Hula law amendment in English, 1865.

AN ACT

TO AMEND SECTION 98 OF THE CIVIL CODE.

Be it enacted, By the King and the Legislative Assembly of the Hawaiian Islands, in the Legislature of the Kingdom assembled:

Section 1. That Section 98 of the Civil Code be and the same is hereby amended, by striking out the word “five” and substituting therefor the word “one,” in the last line but one; and by striking out the word “‘six” and substituting therefor the word “three,” in the last line of the said section, so that the section will read as follows:

“Section 98. Any person who shall set up or promote any such theatre, circus, Hawaiian hula, show or exhibition, or shall publish or advertise the same, or otherwise aid or assist therein, without a license first obtained as provided in Section 96, or contrary to the terms and conditions of such license, or while the same is suspended, or after the same shall have expired, without obtaining a new license, shall be fined a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars, or imprisoned at hard labor not exceeding three months, in the discretion of the Court.”

Approved this 30th day of December, A.D. 1864.

KAMEHAMEHA R.

(PCA, 2/4/1865, p. 4)

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Pacific Commercial Advertiser, Volume IX, Number 31, Page 4. February 4, 1865.

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