Reports on Civil Justice in Burma

Reports on Civil Justice in Burma

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...numbers would die of absolute starvation." 8. I entertain no doubt that fluctuation in litigation depends largely upon the character and conduct of the Judges. Under certain circumstances the people have no option, but must take their claims into Court to save themselves from loss, but when they are without confidence in the intelligence or business capacity of a udge, or are aware of his dilatory, unpunctual, or other bad habits, they naturall keep out of his Court if they possibly can, and come to a private settlement 0 their differences. There are many places in which I feel sure that there would be far more judicial work to do if what there is were done better. 9. The number of cases pending at the end of the year has increased by 124, but it does not follow that the Courts are to blame in the matter, which is often beyond their control. In the District Court Mandalay, for example, where 96 suits were left undisposed of, it is reported that 61 cases were filed within six days of the closing of the Courts. It may be said generally that due notice is taken of the working of the Subordinate Courts in this particular. In many of the districts of the province there were no suits which had been pending for over four months. In Mandalay District Court there were 11 against 13 last year. _ _ _ In Yamethin there were nine owing to various causes, which have been ex plained by the District udge in answer to enquiry. In Myitkyina and the Upper Chindwin, where there are peculiar difficulties connected with remoteness and the migratory habits of Indian birds of passage, there werefour cases each. In the Lower Chindwin it is reported--"There were two cases pending above four months at the close of the year 1896 against none in the more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236741218
  • 9781236741219