This volume contains notification nos. 1 to 134. In 1852, Louis Napoléon Bonaparte held a plebiscite and proclaimed himself Emperor of France. Some of the orders relate to this situation: dissolution of the French National Assembly and State Council; results of the plebiscite; proposal for a new constitution; proclamation of the 'Code Napoléon' etc. Some of the other topics covered are: decree that gives effect to various laws of the metropolis in the colonies; management of properties of public institutions; rules relating to emigration in the colony; organization of the bailiffs; law on magistrates’ courts; on crowd control; on the ill-treatment of domestic animals; on the rehabilitation of convicts; Verninac Saint Maur installed as the Governor of French India; creation of a committee for agriculture and commerce; creation of a general depot for the storage of old archives etc.
1 volume containing 12 issues and indices; 433 pages. Dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.