Catalogue description Judicial Committee of the Privy Council: Orders in Council

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Reference: PCAP 10
Title: Judicial Committee of the Privy Council: Orders in Council

This series contains summaries details of Orders in Council from the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC).

An order can be an interim or final decision of the court normally set out in a formal court document. Each volume is chronologically arranged covering a number of years. Each volume has a contents section at the beginning detailing: date of Council; page number in the respective volume for the start of each sitting; an alphabetical index by appellant's surname (naming respondents) and page numbers where they are to be located in the volume. The volumes then continue on each page opening detailing: whence (which dominion / colony the appeal originated from); parties (names of appellants and respondents); name of the court appealed from; date of decree of the JCPC; date of the arrival of the transcripts; names of solicitors for the appellant and the respondent parties; notes and observations.

Date: 1888-2005
Legal status: Not Public Record(s)
Language: English
Restrictions on use: To be determined.
Access conditions: Records not yet transferred
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Justice

Custodial history: These records are believed to have been held in the basement of 12 Downing Street from 1888 to 2008 when they were moved to the Ministry of Justice storage facility in Branston, Derbyshire.
Accumulation dates: 1888 to present
Selection and destruction information: All orders have been preserved.
Accruals: Still accruing.

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