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Act 71. Licenses of Hotels, Etc.
Act 72. School Budget.

SECTION 3. This Act shall be in force from and after July 1, 1915.

Approved this 12th day of April, A. D. 1915.

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM, Governor of the Territory of Hawaii.

ACT 72

AN ACT

To AMEND SECTION 1 OF ACT 149 OF THE SESSION LAWS OF

1913, To FIX THE School BuDGET FOR THE BIENNIAL PERIOD BEGINNING JULY 1, 1913, AND ENDING JUNE 30, 1915.

Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii:

SECTION 1. Section 1 of Act 149 of the Session Laws of 1913 is hereby amended by deleting the item "Maemae

$10,000.00,” and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"Maemae Pauoa Kalihi-uka Waianae Kauluwela Watertown Hauula

$1,800.00

600.00 600.00

600.00 3,000.00

600.00 300.00

To reimburse the City and County of Honolulu

for the expense involved in the construction of
a school carpenter shop

2,500.00.”

Act 72. School Budget.
Act 73. Challenges to Jurors.

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect from and after the date of its approval.

Approved this 12th day of April, A. D. 1915.

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM, Governor of the Territory of Hawaii.

ACT 73

AN ACT

To AMEND SECTION 2428 OF THE REVISED LAWS OF HAWAII,

1915, RELATING TO CHALLENGES TO JURORS.

Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii: SECTION 1. That Section 2428 of the Revised Laws of Ha

. waii, 1915, is hereby amended to read as follows:

“Section 2428. Where offense punished by death or for life. Any person who is put on trial for an offense for which, if convicted thereof, such person may be punished with death or imprisonment for life, shall be allowed to challenge peremptorily twelve of the persons called as jurors, and no more; and the Territory in such cases shall be allowed to challenge peremptorily six of the persons called as jurors, and no more; Provided, however, that where there are two or more defendants jointly put on trial for such an offense each of said defendants shall be allowed six challenges only, and the Territory shall be allowed three challenges for each of such defendants.” SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

2 Approved this 12th day of April, A. D. 1915.

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM, Governor of the Territory of Hawaii.

Act 74. Recording of Documents.

ACT 74

AN ACT

To ADD A NEW SECTION TO THE REVISED LAWS OF HAWAII,

1915, TO BE KNOWN AS SECTION 3094A, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE REGISTRAR OF CONVEYANCES.

Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii:

SECTION 1. A new section is hereby added to the Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1915, to be known as Section 3094A, to read as follows:

“Section 3094A. It shall not be lawful for the Registrar of Conveyances to record any assignment, extension, or release of mortgage of real or personal property, or a certificate of entry for the purpose of foreclosure under such mortgage, or an affidavit of foreclosure under a power contained in such mortgage, or an affidavit of entry, or an execution, order, or decree, for possession of the premises covered by such mortgage, or an assignment, extension or cancellation of lease, unless the same shall contain a reference to the book and page of the registration of the original mortgage or lease, as the case may be.

Provided, however, that this section shall not apply to any document mentioned herein executed prior to the passage of this

and provided, further, that this section shall not apply to any document mentioned herein which shall refer to an unrecorded mortgage or lease, if such fact be recited therein.”

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval. Approved this 13th day of April, A. D. 1915.

Act;

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM, Governor of the Territory of Hawaii,

Act 75. Decisions of Federal Court.

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ACT 75

AN ACT To PROVIDE FOR THE PUBLICATION OF THE DECISIONS OF THE

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR HAWAII. Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii:

SECTION 1. The sum of two thousand and five hundred dollars ($2,500.00), or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated from the treasury of the Territory for the compilation and publication of not more than two hundred and fifty copies of the reports of the decisions of the United States District Court for Hawaii; provided, that the judges of said court shall assign to the Territory all right to publish, sell and distribute the decisions so published and shall prepare and furnish for such publication, free of cost, such decisions, and the syllabi thereof, to the Secretary of the Territory, who is hereby authorized to make all contracts and exercise all other powers necessary or proper for carrying out the purposes of this Act. The printing of such decisions in book form or signatures of the requisite number may be begun as soon as the secretary shall deem advisable and be continued as such decisions are furnished with their syllabi from time to time, and may

be bound, together with the index, when a sufficient number of forms or signatures for binding in volume form shall have been printed; and such forms or signatures, either as part of or in addition to the two hundred and fifty copies above specified, as well as the bound volumes, may be sold and distributed by the secretary in the same manner as the Session Laws of the Territory.

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect from and after the date of its approval. Approved this 13th day of April, A. D. 1915.

LUCIUS E. PINKHAM, Governor of the Territory of Hawaii.

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AN ACT GRANTING TO THE BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS POWER

TO SUBPOENA AND EXAMINE WITNESSES UNDER OATH.

Be it Enacted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii:

SECTION 1. The board of license commissioners in each county and in the City and County of Honolulu are hereby vested with the power to subpoena and examine witnesses under oath, and to examine such of the books and records of the parties to a proceeding, hearing, or investigation as relate to the question in dispute. The circuit court of the circuit in which said board is located shall have power to enforce by proper proceeding the attendance, and testimony of witnesses, and the production and examination of books, papers and records.

SECTION 2. If any person called before said board as a witness, under subpoena or otherwise, shall refuse to answer any question or questions material to the matter pending before the board asked him by said commissioners, or shall disobey any order of the circuit court relating to the matter pending, the said board shall report the matter in writing to any circuit judge of the circuit in which said board is located, and said witness shall be cited to appear before the circuit judge and be required to show cause why he should not be punished for contempt of court, as provided by Chapter 245 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1915, and be subject to all penalties in said chapter contained.

SECTION 3. False swearing before said board shall be punishable as perjury, and whenever the board is satisfied that a witness has sworn falsely in any hearing or investigation before said board, it shall report the same to the attorney of the respective county or city and county who shall prosecute said witness for perjury.

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