How many ordinances was issued by Jahangir ?
For the welfare of an empire, the Mughal emperor Jahangir issued the 12 ordinances called as Dastur-ul-Amal (or 12 rules of code of conduct). The excerpts of the ordinances are
a) abolished the Tagma’ and “meerwahi” toll taxes.
b) banned the manufacture and sale of the intoxicants.
c) Banned animal slaughter for two days i.e. i.e. Thursday (on his Coronation day) and Sunday (the day of his father Mughal empeor Akbar died).
d) Disallowed the mutilation of the limbs of the criminals, etc.