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By Radhika Singha

ISBN-10: 0195653114

ISBN-13: 9780195653113

This quantity bargains with law-making as a cultural company within which the colonial country needed to draw upon latest normative codes of rank, prestige and gender, and re-order them to a brand new and extra particular definition of the state's sovereign correct.

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316. Cf. Home Mise 432 for similar objections from a group of Bombay merchants in the 17405. , 1990, for a fuller discussion of objections to the religious oath in court. 4) Cf. 1. with the exception of the Banaras adalat. In August 1790 he suggested th:lt all government officials take the same oath, and the l30ard approvcJ. DR Basta 15, No. 82, October 1794, p. 8, RAA. Subsequcntly I3ritish magistrates had to take:1 similar oath not to receive any fcc or reward. Reg 9, s 2, 1793. { 48 A Despotism ofLaw .

A common form of giving testimony was the mnhZllT, a declaration submitted by a plaintiff, stating the details of-his case, to which the persons supporting his version fixed their signatures and seals, sometimes on oath\the idea that the judicial oath bound parties to tell the 1788, Bast:! 1, March 1788, RAA. Cf. Committee for investigating the police, 31 July. K. Datta; Stkrtirmsjudicial reCrJrds Bhllgllipur, 1968, pp. 249-51; and third judge, Calcutta CC to Regr NA, 15 October 1800, BC F/4198, reporting similar consequences of the abolition of the zamindars' claims to 111]tr, transit duties~ -IOCr.

Cf. Answers to questions 19 and 20 of interrogatories ofGG inC, 1801, PP, 1812-13, vol. 9, pp. 278, 285. 37 Reg 9, s 18, 1807. lR Cf. Reg 9, s 13,1808; Reg 20, s 10, s 14, 1817. 39 Rahuri: literally, 'keeping the roads'; (hura: sundry small tolls. There were many local disturbances on this issue as zamindars rurned plunderers to pressurize traders, or refused to maintain watchmen, who began to prey on the same traffic. amindars for protection. Ot give sufficient credit to their deposition. So, even as the Coml,any created some new, fonnats for infonnation for instanc;e, itS Stlrvey and census operations,its procedures ofcriminal justice inl ibited other sources and gave the colonial darogha a very cruci~J position in shaping the case for tria1.

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