'File 28/14 Labour employed by the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited, Bahrain' [5r] (9/525)
The record is made up of 1 file (258 folios). It was created in 1 Nov 1935-9 Dec 1938. 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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Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. ,
Bahrain, the 18th December 1935.
^ p.' c -
The Chief Local "Representative,
rhe Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited,
Dear Sir, ' •
With reference to your letter No.j?A-295
dated the 1st November 1935 in which you made certain
enquiries about local law and legal procedure, I
bog to inform you that the answers to questions 1 and 2
and 4 in your letter are in the affirmative and to
question 5 in the negative.
2. I think that in reply to your question 3
(and in amplification of the reply in paragraph 1 above),
it might simplify natters for your Company if I were
to explain briefly the juridical position in Bahrain,
3. . The procedure to be followed and the law to
be applied in any legal proceedings. Civil or Criminal,
is laid down in the Bahrain Order-in-Coimcil, 1913
with its attendant King^s Regulations.
4. fill. Briefly:-
(a) if both parties are foreiyaers the
case is tried in the Polilical
(b) if both parties are Bahnin subjects,
the case is tried in the Bahrain
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The file contains correspondence between the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) representative, the Adviser to the Governement of Bahrain, 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. at Bahrain and 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 the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. on the employment of Bahrain, Indian, British and American labour by BAPCO for the construction of the Refinery in Bahrain, and on the working conditions in the BAPCO camps. The file includes draft contracts and correspondence on cases of unlawful emigration from India and Persia to Bahrain and on the working conditions of Indian labour.
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The documents in the file are arranged in chronological order. There are notes at the end of the file (folios 231-259). The notes refer to documents within the file; they give a brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the file.
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The main foliation, which should be used for referencing, is circled in pencil, in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. It begins on the front cover, on number 1, and ends on the last folio of writing, on number 259. There is another foliation sequence, not circled and incomplete.
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