Catalogue description Judicial Committee of the Privy Council: Petition Books

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Reference: PCAP 8
Title: Judicial Committee of the Privy Council: Petition Books

This series comprises summary details of petitions (applications) to the Judicial Committee to process appeal actions. The volumes are arranged chronolgically.

Each volume contains the following details: year of petition; number of petition; whence (dominion / colony); petitioners' names; respondents' names; subject of petition; date lodged; solicitors for the petitioners and respondents respectively; date reported to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC); result; observations.

Each volume has an index at the front.

Date: 1917-2005

Volumes are arranged chronologically; each volume covering a number of years.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Not Public Record(s)
Language: English

Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, 1833-

Physical description: 7 volume(s)
Dimensions: 41x30x various (LWB)
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

from 2016 Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Custodial history: These volumes were stored in the basement of 12 Downing Street, London, from 1835 to 2008 when they were removed to the Ministry of Justice storage facility in Branston, Derbyshire.
Accumulation dates: from 1835; ongoing
Selection and destruction information: All Petition Books have been selected.
Accruals: Series is accruing.

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