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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' [‎130v] (47/142)

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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A.— Constitution of the Board
1. The Board shall consist of such number of members not exceeding five
as We shall from time to time determine.
2. The first members of the Board shall be; —
The Right Honourable Lord Piercy, C.B.E.
The Right Honourable Lord Kennet of the Dene, P.C,, G.B.E., D.S.O,
Mr. H. T. Kemp.
Mr. C. P. L. Whishaw.
3. The first Chairman of the Board shall be the said Mr. H. T. Kemp.
4. We shall be entitled from time to time—
{a) Subject to A. I to appoint any person to be a member of the Board as
an additional member or in the place of a member who has died,
retired or been removed.
{h) To remove any member from the Board.
We shall notify the Board of such appointments and removals in writing
signed by Us.
5. In the event of the death, retirement or removal of a member of the Board,
the remaining members shall exercise all the powers of the Board.
B.— Proceedings of the Board
1. The Board shall regulate its own proceedings.
2. The Chairman, if present, shall preside at meetings of the Board. If the
Chairman shall not be present the members of the Board present at a meeting
shall depute one of their number to preside at that meeting.
3. Any document requiring to be signed or executed on behalf of the Board
(including any instructions in relation to the purchase or sale of investments or
to the transfer or payment of money) shall be signed or executed by not less than
two members of the Board.
C.— Powers and Duties of the Board
1. {a) All moneys placed by Us under the supervision of the Board shall be
paid to the Bank of England for the credit of an account or accounts in Our name.
(b) The Board shall make arrangements whereby all securities and investments
purchased by the Board on Our behalf are held for Our account by the Bank of
England and are registered in the names of nominees of the Bank of England.
2- Board shall on Our behalt exercise the following powers and perform
the following duties and functions: —
(a) To operate the accounts mentioned in paragraph C 1
(ft) To buy, accept or otherwise acquire and seli, transfer, exchange or
°^ w ' se , P'? 8 .' 2 of . stocks ' shares, annuities, debentures, debenture
, . _ stock bonds, obligations and other securities and investments
(c) To receive and give a good discharge for any sums of money payable in
respect ot any investment made by the Board and to give instructions
(A\ t t0 . t ' le manner in which any such moneys shall be paid or dealt with
(d) To receive and give a good discharge for any sums recoverable in
of income tax or any other tax deducted before payment of anv interS
or dividend on any investment made by the Board and o rive
olSwhlT t0 manner ln Which any Such mone y s ^all be paid
<e) T0 nf V a Vr^h? ank ,i 01 ?"S la nd directions generally regarding the exercise
of all rights and privileges and the nerforman^ oil ^ • f
to any of the said investments. pertormance of a 'l duties in relation
(/) To engage, remunerate and determine the duties
s^emp'oyees as the Board may require for the exercfseT ite
^ ^desfra'ble'rand 0 !*) seU and 1 dfspo'se'of land the Board thinks "
m the performance of the duties of the Board USe 35 0ffiCeS

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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' [‎130v] (47/142), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/731(2), in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 26 May 2020]

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