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ments in first schedule.

A.D. 1878. this Act, or any enactments for the time being in force amending or

substituted for the same, shall extend, with or without any exceptions, adaptations, or modifications in the Order mentioned, to any

country or place to which for the time being the Foreign Jurisdiction 6 & 7 Vict.

Act, 1843, applies. c. 94.

5 (2.) Thereupon those enactments shall operate as if that country or place were one of Her Majesty's Colonies, and as if Her Majesty

in Council were the Legislature of that Colony. Validity of 4. An Order in Council purporting to be made in pursuance of orders made under Fo

the Foreign Jurisdiction Acts, 1843 to 1878, or any of them, shall 10 reign Juris- be deemed a colonial law within the Colonial Laws Validity Act, diction Acts.

1865, that is to say, the Act of the session of the twenty-eighth
and twenty-ninth years of the reign of her present Majesty, chapter
sixty-three, "to remove doubts as to the validity of colonial laws ;"
and any country or place to which any such Order extends shall 15

be deemed a colony within that Act. Extension 5. In any country or place out of Her Majesty's dominions, in of Foreign

or to which any of Her Majesty's subjects are for the time being Jurisdiction Acts to resident or resorting, and which is not subject to any government countries

from whom Her Majesty might obtain power and jurisdiction by 20 without regular go- treaty or any of the other means mentioned in the Foreign Jurisvernments.

diction Act, 1813, Her Majesty shall by virtue of this Act have power and jurisdiction, and the same shall be deemed power and jurisdiction had by Her Majesty therein within the Foreign Jurisdiction Act, 1843.

25 Jurisdiction 6. It shall be lawful for Her Majesty the Queen in Council, from over ships in time to time, by Order, to make for the government of Her Majesty's Eastern

subjects being in any vessel at a distance of not more than one hun-
dred miles from the coast of China or of Japan, any law that to Her
Majesty in Council may seem meet, as fully and effectually as any 30
such iaw might be made by Her Majesty in Council for the govern-

ment of Her Majesty's subjects being in China or in Japan.
Laying of 7. Every Order in Council made in pursuance of the Foreign
Order before Jurisdiction Acts, 1843 to 1878, or any of them, shall be laid before
Parliament.

both Houses of Parliament forthwith after it is made, if Parliament 35
be then in session, and if not, forthwith after the commencement of

the then next session of Parliament. Provisions 8.-(1.) An action, suit, prosecution, or proceeding against any for protec

any act done in pursuance or execution or intended tion of per• sons acting

execution of the Foreign Jurisdiction Acts, 1843 to 1878, or any 40 under

of them, or of any Order in Council made under the same, or of

seas.

person for

Acts.

any such power or jurisdiction of Her Majesty as is mentioned in A.D. 1878. the said Acts or any of them, or in respect of any alleged neglect Foreign or default in the execution of the said Acts or any of them, or of Jurisdiction

aný such Order in Council, power, or jurisdiction as aforesaid, shall
5 not lie or be instituted
(a.) in any court within Her Majesty's dominions, unless it is

commenced within six months next after the act, neglect,
or default complained of, or in case of a continuance of

injury or damage, within six months next after the ceasing 10 thereof, or where the cause of action arose out of Her Ma

jesty's dominions, within six months after the parties to
such action, suit, prosecution, or proceeding have been within

the jurisdiction of the court in which the same is instituted ;

(6.) nor in any of Her Majesty's courts without Her Majesty's 15 dominions, unless the cause of action arose within the juris

diction of that court, and the action is commenced within six
months next after the act, neglect, or default complained of,
or, in case of a continuance of injury or damage, within six

months next after the ceasing thereof.
20 (2.) In any such action, suit, or proceeding, tender of amends

before the same was commenced may be pleaded, in lieu of or in addition to any other plea. If ihe action, suit, or proceeding was commenced after such tender, or is proceeded with after payment

into court of any money in satisfaction of the plaintiff's claim, 25 and the plaintiff does not recover more than the sum tendered or

paid, he shall not recover any costs incurred after such tender or payment, and the defendant shall be entitled to costs, to be taxed as between solicitor and client, as from the time of such

tender or payment; but this provision shall not affect costs on any 30 injunction in the action, suit, or proceeding.

(3.) So far as regards any action, suit, prosecution, or proceeding instituted after the passing of this Act, the provisions of this section shall supersede any provision for a like purpose which is contained

in any Order in Council under the Foreign Jurisdiction Acts, 1843 35 to 1875, and is in force at the passing of this Act, and such provision

shall cease to have any effect.

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6 & 7 Vict. c. 94.

The Foreign Jurisdiction Act,

1843.

Section seven.

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Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed,

19 July 1878.

[Bill 267.]

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