 – 10 Geo IV No 4 An Act to regulate the Slaughtering of Sheep and Cattle;

SC202/1/8 – 10 Geo IV No 6 An Act to extend to this Colony certain Acts of Parliament, whereby pecuniary Penalties are inflicted, which are made applicable to some local Purpose, and to facilitate Proceedings of Justices of the Peace in such cases;

SC202/1/9 – 10 Geo IV No 7 An Act for the Institution of Houses of Correction, and for other Purposes relating thereto;

SC202/1/10 – 10 Geo IV No 8 An Act for amending the Laws to prevent the harbouring of Felons or other Offenders, and to restrain their tippling and gambling;

SC202/1/11 – 10 Geo IV No 9 An Act to simplify Proceedings at Law or in Equity, by or against the Directors and Company of the Bank of Van Diemen’s Land;

SC202/1/12 – 10 Geo IV No 11 An Act for establishing Regulations to restrain the Increase of Dogs;

SC202/1/13 – 11 Geo IV No 1 An Act to simplify Proceedings at Law or in Equity, by or against the Directors and Company of the Cornish Bank;

SC202/1/14 – 11 Geo IV No 2 An Act to facilitate the apprehension of felons and other offenders illegally at large;

SC202/1 11 Geo IV No 3 An Act to Regulate then Impounding of Animals for Trespass and for other purposes relating thereto;

SC202/1/15 – 11 Geo IV No 6 An Act to prevent doubts as to the application of the Statutes of Usury;

SC202/1/16 – 11 Geo IV No 7 An Act to provide for the summary discharge in certain cases of persons under committal for Felony and Misdemeanour;

SC202/1/17 – 11 Geo IV No 9 An Act to facilitate the prosecution of Servants for larceny and embezzlement and of persons aiding the escape of felons or offenders under sentence of transportation.

The Description Fields in the records for all these Acts simply say: “No Description Available” which makes searching for specific Acts a time-consuming, and on-going, exercise. The coverage for Enrolments of Acts of Council Series SC202/1 is from 1 January 1830 to 31 December 1851.

Original copies of the following 1830 Acts have not, as yet, been found:

10 Geo IV No 5 An Act extending “An Act for the Relief of His Majesty’s Roman Catholic Subjects” to Van Diemen’s Land;

10 Geo IV No 10 An Act to simplify Proceedings at Law or in Equity, by or against the Directors an Company of the Derwent Bank (Private Act);

11 Geo IV No 4 An Act for the Relief of Certain Insolvent Debtors;

11 Geo IV No 5 An Act to Regulate the Constitution of Juries;

11 Geo IV No 8 An Act for the Regulation of Courts of General Quarter Sessions.

 

About dashea2014

A Law Librarian with extensive experience in general legal and court libraries. Editor of the Australian Law Librarian for 4.5 years (2008-2012) and active member of Law Libraries Tasmania. Special topics - Tasmanian legislation and case law. A passion for maintaining access to print resources.
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