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Internal Revenue Department
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1828
End Date:
31 Jan 1839
The Internal Revenue Department was established by Lt Gov Arthur after the function had previously been performed by the Colonial Treasurer's Department. As an economic measure the Department was closed by Lt Gov Franklin and its functions transferred back to the Treasurer's Department.
Information Sources:
'From Commissariat to Treasury' by Heather Felton
Legislation Administered:
Sale by Retail of Liquors Act 1833, Distilleries and Duties on Spirits Act 1836.;;;;
Legislation Creating:
Administrative action (Lt Governor Arthur)
Legislation Abolishing Agency:
Administrative action (Lt Governor Franklin)
Functions Performed:
Finance management
Previous Agencies:
Treasury Department (TA91)01 Jan 182417 Jul 1989
Subsequent Agencies:
Internal Revenue Branch (TA1670)31 Jan 183930 Apr 1880