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Coll 25/18 'Orders-in-Council: Qatar: Jurisdiction over foreigners in Qatar' [‎65v] (130/635)

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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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twelve months the number and nature of the proceeding
criminal and civil, taken under this Order, and the result thereof'
and the number and amount of fees received, and such other
information, and being in such form,as the Secretary of State
^ S 1 ? h - 1S P^ 1011 , 5 o r subsequent assent, the Governor-General
owndift in Gounoil, from time to time directs.
90 .—(i) A printed copy of this Order, and of all Rules of
Procedure and other Rules for the time being in force under
the S f?ffire r ’ f S rt! p e iv ep l A Pen t0 lns P ection free of charge in
undS^Ms Order 1 ° “ Agent and ° f eaCh C ° Urt establ ‘ she d
nt ( c 2 L 1 Pr ‘ nted C °F} eS tl ? ereof shal] be soId in Bahrein or Qatar
time dRects 50 " ^ 3S 6 P ° liticaI Agent from tilae
^ his 0rder sbaI1 be published in the Gazette of India
uithin such time after the passing thereof as the Secretary ot
P rescrlbe ' and shall come into force on such day^(in
this Order referred to as the commencement of this Order
within six months after that publication, as the Governor-
ttebehalf^' ty n0tlfication in the said Gazette, appoint in
(2) But any appointment under this Order may be made at
any time after its passing, and no proof shall, in any proceed
Article 6 * 5 reqUlred of any of the matters prescribed P by this
92 - 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). , 1938, is hereby repealed.
SCHEDULE.
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The Indian Penal Code, i 860 (Act XLV of i 860 )
IV ° f l869) ’ eXCept 50 " Uch
6 BomMy Cv,! Courts. Act ,869 (Act XIV of , 869 ). except section
andVlS two 3 Jia 3 „ses oVSn 1 "^- ^ ^ daUSe ° f SeCtion 15
The Indian Court Fees Act, 1870 (Act VII of 1870 )
Ihe Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (Act I of 1872 )
I he Indian Contract Act, 1872 (Act IX of 1872 ).
I he Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872 (Act XV of 1872 )
The Indian Oaths Act, 1873 (Act X of 1873 ).
I he Indian Majority Act, 1875 (Act IX of 1875 ).
1886 )° BirthS ' Deaths and Marriages Registration Act of 1886 (Act VI ol
The Provincial Small Cause Courts Act, 1887 (Act IX of 1887 ).
The I revention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1890 (Act XI of 1890 ).

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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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1 file (314 folios)
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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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