• Presidents of the Legislative Council

    The Legislative Council was under the Presidency of the Chief Justice from 1888-1968. The designation Legislative Council would continue until 1979. 

    The Legislative Council  Year 
    Sir. Josiah Rees 1888 - 1899
    Sir. S. Brownlow Grey 1900 - 1904
    H. C. Gollan 1904 - 1911
    P. M. C. Sheriff 1912 - 1917
    Sir. C. Rees - Davies 1917 - 1923
    Sir. K. J. Beatty 1924 - 1927
    Sir. S. O. Rowan Hamilton 1927 - 1939
    R. C. Hollis Hallett, ATG, CJ 1939 - 1941
    Sir. C. G. Brooke Francis 1941 - 1952
    Sir. J. Trounsell Gilbert, CBE 1952 - 1958
    Sir. Newnhan A. Worley, KBE 1958 - 1960
    Sir Allen C. Smith, KT, MC, ATG, CJ 1960 - 1961
    Sir. Myles John Abbott 1961 - 1968
    Sir George O. Ratteray, KT, CBE 1969 - 1980