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By John Valentine Wistar Shaw

The cloth assembled during this ebook is a survey of Palestine and was once ready among the center of December, 1945, and the tip of January, 1946. the item of the survey was once to check the stipulations in Palestine with specified awareness to topics concerning absorptive capability.

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000 18,197 230 1,106 8,098 27,516 2,701 16,926 17,648 143 1,270 716 4,071 153 299 35,845 373 2,376 8,814 31,587 2,854 17,225 74,774 24,300 99,074 Citrus Bananas Rural built-on area Plantations Cereal land (taxable) Cereal land (not taxable) Uncultivable Total : Table 3. OWNERSHIP OF INDUSTRY IN PALESTINE (As found at the census of industry, 1943). Arab & other non-Jewish Item Establishments Capital invested* Horse power Gross output Cost of materials Net output Persons engaged No. LP. LP. LP. LP.

580 CHAPTER XVI. LAW AND ORDER. Since the British occupation, there have been but few intervals when the problem of internal security has not been a major preoccupation of the Administration of Palestine. This will no doubt have been apparent from the sad chronicle of events in chapter II. What will not necessarilyemerge from that record is the continuing need, over the quarter of acentury covered, of extensive measures not only to deal with actual disruptions of public security but also as precautions against threats to it and equally the need to provide for the day to day maintenance of law and order.

P. 664,000). 6 5 . Land registration fees. 850,000 in 1944/45 has been allocated between the two groups of the population on the basis of the records of the Department of Land Registration. 757,440) ; 76 per cent, of the •valueof land purchased in the year was purchased by Jews. e. whether in Jewish or Arab areas. 27,531) have been allocated on the' basis of the estimated share of Jews in the aggregate of land as indicated by the land tax payments. 573 CHAPTER X I V . 6 6 . Animal tax, w h i c h a c c o u n t e d f o r j Ê P .

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