one of 1900. So also several of the Crown Colonies possess criminal codes. Ceylon and the Straits SetÜements have measures prepared on the same lines as the one in force in India. And Mauritius and Seychelles, where the Napoleonic criminal code was never promulgated, now possess besides their other codes, also Penal Codes h The work of codification in India is dealt with in the next chapter.
1 See Sir Courtenay Ilbert: Legislative Methods and Forms, pp. 200, 201.