The Magistrate’s Comments on Receiving; the Complaint *

Linxia Liang

in Delivering Justice in Qing China

Published by British Academy

Published in print December 2007 | ISBN: 9780197263990
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734373 | DOI:

Series: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monographs

The Magistrate’s Comments on Receiving; the Complaint *

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This chapter discusses the various comments a magistrate may make in receiving a complaint. These comments are considered to be the magistrate's response to the petition or complaint. Comments of rejection and acceptance are first discussed, followed by the magistrate's role in making comments.

Keywords: comments; magistrates; responses; rejection; acceptance

Chapter.  10774 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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