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Office of the Solicitor-General
Agency Number:
Start Date:
29 Jun 1983
The Office was created to provide an administrative identity for the Solicitor-General within the Law Department. On 29 June 1983 the Solicitor-General became a Statutory Officer outside the State Service Act and the former Solicitor-General's Department was abolished from that date. (The staff had been transferred to the Law Department on 15 March.) Between 1983 and 1993 the Solicitor-General was the Administrator of the Tasmanian Film Corporation.~
Legislation Creating:
Solicitor-General Act 1983.
Controlling Agencies:
Law Department (TA373)15 Mar 198317 Jul 1989

Department of Justice (1) (TA921)17 Jul 198918 Sep 1998

Department of Justice and Industrial Relations (TA1535)18 Sep 199801 Feb 2004

Department of Justice (2) (TA1646)02 Feb 2004
Previous Agencies:
Solicitor General's Department (TA181)01 Jan 182829 Jun 1983
Series Created By Agency:
SGD11 Solicitor-General's Letterbooks of Opinions on Cases Referred01 Apr 184431 Dec 1998

AF853 Index to Opinion Books01 Jan 192931 Dec 1998