By John Valentine Wistar Shaw

The cloth assembled during this ebook is a survey of Palestine and used to be ready among the center of December, 1945, and the top of January, 1946. the item of the survey was once to ascertain the stipulations in Palestine with targeted realization to topics referring to absorptive capability.

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XVI« 12. One of the lessons of the rebellion was the difficulty of maintaining the authority of Government up and down the country : an official committee which investigated the position in 1938 found it necessary to advise the suspension of many of the normal activities of Government because of the lawlessness prevalent in certain areas. The remedy appeared to be adequate provision for the maintenance of police garrisons in strategic centres. Accordingly, in 1938, Sir Charles Tegart presided over an officialcommittee appointed by the High Commissioner : "(i) to consider every aspect of the future housing of the Palestine Police as a whole and not merely the British personnel ; and (ii) to consider the inclusion within the perimeter of the rural police stations of accommodation for the District Administration and essential departments of Government".

CHAPTER XIV, so that by the end of the war the number of commercial banks had dropped to 25, comprising 5 foreign and 20 local, representing a reduction of 52 banks during the years 1936-1945. The violent fluctuations in the level of deposits during the first two years of the war imposed a severe strain on the banking structure. Banks were compelled to curtail their lendings in order to increase their depleted cash reserves, and currency which had been hoarded by the public returned only very slowly to the banks.

576 CHAPTER X I V . They have therefore been allocated on the basis of company profits including profits of foreign companies. The Jewish share amounts to 172,000. 7 1 . Posts and telegraphs. T h e s u r p l u s o f r e v e n u e o v e r e x p e n d iture of this department has been divided on the basis of an analysis of receipts and payments according to localities. 393,000. 72. The following table summarizes the results detailedabove SUMMARY OF ALLOCATION Revenue item Income tax Land registry fees OP R E V E N U E , 1944/45.

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