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Palestine Government Rouses Protest in Tel Aviv by Decision to Transfer Magistrates’ Court to Jaffa:

The inhabitants of the Jewish town of Tel Aviv have been roused to indignation by the decision of the authorities to transfer to Jaffa the Magistrates’ Court of Tel Aviv, which was established in 1925. The Tel Aviv Magistrates’ Court is the largest Magistrates’ Court in Palestine, with an income of £12,000 annually. The Notary Public in Tel Aviv will also be transferred to Jaffa together with the court.

A Conference of bankers, members of the Tel Aviv Chamber of Commerce and lawyers was held at Tel Aviv to-day under the chairmanship of the Mayor, Mr. Mayer Dizengoff, and has decided to ledge a protest with the High Commissioner against the transfer of the Magistrates’ Court from Tel Aviv, declaring that they will never agree to have their cases heard in Jaffa.

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