Series S785 - REGISTERS - GAOL STATISTICS

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AU WA S785

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REGISTERS - GAOL STATISTICS

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  • 1954-07-01 - 1991-10-31 (Creation)

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AU WA A215 - PRISONS DEPARTMENT [1] (1947-01-01 - 1971-01-01)

Administrative history

The Prisons Act Amendment Act 1971 abolished the title of Comptroller General of Prisons and created the post of Director of the Department of Corrections. Prisons Department accordingly became Department of Corrections.

Name of creator

AU WA A216 - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS (1971-01-01 - 1982-08-01)

Administrative history

The Prisons Department became the Department of Corrections in 1971 following the passing of the Prisons Act Amendment Act which established the post of Director of the Department of Corrections. The Department was renamed the Prisons Department in 1982.

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Registers of statistics for gaols throughout the State. Gaols are listed alphabetically for each year. For each gaol the number of prison days for males/females, whites/aborigines are shown per month.

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Restricted 50 years

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Range Control Symbol = 1 -

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