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ELIZABETH STREET (AND 81 CHANCERY LANE, MELBOURNE).
SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES
JUDGES AND LAW OFFICERS
DURING THE PERIOD COMPRISED IN THIS VOLUME.
The Hon. Sir FREDERICK DARLEY, Knt., Chief Justice.
The Hon. PETER FAUCETT, Esq.
(under special commission, 12th August
to 29th December). The Hon. WILLIAM OWEN, Esq.
JUDGES IN EQUITY :
JUDGE IN VICE-ADMIRALTY : The Hon. Sur FREDERICK DARLEY, Knt., Judge Commissary.
CHIEF COMMISSIONERS IN INSOLVENCY:
GEORGE HIBBERT DEFPELL, Esq.
On the 3rd April, 1887, it was notified in the London Gazette that Her Majesty had directed letters patent to be passed under the Great Seal, granting the dignity of a Knight of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland unto the Hon. Frederick Matthew Darley, Chief Justice.
On the 19th May, 1887, and by virtue of the “Supreme Court Sixth Judge Act of 1887," 50 Vic. No. 35, Matthew Henry Stephen, Esq., Q.C., was appointed Sixth Judge of the Supreme Court, to take precedence next after his Honour Sir Joseph George Long Innes, Knt.
On the 12th August, 1887, George Hibbert Deffell, Esq., Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Estates, received a commission to act as Temporary Judge of the Supreme Court, under the Act 51 Vic. No. 12, and was sworn in on the 15th August. That Act and the Commission thereunder were enlarged by the Act 51 Vic. No. 16. These powers expired on the 29th of December, 1887.
On the 17th October, 1887, the Honourable Sir William Montagu Manning, Knt., Primary Judge in Equity, resigned.
On the 18th October, 1887, William Owen, Esq., Q.C., was appointed Chief Judge in Equity.
On May 19th, 1887, the Hon. W. J. Foster, Esq., Q.C., resigned the office of Attorney-General.
On May 27, 1887, B. R. Wise, Esq., was appointed AttorneyGeneral.
On Dec. 16th, 1887, Francis Edward Rogers, Esq., Charles Edward Pilcher, Esq., and John Henry Want, Esq., announced to the Court that they had been appointed Queen's Counsel.
ADDENDA ET CORRIGENDA.
Page 201 — line eight from bottom--for subsequent, read subject.
Page 304—last line of note-for wrongly, read wrongfully.
Page 305 — first line of note - after instrument, add “is fraudulently or wrongfully retained, he may summon the person to whom such grant, certificate or instrument”
Page 348—line 22—for Maney, read Massey.
Page 4-line three from bottom-delete " for."