The Hong Kong Government Gazette/Volume 40/No 68 Extraordinary

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The Hongkong
Government Gazette.
Extraordinary
報特門轅港


Published by Authority.



No. 68.
Vol. LX.
Victoria, Monday, 24th December, 1894.

號八十六第
薄十四第
日八十二月一十年午甲日四十二月二十年四十九百八千一


Government Notification.—No. 494.

The following is published.

By Command,

J. H. Stewart Lockhart,
Acting Colonial Secretary

Colonial Secretary's Office, Hongkong, 24th December, 1894.


Regulation

Made by the Governor in Council under Section 2 of "The Holidays Ordinance, 1875" (No. 6 of 1875,) this 24th day of December, 1894.


The Police Magistrates' Department shall be, and the same is hereby, excluded from the operation of the above recited Ordinance on the day following Christmas day, viz., the 26th of December instant.

J. G. T. Buckle,
Acting Clerk of Councils.

Council Chamber, Hongkong, 24th December, 1894.



Printer and Published by Noronha & Co., Printers to the Hongkong Government, Nos. 5, 7 and 9, Zetland Street.

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