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'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [‎119v] (25/142)

The record is made up of 1 volume (65 folios). It was created in c 1953. 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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5. The Government may, without assigning any reason, refuse to grant a
licence or may grant a licence subject to conditions. It may suspend or revoke
any licence owing to breach of such conditions, and it may in the interests of good
order modify, suspend or cancel any licence issued under this order.
6. If any newspaper is printed or published without a licence or alter a
licence has been cancelled the Police may confiscate any copies of the newspaper
and the printing press where the newspaper was printed and the security which
has been deposited will be forfeited to the Government.
7. All persons who are required by this ordinance to take out licences or to
deposit securities in respect of newspapers which are already in existence shall take
out the necessary licences and deposit the necessary securities within one month
from the publication of this order.
8. When any person who has deposited a security ceases to publish the
Newspaper in respect of which the security was deposited he may apply to the
Government for the return of the said security and if the Government is satisfied
that the person has in fact ceased to publish the said Newspaper then his security
shall be refunded to him.
Liquor Decrees issued by the Government of Bahrain
(Paragraph 18)
Intoxicating Liquor Ordinance, No. 1611363, dated April 16, 1944
1. Bahrain is a Muslim State, and the use of intoxicating liquor is forbidden.
2. The manufacture of liquor is forbidden.
3. Any person convicted of manufacturing liquor will be liable to prosecution
and to imprisonment for a period not exceeding one year and a fine not exceeding
Rs. 2,000/ -.
4. Any person who is found to be illegally in possession of liquor, or who
illegally buys or sells liquor, or who is drunk, or who uses liquor will be liable to
prosecution and rigorous imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months and
a fine not exceeding Rs. 2,000^.
(Paragraph 18)
Intoxicating Liquor and Narcotics Ordinance, No. 12/1372, dated December 10
We, Salman bin Hamad A1 Khalifah, Ruler of Bahrain—order as follows: —
The import into Bahrain and the manufacture in Bahrain of wines and all
intoxicants and narcotics of every kind, such as Opium and Hashish
and others, are totally prohibited.
Every person who offends against this order will be liable to severe punishment
by the Court.
Documents Relating to the Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. Dispute—1944 and 1948
(Paragraph 34)
Agreement of June 17, 1944, between the
The Ruler of Bahrain and Ruler of Qatar agree to the restoration of friendly
reiations between them as they were in the past. The Ruler of Qatar undertakes
hat Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. will remain without anything being done in it which did not exist in
the past. This is from consideration and reverence to A1 Khalifah The Ruler of
Bahrain, also on his part, undertakes not to do anything that might harm the

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Appendices to IOR/R/15/1/731(1). The appendices relate to the chapter on general matters, and to the chapters on Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, the Trucial States, and Muscat. Also includes genealogical tables of Ruling Families in the Gulf at the end of the volume and (separately filed) further handwritten genealogical tables.

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1 volume (65 folios)

There is a list of contents at the front of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 110 on the front cover and terminates at 176 on the last of the loose folios stored in polyester sheets. These numbers are written in pencil, are enclosed in a circle, and appear 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 foliation sequence is a continuation of that in the main part of the document - IOR/R/15/1/731(1).

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'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [‎119v] (25/142), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/731(2), in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 15 October 2019]

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