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'File 10/3 III Qatar Oil Concession' [‎179r] (382/470)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (223 folios). It was created in 27 Jan 1934-24 Mar 1934. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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10.
other two arbitrators appointed instead of them "by the two
parties, fail to agree on the third arbitrator within 60
days of the request to arbitrate, then both parties agree
to accept a third arbitrator nominated by the Political
Resident.
The award shall be made in accordance with the general
principles of law recognised by civilised nations.
The decision of a majority of the arbitrators shall
be final. The place of arbitration shall be Qatar unless
the majority of the arbitrators think otherwise.
Article 17.
All labourers required by the Company in the State
of Qatar shall be engaged from the Shaikh's own men or
those whan he may recommend. But managers and skilled
employees and clerks may be brought from outside, and also
labourers, if suitable labourers in the State of Qatar are
insufficient in number. The Canpany will not keep any
employee of whom the Shaikh expresses disapproval, but such
disapproval, shall not be expressed without showing due
cause.
Article 18.
The Shaikh and the Company declare that they base
the performance of this Agreement on principles of mutual
goodwill and good faith as well as on a reasonaole
interpretation of this Agreement.
The Company undertakes to acknowledge and respect
in every way the powers and rights of the Shaikh as Ruler
of the State of Qatar.
Article 19.
Nothing laid down in this Agreement shall prevent
the Shaikh in any way from granting concessions to other
parties/

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The volume contains correspondence between 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. in Bushire, the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. in Bahrain and the Secretary of State for India, on the Qatar oil concession, on the Southern boundary of Qatar and on the role of Ibn Saud in the negotiation.

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There is an index at the end of the volume ( folios 211-216).

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1 volume (223 folios)
Arrangement

The papers in this file are arranged in chronological order. There is an index at the end of the volume, on folios 211-216. The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the volume; it gives brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the volume.

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The foliation is on top right-hand corner, starting on the first page of writing and finishing on the back cover. The numbering is in pencil, enclosed by a circle and starts with 1, then 115, 116A, 116B, 116C, then carries on until 221, which is the last number given. There is a second pagination on the top right corner, uncircled, starting on folio 22 (numbered 21) to folio 100 (numbered 99) and then from folio 116a (numbered 113) until folio 210 (numbered 207).

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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