Tyranny in India. Englishmen robbed of the blessings of Trial by Jury, and English Criminal Law

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J. Ridgway, 1850 - 106 էջ

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Էջ 15 - India ; and has not power to make any law affecting the authority of Parliament, or any part of the unwritten laws or Constitution of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland whereon may depend in any degree the allegiance of any person to the Crown of the United Kingdom, or affecting the sovereignty or dominion of the Crown over any part of British India.
Էջ 14 - Council may be appointed, with power to make laws and regulations, under and by virtue of this Act : Provided always, that the said Governor-General in Council shall not have the power of making any laws or regulations which shall repeal or in any way affect any of the provisions of this Act : Or any of the provisions of the...
Էջ 14 - ... to make laws and regulations for all persons, whether British or native, foreigners or others, and for all courts of justice, whether established by His Majesty's charters or otherwise, and the jurisdictions thereof, and for all places and things whatsoever within and throughout the whole and every part of the said territories, and for all servants of the said Company within the dominions of princes and states in alliance with the said Company...
Էջ 8 - No Judge, Magistrate, Justice of the Peace, Collector or other person acting judicially shall be liable to be sued in any Civil Court for any act done or ordered to be done by him in the discharge of his judicial duty, whether or not within the limits of his jurisdiction: Provided that he at the time, in good faith, believed himself to have jurisdiction to do or order the act complained of...
Էջ 7 - Peace, Collector, or other person acting judicially, shall be liable to be sued in any Civil Court, for any act done or ordered to be done by him, in the discharge of his judicial duty, whether or not within the limits of his jurisdiction ; provided that he at the time in good faith believed himself to have jurisdiction to do or order the act complained of...
Էջ 14 - Company ; save and except that the said Governor-General in Council shall not have the power of making any laws or regulations which shall in any way repeal, vary, suspend, or affect any of the provisions of this act, or any of the provisions of the acts for punishing mutiny and desertion of officers and soldiers, whether in the service of His Majesty or the said Company, or any provisions of any act hereafter to be passed in anywise affecting the said Company or the said territories or the inhabitants...
Էջ 4 - Sessions Judge and Collector, renders them unfit to serve on the jury. Persons afflicted with any infirmity of body or mind, sufficient to incapacitate them from . serving. Persons who, by habit or religious vows, have relinquished all care of worldly affairs.
Էջ 1 - British subjects, wherever or of whatever parents born, as well as other persons in the territories under the Government of the East India Company, without the towns of Calcutta and Madras, and the town and island of Bombay, shall be amenable to the jurisdiction of the courts and magistrates of the East India Company.
Էջ 15 - ... affect any prerogative of the crown, or the authority of parliament, or the constitution or rights of the said company, or any part of the unwritten laws or constitution of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, whereon may depend in any degree the allegiance of any person to the crown of the United Kingdom...
Էջ 2 - Majesty's natural born subjects born in Europe, or the child of any such subject charged with any offence before them to be tried before the Supreme Court of Judicature, instead of trying and punishing him under this Act.

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