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XXIX.-A0 Act for enabling persons charged with offences to make

their defence more effectually

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XVII.-An Act for amending Regulation V. of 1831 of the Madras

Code, as far as the same regards Penalties for certain breaches

of the Salt Laws

XVIII. - Ao Act for consolidatiug and amendiug the Enactments con-

cerving the Exportation of Military Stores

XV.-An Act to forbid trading by the Officers of the Supreme Courts. 27

IX.-An Act for enabling one Police Magistrate to exercise in cer-

tain cases the powers of two Justices in the Presidency of

Fort St. George

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XXXIV.-A. Act for the better custody of state prisoners

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XXXVII.–For regulating inquiries into the behaviour of Public Servants.

XXIII. – To authorize and empower the Governors in Council of the

respective Presidencies of Madras und Bombay to mitigate

or discharge fines, averciaments, &c., imposed by the Supreme

Courts, or any other Courts of Justice at Madras and Bombay

respectively

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XXIV.-An Act to probibit tbe possession of certaiu Offensive Weapons

in Malabar

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XVIII.-An Act to remore doubts relating to the power to grant Pardons

and Reprieves aud Remissions of Punishment in India

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X49.-An Act to substitute Peval Servitude for the punishment of

Transportation in respect of European and American Con-

victs, and to amend the Law relating to the reinoval of such

convicts

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XI.-Au Act for the better prevention of Desertion by European

Soldiers from the Land Forces of Her Majesty iu ludia.

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XI.-An Act for the Prevention, Trial, and Punishment of offences

agaiust the State

XXV.-An Act to render Officers and Soldiers in the Native Army

liable to forfeiture of property for Mutiuy, and to provide

for the adjudication and recovery of forfeitures of property

iu certain cases

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III.-An Act to amend the Law relating to.the Arrest aud Deten-

tion of State Prisoners

XXVIII.-An Act for the maintenance of a Police Force for the Port of

Madras

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XIII.-An Act to provide for the punishment of breaches of contract

by Artificers, Workwen, and Laborers in certaiu cases

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XVIII.-An Act to amend the Law relating to offences declared to be

punishable on conviction before a Magistrate

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• XX.-An Act for the suppression of Outrages in the District of

Malabar in the Presidency of Fort St. George

XXIV.-An Act for the better regulation of Police within the territo-

ries subject to the Presideucy of Fort St. George...

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XXXI.-An Act relating to the Manufacture, Importation, and Sale of

Arms and Ammunition, and for regulating the right to keep

and use the same, and to give power of disarming in certain

cases.

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XLV.-The lúdian

Penal Code

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Act.

LII.-Au Act to amend' Act XVIII of 1854 (relating to Railways in

India.)

XVI.-An Act for licensing and regulating Stage Carriages

XVIII.-An Act to repeal Act XVI. of 1852 in those parts of British

India in which the Iudian Penal Code is in force, and to re-

enact some of the provisions thereof with amendments, and

further to improve the administration of Criminal Justice

in Her Majesty's Supreme Courts of Judicature ...

III. -- An Act to give the Government certain powers with respect

to Foreiguers

VI. - An Act to anthorize the punishment of Whipping in certain

XXI.-An Act for the extension of the jurisdiction of the Magistrates

of Police in Culcutta

XIII.-An Act to amend the procedure of Her Majesty's High Courts

of Judicature in the exercise of their original Criminal

Jurisdiction, aud to provide for the exercise of such Juris-

diction at places otber than the Presidency Towns

VI. - An Act to continue Act No. XXXI, of 1860 (relating to the

manufacture, importation and sale of Arms and Ammuni-

tion, and for regulating the right to keep and use the same,

and to give power of disarining in certain cases) and for other

purposes

XVI.- An Act to relieve the Governor-General of India in Council

from the duty of signing the Commissions mentioned in Sec-

tious 22 and 41 of the High Court's Criminal Procedure

Awieodweut Act, 1865

VII. - An Act to reduce the pecuniary penalty for purchasing from

Soldiers army, ammunition, clothes and other articles

XXXI.-To render penal certain Offences committed by Servants of

Railway Coropanies ...

XIV.-An Act for the prevention of certain Contagious Diseases

II. -An Act for the appointment of Justices of the Peace

X.-An Act to abolish the Police Superannuation Funds

XV.-Au Act to provide facilities for obtaining the evidence and

appearance of prisoners, and for service of process upon

them

XXI.-- Ao Act to provide against European Vagrancy

I.-An Act to provide Rules relating to Quarantine

VIII.-An Act for the prevention of the Murder of Female Infants ...

XXII.-An Act to confirm certain Laws affecting European British

Subjects '...

XXVII.-An Act to amend the Indian Penal Code ...

1.- An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to trespass

by cattle

IV.-An Act to consolidate and amend the laws relating to Coroners

V.-Au Act to consolidate the laws relating to Prisoners confined

by order of a Court

XXVII.-Au Act for the Registration of Criminal Tribės and Eunuchs..

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III.-An Act for enabling the Commissioner of Police at Madras to

make bye-laws for more effectually carrying out in the Town

of Madras the objects of Acts XIII of 1856, and XLVIII of

1860, and for the better and more effectual preservation of

order therein...

III.-An Act to make better provision for the service of Process

under Act XIII of 1859.

HI.-An Act to make better provision for the punishment of Offences

against Special and Local Laws...

V.-An Act to amend Act XXIV of 1859.

I.-An Act to repeal Madras Act No. IV of 1865, and to make pro-

vision for the Administration of Military Cantonments in the

Presidency of Fort Saint George...

II.-An Act for the prevention of the spread of Disease among

Cattle in the Madras Presidency

VIII.--An Act to incorporate the Police of the Town of Madras with

the general Police of the Madras Presidency; to extend the

jurisdiction of the Town Police Magistrates ; and to amend

and consolidate the provisions of Act XIII of 1856 (for re-

gulating the Police of the Towns of Calcutta, Madras, and

Bombay), and of Act XLVIII of 1860 (to amend Act XIII

of 1856.)

V. An Act for the regulation of Jails within the Presidency of

Fort Saiat George, and for the enforcement of discipline

therein

VII.-An Act to continue Act No. XX: of 1859 (An Act for the

suppression of outrages in the District of Malabar in the

Presidency of Fort St. George)

1.- An Act to amend Act XXXI of 1859 (An Act for the better

regulation of the Police within the territories subject to the

Presidency of Fort St. George.)...

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A REGULATION for declaring the Powers of the Governor in

Council to provide for the immediate Punishment of certain
Offences against the State, by the Sentence of Courts
Marti al.

Passed on the 1st April 1808.
Whereas during wars in which the British Government
has been engaged against certain of the native powers of
India, certain persons owing allegiance to the British Go-
vernment have borne arms in open hostility to the authority
of the same, and have abetted and aided the enemy, and
have comunitted acts of violence and outrage against the
lives, and properties of the subjects of the said Govern-
ment; and whereas it may be expedient that during the

existence of any war in which t'e British Government in · India may be engaged with any power whatever, as well as

during the existence of open rebellion against the authoriuty of the Government in any part of the British territories

subject to the government of the Presidency of Fort St. George, the Governor in Council sball declare and establish martial law within any part of the territories aforesaid, for the safety of the British possessions, and for the security of the lives and property of the inhabitants thereof, by the immediate punishment of persons owing allegiance to the British Government who may be taken in arms in open hostility to the said Government, or in the actual commission of any overt act of rebellion against the au

ment

who shall

thority of the same, or in the act of openly aiding and abetting the enemies of the British Government within any part of the territories above specified,—the following regulation has been enacted by the Governor in Council to be in force throughout the British territories immediately subject to the Government of the Presidency of Fort St. George

from the 1st day of October 1808. The Governor in II. The Governor in Council is hereby declared to be

Council, in time of war or during the empowered to establish martial law within the territories existence of rebel subject to the Government of the Presidency of Fort St. establish martial George, for any period of time, while the British Governlaw therein.

ment in India shall be engaged in war with any native or other power, as well as during the existence of opeñ rebellion against the authority of the Government in any part of

the territories aforesaid ; and also to direct the immediate And to direct the trial, by court martial, of all persons owing allegiance to

courts martial, of the British Government, either in consequence of their all persons owing having been born, of their having served under it in any allegiance to the . British Govern capacity, or of their being resident within its territories and offend against this under its protection, who shall be taken in arms in open regulation.

hostility to the British Government, or in the act of opposing by force of arms the authority of the same, or in the actual commission of any overt act of rebellion against the state, or in the act of conspiring with, or of openly aiding and abetting the enemies of the British Government within

any part of the said territories. Persons owing allo III. It is hereby further declared, that any person born

giance Britigh Governor residing under the protection of the British Government ment who shall be within the territories aforesaid, and consequently owing convicted, by the sentence of a court allegiance to the said Government, who, in violation of the martial, of any of tbe crimes speci.

ei obligation' of such allegiance, shall be guilty of any of the fied in the fore; crimes specified in the preceding section, and who shall be be liable to the convicted thereof by the sentence of a court martial during immediate punish the establishment of martial law, shall be liable to immediment of death.

ate punishment of death, and shall suffer the same accordAdd to the forfeiture ingly by being hanged by the neck until he is dead. All

of tbeir property and effects.

persons who shall in such cases be adjudged by a court martial to be guilty of any of the crimes specified in this regulation shall also forfeit to the British Government all

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