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Author Hoadley, Mason C.
Title Selective judicial competence : the Cirebon-Priangan legal administration, 1680-1792 / Mason C. Hoadley.
Imprint Ithaca, N.Y. : Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, 1994.

Author Hoadley, Mason C.
Series Studies on Southeast Asia ; no. 15
Studies on Southeast Asia ; no. 15.
Subject Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie.
Law -- Indonesia -- Java -- History.
Courts -- Indonesia -- Java -- History.
Judicial power -- Indonesia -- Java -- History.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 173 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-168) and index.
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Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. Colonialism, Procedural Law, and the Cirebon-Priangan Region; Procedural Law; Cirebon; Priangan Lands; Sources; Case Record; Organization and Time Span; Section I. Preludes 1681-1706/08; Chapter 2. Javanese Legal Competence; Padu and Pradata in the Earliest Cirebon Texts; Relevant Sources; Undifferentiated Padu and Pradata Competence; Distinctively Padu; Distinctively Pradata; Padu Affairs Handled by the Jaksa Pipitu; Padu-The Economic Dimension; Pradata Court of Princes and Jaksa; Pradata-The Sovereignty Dimension; 1681-1690-Continuity with an Exception.
Chapter 3. Court Performance to 1706Pradata; Padu; Padu or Pradata Competence?; Javanese courts-Company Modifications; Change in Venue = Change in Legal Principles; Cirebon; Administrative Settlements at Batavia; Administrative Mediating in the Priangan; Summary; Section II. Dutch Take-Over 1706/08-1728; Chapter 4. A Cirebon-Priangan Legal System 1706-1708; Whither Company Rule?; Resolution of 1706; Pangeran Aria Cirebon; Lack of Court Directive; Resolution of 1708; Padu Courts; Pradata Courts; Criminal"" Courts; Civil"" Competence and Administrative Tendencies; Rebirth of Javanese Justice?
Section IIA. Failure of Padu Legal Procedure 1706-1728Chapter 5. Modification of Padu Legal Procedure 1706-1717; Cirebon Residents; Performance-Descriptions; Performance-Actual Cases; Regents' Disputes-Acceptability of Jaksa Authority; Resolution of 1713; "Self-Colonialization"; Alienation of Javanese Litigants; Company Criticism v Company Need; Jaksa Success-Megat Sari v Suba Mangala, 1715; Summary; Chapter 6. Demise of Padu Procedure-the 1720s; Van Tets' Innovations in Land Disputes; Resolution of 1719; Resolutions of 1720 and 1723; Death of Pangeran Aria Cirebon; Demise of the Jaksa Pipitu.
Resolution of 1727Tersmitten as a Patron of Law; Undang Nitih Cirebon; Van Tets and Tersmitten Innovations; Section IIB. Pradata/Criminal Justice; Chapter 7. Pradata Competence in "Criminal" Cases; Pradata Judgment; Paepen and Vagabonds; Puspa Nagara Affair, 1717; Kruger's Murder; Pradata Responsibility-Associates; Javanese Law in Company Service; Trials before the Jaksa College; Gobius' Case Against Puspa Nagara; Jaksa Conception of the Case; Summary; Chapter 8. Pradata/Criminal Courts 1708-1728; Executive Council; Van Tets' Reform of 1718; Jaksa on the Executive Council, 1718-1721.
Jaksa ResponsibilitiesCase Examples; Expropriation and Extortion; Lim Hoeko's Murder; Resident as Inquisitor; Islam in Judicial Procedure-The Kalia Affair, 1720; The Executive Council after 1721; Gallows "Tempat Volewijk"; Section III. Consolidation of the Legal System after 1728; Chapter 9. Alternatives to Padu Competence 1728-1750; Alternatives to Padu-Toyagama; Alternatives to Padu-Administrative Decisions; The Executive Council and the Legal Administration; Ceribon Land Disputes-Chaos; The Pinjalin Affair in Retrospect; Chapter 10. Triumph of the Executive Courts 1750-1792.
Summary A major contribution to the understanding of Indonesian legal history. Hoadley shows how European colonialism skewed local legal institutions to serve colonial ends, and he discusses a fascinating series of cases that illustrate the evolution of this process.
ISBN 9781501719264 (electronic bk.)
1501719262 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 622216040
Additional Format Print version: Hoadley, Mason C. Selective judicial competence. Ithaca, N.Y. : Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, 1994 (DLC) 94180292 (OCoLC)30490128

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