A Compilation of Acts and Instruments Relating to the Government of the Cook and Other Islands, Together with an Appendix Containing the Former Laws of Rarotonga and Niue

A Compilation of Acts and Instruments Relating to the Government of the Cook and Other Islands, Together with an Appendix Containing the Former Laws of Rarotonga and Niue

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...where the ownership of land is the matter of dispute, or a question of boundary has arisen, the Judge shall visit the land and there take the evidence of the old people of the district in order that the dispute may be decided with justice to all parties: Provided always that either party may claim to have the case reheard before the Chief Judge of the High Court and two Assessors, one of whom shall be chosen by each of the parties to the suit. 22. Whereas the introduction of spirituous or intoxicating liquor has always been contrary to the laws of Mangaia. Any person who shall import wine, spirits, or beer into the Island of Mangaia, except for medicinal purposes on the order of the Resident Surgeon of the Cook Islands Hospital, shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty dollars. Any person who shall sell or give intoxicating liquor to any person residing within the Island of Mangaia shall be liable on conviction to a fine of not exceeding forty dollars: Provided always that no man shall be punished by reason of his having purchased or consumed intoxicating drink on board any vessel in the offing-t 23. Any person landing on the Island of Mangaia under the influence of liquor may be fined not exceeding ten dollars. See also 1900, No. 1, see. 8. f See also N.Z. Act, 1904, No. 42, sees. 19-28. 24. Any one assisting to manufacture orange-beer or other liquor of an intoxicating nature shall be liable to a fine of not exceeding ten dollars. Any one found with orange-beer or other locally-made intoxicating liquor in his possession shall be liable to a fine of not exceeding seven dollars. 25. It shall not be lawful to import dynamite into the Island of Mangaia except on a permit recommended by a District Judge and approved by the...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236916131
  • 9781236916136