A Guide to South Australia: Being a Descriptive Account of the Colony; Addressed to Intending Emigrants, and Containing the Latest Authentic Information

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Public Library of South Australia, 1849 - South Australia - 84 pages
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Page 83 - Subalterns, under 7 years' standing, are not entitled to any remission in the purchase of land. Regimental staff officers, and medical officers of the army and navy, are allowed the benefit of this rule. 3. Officers of the army or navy, proposing to proceed to the Colonies, in order to take advantage of this indulgence, should provide themselves with certificates from the office of the...
Page 83 - Admiralty, showing that their emigration has been sanctioned, and stating exactly their rank and length of service. No document from the office of the Secretary of State is necessary. 4.
Page 76 - Bank's receipt for the money, the Commissioners will furnish the depositor with a certificate, stating the amount which he has paid, and entitling him to obtain credit for that sum in any purchase which he may effect in the colony, subject to all rules and regulations in force in the colony at the time such purchase may be made.
Page 82 - ... for wages. No repayment in service or otherwise is required from them for the passage out. The only return expected is a strict observance, on board, of the regulations framed with a view to their health and comfort during the voyage, and general good conduct and industrious habits in the Colony.
Page 76 - ... must be paid down, and the remainder within one calendar month, or the deposit will be forfeited. — 7. Lands will be put up for sale in lots not exceeding one square mile in extent. — 8. As an exception to the general regulations, and subject to certain restrictions laid down in the Australian Land Act, the Governor will have it in his discretion to dispose, by private contract, at a price not less than the lowest upset price for the district, of blocks comprising 20,000 acres or more. —...
Page 83 - ... admitted to the privileges of military and naval settlers, without referring to this country for testimonials, provided they can satisfy the Governor that there is no objection to their being allowed the indulgence, and that...
Page 83 - Military Chaplains, Commissariat Officers, and Officers of any of the Civil departments of the Army; Pursers, Chaplains, Midshipmen, Warrant Officers of every description, and Officers of any of the Civil departments of the Navy, are not allowed any privileges in respect of land. Although members of these classes may have been admitted formerly, and under different circumstances, they are now excluded.
Page 75 - ... between ship-owners, agents, or masters, and intending emigrants, are duly performed. They also see that the provisions of the Passengers' Act are strictly complied with, viz., that passenger-vessels are sea-worthy, that they have on board a sufficient supply of provisions, water, medicines, &c-, and that they sail with proper punctuality. They attend personally at their offices on every...
Page 83 - It is not, however, proposed to affect, by this rule, officers who desire to quit the service for the express purpose of settling in the Colonies : it is only required, that when they resign their commissions, they should apply for a certificate from the...

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