Bechuanaland; Further Correspondence Respecting the Affairs of Bechuanaland and Adjacent Territories

Bechuanaland; Further Correspondence Respecting the Affairs of Bechuanaland and Adjacent Territories

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...adoption in all similar cases. ll. The condition of the Protectorate has been generally satisfactory, and certain disputes between Natives on the border have been amicably settled through the co-operation of the Transvaal Border Commissioner with Lieutenant Bates, of the Bechuanaland Border Police. 12. In British Bechuanaland the past year has been marked by much useful legislation. Proclamations have been issued embracing the following objects: ---removing doubts as to the validity of marriages solemnised in what is now British Bechuanaland prior to the establishment of Her Majesty's sovereignty; punishing the forgery of British and foreign postage stamps; bringing certain Cape Acts into force in British Bechuanaland; establishing divisional councils for Vryburg, Mafeking, and Taungs respectively; fixing close or fence seasons for game in the districts of Vryburg and Mafeking respectively; prescribing the procedure in insolvency; making provision by Government Notice for the registration of grants of unascertained or unsurveyed land; improving procedure in civil cases; adjusting disputed land boundaries; bringing the townships of Vryburg and Mafeking respectively under the provisions of the Cape Villages Management Act of 1881; amending the laws and regulations relating to stamp duties and fees of otlice; altering certain times appointed for the election cf members of divisional councils; defining the powers of the Chief Magistrate in respect of the voluntary surrender and compulsory sequestration of insolvent estates; making further provision for the repression of stock thefts and the recovery of stolen cattle; making better provision for the collection of hut tax; declaring a divisional road for the division of Vryburg; more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236749766
  • 9781236749765