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THE RAWSON ENQUIRY

COMMISSIONERS' REPORT

(FSB PEKBS ASSOCIATION.)

Wellington, April 16. The report of the Oommiialon of Enquiry Into the charges brought against Jadge Raweon wbb made publlo this evening. It occupies forty pages of foolscap and deals exhaustively with the allegations of corruption, partiality and other charges levelled at Mr Rawaon. The Commissioners assert that the evidence brought forth wholly failed to justify the charges. They say :— As already stated m another part of this report, it is to be understood that we only regard' the evidence adduced as bearing on the obarges before us. We do not cay that all the decisions given by Mr Rawaon were fn accordance with law, beoauie, as' a matter of fact, an appeal was made from one of these cfeolelono to the Supreme Court and theappeal was allowed; but we do My tbit the pwoee4lpg« trtra

before him were regulat, and where bt decided he did so In legitimate exercise of his judloial discretion, vnd therefore, we lay, there was no proof whatever of par tiality or other m'roo "-not."

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THE RAWSON ENQUIRY, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2112, 17 April 1889

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THE RAWSON ENQUIRY Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2112, 17 April 1889

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