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Eu o Principe Regente faço saber aos que este alvará de regimento virem : Que em Consulta do Conselho Ultramarino me soi presente, que havendo Eu Mandado restabelecer o Lugar de Ouvidor da China
Bib ID 6184038
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Portugal Sovereign (1777-1816 : Maria I)
 
Description [Lisboa] : Regia Officina Typografica, [1803] 
11 pages. ; 31 cm (folio) 
Summary

This document is a Decree setting the functions and responsibilities of the "Ouvidor" [i.e Auditor / Inspector] of Macau. It sets down the procedures for different matters in Macau including justice for Portuguese and Chinese, punishments of gambling and other forbidden games. The Decree also forbids Portuguese settlers to enter into contracts with native Chinese, it sets down commerce and trade procedures with Canton (Guangzhou), taxes, etc.

Notes

Vignette at head of first page.

Printed on laid watermarked paper; not bound.

"Alvará, pelo qual Vossa Alteza Real foi servido dar novo regimento ao lugar de Ouvidor da cidade do Nome de Deos de Macáo, ...Para Vossa Alteza Real ver." -- page 10

Text in Portuguese.

Subjects Justice, Administration of - China - Macau - 19th century.  |  Justice, Administration of - China - Guangzhou - 19th century.  |  Delegated legislation - China - Macau - 19th century.  |  Delegated legislation - China - Guangzhou - 19th century.  |  Macau (China : Special Administrative Region) - Politics and government - 19th century.  |  Macau (China : Special Administrative Region) - Social conditions - 19th century.  |  Macau (China : Special Administrative Region) - Civilization - Portuguese influences.  |  Guangzhou (China) - Economic conditions - 19th century.  |  Guangzhou (China) - Social conditions - 19th century.  |  Guangzhou (China) - Civilization - Portuguese influences.  |  Guangzhou (China) - Economic conditions - 19th century.
Other authors/contributors Portugal. Impressão Régia

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