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“The Colonial Probates Act, 1892,"* shall apply to the British possession hereunder mentioned:

The Island of Grenada.

And the Right Honourable Joseph Chamberlain, one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, is to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.

C. L. PEEL.

BRITISII ORDER IN COUNCIL, applying The Colonial

Probates Act, 1892," to the Island of St. Vincent.— Windsor,
May 19, 1898.1

At the Court at Windsor, the 19th day of May, 1898. PRESENT : TIE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY IN COUNCIL.

WHEREAS by the first section of “The Colonial Probates Act, 1892,” it is enacted as follows :

“Her Majesty the Queen may, on being satisfied that the Legislature of any British possession has made adequate provision for the recognition in that possession of probates and letters of administration granted by the Courts of the United Kingdom, direct by Order in Council that this Act shall, subject to any exceptions and modifications specified in the Order, apply to that possession, and thereupon, while the Order is in force, this Act shall apply accordingly;"

And whereas Her Majesty is satisfied that the Legislature of the British possession hereinafter mentioned has made adequate provision for the recognition in that possession of probates and letters of administration granted by the Courts of the United Kingdom :

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, by virtue and in exercise of the powers by the above-recited Act in Her Majesty vested, is pleased, by and with the advice of her Most Honourable Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:

“ The Colonial Probates Act, 1892,"* shall apply to the British possession hereunder mentioned :

The Island of Saint Vincent.
And the Right Honourable Joseph Chamberlain, one of Her

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* Vol. LXXXIV, page 700. "London Gazette" of May 20, 1898.

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Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, is to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.

J. H. HARRISON.

BRITISII ORDER IN COUNCIL, altering the Boundaries

of the Colony of Queensland to the Northward.— Windsor, May 19, 1898.*

PRESENT:

At the Court at Windsor, the 19th day of May, 1898.

THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY.

Lord Chancellor.
Lord President.
Lord Balfour of Burleigh.

WHEREAS by "The Colonial Boundaries Act, 1895,"+ it is provided as follows:

“Where the boundaries of a Colony have, either before or after the passing of this Act, been altered by Her Majesty the Queen by Order in Council or Letters Patent, the boundaries as so altered sball be, and be deemed to have been from the date of the alteration, the boundaries of the Colony: Provided that the consent of a selfgoverning Colony shall be required for the alteration of the boundaries thereof;"

And whereas Her Majesty is desirous of further altering the boundary of the self-governing Colony of Queensland in such manner that certain islands (and reefs) which are now attached to that Colony shall become part of Her Majesty's possession of British New Guinea :

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, by virtue and in exercise of the powers by “ The Colonial Boundaries Act, 1895," or otherwise in Her Majesty vested, is pleased, by and with the advice of her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:

1. So soon as the Colony of Queensland shall, through its Legislature, have consented to the alteration of the boundary of the Colony as herein described, the boundary of Queensland to the northward shall be as follows:

The boundary-line shall run from a point on the existing boundary 3 miles south-east from Bramble Cay by a line bearing south 55° west (true) to a point midway between Pearce Cay and

* "London Gazette" of May 26, 1898.

† Vol. LXXXVII, page 967.

Dalrymple Island; thence by the centre of Moon Pass in Warrior Reef and by a line bearing south 88° west (true) passing 3 miles south of Turnagain and Deliverance Islands (westerly); thence west by south (true) to the meridian of 138° of east longitude.

2. The islands and reefs lying to the northward of the boundary as thus altered shall thenceforth become and be part of Her Majesty's possession of British New Guinea.

3. The Order in Council of the 29th June, 1896, whereby the existing boundary of Queensland to the northward is described, is hereby revoked.

J. H. HARRISON.

BRITISH ORDER IN COUNCIL, applying the 20th Section

of " The Finance Act, 1894,” to the Province of Nova Scotia, in the Dominion of Canada.Balmoral, October 20, 1898."

At the Court at Balmoral, the 20th day of October, 1898.

PRESENT: THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY.

Duke of Fife.
Earl of Kintore.
Lord George Hamilton.

WHEREAS by the 20th section of "The Finance Act, 1894,"† it is enacted that Her Majesty the Queen may, by Order in Council, apply that section to any British possession where Her Majesty is satisfied that, by the law of such possession, no duty is loviable in respect of property situate in the United Kingdom when passing on death;

And whereas Her Majesty is satisfied that by the law of the Province of Nova Scotia, in the Dominion of Canada, no duty is leviable in respect of property situate in the United Kingdom wbec passing on death :

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, by virtue and in exercise of the power by the aforesaid Act in Her Majesty vested, is pleased, by and with the advice of her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, that the 20th section of “The Finance Act, 1894," shall

* "London Gazette" of October 25, 1898.
57 & 58 Vict., c. 30. See Vol. LXXXVII, page 699, foot-note.

apply to the aforesaid Province of Nova Scotia, in the Dominion of Canada.

A. W. FITZROY.

BRITISH ORDER IN COUNCIL, providing for the govern

ment of the Territories adjacent to Hong Kong leased under the Convention of June 9, 1898.–Balmoral, October 20, 1898.

At the Court at Balmoral, the 20th day of October, 1898. PRESENT: THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY IN COUNCIL.

WHEREAS by a Convention dated the 9th day of June, 1898,* between Her Majesty and His Imperial Majesty the Emperor of China, it is provided that the limits of British territory in the regions adjacent to the Colony of Hong Kong shall be enlarged under lease to Her Majesty in the manner described in the said Convention;

And whereas it is expedient to make provision for the government of the territories acquired by Her Majesty under the said Convention, during the continuance of the said lease :

It is hereby ordered by the Queen's Most Excellent Mujesty, by and with the advice of Her Majesty's Privy Council, as follows:

1. The territories within the limits and for the term described in the said Convention shall be, and the same are hereby declared to be, part and parcel of Her Majesty's Colony of Hong Kong in like manner and for all intents and purposes as if they had originally formed part of the said Colony.

2. It shall be competent for the Governor of Hong Kong, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council of the said Colony, to make laws for the peace, order, and good government of said territories as part of the Colony.

3. From a date to be fixed by Proclamation of the Governor of Hong Kong, all laws and ordinances which shall at such date be in force in the Colony of Hong Kong shall take effect in the said territories and shall remain in force therein until the same shall have been altered or repealed by Her Majesty or by the Governor of Hong Kong, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council.

Vol. XC, page 17.

4.* Notwithstanding anything herein contained, the Chinese officials now stationed within the city of Kowloon shall continue to exercise jurisdiction therein except in so far as may be inconsistent with the military requirements for the defence of Hong Kong.

And the Right Honourable Joseph Chamberlain, one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, is to give the necessary directions lierein accordingly,

A. W. FITZROY.

BRITISII ORDER IN COUNCIL, for giving effect to the

Extradition Treaty between Great Britain and the Netherlands of September 26, 1898.--Osborne, February 2, 1899.

At the Court at Osborne House, Isle of Wight, the 2nd day of

February, 1899.
PRESENT: THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY.
Lord President.

Duke of Marlborough.
Lord Privy Seal.

Earl of Kintore.

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WHEREAS by “The Extradition Acts, 1870 to 1895," it was amongst other things enacted that, where an arrangement has been made with any foreign State with respect to the surrender to such State of any fugitive criminals, Her Majesty may, by Order in Council, direct that the said Acts shall apply in the case of such foreign State; and that Her Majesty may, by the same or any subsequent Order, limit the operation of the Order, and restrict the same to fugitive criminals who are in, or suspected of being in, the part of Her Majesty's dominions specified in the Order, and render the operation thereof subject to such conditions, exceptions, and qualifications, as may be deemed expedient;

And whereas a Treaty was concluded on the 26th day of September, 1898, between Her Majesty and the Queen of the Netherlands for the mutual extradition of fugitive criminals, wbich Treaty is in the terms following :

[See Vol. XC, page 51.] And whereas the ratifications of the said Treaty were exchanged 'sedon on the 14th day of December, 1898:

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