Colonial Civil Service: The Selection and Training of Colonial Officials in England, Holland, and France

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Page 81 - We believe that men who have been engaged, up to one or two and twenty, in studies which have no immediate connection with the business of any profession, and of which the effect is merely to open, to invigorate, and to enrich the mind, will generally be found, in the business of every profession, superior to men who have, at eighteen or nineteen, devoted themselves to the special studies of their calling.
Page 68 - Docket of the several letters. 2. Draw up a Memorandum or Precis, ie, a brief and clear statement of what passed, not letter by letter, but in the form of a narrative. DIRECTIONS. (1) The object of the Abstract, Schedule, or Docket is to serve as an Index. It should contain the date of each letter ; the names of the persons by whom and to whom it is written ; and, in a$ few words as possible, the subject of it.
Page 105 - Commissioners of their eligibility in respect of age, health, and character, shall be certified by the said Commissioners to be entitled to be appointed to the Civil Service of India, provided they shall comply with the regulations in force, at the time, for that service.
Page 30 - Every candidate is required to show that he had attained the age of twenty-two, and had not attained the age of twentyfour on the first day of August of the year in which the examination is held. The full regulations will be found in the NSW Government Gazette, a copy of which may be seen in the Registrar's office. VIII. EXHIBITIONS. 1 SALTING EXHIBITION.
Page 110 - The names placed under the dates are intended to suggest the general character of the literary development of the period, and, consequently, the natural limits of the examination. All the works of Shakespeare, for example, will be regarded as falling within the period 1600 to 1700 ; all the works of Swift within the period 1700 to 1800 ; all the works of Scott and Wordsworth, and all the works of Macaulay, within the period 1800 to 1832. French Language and Literature.
Page 110 - Greek Language (including questions on Philology) and Literature. SANSKRIT LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE. — Translation from Sanskrit into English, and from English into Sanskrit. History of Sanskrit Literature (including knowledge of such Indian history as bears upon the subject) : Sanskrit Grammar; Vedic Philology. ARABIC LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE. — Translations as in Sanskrit; History of Arabic Literature (including knowledge of such Arabic History as bears upon the subject); Arabic Grammar; Arabic...
Page 263 - To dispense justice to millions of people of various languages, manners, usages and religions ; to administer a vast and complicated system of revenue throughout districts equal in extent to some of the most considerable kingdoms in Europe ; to maintain civil order in one of the most populous and litigious regions of the world ; these are now the duties of the larger proportion of the civil servants of the Company.
Page 102 - Logic and Mental Philosophy (Ancient and Modern) 400 Moral Philosophy (Ancient and Modern) . . 400 Political Economy and Economic History . . 500 Political Science (including Analytical Jurisprudence, the early History of Institutions, and Theory of Legislation) 500 Roman Law .......' 500 English Law. Under the head of " English Law " shall be included the following subjects, viz.
Page 105 - ... 11. The selected candidates who, at the Final Examination, shall be found to have a competent knowledge of the subjects specified in Regulation 9, and who shall have satisfied the Civil Service Commissioners of their eligibility in respect of...
Page 54 - No Native of the said Territories, nor any natural-born subject of His Majesty resident therein, shall by reason only of his religion, place of birth, descent, colour or any of them, be disabled from holding any place, office, or employment under the said Company.

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