Correspondence on Moplah Outrages in Malabar: 1853-59

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United Scottish Press, 1863 - India
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Page 143 - A retroactive statute would partake in its character of the mischiefs of an ex post facto law, as to all cases of crimes and penalties ; and in every other case relating to contracts or property, it would be against every sound principle.
Page 117 - SIR : I have the honor to report, for the information of the major general commanding, that the situation here is not improving since my last report.
Page 61 - SIR, — I am directed by the Right Honorable the Governor in Council to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 31st March last, No.
Page 143 - It is, in the general, true, that no statute is to have a retrospect beyond the time of its commencement; for the rule and law of parliament is, that nova constitutio futuris formam debet imponere, non praeteritis.
Page 176 - I HAVE the honor to report, for the information of the Right Honorable the Governor...
Page 271 - British dominions from foreign hostility and from internal commotion, occasionally render it necessary to place under personal restraint individuals against whom there may not be sufficient ground to institute any judicial proceeding, or when such proceeding may not be adapted to the nature of the case, or may for other reasons be unadvisable or improper...
Page 414 - Sir I am directed by the Honorable the Governor in Council to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 19th April last, and to transmit to you...
Page 405 - I have the honor to state for the information of the Right Honorable the Governor in Council that the Acts have hitherto completely met the ends in view, and I am not prepared to recommend " any modification of or addition to, the provisions of those enactments.
Page 127 - I HAVE the honor to submit, for the consideration and orders of the Lieutenant-Governor, the explanation called for from Messrs.
Page 273 - Beadon, Esq., Secretary to the Government of India, to T. Pycroft, Esq., Chief Secretary to Government of Fort St.

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