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'File 28/14 Labour employed by the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited, Bahrain' [‎131r] (262/525)

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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doctor In Zone of Operations designated by < \ i
COMPANY, such inoculations and vaccination 3 4^*
as shall specified by COMPANY.
6. While IMPLOYEE Is in the Zone of Operations,
Quarters•
COMPANY shall either fumishwft him free
quaeters through available facilities which
lafiPLOYEK ^hall be required to utilize, or
grant him an adequate allowance in lieu of
free quarters.
Compensation will be paid in all cases of
disability from Injury (including occupational
diseases and death when the injury shall
proximately cause death) arising out of and
sustained In the course of employment and in
determining the amount of such compensation
the COMPANY will be guided by the Workmens 1
Compensation Act of India and In^the event
shall the COKPANY be liable for the payment
of compensation In excess of that provided
in said Act for a disability of the nature
suffered by EMPLOYE:.
8.
Meilcal While in the Zone of Operations, T^PLOYS^ shall
care,
be entitled to receive free medical care and
hospital treatment (with diet), through such
facilities as COMPANY shall have available
in all cases of sickness or injury, except
X when such sickness or injury is directly due to
intoxication or to the use of alcoholic
liquors as a beverage, or to the use of
stimulants or narcotles, or to unlawful acts,
or immoralities, or to fighting, unless in
self-defence against unprovoked assaults, or
to other encounters such as wrestling or
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scuffling or to injury received in any brawl,
or

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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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1 file (258 folios)
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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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