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By John Valentine Wistar Shaw

The fabric assembled during this ebook is a survey of Palestine and used to be ready among the center of December, 1945, and the top of January, 1946. the thing of the survey used to be to check the stipulations in Palestine with exact realization to matters concerning absorptive potential.

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In 1922 a British section of the Gendarmerie, consisting of 38 officers and 724 other ranks, was formed. I t operated as an emergency reserve and astriking force in aid of the civil power. Thus, already the police had the double function of acting against what may be termed private crime and guarding against what may be calledpoliticalcrime. 7. In 1925, in his report of the first five years of civil administration, Lord Samuel paid tribute to the part played by the formation of effective police and gendarmerie forces in the ''rapid pacification of the country".

Total deposits Total advances and bills discounted £P. 45 1,088,704 217,147 8,730,443 5,537,736 * 31. (e) Control of banks. 48. Section 5 of the Banking Ordinance, 1941, provides that the Examiner of Banks shall exercise general supervision and control over the carrying on of banking business in Palestine, and shall have power to call for any books, accounts or documents of any bank. Every bank submits to Government a statutory statement of its assets and liabilities at the end of each month and a half yearly analysis of advances and bills discounted.

The difficulty of assessing relative benefits may shown by examining the main categories of Government iture in the year 1944/45. They were as follows :— £P. 000 1. Security 2. W a r s e r v i c e s 3. G e n e r a l s e r v i c e s , v i z : — a) S t a n d i n g c h a r g e s b) G e n e r a l a d m i n i s t r a t i o n c) L e g a l a n d Judiciary d) S o c i a l s e r v i c e s e) S e r v i c e s r e l a t i n g t o d e v e l o p m e n t /) Public works g) P o s t s a n d t e l e g r a p h s ( e x t r a o r d i n a r y ) h) G r a n t s t o l o c a l a u t h o r i t i e s i) M i s c e l l a n e o u s Total best be expendf l > .

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