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China and Corea Order in Council, 1904,"* hereinafter referred as the Principal Order.

2. In place of that contained in Article 5 of "The China a Corea (Amendment) Order in Council, 1907,"† the follow Article shall take effect instead of Article 75 of the Princi Order :

(1.) Every person subject to the criminal jurisdiction of Court who prints, publishes, or offers for sale any printed written newspaper or other publication containing sediti matter shall be guilty of a grave offence against the Princi Order, and may, in addition to, or in lieu of, any other puni ment, be ordered either to give security for good behaviour to be deported;

(2.) Where any printed or written newspaper or ot publication containing seditious matter is printed, publish or offered for sale within the limits of the Principal Order a company registered in the United Kingdom or in a Brit possession, the Court may, after notice to the company, a on proof of the facts, require the company to give secur to abstain from such printing, publishing, or offering for sale future. If the company fail to give security, or if the compa is shown to have again printed, published or offered for sale s newspaper or other publication containing seditious matter af giving such security, the Court may make an order prohibiti the company from carrying on business within the limits of Order, or may make such other orders as to the Court may se just. The Court may also declare all the property of the co pany within the limits of the Order to be forfeited to His Maje the King, and shall dispose of it, subject to any general or spec directions of the Secretary of State, as it thinks fit;

(3.) Matter calculated to excite tumult or disorder, or excite enmity between His Majesty's subjects and the Gove ment of China or the Government of Corea, or the authorities subjects of any Power in amity with His Majesty, being wit the limits of this Order, or between the Government of Ch and its subjects, or the Government of Corea and its subjec shall be deemed to be seditious matter within the meaning of t Article;

(4.) An offence against this Article shall not be tried exc on a charge and by the Supreme Court;

(5.) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Princi Order, the charge may, for reasons to be recorded on the minut be heard and determined before a Judge sitting without a ju

or assessors.

3.-(1.) The powers of His Majesty's Minister in China make King's Regulations under Article 155 of the Princi Order, or to join with the Ministers of any foreign Powers amity with His Majesty in making or adopting munici regulations under Article 156 of the Principal Order, sh

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China and Corea Order in Council, 1904,"* hereinafter referred to as the Principal Order.

2. In place of that contained in Article 5 of "The China a Corea (Amendment) Order in Council, 1907," the follow Article shall take effect instead of Article 75 of the Princip Order :

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(1.) Every person subject to the criminal jurisdiction of the Court who prints, publishes, or offers for sale any printed r written newspaper or other publication containing sediti matter shall be guilty of a grave offence against the Princ Order, and may, in addition to, or in lieu of, any other punistment, be ordered either to give security for good behaviour to be deported;

(2.) Where any printed or written newspaper or other publication containing seditious matter is printed, publis or offered for sale within the limits of the Principal Order a company registered in the United Kingdom or in a Brits possession, the Court may, after notice to the company, and on proof of the facts, require the company to give security to abstain from such printing, publishing, or offering for sale future. If the company fail to give security, or if the company is shown to have again printed, published or offered for sale ste newspaper or other publication containing seditious matter atte giving such security, the Court may make an order prohibiting the company from carrying on business within the limits of the Order, or may make such other orders as to the Court may see just. The Court may also declare all the property of the com pany within the limits of the Order to be forfeited to His Majesty the King, and sha dispose of it. subject to any general or special directions of the Secretary of State, as it thinks fit;

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extend to making, or joining in making or adopting, regulations for the creation, maintenance, discipline, and control of a police force for any foreign concession or settlement in China.

(2.) Such regulations may provide for the dismissal, fine (not exceeding one month's pay), confinement to barracks, reduction in rank, class, or seniority, suspension or removal from special duty, of any member of the force by the person for the time being in command thereof.

(3.) The Minister may also issue to such person a warrant empowering him while in command of the force to inflict summary punishment upon members of the force by imprisonment with hard labour for a period not exceeding fifteen days. Such warrant may be at any time withdrawn.

(4.) Any fine inflicted under this Article shall be paid, after deduction of the costs incurred in the imposition or recovery thereof, to the authority by whom the police force is paid.

4. Article 5 of "The China and Corea (Amendment) Order in Council, 1907," is hereby repealed, but this repeal shall not (a) affect the past operation of such Article, or any right, title, obligation or liability thereunder, or (b) interfere with the institution or prosecution of any legal proceeding thereunder.

And the Right Honourable Sir Edward Grey, Bart., one of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, is to give the necessary directions herein.

ALMERIC FITZROY.

BRITISH ORDER IN COUNCIL amending" The Zanzibar Order in Council (1906)."-London, October 18, 1909.*

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 18th day of October, 1909.

PRESENT: THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY IN COUNCIL.

WHEREAS by Treaty, grant, usage, sufferance, or other lawful means His Majesty the King has jurisdiction within the dominions of His Highness the Sultan of Zanzibar:

Now, therefore, His Majesty, by virtue and in exercise of the powers in this behalf by "The Foreign Jurisdiction Act, 1890,Ӡ or otherwise in His Majesty vested, is pleased, by and with the advice of his Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as "The Zanzibar Order in Council, 1909," and shall be read as one with "The Zanzibar

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Order in Council, 1906"* (hereinafter called the Princip Order).

2. The following sub-Article shall be substituted for Artic 21 (1) of the Principal Order :

"Where an offender convicted before the Court is sentence to imprisonment, and the Court, proceeding under section 7 The Foreign Jurisdiction Act, 1890,' authority in that beha being hereby given to it, considers it expedient that th sentence shall be carried into effect elsewhere than Zanzibar, the place shall be a place in the East Africa Pro tectorate, or a place in some part of His Majesty's dominion out of the United Kingdom, or in one of His Majesty's Pr tectorates, provided that the Government thereof consents tha offenders may be sent thither under this Article.'

3. Article 21 (1) of the Principal Order is hereby repealed. And the Right Honourable Sir E. Grey, Bart., one His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, is to give th necessary directions herein.

ALMERIC FITZROY

BRITISH ORDER IN COUNCIL giving effect to the Con vention between Great Britain and France by modifying

The Workmen's Compensation Act, 1906," in its appli cation to Workmen who are French Citizens. - London November 22, 1909.†

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At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 22nd day of November 1909. PRESENT: THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY IN COUNCIL.

WHEREAS His Majesty the King and the President of the French Republic have concluded a Convention to the effect tha their respective subjects and citizens shall enjoy reciprocally the benefits of the legislation in force in the United Kingdo Great Britain and Ireland and France respectively, in compensation for accidents arising out of their emp And whereas by section 1 of "The Workmen' (Anglo-French Convention) Act, 1909," it is Majesty may, by Order in Council, make su "The Workmen's Compensation Act, 1906," workmen who are French citizens, as necessary to give effect to the said Co

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Now, therefore, in pursuance of the powers vested in him by the above-mentioned provisions of "The Workmen's Compensation (Anglo-French Convention) Act, 1909," His Majesty is pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to order and prescribe as follows:

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"The Workmen's Compensation Act, 1906," hereinafter referred to as the Act, shall in the case of workmen who are French citizens, apply subject to the following modifications:

1. An employer having his principal place of business in France shall not be liable to pay compensation under the Act for injury to a workman who is a French citizen by accident arising out of and in the course of the employment

(i.) If the workman has been temporarily detached for employment in the United Kingdom, and such employment has at the time of the accident lasted less than six months;

(ii.) If the workman is engaged in transport service and is employed at intervals, whether regular or not, in the United Kingdom.

2. In all cases the question as to the liability to pay compensation under the Act to a French citizen, and as to the amount or duration of such compensation, including the question of the redemption of weekly payments, and in cases of death, the question as to who is a dependant and as to the amount payable to each dependant, shall be settled by the Judge of the County Court and in no other manner.

3. Where a weekly payment payable to a French citizen has been redeemed by the payment of a lump sum of such amount as would, if invested in the purchase of an immediate life annuity from the National Debt Commissioners through the Post Office Savings Bank, purchase an annuity for the workman of upwards of 47., the lump sum shall be paid into the County Court and invested in the purchase of an annuity for the benefit of the workman.

4. Where a lump sum payable either in the redemption of a weekly payment or as compensation to the dependants of a deceased workman has been paid into the County Court, then :

(a.) If the workman returns to reside in France; or

(b.) If the dependants resided in France at the time of t death of the workman, or subsequently return to reside France,

the total sum due to the injured workman or his dependa shall be transferred to the "Caisse nationale française Retraites pour la Vieillesse."

5. Where a workman receiving a weekly payment retu. to reside in France, the amount due by way of weekly payme shall, notwithstanding anything in paragraph 18 of the F Schedule to the Act, be remitted to him through the Cou Court at such intervals and in such manner as may be agr upon between the Secretary of State and such persons as President of the French Republic may authorize for the purpo

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6. No Court fee or other charge shall be payable in case of a workman who is a French citizen in respect of proceedings under the Act in the County Court, whet under paragraph 15 of the First Schedule to that Act, subsequent to the award, or otherwise.

7. The Registrar of every County Court shall, not la than the 31st January in each year, send to the Secretary State for the Home Department, in a form prescribed him, a record of all judicial decisions given in the course the preceding year under the Act in the case of French citize and the said Secretary of State shall cause such record to communicated to the 66 Département du Travail et de Prévoyance sociale."

8. The power of making rules under the Act shall inclu a power to make such rules as may be necessary for the purp of carrying this Order into effect.

9. In Scotland references to the Sheriff Court shall substituted for references to the County Court, reference the Sheriff for reference to the Judge of the County Co and reference to the Sheriff Clerk for reference to the Regist of the County Court.

10. This Order shall apply to all accidents happeni on and after the date on which the Convention takes effe and shall cease to have effect on the expiration of one y from the date on which the Convention shall have be denounced by one or other of the two contracting parties. ALMERIC FITZRO

BRITISH ORDER IN COUNCIL exempting French Shi complying with French provisions, from the Provisions Sections 427-431 of" The Merchant Shipping Act, 189 as to Life-saving Appliances. London, November: 1909.*

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At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 22nd day of Novemb

1909.

PRESENT: THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY IN COUNCIL

WHEREAS by section 4 of "The Merchant Shipping Act, 1906. it is provided that sections 427 to 431 of "The Merchant Shippi Act, 1894," (hereinafter called the Principal Act), relating life-saving appliances, shall, after the appointed day, apply to

* "London Gazette," November 26, 1909.
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