British and Foreign State Papers Volume 97

British and Foreign State Papers Volume 97

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...1899," hereinafter referred to as "the Principal Ordinance," and the Principal Ordinance and this Ordinance may be cited together as the Opium Ordinances, 1899 and 1903. '. 2. For sections 9, 10, 11, and 12 of the Principal Ordinance there shall be respectively substituted the following sections, namely: 9. By the notice so to be published as aforesaid-the proper authority shall fix a date and place at which such licences shall be offered for sale, and shall notify the conditions under which such licences shall be issued. 10.--(l.) Such licences may be offered for zsale, at the discretion of the proper authority, either by public auction or by tender. (2.) The proper authority may, subject to the approval of the Governor in Council, from time to time prescribe' the conditions under which licences will be sold, and shall give public notice of the same, either by means of the notice mentioned in section 8 or otherwise, as may appear convenient to the proper authority. (3.) If at any sale the amount of the highest bid or tender is, in the opinion of the proper authority, inadequate, the proper authority shall be at liberty to postpone the sale, and to offer the licence for sale again by auction or by tender or by private contract. 11. After any person has been declared to be the purchaser of any such licence, the proper authority may issue a licence in the form hereinafter mentioned to the purchaser. But it shall be lawful for the proper authority in his discretion to refuse to issue any. such licence; and in case of such refusal, the proper authority shall refund to the purchaser the purchase money or any part thereof which he may have paid, and the licence may be resold either at once or at uch future time as the...show more

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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 848g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123682699X
  • 9781236826992