Catalogue description Treasury Solicitor and HM Procurator General: Law Officers' and Counsel's Opinions

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Reference: TS 25
Title: Treasury Solicitor and HM Procurator General: Law Officers' and Counsel's Opinions
Description:

Entry books of opinions, 1806 to 1818, and original opinions from 1814, given by the law officers and others for cases involving the Admiralty, Treasury and other government departments, handled by the Treasury Solicitor and HM Procurator General. They include opinions given by HM Advocate General, Admiralty Advocate, Admiralty Counsel and, on Scottish matters, the Lord Advocate on a wide variety of subjects. There is also some correspondence of 1922 concerning the publication of opinions for the use of government departments, and four Admiralty and Navy case books, 1758 to 1856, detailing opinions under subject headings, such as courts martial, deserters, offences at sea, prize, etc.

A chronological list of law officers' and counsels' opinions 1806-1967 is at TS 25/2091.

Date: 1806-1968
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Copies held at:

Copies retained by the Treasury Solicitor's Department

Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

HM Procurator General and Treasury Solicitor, 1876-

Treasury Solicitor, 1655-1876

Physical description: 2091 files and volumes
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

Treasury Solicitor's Department , from 1970

Accruals: Series is accruing

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