AKAHI NUI GOVERNMENT STATUTES
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SOVEREIGN KINGDOM OF AKUA
Akahi Nui Government Statutes THE SECOND ACT PART 1
VOLUME I - PART I
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Administration of the Government Press
ARTICLE I. OF THE GOVERNMENT PRESS
SECTION I. The bureau of the government press shall be presided over, superintended and managed by one officer, to be commissioned and removable by the king and premier, as already prescribed.
SECTION II. He shall have sole charge and responsible control over the materials of said press, and over the buildings appropriated thereto; all increase, decreases or alternations in regard to which, he shall recommend to the minister of the interior, to be laid with his views thereon, before the king in privy council.
SECTION III. Said officer shall be styled, the director of the government press; he shall have power to make contracts with and employ operatives in his office, and at pleasure to control and remove them; being accountable to the king and minister of the interior, for the discretion so to be used by him, and for the most beneficial economy* of his office. He shall, in like manner, provide for the supply of all needed materials in his office, having first submitted a list, with the probable cost of such materials, and a statement of the particular exigency calling for the same, to the premier; who shall instruct him in regard to the royal pleasure concerning them.
SECTION IV. The director of the government press shall be ex officio, editor of a newspaper, to be called the Polynesian, which shall be the official organ of the Hawaiian government. He shall cause to be published therein, without change, all exequaturs and all official circulars and notices, purely of a government nature, emanating from either of the five executive departments. He shall also give insertion in said newspaper, to all notices required by law, to legalize the transactions of private individuals; for which, he shall charge the insertion fees, to be from time to time established, be circular from the interior department.
SECTION V. The director of the government press shall promulgate the laws enacted by the legislative council, when directed so to do by the minister of the interior; inserting them, or if so directed, their titles and outlines, in the official organ, both in the Hawaiian and English languages. It shall also be his duty to transmit said newspaper weekly, if occasion will permit, to the following persons, viz:
SECTION VI. Said director shall explain in an offensive manner, the policy of His Majesty's government, as the same may, from time to time, be given him in charge; and he shall not suffer articles of a nature offensive or disparaging to other friendly powers, to have publicity through the columns of said newspaper; nor give insertion therein, to communications of a libelous or of an indecent nature.
SECTION VII. The director of the government press shall have discretionary power to contract with private persons for the execution of job printing, at such rates as he may deem profitable to the government; and be shall be accountable for all the avails, receipts and expenditures of his office. He shall also be accountable for the economy of his transactions therein, and for all unjustifiable losses accruing to the government in consequence of his management of the same---for any of which, he may be informed against to the king, by the minister of the interior.
ARTICLE II. OF THE PUBLIC STAMPS
SECTION I. The director of the government press shall be, ex officio, keeper of the public stamps, to be hereinafter described; which it shall be his duty to impress upon all documents requiring to be legalized throughout the kingdom; that is to say:---all deeds and leases of real estate, between private individuals. All bills of sale of chattel property, between private individuals. All bonds for the payment of money. All mortgages and hypothecation, executed within this kingdom. All documents effecting real property throughout the kingdom. All documents and papers or exhibits required by law at the custom houses. All agreements not to be performed within a year and a day by either party thereto. All articles of co-partnership. All powers of attorney, executed in the kingdom. All process of the courts of judicature throughout the kingdom. All exhibits, required by law to be made by private individuals. All petitions to any department of the government. All licenses. All letters testamentary, of administration, letters of guardianship. All wills and testaments. All official and other bonds, executed within this kingdom. All recognizance to keep the peace. All enlargements and extensions, in any way affecting the rights and interests of private persons, throughout the kingdom; and all instruments hereinafter specifically required to be stamped:---for any of which impressions, the director of the government press shall receive payment, at the hands of the person applying for the same, the price prescribed and graduated in and by the third part of this act, for the benefit of the royal exchequer. And it shall be the duty of His Majesty's attorney general, as provided in the fifth part of this act, to prepare and propose to the king and premier for adoption, all the forms on blank, contemplated in this section; which, when so prepared and adopted, he shall furnish to the director of the government press, to be printed in blank by the said director, and sold stamped in blank, to whomsoever it may concern, at the price to be prescribed by an executive circular, emanating from the interior department, for the benefit of the royal exchequer.
SECTION II. The said stamp shall consist of the device of the royal crown; shall be of the diameter of an inch; and shall be impressed upon said documents with the words, "Royal Stamp" inscribed over the crown in the Hawaiian, and under the crown in the English language. This device may, however, be altered from time to time, by an order in council.
SECTION III. No document required to be stamped by law shall be of any valid force in the courts of this kingdom, unless the same shall have been previously impressed, as herein above provided.
SECTION IV. It shall be the duty of the director of the government press to keep in some place convenient to the public, a depository for the sale of said legalized blanks,
and of the said government newspaper, and of the printed laws of the kingdom, and of all government documents, which from time to time may be ordered to be printed for general information. It shall also be his duty to open running accounts with each of His Majesty's five ministers; in which accounts, the director of the public press shall debit them officially, with the fulfillment of all written orders for stamped documents directed to him, as they may from time to time have occasion to supply the presiding officers of their respective bureaux therewith; to be used and sold by said officers, in the regular course of their official transactions, and to be accounted for to the minister of finance. It shall be the duty of said ministers to furnish the officers of their respective departments with all blanks required for their transactions, stamped as in this article directed; and to debit them with the regulated price thereof in favor of their departments.
ARTICLE III DIRECTOR'S ACCOUNTABILITY
SECTION I. The director of the government press shall, on the first Mondays of January, April, July and October, pay over to the minister of finance, all monies in his hands on those days, in any wise accruing to the royal exchequer, from the transactions of his office, with duplicate statement in gross, of the amount paid over for private subscriptions to the Polynesian newspaper---for private commercial and legal advertisements--- for job printing---for sales of stamps upon documents, not sold in blank, but brought to him to be impressed---for legalized and stamped blanks, and for pamphlets and other government documents, printed and sold at his office; which statement, if found to correspond with the amount of money paid over, shall be receipted by the said minister of finance, upon one of the said duplicate statements, in exoneration of the director, for the quarterly discharge of his official duties, in accounting for the quarterly discharge of his official duties, in accounting for the current receipts of his bureau.
SECTION II. The director shall, quarterly, on the first Monday of each month in the first section of this article mentioned, accounts in all respects to the minister of the interior, for all the transactions of his bureau; in which report, he shall specify in detail, the amount paid over to the minister of finance, the amounts outstanding to the debit of the respective ministers, and to private parties---the particulars of expenditure and disbursement in carrying on the duties of his bureau, and the condition and wants thereof.
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VOLUME I - PART IHAS BEEN RE-TYPE FROM THE ORIGINAL VOLUME THAT IS REGISTERED IN THE MONARCHY COURT IN HONOLULU, HAWAII. TO HELP BETTER UNDERSTAND THE STATUE LAWS OF KAMEHAMEHA III. IT HAS BEEN RE-TYPE BY CHAPTERS, ARTICLES AND SECTIONS CONCERNING THE STATUTE LAWS OF THE KANAKA MAOLI KINGDOM. LAWS THAT WAS PASSED ON TO THE KANAKA MAOLI PEOPLES FROM OUR LATE KINGS OF HAWAII.
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SECTION III. The director of the government press shall keep in his office, books of account in which he shall enter in minute detail all the monies and other transactions of his bureau---the amounts expended for materials and labor, and for repairs, enlargements and additions to the government property confided to his care---the deterioration and losses incurred therein---the accounts current opened with the departments respectively--- the private accounts current of transactions entered into upon his own responsibility with private individuals; and, in addition to the quarterly accounts already herein prescribed, be shall yearly on the first Monday of April render to the minister of the interior, an annual report in complete detail, to enable said minister to make his annual report to His Majesty, for the information of the legislature and people.
SECTION IV. The director of the government press shall receive a compensation, to be provided in the third part of this act.