Department of Interior
§33. There shall be, and is hereby, created a department of government, to be styled the Department of the Interior, which shall be presided over by a minister, who shall be called the Minister of Interior.
§34. It shall be the duty of the Minister of Interior to have a general supervision over the internal affairs of the kingdom, and to faithfully and impartially execute the duties assigned by law to his department.
§35. The Minister of Interior shall keep, in appropriate books, a clear, distinct and full record of all the transactions of his department.
§36. The said Minister shall have the care and supervision of all government lands and other property; of the internal trade and commerce of the kingdom; of internal improvements; of the internal police* of the kingdom; of the post offices; of the government press; of the naturalization of foreigners; and of such other matters as may be placed in his charge.
*The police transferred to the supervision of the Attorney General by Act of 1868
§37. The Minister of Interior shall have the charge of the standards of weights and measures; and of all original manuscript laws enacted by the Legislature.
§38. The Minister of the Interior shall promulgate such proclamations as may be made by the King, for the observance of days of fast or of thanksgiving, and all other proclamations which do not specially relate to the business of other departments.
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