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Emu Creek Court of Petty Sessions (1866 -?) Grenfell Court of Petty Sessions (?- 1984)

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Emu Creek Court of Petty Sessions within the Forbes Police District was created on 29 November 1866 under the provisions of s.17 of the Offenders Punishment and Justices Summary Jurisdiction Act of 1832 (3 Wil.IV No.3). (1)

Emu Creek soon became known as Grenfell.

The records of the Quandialla Court of Petty Sessions were transferred to the Grenfell Court of Petty Sessions on 1 September 1959, when the Quandialla Court of Petty Sessions was abolished. (2)

The Grenfell Court of Petty Sessions was abolished on 31 December 1984, when the Local Courts Act 1982 abolished all Courts of Petty Sessions and replaced these with Local Courts. (3)

1. NSW Government Gazette No.227, 30 November 1866, p.2920.
2. Ibid. No.96, 28 August 1959, p.2594.
3. Local Courts Act 1982  (Act No.164, 1982), s.9; NSW Government Gazette No.178, 21 December 1984, p.6296.






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