Journal officiel des Établissements français dans l’Inde"Journal officiel des Établissements français dans l’Inde, 83rd year; Issues 1 to 53, 1932."

Missing pages: pages 65-66. Issues 14, 19, 31 and 38 have supplements 14bis, 14ter, 19bis, 31bis and 38bis. This volume contains several tables relating to the ownership of lands in the French establishments in India. The tables were prepared by the Tax Department (which was responsible for surveying the land and updating the cadastre for collection of land tax) and were approved by the General Council. They were published under the heading “mutations d’office”, i.e. automatic land transfers and carried the following information: the name of the owner as recorded in the earlier cadastre, the name of the current owner, the surface area of the land, its number in the cadastre etc. Most of the tables have their own pagination and are bound at different places in the volume: 123 pages after p. 499; 132 pages after p. 589; 87 pages after p. 617; 106 pages after p. 661; 100 pages after p. 697; 54 pages after p .767; 56 pages after p. 850; 78 pages after p. 923; 38 pages after p. 1099; 104 pages after p. 1121; 52 pages after p. 1167; 80 pages after p. 1221; 44 pages after p. 1253; 43 pages after p. 1337; 58 pages after p. 1345; 58 pages after p. 1361 and 57 pages after p. 1373. A duplicate copy of pages 83-87 is also mistakenly bound at the end of the volume. Some of the other topics covered in the volume are: budgets and accounts; salaries, allowances, pensions, promotions of government staff; several decisions relating to education (scholarships, examinations, curricula, degrees etc.); decisions of the Council of Administrative Litigation; examinations for government posts; nominations, transfers, leaves, etc; decree on the production of bananas in the colonies; creation of bars (law) in French India; participation of the army in the maintenance of pubic order in French India; reorganization of lighterage services in Pondicherry; legislative elections; approvals for the formation of various associations and the publication of some local journals; prices of arrack, salt etc.; various taxes on stamp paper, postal services etc.

1 volume containing 53 issues, 5 supplement issues and indices; around 2800 pages in various pagings. Dimensions: 24.5 x 16.5 cm.