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Colonial Cases

Persia

The following was selected, edited and transcribed by Peter Bullock.

 

The Times, 25 May 1920

PERSIAN GULF AND ARABIAN SEA.

BRITISH PROTECTORATES.

...

By the 'Perpetual Treaty' of 1835 with the 'Trucial Chiefs' (as they are called) of the pirate coast (to the south of Bahrain), which has been confirmed and amplified more than once, England has through the Consular Court at Bushire, by agreement with Persia, the right to suppress any attempt at piracy or slavery, and generally to keep the peace throughout this inland seas with the assistance of the Royal Navy. [A long list of now forgotten places.]

 

The Times, 8 July 1921

BEDROS ASLANIAN, deceased, of Tabriz, Persia. PROBATE.

 

The Times, 17 May 1928

PERSIA AND THE POWERS.

NEW NOTES AND TREATIES.

... the German Consular Court will continue to exist for another year in order to settle outstanding claims between Germans.

Published by Centre for Comparative Law, History and Governance at Macquarie Law School