British and Foreign State Papers Volume 96

British and Foreign State Papers Volume 96

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: him by reason of the detention or survey. If a ship is finally detained under this Ordinance, or if it appears that a ship provisionally detained was, at the time of such detention, unsafe within the meaning of this Ordinance, the owner of the ship shall be liable to pay to the Government the costs of and incidental to the detention and survey of the ship, and such costs shall, without prejudice to any other remedy, be recoverable in a summary way before any Stipendiary Magistrate. For the purposes of this Ordinance the costs of and incidental to any proceeding before a Court of Survey, and a reasonable amount in respect of the remuneration of the surveyor, shall be part of the costs of the detention and survey of the ship, and any dispute as to the amount of costs under this Ordinance may be referred to the Registrar of the Supreme Court, who, on request made to him for that purpose by the Governor, shall ascertain and certify the proper amount of such costs. An action for any costs or compensation payable by the Government under this section may be brought against the Attorney-General in a suit instituted by the plaintiff as claimant against "The Attorney-General" as defendant, and the provisions of section 83, Chapter XIV of the "Hong Kong Code of Civil Procedure" shall apply to such suit. (7.) Where a complaint is made to the Governor that a British or colonial ship is unsafe, he may, if he thinks fit, require the complainant to give security lo his satisfaction for the costs and compensation which may be incurred by the Government, and any suit that may be necessary to enforce such security may be instituted in the name of the Attorney-General for and on behalf of the Governor: Provided that where the...
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  • Paperback | 538 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 948g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236935888
  • 9781236935885