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3. This Ordinance shall be read and construed as one with Ordinance No. 1 of 1889.

Passed the Legislative Couucil this 27th day of December, in the year of our Lord 1889.

HENRY B. L. JAMESON, Clerk to the

Legislative Council. I assent to this Ordinance this 27th day of December, in the year of our Lord 1889.

E. PAKENHAM BROOKS, Administrator.

ORDINANCE of the Government of the Falkland Islands, to

provide for the Payment of Expenses arising out of the Trial, under the Foreign Jurisdiction Acts, of British Subjects who are Natives of or Residents in the Colony of

the Falkland Islands. [No. 3.)

[May 10, 1890.] THOMAS KERR, C.M.G., Governor. Warreas under the Foreign Jurisdiction Acts British subjects who are natives of or ordinarily residents in the Colony of the Falkland Islands are liable to be tried by Her Majesty's Courts exercising jurisdiction in foreign countries;

And whereas it is desirable that provision should be made for the payment of expenses incidental to, or consequent on, such trial :

Be it enacted by the Governor of the Falkland Islands and their dependencies, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows:

1. In this Ordinance the expression “Foreign Jurisdiction Acts" means those Acts which do now or shall hereafter regulate the exercise by the Crown of the powers and jurisdiction acquired by it, by whatsoever means, in countries out of Her Majesty's dominions.

2. Where a British subject who is a native of or is ordinarily resident in the Colony of the Falkland Islands commits an offence in a foreign country in which Her Majesty exercises jurisdiction over British subjects, and is tried, convicted, or acquitted on the ground of insanity, by any of Her Majesty's Courts exercising jurisdiction over British subjects under the Foreign Jurisdiction Acts in such foreign country, the expenses of or incidental to the apprehension, trial, conviction, or acquittal on the ground of

insanity, of such person, or of his removal to the Colony or place in which he is to undergo his sentence or be confined as a criminal lunatic, or of his maintenance during such imprisonment or confinement, so far as they cannot be met out of his effects by any order of the Court by which he was tried, shall be paid out of the general revenues of this Colony by the Colonial Treasurer on the written authority and directions of the Governor.

3. This Ordinance may be cited as “ The Foreign Jurisdiction Act (Expenses) Ordinance, 1890."

Passed the Legislative Council this 10th day of May, in the year of our Lord 1890.

E. PAKEXHAM BROOKS, Colonial Secretary and

Acting Clerk to the Legislative Council. I assent to this Ordinance this 10th day of May, in the year of our Lord 1890.

T. KERR, Governor.

ORDINANCE of the Government of the Falkland Islands, lo

repeal the Naturalization Ordinance No. 2 of 1891. [No. 9.]

(1891.] ROGER TUCKFIELD GOLDSWORTHY, K.C.M.G.,

Governor. WHEREAS it is expedient to repeal Ordinance No. 2 of 1991 entitled " The Naturalization Ordinance,” under which the privileges of British-born subjects within the Colony of the Falkland Islands may be granted to aliens desirous of becoming naturalized, and to re-enact the same with amendments :

Be it enacted by the Governor of the Falkland Islands and their dependencies, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council, as follows:

1. The Naturalization Ordinance No. 2 of 1891 is hereby repealed.

2. This Ordinance may be cited as “ The Naturalization Amendment Ordinance, 1891."

3. An alien who bas resided in this Colony, or has been in the service of the Crown for a term in either case of not less than three years, and who, when naturalized, intends to reside in this Colony or to serve under the Crown, may apply to the Governor in Council for a certificate of naturalization.

4. The applicant shall, in support of his application (as per Schedule A), which must be approved of by two Justices of the

Peace, adduce such evidence as the Governor in Council may require, and it shall be in the power of the Governor in Council, after consideration of the case of the applicant, to grant or withhold a certificate of naturalization as he may think most conducive to the puble good, and no appeal shall be from the decision of the Governor in Council.

5. The applicant before a certificate of naturalization is granted to hiin shall have taken the oath of allegiance (as in Schedule B) before the Governor (which oath the Governor is hereby authorized to administer), and shall, upon such certificate being granted to bim, to all intents and purposes whatsoever be entitled, within the limits of this Colony, to all the privileges, and shall be subject to all the obligations, of a British-born subject of Her Majesty.

6. The Governor shall, immediately after such oath has been taken before him, certify the same, and cause such certificate according to the form (as in Schedule C) and oath to be recorded in the office of the Registrar of this Colony.

7. The fees payable in respect of a certificate of naturalization shall be those set forth in Schedule (D) to this Ordinance, and all such fees shall be paid into the Colonial Treasury for the use of the Colony.

Passed the Legislative Council this 14th day of December, in the year of our Lord 1891.

W. A. HARDING, Clerk to the Legislative Council.

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SCHEDULE (A).

Form of Application. I, , a native of

being desirous of obtaining the privileges of a British-born subject in the Falkland Islands and their dependencies, do hereby make application to the Governor for the grant of a certificate of naturalization (in terms of "The Naturalization Amendment Ordinance, 1891 "), and submit the following statement in support thereof :

Åge :
Occupation :
Length of residence in Colony :

Reason for application :
Dated at Stanley this day of

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(Signature of Applicant.) We approve of the above application, and recommend the same to the consideration of the Governor in Council.

J.P.
J.P.

SCHEDULE (B).

Oath of Allegiance.
I,

do swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Victoria, her heirs and successors, according to law. So help me God.

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SCHEDULE (C).

Certificate of Naturalization. FALKLAND ISLANDS.

"The Naturalization Amendment Ordinance, 1891." No. WHEREAS

, an alien, now residing in has presented to me a Memorial praying for a certificate of naturalization, and alleging that he is a

, and that he has resided in this Colony for a term of

years [or, has been in the service of the Crown for a term of

years), and intends when naturalized to reside in this Colony [or, to serve under the Crown] :

And whereas I have inquired into the circumstances of the case, and have received such evidence as I have deemed necessary for proving the truth of the allegations contained in such Memorial so far as the same relate to the memorialist :

Now, in pursuance of the authority given to me by the said Ordinance, I grant to the aforesaid

this certificate, and declare that he is hereby naturalized as a British subject, and that upon his taking the oath of allegiance and recording this certificate and the said oath of allegiance in the manner provided by the said Ordinance, he shall in this Colony be entitled to all political and other rights, powers, and privileges, and be subject to all obligations to which a natural-born British subject is entitled or subject in this Colony, with this qualification, that he shall not when within the limits of the foreign State, of which he was a subject previously to his obtaining this certificate of naturalization, be deemed to be a British subject, unless he has ceased to be a subject of that State in pursuance of the laws thereof, or in pursuance of a Treaty to that effect.

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ORDINANCE of the Government of Malta, to provide for the

Preservation of Copies of Books printed in those Islands, and for the Registration thereof.

[No. 2.]

[Assented to, June 11, 1888.] WHEREAS by section 8 of the Act of the Imperial Parliament, called “ The International Copyright Act, 1886,"* it is enacted that,

“ The Copyright Acts shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, apply to a literary or artistic work first produced in a British possession in like manner as they apply to a work first produced in the United Kingdom:

“ Provided that,

(a.) The enactments respecting the registry of the copyright in such work shall not apply, if the law of such possession provides for the registration of such copyright;"

And whereas it is expedient to provide for the preservation of three copies of books printed or lithographed in these islands, and for the registration of such books, it is hereby enacted and ordained by his Excellency the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Council of the Government, as follows:

ART. 1. In this Ordinance the term “book” includes every volume, part or division of a volume, and pamphlet, in any language, and every sheet of music, map, chart, or plan, separately printed or lithographed; but it does not include any publication which consists merely of a newspaper, a price list, sale catalogue, annual report, circular, or advertisement.

2. Whoever is willing to avail himself, in reference to any book printed or lithographed in these islands, of the rights secured by the said Copyright Acts, shall deliver three copies of that book, within one month from the day in which it shall first be delivered out of the press, free of any charge, at such office as the Head of the Government shall direct by a Notice to be published in the Government Gazette.

Together with the said copies, all maps, prints, and engravings belonging to the said book, finished and coloured in the same manner as the best copies, shall be delivered.

Any second and subsequent edition, with any additions or alterations, whether in the letterpress or in the maps, prints, or engravings, and whether the first edition shall bave been published before or after the promulgation of this Ordinance, shall also be delivered.

The said three copies shall be delivered bound or sewed, and on the best paper upon which the book shall have been published or lithographed.

* Vol. LXXVII, page 966.

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