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An Act to enable Her Majesty to provide for the Government of Her Possessions acquired by Settlement.
[16th September 1887]
Whereas divers of Her Majesty’s subjects have resorted to and settled in, and may hereafter resort to and settle in, divers places where there is no civilised government, and such settlements have become or may hereafter become possessions of Her Majesty, and it is expedient to extend the power of Her Majesty to provide for the government of such settlements, and for that purpose to repeal and re-enact with amendments the existing Acts enabling Her Majesty to provide for such government:
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