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PAGE No. 1. of 1845. An Ordinance for the Suppression of the Triad and other Secret Societies

38 No. 5. of 1845. An Ordinance to make better Provision for

Licensing the Weighing and Brokerage of Salt, and for the Licensing of Pawnbrokers and Auctioneers, with a Table of Fees on Official Licences and Signatures

39 No. 6. of 1845. An Ordinance for the Establishment of a Supreme Court of Judicature at Hongkong

41 No. 12. of 1845. An Ordinance to amend the Ordinance

No. 1. of 1845, entitled “An Ordinance for the Suppression “ of the Triad and other Secret Societies”

47 No. 14. of 1845. An Ordinance to repeal Ordinance No. 5.

of 1844, eutitled “ An Ordinance for the Preservation of Good Order and Cleanliness within the Colony of “ Hongkong and its Dependencies," and to make other Provisions in lieu thereof

47 No. 2. of 1846. An Ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 6. of 1845

61 No. 2. of 1847. An Ordinance to provide for a Church in Victoria in the Island of Hongkong

62 No. 1. of 1818. An Ordinance to regulate the Manufacture

and Storage of a certain description of Gunpowder within the Colony of Hongkong

67 No. 5. of 1849. An Ordinance to facilitate the Examination

of Witnesses in certain Cases before Commissioners in the Colony of Hongkong

69 No. 2. of 1850. An Ordinance to provide for the more

effective carrying out of the Treaties between Great Britain and China in so far as relates to Chinese Subjects within the Colony of Hongkong

70 No. 3. of 1850. An Ordinance to amend the Ordinance No.

2. of 1847, entitled “ An Ordinance to Provide for a Church “ in Victoria in the Island of Hongkong,” and also to enable the 'Trustees of the said Church to raise a Sum of Money

not exceeding Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars 71 No. 4. of 1850. An Ordinance to prevent the Desertion of Seamen belonging to Foreign Ships and Vessels

73 No. 5. of 1850. An Ordinance to regulate Proceedings before Justices of the Peace

74 No. 2. of 1851. An Ordinance to regulate the Jurisdiction

of the Civil Courts of the Colony of Hongkong in certain Cases

78 No. 1. of 1852. An Ordinance for certain Marriages in the Colony of Hongkong

78 No. 2. of 1852. An Ordinance to increase in certain Cases

the Powers of Magistrates as regards Publicans, Boarding Ilouse Keepers, and others, with the view of Suppressing Desertion in Her Majesty's Forces, Naval and Military, within the Colony of Hongkong

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No. 3. of 1852. An Ordinance to amend the Law of
Evidence -

85

No. 5. of 1852. An Ordinance to provide for the Issue of

the Writ of Capias ad respondendum during the Illness or

temporary Absence of the Chief Justice or Acting Chief

Justice

89

No. 6. of 1852. An Ordinance for the Prevention of Deser-

tion, and better Regulation of Merchant Seamen in this

Colony

No. 2. of 1853. An Ordinance for the Removal of Doubts

regarding the Right of Aliens to hold and Transfer Property

within the Colony of Hongkong -

93

No. 3. of 1854. An Ordinance to declare certain Acts of the

Imperial Parliament to be in Force in this Colony

94

No. 6. of 1854. An Ordinance to provide for the Disposal

of Unclaimed Balances of the Estates of Persons dying

Intestate within the Colony of Hongkong

No. 1. of 1855. An Ordinance to enforce Neutrality during

the Contest now existing in China

95

No. 2. of 1855. An Ordinance to provide for and regulate

Process in Actions at Law against Persons absent from the

Colony

97

No. 4. of 1855. An Ordinance to establish a proper System

of Registration for Colonial Vessels

107

No. 6. of 1855. An Ordinance for the Amendment of the

Civil Administration of Justice

- 109

No. 2. of 1856. An Ordinance to amend the Law relating

to Bills of Lading -

128

No. 3. of 1856. An Ordinance to declare certain Acts of

the Imperial Parliament to be in force in the Colony of

Hongkong

129

No. 4. of 1856. An Ordinance relating to Wills made by

Chinese People

129

No. 5. of 1856. An Ordinance for the Amendment of Pro-

cedure in Civil and Criminal Cases

130

No. 7. of 1856. An Ordinance to extend to this Colony

certain Enactments and General Orders for reforming

Procedure in the High Court of Chancery and the Offices

thereof

- 133

No. 8. of 1856. An Ordinance for Buildings and Nuisances - 134

No. 9. of 1856. An Ordinance to explain certain Enactments

relating to Shipping

- 139

No. 10. of 1856. An Ordinance for Lis Pendens and Pur-

chasers

139

No. 11. of 1856. An Ordinance for Lighting the City of

Victoria

140

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No. 12. of 1856. An Ordinance to regulate Chinese Burials,

and to prevent certain Nuisances, within the Colony of

Hongkong

142

No. 13. of 1856. An Ordinance for the Admission of

Candidates to the Rolls of Practitioners in the Supreme

Court, and for the Taxation of Costs

145

No. 14. of 1856. An Ordinance for Fees and Costs • 148

No. 1. of 1857. An Ordinance for Intestates' Estates - 153

No. 3. of 1857. An Ordinance for extending to this Colony

certain Acts of Parliament

153

No. 4. of 1857. An Ordinance for amending the Ordinances

therein mentioned

154

No. 7. of 1857. An Ordinance for amending the Laws re-

lating to Juries and Evidence

155

No. 9. of 1857. An amended Ordinance for better Securing

the Peace of the Colony

156

No. 11. of 1857. An Ordinance for Licensing and Regulat-

ing Emigration Passage Brokers -

158

No. 12. of 1857. An Ordinance for Checking the spread of

Venereal Diseases

163

No. 2. of 1858. An Ordinance for licensing and regulating

the Sale of prepared Opium •

- 169

No. 3. of 1858. An Ordinance for the Supreme Court - 172

No. 4. of 1858. An Ordinance for Summary Jurisdictions

and Appeals to the Supreme Court

- 174

No. 8. of 1858. An Ordinance for Regulation of the Chinese

People, and for the Population Census, and for other Pur-

- 177

No. 9. of 1858. The Markets Ordinance, 1858

• 183

No. 10. of 1858. An Ordinance for Penal Servitude • 188

No. 6. of 1859. An Ordinance for providing Hospital Ac-

commodation on board Chinese Passenger Ships, and for

the Medical Inspection of the Passengers and Crews about

to proceed to Sea in such Ships

- 190

No. 1. of 1860. An Ordinance empowering His Excellency

the Governor to grant Conditional Pardons in certain

Cases

. 191

No. 2. of 1860. An Ordinance to amend the Law relating

to Jurors and Witnesses

192

No. 3. of 1860. An Ordinance for amending and consolidat-

ing the Law respecting Pawnbrokers

192

No. 6. of 1860. An Ordinance for transferring to One of

Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State the Powers

and Estates vested in the Principal Officers of the

Ordnance -

197

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No. 7. of 1860. An Ordinance to extend to this Colony

certain Rules and Orders of the Superior Courts at West-

minster

- 199

No. 8. of 1860. An Orilinance to amend the Law in relation

to the Grant and Revocation of Probates of Wills and

Letters of Administration in Hongkong ·

- 200

No. 10. of 1860. An Ordinance to establish and regulate

certain Fees to be taken for Duties to be performed under

“ The Merchant Shipping Act, 1854 ”.

- 210

No. 11. of 1860. An Ordinance to constitute a Marine Court

of Inquiry in Hongkong -

- 211

No. 12. of 1860. An Ordinance to provide a Supply of

Water for the City of Victoria, and to appropriate a Sum

not exceeding Thirty Thousand Pounds for such Purpose - 212

No. 13. of 1860. An Ordinance for the Establishment of a

Civil List -

214

No. 14. of 1860. An Ordinance for the Remission of

Penalties

- 216

No. 15. of 1860. An Ordinance for the Registration and

Regulation of Boatmen and others employed in Licensed

Cargo Boats, and for the Survey of such Boats

- 216

No. 16. of 1860. An Ordinance to amend the Law relating

to Newspapers in Hongkong

219

No. 17. of 1860. An Ordinance to constitute a Board of

Examiners for granting Certificates of Competency to

Masters and Mates in the Mercantile Marine

- 220

No. 3. of 1861. An Ordinance to amend the Course of

Procedure in the Supreme Court of Hongkong in its

Equity Jurisdiction, and to enable it to award Damages in

certain Cases

221

No. 1. of 1862. An Ordinance for the Regulation and

Control of the Harbour of Victoria

223

No. 2. of 1862. An Ordinance to authorize the Enrolment

of a Volunteer Force

· 228

No. 3. of 1862. An Ordinance to authorize His Excellency

the Governor by Proclamation to prohibit the Exportation

of Military Stores and other Articles

229

No. 6. of 1862. An Ordinance to abolish the Offices of

Chief Magistrate and Assistant Magistrate, and to appoint

and define the Duties of Two Police Magistrates -

230

No. 7. of 1862. An Ordinance to establish a Court of

Summary Jurisdiction and to authorize the Appointment

of a Judge thereof

232

No. 8. of 1862. An Ordinance to provide for the Manage-

ment and Control of a Post Office for the Colony of

Hongkong

· 244

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PAGE No. 9. of 1862. An Ordinance for the Establishment and

Regulation of the Police Force of the Colony of Hongkong

· 251 No. 10. of 1862. An Ordinance to provide for the Payment

of Pensions to the Civil Servants of the Government of Hongkong

258 No. 13. of 1862. An Ordinance to repeal Ordinance No. 12.

of 1858, entitled “ An Ordinance for Practitioners in Law

259 No. 14. of 1862. An Ordinance for granting Patents for Inventions within this Colony

259 No. 1. of 1863. An Ordinance to amend certain Provisions

in Ordinance No. 6. of 1862, intituled “An Ordinance to “ abolish the Office of Chief Magistrate, and to appoint

“ and define the Duties of Two Police Magistrates - 261 No. 3. of 1863. An Ordinance for Vesting all Estates and

Property occupied by or for the Naval Service of the
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in this
Colony in the Lord High Admiral, or the Commissioners
for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral, of the said
United Kingdon for the Time being

262 No. 4. of 1863. An Ordinance to provide Gaols and Debtors'

Wards, and for the due Control of Prisoners therein · 265 No. 5. of 1863. An Ordinance for the better Assessing and Collecting the Police and Lighting Rates

- 268 No. 6. of 1863. An Ordinance to provide for the Regulation

of Public Vehicles and Chairs and their Drivers and Bearers, and to license the Hire of Horses

275 No. 7. of 1863. An Ordinance to apply a Sum not exceeding

Four Hundred and Seventy-seven Thousand Dollars to the Public Service of the Year 1864

- 279 No. 8. of 1863. An Ordinance to prevent the fraudulent Marking of Merchandise

279 No. 1. of 1864. An Ordinance to provide for Conversion of

British Currency in all Payments by or to the Government

289 No. 2. of 1864. An Ordinance for establishing a Mint in the Colony of Hongkong

- 290 No. 3. of 1864. An Ordinance to authorize the appropriation

of a Supplementary Sum not exceeding One Hundred and Fifty-Two Thousand Dollars to defray the Charges of the Year 1863

292 No. 5. of 1864. An Ordinance to amend the Law of Debtor and Creditor

293 No. 6. of 1864. An Ordinance to render admissible in certain

Cases the Depositions of Witnesses who cannot be produced at the Trial, and to make Provision for the Reception in Evidence of the Statements of the Accused

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