Aubaret, Louis Gabriel Galderic, 1825-1894. Annamite code: laws and regulations of the Kingdom of Annam, Vol. 2

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Laws And Regulations Of The Kingdom Of Annam.

Book Three. Criminal Laws.

Part Ten. Concerning Culprits And Prisoners.

Section I. Concerning Culprits Who Whould Be Held In The Inner Prison And Are Not.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Ii. Concerning The Imprisonment And Trial Of Innocent Persons.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Iii. Concerning Delay In The Carrying Out Of Sentences.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Iv. Concerning The Cruelty Of Satellites Towards Culprits And Prisoners.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section V. Concerning Weapons Loaned To Prisoners Or Left At Their Disposal.

Section Vi. Concerning Prison Wardens Or Keepers Who Urge Culprits To Deny Their Offense.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Vii. Concerning The Clothing And Nourishment Of Prisoners.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Viii. Concerning Mandarin Prisoners Who Are Allowed To Receive Visits From Their Relatives.

Section Ix. Concerning Those Condemned To Death Who Have Someone Kill Them Before Execution.

Section X. Concerning Torture Applied To Old Men Or Cripples.

Section Xi. Concerning The Confronting Of Culprits With Witnesses.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Xii. Concerning Judges Who Do Not Conform To The Complaint In The Decision Of A Case.

Supplementary Regulation.

Secion Xiii. Concerning Judges Who Do Not Send Home The Plaintiffs Whose Cases Have Been Tried.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xiv. Concerning Culprits Who Are Calumniators.

Section Xv. Concerning Judges Who Aggravate Or Mitigate The Misdemeanors Of Culprits.

Examples Of Penalties And Misdemeanors Intentionally Augmented. [first Table]

Examples Of Penalties And Misdemeanors Intentionally Mitigated. [2 Nd Table]

Examples Of Penalties And Misdemeanors Augmented By Mistake. [1 St Table]

Examples Of Penalties And Misdemeanors Mitigated By Mistake. [3 Nd Table]

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xvi. Concerning The Rehabilitation Of Condemned Persons.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xvii. Concerning The Method To Comply With In Trials.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xviii. Concerning The Inspection Of Corpses Of Persons Who Have Succumbed To Wounds.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xix. Concerning The Castigation Of Culprits.

Section Xx. Concerning Mandarin Culprits.

Section Xxi. Concerning Sentences Which Do Not Conform To The Law.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xxii. Concerning Condemned Persons Who Do Not Submit To Their Sentence.

Section Xxiii. Concerning The Negligence Or Wrong Intent Of Judges At Times Of Amnesty.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xxiv. Concerning Persons Who Become Guilty During Periods Of Amnesty So As To Benefit By Them.

Section Xxv. Concerning Those Condemned To Irons Who Refuse To Work.

Section Xxvi. Concerning Women Culprits.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xxvii. Concerning The Royal Decision In Cases Of Capital Punishment.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Xxviii. Concerning Sentences Wrongly Pronounced.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Xxix. Concerning Court Clerks Who Themselves Write, Or Who Alter, The Statements Of The Culprits.

Supplementary Regulation.

Book Four. Laws Relative To Mandarins.

Part One. Concerning Mandarins.

Section I. Concerning The Right Of Inheritance In The Dignities Of The Mandarinate.

Section Iii. Concerning Degrees Of Nobility Conferred On Civil Mandarins.

Section Iv. Concerning Abuse In The Number Of Mandarins And Employees.

Section V. Concerning Tablets Given To Messengers Of The Courts.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Vi. Concerning Unjust Promotions.

Section Vii. Concerning The Reinstating Of Mandarins Previously Deprived Of Their Functions And Dismissed

Section Viii. Concerning Mandarins Who Depart From The Place Of Their Administration.

Section Ix. Concerning Delay On The Part Of Mandarins In Reporting At Their Post.

Section X. Concerning Mandarins Who For No Reason Dispense With Rendering To The King The Honors Which Are Due Him, Or Who Neglect Their Court.

Section Xi. Concerning High Mandarins Who Do Not Conform To The Regulations In Summoning Their Inferiors.

Section Xii. Concerning Mandarins Whose Conduct Is Dangerous And Lacking In Integrity.

Section Xiii. Concerning Cabals And Excessive Praise Given To High Mandarins.

Book Four. Part Two. Concerning Public Lawsuits.

Section I. Concerning Knowledge Of The Code.

Section Ii. Concerning The Non-execution Of Royal Orders.

Section Iii. Concerning The Destruction Of The King's Orders Or Of The Seals Of The Courts.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Iv. Concerning Errors Committed In Reports Which Are Addressed To The King.

Section V. Concerning Cases Where Someone Neglects To Address A Report To The King When Such A Report Is Prescribed.

Section Vi. Concerning Royal Messengers Who Neglect To Report On Their Mission.

Section Vii. Concerning Delay In Sending Dispatches.

Section Viii. Concerning Delay In The Sending Of Administrative Documents To The High Courts.

Section Ix. Concerning The Verification Of Administrative Documents.

Section X. Concerning The Signing Of Official Dispatches.

Section Xi. Concerning The Alteration Of Dispatches.

Section Xii. Concerning The Protection Of The Seal Of The Court.

Section Xiii. Concerning Neglect In Affixing The Seal To Official Documents.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xiv. Concerning The Illegal Use Of The Seal Of Military Mandarins.

Book Five. Fiscal Laws.

Part One. Concerning The Registration Of The People.

Section I. Concerning The Keeping Of The Records Of The People.

Section Ii. Concerning The False Declaration Of The Number Of Inhabitants.

Section Iii. Concerning The Unauthorized Construction And Establishment Of Buddhist Monasteries And Taoist Homes.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Iv. Concerning Legitimate Children.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section V. Concerning The Kidnapping And Theft Of Stray Children.

Section Vi. Concerning Unjustly Imposed Corvees.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Vii. Concerning Injustice In The Distribution Of Corvee Duty.

Section Viii. Concerning Persons Who Flee Or Hide In Order To Evade Corvee Duty.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Ix. Concerning Mandarins Who Have Work Done For Their Own Account.

Section X. Concerning The Division Of The Paternal Patrimony Among The Heirs.

Supplementaty Regulation.

Section Xi. Concerning The Using Of The Paternal Patrimony Before Division.

Supplementary Regulations.

Book Five. Part Two. Concerning Fields And Houses.

Section I. Concerning The Non-declaration Of Owned Fields.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Ii. Concerning The Waiving Or Reduction Of Taxes Because Of Inclement Weather And Poor Seasons.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Iii. Concerning Lands Given As A Reward To Deserving Mandarins.

Section Iv. Concerning The Fraudulent Sale Of Lands Or Houses.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section V. Concerning The Prohibition Against Mandarins Buying Lands Or Houses In The Territory They Administer.

Section Vi. Concerning The Sale And Mortgage Of Fields And Houses.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Vii. Concerning The Cultivation Of A Field Belonging To The State Or To Another Person.

Section Viii. Concerning Damage Committed In Fields And Houses.

Section Ix. Concerning The Theft Of Fruit Or Grain In General.

Section X. Concerning The Illegal Lending Of Carts Or Boats Belonging To The State.

Book Five. Part Three. Concerning Marriage In General.

Section I. Concerning Marriage.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Ii. Concerning The Hiring Out Of Wives And Daughters.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Iii. Concerning The Legitimate Wife Reduced To The Status Of Concubine.

Section Iv. Concerning The Expulsion Of The Son-in-law To Give His Wife To Another.

Section V. Concerning Those Who Marry While In Mourning.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Vi. Concerning Marriage Contracted During The Imprisonment Of The Parents.

Section Vii. Concerning Marriage Between Persons Of The Same Name.

Section Vii. Concerning Marriage Between Relatives Not Having The Same Name.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Ix. Concerning Marriage Between Relatives Having The Same Name And The Same Ancestors.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section X. Concerning The Marriage Of Mandarins In The Locality They Administer.

Section Xi. Concerning Marriage With Women Culprits In Flight.

Section Xii. Concerning Violence Used To Constrain A Wife Or Daughter To Marry.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xiii. Concerning The Marriage Of Bonzes.

Section Xiv. Concerning The Marriage Of Free Persons With Slaves.

Section Xv. Concerning Divorce.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xvi. Concerning Marriages Not In Compliance With The Laws.

Supplementary Regulations.

Book Five. Part Four. Concerning Granaries And Coffers Of The State.

Section I. Concerning The Time Prescribed For The Collection Of The Tax.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Ii. Concerning Excess Receipts In The Amount Set Apart For The Tax.

Section Iii. Concerning Those Who Collect Tax Quotas And Hide Them In Their Homes With The Intent Of Personal Gain.

Section Iv. Concerning Those Who Receive The Tax Quotas Without Having The Right To Do So.

Section V. Concerning The Delivery Of Tax Receipts When The Payment Of Tax Quotas Is Incomplete.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Vi. Concerning The Illegal Allocation Of An Overpayment To A Deficit In Receipts.

Section Vii. Concerning The Illegal Lending Of The Taxes In Money Or Kind.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Viii. Concerning The Illegal Lending Of Objects Belonging To The State.

Section Ix. Concerning Deliveries Made By Storehouses Of The State.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section X. Concerning Misappropriations Effected By Subordinate Agents In Granaries Of The State.

Section Xi. Concerning The Fraudulent Withdrawal Of Soldiers' Rations.

Section Xii. Concerning The Mutual Supervision Which The Agents Of Public Storehouses Should Exercise Over Each Other.

Section Xiii. Concerning The Negligence Of Doorkeepers And Night Watchmen In Charge Of Guarding The Granaries Of The State.

Section Xiv. Concerning The Inventory Of The Storehouses Of The State.

Section Xv. Concerning Receipts Or Deliveries Transacted Contrary To Regulations.

Section Xvi. Concerning Delay In The Transacting Of Receipts Or Deliveries.

Section Xvii. Concerning The Legal Fineness Of Gold Or Silver Paid In To The Public Treasury As Tax Quotas.

Section Xviii. Concerning Damage Committed In Storehouses And Granaries Of The State.

Section Xix. Concerning The Transmittal Of Objects Ordered By The State.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xx. Concerning Sentences Unjustly Pronounced In Matters Of Embezzlement And Peculation.

Section Xxi. Concerning The Care Of Objects Belonging To The Government Which Are Not In Storehouses.

Section Xxii. Concerning The Non-declaration Of Persons And Property Ordered Seized.

Supplementary Regulations.

Book Five. Part Five. Concerning Duties /import And Transit—translator/

Section I. Concerning Non-payment Of Duties.

Section Ii. Concerning Ships Which Engage In Smuggling.

Part Six Concerning Creditors And Debtors.

Section I. Concerning Usury.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Ii. Concerning Dishonesty In Handling Things Held In Trust.

Section Iii. Concerning Lost Objects.

Part Seven. Concerning Markets /buying And Selling—translator/.

Section I. Concerning Monopoly And Concerning The Market.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Ii. Concerning The Manufacture Of False Measures.

Book Six. Ritual Laws.

Part One. Concerning Sacrifices.

Section I. Concerning Solemn Sacrifices.

Section Ii. Concerning Damage Done To The Altars Used For Solemn Sacrifices.

Section Iii. Concerning Sacrifices Offered To Various Spirits.

Section Iv. Concerning Respect For Imperial Burial-places And Those Of The Saints And Sages.

Section V. Concerning Irreverance In Sacrifices.

Section Vi. Concerning Magic And Witchcraft.

Part Two. Concerning Rites.

Section I. Concerning Remedies Prepared For The King.

Section Ii. Concerning Clothing, Chariots, Chairs, Etc., Belonging To The King.

Section Iii. Concerning Prohibited Books.

Section Iv. Concerning Presents Given By The King.

Section V. Concerning Honors Rendered To The King's Tablet.

Section Vi. Concerning The Non-observance Of Rites.

Section Vii. Concerning Verbal Answers To The King.

Section Viii. Concerning Royal Audiences.

Section Ix. Concerning Reports Addressed To The King.

Section X. Concerning The Reception Of High Mandarins.

Section Xi. Concerning Envoys Of The Capital Who Insult Chief Administrative Mandarins.

Section Xii. Concerning Costumes And Dwellings.

Section Xiii. Concerning Filial Piety Among Bonzes And Taoist Monks.

Section Xiv. Concerning Negligence On The Part Of Astronomers.

Section Xv. Concerning Soothsayers.

Section Xvi. Concerning Negligence In Mourning For One's Relatives.

Section Xvii. Concerning Abandoning One's Parents.

Section Xviii. Concerning Funeral Services.

Section Xix. Concerning Ceremonies And Festivals In Villages.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xx. Concerning Abusive Customs In Villages.

Book Seven. Military Laws.

Part One. Concerning Imperial Residences.

Section I. Concerning The Prohibition Against Entering The Temple Of The King's Ancestors.

Section Ii. Concerning The Prchibition Against Entering The King's Palace.

Section Iii Concerning Body-guards (day And Night) Who Have Someone Substitute For Them In Their Duty.

Section Iv. Concerning Royal Escorts.

Section V. Concerning The Prohibition Against Using The Roadway Reserved For The King.

Section Vi. Concerning Workmen Employed In The Palace.

Section Vii. Concerning Work Done In The Palace.

Section Viii. Concerning Palace Employees Who Do Not Leave The Palace When They Should, Or Who Enter It When They No Longer Have The Right To.

Section Ix. Concerning Eunuchs.

Section X. Concerning Shooting With A Bow Before The King's Palace.

Section Xi. Concerning The Weapons Of The Body Guards.

Section Xii. Concerning Unfitness For Service As A Body Guard.

Section Xiii. Concerning The Procession Which Precedes The King.

Section Xiv. Concerning Royal Country Seats.

Section Xv. Concerning Those Who Cross The Palace Walls.

Section Xvi. Concerning Main Enclosure Entrances.

Part Two Concerning The Military.

Section I. Concerning Irregularity In The Sending Of Troops On Expeditions.

Section Ii. Concerning Military Reports.

Section Iii. Concerning Immedlate Communications Which Are To Be Made Concerning Military Operations.

Section Iv. Concerning Treason In The Case Of An Important Military Matter.

Section V. Concerning Military Supplies.

Section Vi. Concerning Errors Committed In Military Matters.

Section Vii. Concerning Delay In The Execution Of Orders.

Section Viii. Concerning Soldiers Who Have Someone Replace Them Without Authorization.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Ix. Concerning Commandants Of Places Or Citadels Who Do Not Defend Them.

Section X. Concerning Pillage.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Xi. Concerning The Non-observance Of Military Regulations.

Section Xii. Concerning Annoyances Inflicted On The People.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xiii. Concerning The Sale Of Arms.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Xiv. Concerning The Damage And Non-return Of Arms.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Xv. Concerning The Secret Possession Of Arms.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xvi. Concerning Lack Of Discipline.

Section Xvii. Titles Of Nobility Do Not Give The Right To Issue Orders To Troops.

Section Xviii. Concerning Soldiers Who Desert While On The Way To War Or When They Are On Duty.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Xix. Concerning Assistance Granted To The Families Of Soldiers Who Have Died In Service.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Xx. Concerning The Observance Of Curfew.

Part Three. Concerning Inspection And Customs Posts.

Section I. Concerning Persons Who Avoid Inspection Posts.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Ii. Concerning False Traveling Permits.

Section Iii. Concerning Delay On The Part Of Supervisors In The Inspecting Of Travelers.

Section Iv. Concerning Spies.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section V. Concerning The Secret Exporting From The Kingdom Of Livestock And Forbidden Objects.

Supplementary Regulation.

Part Four. Concerning The Care Of Horses And Other Domestic Animals.

Section I. Concerning Horses Belonging To The State Which Are Not Broken.

Section Ii. Concerning The Slaughtering Of Horses Or Oxen.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Iii. Concerning Domestic Animals Which Bite Or Kick.

Section Iv. Concerning The Theft Of New-born Animals To The Detriment Of The State.

Section V. Concerning The Personal And Illegal Use Of Animals Belonging To The State.

Part Five. Concerning The Mails.

Section I. Concerning The Transmission Of Dispatches.

Section Ii. Concerning Intercepted Dispatches.

Section Iii. Concerning Repairs To Be Made In Post Houses ( Trams ).

Section Iv. Concerning The Illegal Use Of Couriers.

Section V. Concerning Non-prescribed Expenses Made By Government Messengers.

Section Vi. Concerning Dispatches Which Are Not Sent By Mail When They Should Be.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section Vii. Concerning Delay In Shipments Ordered For A Public Service.

Section Viii. Only Mandarins Have The Right To Lodge In The Reserved Quarters Of Post Houses.

Section Ix. Concerning The Prohibition Against Being Carried By Persons Of The Common People When Traveling.

Supplementary Regulation.

Section X. Concerning The Return Of The Family Of A Deceased Mandarin To Their Village.

Section Xi. Concfrning Individuals Commissioned To Do A Public Service Who Have An Ordinary Person Substitute For Them.

Section Xii. Concerning Baggage Which The Leaders Of Convoys May Take With Them.

Supplementary Regulation.

Book Eight. Laws Relative To Public Works.

Part One. Concerning Constructions.

Section I. Concerning Constructions Undertaken Without Authorization.

Section Ii. Concerning Useless Work.

Section Iii. Concerning Constructions Contrary To The Design. The Proposed Purpose, Or Recognized Custom.

Section Iv. Concerning Fraud In The Quantity Of Materials Used.

Section V. Concerning The Repair Of Granaries And Public Establishments.

Section Vi. Concerning Public Functionaries Who Do Not Live In Their Official Dwelling.

Supplementary Regulation.

Part Two. Concerning Dikes And Roads.

Section I. Concerning Damage Caused To Dikes And Levees Of Rivers.

Section Ii. Concerning The Non-repair Of Dikes.

Supplementary Regulations.

Section Iii. Concerning Encroachment On The Land Or Roadways.

Section Iv. Concerning The Repair Of Roads And Bridges.

Examples Of Some Particular Cases.

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Title: Annamite code: laws and regulations of the Kingdom of Annam, Vol. 2

Published By: Paris: Imprimerie Impériale, 1865. 309 p.: ill. [HRAF ms.: 202 p.]

By line: [by] Georges Aubaret

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Vietnamese (AM11)

Subjects: Writing (212); Archives (217); Domesticated animals (231); Tillage (241); Land use (311); Special deposits (317); Renting and leasing (427); Inheritance (428); Personal names (551); Celibacy (589); Family relationships (593); Adoption (597); Territorial hierarchy (631); Chief executive (643); Public works (653); Legal norms (671); Miscellaneous sex behavior (839); Illegitimacy (848); Status and treatment of the aged (888);

Abstract: This source is Volume 2 of the two volume work. For more information about this document see the citation for Volume 1 (document 93).

Document Number: 94

Document ID: am11-094

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English translation from French

Note: Translation of: [Code annamite : lois et règlements du Royaume d'Annam, Vol. 2]. Translated from the French for Human Relations Area Files by George P. Howard.

Field Date: No date

Evaluation: Government Official-5

Analyst: Jean Mensch ; F. K. Lehman ; 1952, 1955; Teferi A. Adem ; 2006

Coverage Date: 1812

Coverage Place: central Vietnam

LCSH: Vietnamese

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