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'File 18/16 II B Series: Qatar Order-in-Council' [‎5r] (9/48)

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The record is made up of 1 file (24 folios). It was created in 9 Mar 1939-29 Mar 1948. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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of this Order, amending or substituted for any Act of either of
those Legislatures which applies or may be applied to Qatar,
shall, subject to the provisions of this Article, also apply to
Qatar.
(5) The Court may construe any enactments in force in Qatar,
under the provisions of this Article, with such alterations not
affecting the substance as may be necessary or proper to adapt
V'' '' ^ the same to the matter before the Court.
12. —(1) The following enactments shall apply to Qatar as
if it were a British Colony or Possession but subject to the pro
visions of this Order and to the exceptions, adaptations, and
modifications specified in sub-Article (2) of this Article and
in Article 21 below: —
(i) The Admiralty Offences (Colonial) Acts, 1849 and
i86o.( a )
(ii) The Foreign Tribunals Evidence Act, 1856. ( b )
(iii) The Evidence by Commission Acts, iS^Q and
1885.(0)
(iv) The British Law Ascertainment Act, 1859. ( tl )
(v) The Foreign Law Ascertainment Act, i86i.( e )
(yi) The Fugitive Offenders Act, i88i.( f )
(vii) The Merchant Shipping Act, 1894, Part XIII.
(2) (i) References in any of the said Acts to the Governor
of a Colony or British Possession, to a Superior Court or
Supreme Court, and to a Magistrate or Justice of the Peace of
a Colony or British Possession shall be construed respectively
as references to the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. , the Chief Court and the
District Court.
(ii) With respect to the Fugitive Offenders Act, 1881: —
(a)The Act shall extend only to British subjects.
(b) So much of the 4th and 5th sections of the said Act as
relates to sending a report of the issue of a warrant
together with the information or a copy thereof, or to
the sending of a certificate of committal and report of
a case, or to the information to be given by a Magis
trate to a fugitive shall be excepted, and in lieu of
such information the person acting as the Magistrate
shall inform the fugitive that in the British Possession
to which he may be conveyed he has the right to
apply for a writ of or other like
process.
(c) So much of the 6th section of the said Act as requires
the expiration of fifteen days before issue of warrant
shall be excepted.
(a) 12 & 13 Vict. c. 96, 23 & 24 Vict. c. 122. (b) 19 & 20 Vict. c. 113.
(c) 22 Vict. c. 20, 48 & 49 Vict. c. 74. (d) 22 & 23 Vict. c. 63.
(e) 24 & 25 Vict. c. 11. (f) 44 & 45 Vict. c. 69.
5835 A 4

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The papers consist of a certified copy of The Qatar Order in Council A regulation issued by the sovereign of Great Britain on the advice of the Privy Council (in modern practice, upon the advice of government ministers). , 1939 (His Majesty's Stationery Office Press, 1939), with accompanying correspondence relating to the date of its enactment, and its publication and recording, April 1939; and papers relating to King's Regulation under Article 83 of The Qatar Order in Council A regulation issued by the sovereign of Great Britain on the advice of the Privy Council (in modern practice, upon the advice of government ministers). , 1939 : Special Police Officers' Regulations, February-March 1948.

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1 file (24 folios)
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The papers are arranged in chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation system in use runs from the front cover to the back cover and appears written in pencil enclosed in a circle in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. The individual documents in the file are also numbered in pencil (not enclosed in a circle) in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of the first folio of each document in the file in the following sequence: 4, 10, 11, 30, 31, 35, 38.

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