Since my visit to Somaliland there have been a number of interesting developments which could not be included in the text of this Survey, which was already in print, but which may be briefly recorded here:—
(1) By the time when this Survey is published the Bombay Civil Courts Act, 1869, will have been repealed in its application to Somaliland (c.p. pp. 40–1). This means, of course, that Bombay Regulation 4 will, in all probability, no longer be applicable, with all that this involves (c.p. pp. 41 and 44).
(2) It is no longer true that “No non-Shariī'a native courts of appeal have yet been set up” (p. 43), since the Subordinate Court of Civil Appeal was established by warrant in August, 1952.
(3) A Chief Qāḍī ...