'File 18/16 II B Series: Qatar Order-in-Council' [9v] (18/48)
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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for sale within the limits of this Order by a Company incor
porated under the laws of any part of His Majesty's dominions,
protectorates, protected states or mandated territories, the Court
may, after notice to the Company, and on proof of the facts,
require the Company to give security to abstain from such
printing, publishing, or offering for sale in future. If the Com
pany fail to give security, or it the Company is shown to have
again printed, published, or offered for sale such newspaper,
or other publication containing seditious matter after giving
such security, the Court may make an order prohibiting the
Company from carrying on business within the limits of the
Order, and may make such other orders as to the Court may
seem just. The Court may also declare all the property of
the Company within the limits of the Order to be forfeited to
His Majesty, and shall dispose of it, subject to any general
or special directions of the Secretary of State, as it thinks fit.
(3) Matter calculated to excite tumult or disorder, or to ex
cite enmity between persons subject to this Order and the Sheikh
or Qatar subjects, or between different classes of persons sub
ject to this Order, or between the Sheikh and Qatar subjects,
shall be deemed to be seditious matter within the meaning of
33.—(1) If a Clerk or Officer of the Court acting under
pretence of the process or authority of the Court, is charged with
extortion, or with not paying over money duly levied, or with
other misconduct, the Court may, if it thinks fit, enquire into
the charge in a summary way, and may for that purpose
summon and enforce the attendance of all necessary persons
as in a suit, and may make such order for the repayment of
any money extorted, or for the payment over of any money
levied, and for payment of such damages and costs as the
Court thinks fit.
(2) The Court may also, if it thinks fit, on the same enquiry
impose on the Clerk or Officer such fine, not exceeding 50 rupees
for each offence, as the Court thinks fit.
(3) A Clerk or Officer punished under this article shall not,
without the leave of the Court, be liable to a civil suit in respect
of the same matter; and any such suit, if already or afterwards
begun, may be stayed by the Court in such manner and on such
terms as the Court thinks fit.
(4) Nothing in this Article shall be deemed to prevent any
person from being prosecuted under any other legal provision,
which is applicable, for any act or omission punishable under
this Article, or from being liable under that other law to any
other or higher punishment or penalty than that provided by
Provided that no person shall be punished twice for the same
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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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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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