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cence will clearly state the amount allowed, and no more can be dmitted without another licence, nor can the licence be used to over more than one consignment. Her Majesty's Commissioner eserves to himself the right to refuse to grant these licences.)
Licence to sell any form of alcohol or beverage containing alcohol o Europeans only, 101. per annum.
(Only available for one fised establishment or place of sale which vill be named on the licence. A fresh licence must be taken out for ach further establishment or place of sale distant more than one mile from the first named.)
Perambulating licence, authorizing the holder to sell alcohol to Europeans only, anywhere within British Central Africa (except in those districts where the sale may be forbidden by Her Majesty's Commissioner, 1001. per annum).
Her Majesty's Commissioner reserves to himself the right to forbid the sale of alcohol to Europeans in any part of British Central Africa for any length of time which may seem needful to him in the interests of the public good; but in such cases, if the prohibition should extend to a longer period than one month, a rebate at the rate of 108. a-month will be allowed to the holders of licences for specified places on each licence affected by the prohibition.
No rebate, however, will be granted in the case of perambulating licences.
Licence to import or to purchase fire-arms or ammunition, 28. 6d.
(Each separate importation or purchase requires a separate licence. Each licence will state the amount allowed, and no more can be admitted or purchased without another licence, nor can the licence be used to cover more than one consignment. Her Majesty's Commissioner reserves to bimself the right to refuse to grant these
The sale or gift of alcohol to natives of British Central Africa in any form whatever is absolutely forbidden, except when given by a qualified medical man as medicine.
The sale, assignment, or gift of guos, pistols, gunpowder, caps, cartridges, or any form of fire-arm or ammunition is absolutely forbidden, except on the presentation of a permit to purchase, signed by Her Majesty's Commissioner and Consul-General, which permit will only be granted under exceptional circumstances.
Penalties for Non-observance or Breach of these Regulations.
Any breach of any one of the Regulations above set forth, or of any part of their conditions, or failure to comply with them or with any part of their conditions, are offences against " The Africa Order in Council, 1889," and will be punishable accordingly. Zomba, August 1893. H. H. JOHNSTON, Her Majesty's Commissioner
and Consul-General. Note.—The Brussels Act, on which these Regulations are founded, came into force on the 2nd April, 1892. Merchants and others interested in British Central Africa are advised to obtain copies of the Act and carefully study its provisions.
REGULATIONS issued by order of His Highness the Sultan
of Zanzibar, respecting the Trade in Fire-arms, Ammunition, and Liquors in the British Protectorate lying between the Tana and Juba Rivers, East Africa.
[Approved by Her Majesty's Government, October 13, 1893.]
Tue import, manufacture, and sale of fire-arms, ammunition, powder, and caps is prohibited. Exceptions will only be made on the production of a signed permit from the Administrator, on the conditions prescribed by the Regulations in force in Zanzibar. Such permits will be subject to a stamp duty of 1 rupee.
The import of alcoholic liquors is prohibited. Exceptions will only be made in the case of limited quantities for the use of Europeans who provide a sufficient guarantee that the liquors imported are for their own personal consumption.
The retail trade in alcoholic liquors is prohibited altogether.
The standard of measurement for alcoholic liquors is that in force in Zanzibar.
NOTICES issued by the Acting Administrator of the Imperial
British East Africa Company, applying to the Company's Territory the Orders issued in Zanzibar regulating the Traffic in Spirituous Liquors, Fire-arms, Ammunition, &c.Mombasa, November 1, 1893.
NOTICE. THE Orders dated Zanzibar, the [?] 27th May, 1893, and the 31st May, 1893 [? 1892], and published in the “ Zanzibar Gazette” of the 27th September, viz. :
3-1. Regulations respecting the importation, exportation, storage,
disposal of fire-arms, ainmunition, and gunpowder ;*
For Her Britannic Majesty's Diplomatic Agent and Consul-
For Government of Zanzibar, read the Company's; - For City of Zanzibar, read Company's territory;
For General Mathews, &c., read the Administrator Supertendent of District.
Copy of these orders can be seen between the hours of 9 and A.W., and 1 and 3 P.M. (except on Saturdays) at Mombasa, in le Custom-house and in the Court; and at the offices of the listrict Superintendents at Wanga (Chuyu), Malindi, Lamu, Kisiayu, and at the Custom-house at Takaungu. Mombasa, 1st November, 1893.
J. R. W. PIGOTT, Acting Administrator.
Sale of Spirituous Liquors. Whereas the licences issued in accordance with the Notice dated the 26th day of September, 1892,1 have lapsed. All persons dealing in spirituous liquors are hereby required to take out fresh licences in the terms laid down in the order referred to in the Notice published this day, viz. :
" Licences for sale of any alcoholic, spirituous, distilled, or fermented liquors will be issued (subject to the approval of the Administrator) on the following scale :
"Class 1.-Licence for sale of all such intoxicating liquors, either wholesale or retail, to be consumed either on or off the premises between the hours of 6 A.M. and midnight, 500 rupees.
"Class II.-Licence for sale of all such intoxicating liquors, either wholesale or retail, to be consumed either on or off the premises between the hours of 6 A.M. and 8 P.M., 400 rupees.
" Class III.-Licence for sale of all such intoxicating liquors, to be consumed ouly on the premises between 6 A.M. and midnight, 300 rupees."
Any person selling spirituous liquors, or other liquors as above,
* Page 689.
+ Page 691. I Vol. LXXXIV, page 406.
without a licence after fourteen days from this date will be liable to prosecution.
The notice dated the 26th day of September, 1892, above referred to, is hereby cancelled. Mombasa, 1st November, 1893.
J. R. W. PIGOTI.
Sale of Spirituous Liquors. The fees for licences for the sale of spirituous and other liquors, as set forth in the Notice dated the 1st November, have been record as follows:
200 Class III
150 This reduction is only applicable to the current year, viz., the 1st November, 1893, to the 31st October, 1894.
J. R. W. PIGOTT, Acting Administrator.
REGULATIONS respecting the Trade in Fire-arms, &c., in the
British Protectorate of Zanzibar.—Zanzibar, September 27, 1893.
WHEREAS, under the provisions of “ The Zanzibar Order in Council, 1888,"** as amended by “The Zanzibar (Jurisdiction) Order in Council, 1893,"+ the Consul-General bas power from time to time to make Regulations for peace, order, and good government, and for enforcing the observance of any Treaty or Convention to which Her Majesty may be a party, and for enforcing the observance of any local Law or Decree for the time being in force, made by or under the direction of the Sultan of Zanzibar:
And whereas Her Majesty is a party to the General Act of the Brussels Conference signed at Brussels on the 2ud July, 1890:
And whereas the Sultan of Zanzibar has made certain Regulstions for the better carrying out of the provisions of the said General Act respecting the importation, exportation, and disposal of firearms, ammunition, and gunpowder to, from, and in the British Protectorate of Zanzibar, and respecting the traffic in spirituous liquors :
* Vol. LXXIX, page 1060. + Page 1051.
I Vol. LXXXII, page 55.
t is hereby notified that the Consul-General has, in pursuance of powers aforesaid, made the following
Regulations. 1. Subject to the provisions of these Regulations, the said Reguons made by the Sultan of Zanzibar, copies of which are appended the Schedule hereto, and numbered 1 and 2 respectively, are de binding upon all British subjects and British-protected sons. 2. A British subject or British-protected person charged with y breach or contravention of the said Regulations shall be proseed in the Consular Court, and on conviction shall be liable to be nished as prescribed by “The Zanzibar Order in Council, 1888," it is to say, with fine which may extend to 1,000 rupees, or with prisonment which may extend to two months, or both, and shall to be liable, in cases of contravention of the Arms Regulations, to nfiscation of the arms, ammunition, &c.; and in cases of contrantion of the Traffic in Spirituous Liquor Regulations, if he is the older of a licence, to the forfeiture of his licence.
3. The provisions of these Regulations as to penalties shall apply hether any penalty is or is not provided in the said Regulations in spect of the breach or contravention, and whether any penalty so rovided is greater or less than the penalty by the said Order in ouncil.
This Regulation shall come into force seven clear days from the sublication thereof. September 27, 1893.
RENNELL RODD, Her Britannic Majesty's Acting
Diplomatic Agent and Consul-General, Zanzibar.
Regulations respecting the Importation, Exportation, Storage, and Disposal of
Fire-arms, Ammunition, and Gunpowder in the British Protectorate of Zanzibar and Pemba Islands.- Zanzibar, May 27, 1893.
1. All fire-arms, ammunition, and gunpowder imported into these islands shall be deposited at the cost, risk, and peril of the person or persons importing the same in such public warehouse or warehouses as may be appointed by the Collector of Customs for that purpose.
2. No fire-arms, ammunition, or gunpowder shall be withdrawn from such a public warehouse except on the written authority of the Collector of Customs by Her Britannic Majesty's Diplomatic Agent and Consul-General.
In every such authorization the number and description of guns and quantity of cartridges or powder to be withdrawn shall be specified in writing.
3. All fire-arms, kegs of powder, and cases of cartridges so withdrawn shall (1892-93. LXXXV.]