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Coll 25/18 'Orders-in-Council: Qatar: Jurisdiction over foreigners in Qatar' [‎204v] (408/635)

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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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Council, and of the Governor of Bombay in Council, and in
accordance with the powers vested in, and the course of pro
cedure and practice observed by and before the Courts in the
Presidency of Bombay beyond the limits of the ordinary original
jurisdiction of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay, accord
ing to their respective jurisdiction and authority, and so far
as such enactments, powers, procedure and practice are in
applicable shall be exercised in accordance with justice, eq|^>-
and good conscience.
(2) The enactments mentioned in the Schedule to this Order
shall as from the commencement of this Order apply to all
persons subject to this Order, but subject to the following excep
tions, adaptations and modifications: —
(i) The Indian Merchant Shipping Act, 1923: —
(а) This Act shall only apply to pilgrim ships
registered in any part of His Majesty’s
dominions, protectorates, protected states or
mandated territories.
(б) All references in this Act to “ British India
and the “ Local Government ” shall be
construed as if they were references to ‘ ‘ the
limits 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). ,
I 937 ’ ” an d 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. ” re
spectively, and the reference in section
213 (1) to the “ Governor-General in
Council ” shall be construed as a reference
to 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. with the previous
consent of the Governor-General in
Council.”
(c) For the purpose of facilitating the application
of this Act, 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. may, by
order in writing, direct by what officers any
authority or power shall be exercisable, and
such order shall have effect as if enacted
in this Order.
(ii) The Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872.—For the
purposes of this Act, 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. , as long
as he is a Christian, shall be deemed to be Registrar
of Marriages.
(hi) The Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act of
1886.—For the purposes of this Act, the Political
Agent shall be deemed to be Registrar-General of
Births, Deaths and Marriages and Registrar of Births
and Deaths.
(l) Anv other existing or future enactments of the Governor-
Council, may be applied to Qatar by King’s Regulations under
Article 83 of this Order.

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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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