This volume contains notification nos. 1 to 489. Some of the topics covered are: orders of the French State Council (Conseil d’Etat) on some decisions taken by the local administration; decisions of the Council of Administrative Litigation; ministerial letter on the publication of the commercial statistics of the colonies; decisions on matters of budget, finance, accounts, salaries etc.; reorganization of the Karikal police; confirmation of the judgments of the Pondicherry criminal court; confirmation of judgments of civil courts on matters of caste and religion; fixing of the rupee rate against the franc (now a monthly occurrence); decisions relating to the construction of the railway track between Peralam and Karikal; approval for the setting-up of a brick-kiln, a lime-kiln and a tannery in Pondicherry; functions of various offices within the Ministry of colonies; promulgation of the law on the rights of illegitimate children on the estate of their parents; competitions for government jobs; convening of councils and elections to vacant posts within elected councils; reorganization of the cadre of medical officers in the colonies; abolition of a special General Inspectorate of Education in the colonies; deliberations of the General Council on taxes of tobacco, betel, and tariffs of all local taxes for 1897 etc.
1 volume containing 12 issues and indices; 543 pages & 30 foldouts containing tables. Dimensions: 21 x 14 cm. (8, 1 of the foldouts is damaged, resulting in loss of information).