Straits Settlements and Johore Territorial Waters (Agreement) Act 1928

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1928 c. 23


Straits Settlements and Johore Territorial Waters (Agreement) Act, 1928

(18 & 19 Geo. 5.) CHAPTER 23.

An Act to approve an Agreement concluded between His Majesty and the Sultan of the State and Territory of Johore.

[3rd August 1928]

Whereas an Agreement, which is set out in the Schedule to this Act, has been concluded between His Majesty and the Sultan of the State and Territory of Johore with respect to the boundary between the territorial waters of the Settlement of Singapore and those of the said State and Territory:

And whereas it is provided by the said Agreement that it shall remain without force or effect until it has received the approval of Parliament:

And whereas it is expedient that the approval of Parliament should be given to the said Agreement:

Be it therefore enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

S-1 Approval of Agreement.

1 Approval of Agreement.

1. The approval of Parliament is hereby given to the said Agreement.

S-2 Short title.

2 Short title.

2. This Act may be cited as theStraits Settlements and Johore Territorial Waters (Agreement) Act, 1928.

S C H E D U L E.

AGREEMENT made between His Excellency Sir Hugh Charles Clifford, M.C.S. , Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Colony of the Straits Settlements, on behalf of His Britannic Majesty and His Highness Ibrahim , Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, bin Almarhom Sultan Abu Bakar , Sultan of the State and Territory of Johore:

WHEREAS by Article II of the Treaty of the 2nd day of August 1824, made between the Honourable the English East India Company on the one side and Their Highnesses the Sultan and Tumungong of Johore on the other, Their said Highnesses did cede in full sovereignty and property to the said Company, their heirs and successors for ever, the Island of Singapore together with certain adjacent seas, straits and islets:

And whereas His Britannic Majesty is the successor of the Honourable the English East India Company:

And whereas His Britannic Majesty in token of the friendship which he...

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