Coll 25/18 'Orders-in-Council: Qatar: Jurisdiction over foreigners in Qatar' [56v] (112/635)
The record is made up of 1 file (314 folios). It was created in 18 Jul 1935-8 Jun 1935. 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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before he is discharged, require him to give security to the
satisfaction of the Court for his future good behaviour, and for
that purpose may, if it thinks fit, cause him to come or be
brought before the Court.
23 . — (i) Where it is shown by evidence on oath, to the satis
faction of the Court, that any person to whom this Order
applies has committed, or is about to commit, an offence against
this Order, or is otherwise conducting himself so as to be
dangerous to peace and good order, or is endeavouring to excite
enmity between the people of Qatar and His Majesty, or is
intriguing within the limits of this Order against His Majesty’s
power and authority, the Court may, if it thinks fit, by order
under its seal, prohibit that person from being within the limits
of this Ordepr during any time therein specified, not exceeding
two years, of alternatively may require him to give security
for his future good behaviour.
(2) The Court, by order in writing under its seal, may vary
any order of prohibition (not extending the duration thereof),
and may revoke any order of prohibition or removal.
(3) The Court shall forthwith report the order and the
grounds thereof to the Chief Court, which shall forthwith report
to the Governor-General every order made under this Article,
and the grounds thereof, and the proceedings thereunder.
24 . —(1) If any person to whom this Order applies fails to
give security for good behaviour or for keeping the peace when
lawfully required to do so, or fails during the continuance of the
security to keep the peace or be of good behaviour, or fails
to comply with an order of prohibition made under this Order,
the Court may, if it thinks fit, order that he be deported from
any place within its jurisdiction as prescribed by this Order.
(2) If the order of deportation is made by the Court, it shall
forthwith report to the Chief Court the order and the grounds
(3) Thereupon the person ordered to be deported, unless the
Chief Court thinks fit otherwise to direct, shall, as soon as
practicable and in the case of a person convicted either after
execution of the sentence or while it is in course of execution,
be removed in custody under warrant to the place named in the
(4) The place shall be a place in that part of His Majesty’s
dominions, or in that protectorate, protected state, or mandated
territory, to which the person belongs, or the Government of
which consents to the reception of persons deported under this
Order, or in the country of which the person deported is a
national, as the Court may think fit.
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Correspondence, minute papers, and notes relating to the issue of The Qatar Order in Council A regulation issued by the sovereign of Great Britain on the advice of the Privy Council (in modern practice, upon the advice of government ministers). , 1939. The correspondence is mostly between officials at the Foreign Office, 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. , Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. 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. , and the Government of India, Foreign and Political Department (later, External Affairs). The papers concern the discussion of the need for the order, its drafting, issue, and distribution, as well as its revision in 1939.
Correspondence with the Shaikh of Qatar, Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani [Shaikh ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim Āl Thānī], is also included and mostly relates to his wish for assurance of his jurisdiction over Muslim foreigners.
A copy of the order is found on folios 138-153. A copy of the Kuwait Order in Council A regulation issued by the sovereign of Great Britain on the advice of the Privy Council (in modern practice, upon the advice of government ministers). is also included, for reference purposes (folios 271-86).
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The file is arranged in chronological order from the back to the front.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 317; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. Two additional foliation sequences are also present in parallel between ff 2-103 and ff 104-316. These are also both written in pencil and located in the top right corner of each folio. The former have been circled and crossed out, the latter have not been circled.
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