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VIII. Upon proof made to the satisfaction of the cut or justices that a person accused of any nuisance or ofence under this Ordinance, or any of the said enumerated Ordinances, a in fat guilty of having procured. permitted, connived an, or continued any such nuisance or ofence, or of having neglected or refused to perform any duty cast upon him by law for the prevention or repressica of the same, the said court or justices shall find the said person guilty of the said nuisance or offence, and shall award against bin the penalty or other punishment to which persons guilty of the nisance or cfence are or shall be liable.
IX. This Ordinance shall be read, together with the Ordinatess ennmemted in Section I, and shall be incorporated therewith.
I. All summary proceedings under this Ordinance, or the sad enumerated Ordinances (except proceedings under Ordinance No. 8 of 1555. Sections II to IX, both inclusive), may be had upon the information of any complainant: but the disposal of materiais ef nuisances, of building materials, and of utensils, under Sections XVII and XIX of the last-mentioned Ordinance, sha', be at the absolute discretion of the Surveyor-General.
XI. The court or justices before whom any proceedings whatsoever shall be had under this Ordinance or the said enumerated Ordinances, may award costs and expenses to be paid by any offender upon conviction, and to enforce payment thereof by any of the ways and means prescribed by Ordinance No. 8 of 1856 in respect of penalties.
XII. A nuisances prohibited by the laws for the time being in feree within England, are equally prohibited within this eclony, and may be abated and punished according to the provisions of this Ordinance and the said enumerated Ordinances; but notwithstanding this or any other Ordinance against nuisances now in force, or bereafter to come in force, all remedies compatible there.th for the prevention, abatement, or punishment of, or the compensation for nuisances which are or shail be at any time in force within England, shall, until express provision be made to the contrary, extend to and be enforced within this colony likewise.
XIII. Such of the orders and regulations of the General Board of Health established in London under authority of the Acts of Parliament for the protection of the public health, or any of them, as shall be from time to time by the Governor in Executive Council determined and noticed, with such modifications thereof respectively as his Excellency in Council shall think fit to adopt, shall for such time and to such extent, or with such modifications as shall be so notified, extend to and be enforced within this colony under the authority of this Ordinance.
XIV. Nothing contained in this Ordinance, or in any of the
Ordinances therewith incorporated, shall operate to the restraint or punishment of any act or thing done under lawful authority or sanctioned by the same, yet so as that in every case the proof of such lawful authority shall lie upon the person alleging the same. JOHN BOWRING.
Passed the Legislative Council of Hong Kong this 12th day of June, 1856.
L. D'ALMADA E CASTRO, Clerk of Councils.
ACQUA. Engagement with Great Britain. Compensation.
2nd February, 1855. 546
River Cameroons, 30th January, 1855. 544
Agreement with Great Britain. Reprisals.
River Cameroons, 14th January, 1856. 552
ACTS OF PARLIAMENT. See GREAT BRITAIN.
AFRICA (WEST COAST). Correspondence with Great Britain. Slave Trade.
1856. 850, 861.
TREATIES, &c. between GREAT BRITAIN and NATIVE
STATES and CHIEFS of the WEST COAST of
Acqua. Engagement. Compensation.
AFRICA (WEST COAST). TREATIES, &c. with FOREIGN POWERS continued,
Old Town, 21st January, 1856. 555
See also CREEK TOWN, DUKE TOWN, OLD TOWN.
ALBREDA. Convention. Great Britain and France.... London, 7th March, 1857. 36
perty within Colony of Hong Kong.
AMOY. Regulations. British Trade
Hong Kong, 17th November, 1853. 590
ANGOLA. Decree (Portuguese). Prohibition of Factories on Coast of Angola.
Lisbon, 27th September, 1856. 943
Lisbon, 3rd November, 1856. 921
Lisbon, 5th July, 1856. 906