Royal Commission of Inquiry into Chamberlain Convictions

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Trials (Murder) -- Northern Territory -- Darwin., Absence and presumption of death -- Northern Territory -- Ayers
Other titlesChamberlain Royal Commission.
Statementreport of the Commissioner T.R. Morling.
SeriesParliamentary paper / the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia -- no. 192/1987, Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) -- no. 1987/192.
ContributionsMorling, T. R., Australia. Parliament.
The Physical Object
Pagination379 p. :
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Open LibraryOL18601782M
ISBN 100642121575

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The Chamberlains were exonerated in September This Act may be cited as the Commission of Inquiry (Chamberlain Convictions) Act 2. DEFINITIONS In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears - "Commission" means the Commission established pursuant to this Act; of Inquiry Northern Territory Archives Service, NTRS /P1, VolumeDecision