Acts Passed by the President and the Governor-General in Council, for 1844; With Index

Acts Passed by the President and the Governor-General in Council, for 1844; With Index

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: any considerahle distance from each other, to the Government or to the officer commanding in chief, every person so offending and being convicted thereof by the sentence of a court martial, shall be cashiered. 17. The officers and seamen of all ships or vessels belonging to the Indian navy, appointed for convoy and guard of merchant ships or vessels, or of any other, shall diligently attend upon that charge without delay, according to their instructions in that behalf, and whosoever shall be faulty therein, and shall not faithfully perform their duty and defend the ships, vessels and goods in their convoy, without either diverting to other parts or occasions, or refusing or neglecting to fight in their defence if they be assailed, or running away cowardly and submitting the ships in their convoy to peril and hazard, or shall demand or exact any money or other reward from any merchant or master for convoying of any ships or vessels entrusted to their care, or shall misuse the masters or mariners thereof, shall be condemned to make reparation of the damage to the merchants, owners and others, as the Court of Admiralty or other competent court shall judge, and also be punished criminally according to the quality of their offences, be it by pains of death, or other punishment, according as shall be adjudged fit by a court martial. 18. If any captain, commander or other officer of any of the ships or vessels of the Indian navy shall receive on board, or permit to be received on board such ship or vessel any goods or merchandizes whatsoever, other than for the sole use of the ship or vessel, except gold, silver or jewels, and except the goods and merchandizes belonging to any merchant or other ship or vessel which may be shipwrecked either on the...
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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236557425
  • 9781236557421