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Coll 25/18 'Orders-in-Council: Qatar: Jurisdiction over foreigners in Qatar' [‎208r] (415/635)

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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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( 5 .) The Court, on making an order of deportation, may, if
it thinks fit, order the person to be deported to pay all or any
part of the expenses of his deportation, to be fixed by the Court
in the order. Subject thereto, the expenses of deportation shall
be defrayed as the Secretary of State, with the concurrence
of the Treasury, or the Governor-General of India in Council,
with the previous or subsequent assent of the Secretary of State,
direct.
(6) 1 he Chief Court shall forthwith report to the Governor-
General of India in Council every order of deportation made
under this Order, and the grounds thereof, and the proceedings
thereunder.
( 7 ) If a person deported under this Order returns to Qatar
without permission in writing of the Chief Court, or the
Governor-General of India in Council, or the Secretary of State
(which permission the Chief Court, or the Governor-General of
India in Council, or the Secretary of State respectively may
give), he shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which
may extend to two months, or with a fine which may extend
to 1,000 rupees, or with both.
( 8 ) He shall also be liable to be forthwith again deported
under the original or a new order, and a fresh warrant.
25 . An appeal shall not lie against an order of prohibition,
of removal, or of deportation nr^ade under this Order.
26 . (1) Where under this Order a person is to be sent or
removed or deported from any place within the jurisdiction
of the C ourt as prescribed by this Order he shall, by warrant
of the Court sealed with its seal, be detained, if necessary in
custody or in prison, until a fit opportunity for his removal or
depoi tation occurs, and then be put on board a vessel belonging
to, or in the service of, His Majesty, or, if ho such vessel is
available, then on board some other British or other fit vessel.
(2) I he warrant shall be sufficient authority to the person to
whom it is directed or delivered for execution, and to the Com
manding Officer or master of the vessel, to receive and detain
the person therein named, in the manner therein prescribed, and
to send or remove and carry him to the place therein named,
according to the warrant.
(3) I 1 ) cas e of sending or removal for any purpose other than
deportation, the warrant shall be issued in duplicate, and the
person executing it shall, as soon as practicable after his arrival
at the place therein named, deliver according to the warrant,
with one of the duplicates of the warrant, to a constable, or
proper officer of police, or keeper of a prison, or other proper
authority or person there, the person named in the warrant,
to be produced on the order of the proper Court or authority
there, or to be otherwise dealt with according to law.

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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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