Bulletin officiel des Établissements français de l’Inde. Tome soixante-douzième. Année 1898 Vol. 72, Issues 1 to 12, 1898

A decree with its own pagination (pages 1-152) with details of salaries/additional compensation applicable to the colonial personnel is bound between pages 336 and 337. This volume contains notification nos. 1 to 767. Some of the topics covered are: travel allowances authorized for the colonial personnel; reorganization of the leprosarium in Pondicherry; opening of the railway track between Karikal and Peralam; several orders relating to the medical services (promulgation of the law on medical practice; reorganization of the school of medicine in Pondicherry; reorganization of the indigenous medical corps; organization of the corps of indigenous nurses etc.); imprisonment for debt (contrainte par corps) re-established in French India; order regarding the application of the cadastre (the cadastre served primarily to assess land tax); confirmation of the judgments of the local criminal courts; decisions of the Council of Administrative Litigation; abolition of the powerful post of Director of Interior in the colonies and its replacement by the post of General Secretary; sanitary measure to be taken against the cholera epidemic that has broken out in Madras and the bubonic plague still prevalent in British India; internal rules of the Chamber of Agriculture in Pondicherry; some decisions related to education; abolition of several government posts; promulgation of the law on amnesty for officers charged with insubordination/desertion; tariffs of all local taxes for 1899 etc.

1 volume containing 12 issues and indices; 892 plus 152 pages & 25 foldouts containing tables. Dimensions: 22 x 14 cm.