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Former acts repealed.

Exception.

26. The Act of Incorporation mentioned in the first Section of this Act, and the several Acts subsequently passed in amendment of the same, are hereby repealed, except in so far as the provisions thereof may require to be kept in force, to carry out the full extent and meaning of this Act.

Public Act.

27. This Act shall be deemed a Public Act.

OTTAWA :—Printed by MALCOLM CAMERON,

Law Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.

1867.—31 VICTORIÆ.
FIRST SESSION, FIRST PARLIAMENT.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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Caps.

1. An Act respecting ihe Statutes of Canada.......

2. An Act respecting the Office of Speaker of the House of Commons

of the Dominion of Canada............

........... 66

3. An Act relating to the Indemnity 10 Members and the Salaries

of the Speakers, of both Houses of Parliament............... 67

4. An Act for granting to Her Majesty a certain sum of money

required for defraying the expenses of the Public Service not

otherwise provided for, for the period therein mentioned, for

certain purposes respecting the Public Debt; and for raising

money on the credit of the Consolidated Revenue Fund...... 70

5. An Act respecting the collection and management of the Revenue,

the Auditing of Public Accounts, and the liability of Public

Accountants ...... .................................... 73

6. An Act respecting the Customs.......

.......... 88

7. An Act imposing Duties of Customs, with the Tariff of Duties

payable under it....................................... 143

8. An Act respecting the Inland Revenue ....

9. An Act to impose Duties on Promissory Notes and Bills of

Exchange ...........

....... 211

10. An Act for the regulation of the Postal Service...........

.... 217

11. An Act respecting Banks...

...........-o251

12. An Act respecting the Public Works of Canada ...............

13. An Act respecting the construction of “ The Intercolonial Rail-

way.”.

.......... 277

14. An Act to protect the inhabitants of Canada against lawless

aggressions from subjects of Foreign countries at Peace with

Her Majesty....... .........................., ......... 283

15. An Act to prevent the unlawful training of persons to the use of

arms, and the practise of Military evolutions ; and to authorize
Justices of the Peace to seize and detain arms collected or kept

for purposes dangerous to the public peace.......

peace.................. 285.

16. An Act to authorize the apprehension and detention of such per-

sons as shall be suspected of committing acts of hostility or

conspiring against Her Majesty's Person and Government.... 289

17. An Act for the Settlement of the Affairs of the Bank of Upper

Canada ......

...... 291

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INDEX

ACTS OF CANADA.

First Session, First Parliament, 31 Victoria.

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25

PAGES.
ADMISSION OF OTHER COLONIES into the Union...... 32-33
Aggression, Lawless, Act to protect Canada from .......

283
Algoma District, Elections in .....
Appeal, Court of, for the whole Dominion......
Arbitration, respecting debts and assets of Ontario and Quebec..... 31
Arbitrators, Official. See Public Works ............

265
Arms, unlawful training to use of, Act to prevent....

285
Audit of public accounts and public accountants. See Public Ac-

counts....... ......... ............................

257

257

211

BANK OF UPPER CANADA, Act for settlement of affairs of..... 291
Banks, Act respecting, viz:

May have branches throughout Canada................. 251
All to pay duty on circulation.......

252
May hold and dispose of mortgages and mortgaged property 252
May advance money on bills of lading, cove receipts, &c.. 253
Exempted from penalties for usury....
What rates they may recover........

257
Duration of Act..................
Beer, duty on. See Inland Revenue.....

168
Bills of Exchange, duty on......
Brewers,—See Inland Revenue.
British North America Act, 1867, viz:
Preliminary provisions.........

.....3-4
Union of Canada and the Maritime Provinces, and bounda-

ries of the Provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia,

and New Brunswick........
Executive Power,--Governor, Privy Council.......
Legislative Power,—The Senate ..................

House of Commons...............
Counties and Representation........

Money votes ;-Royal assent.......

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British North America Act, 1867.Con.
Provincial Constitutions:

Executive Power........
Legislative power in each of the four Provinces.

Distribution of Legislative Powers ........
Powers of Parliament of Canada............ ..........

Exclusive Powers of Provincial Legislatures.........
Education.....
Uniformity of Laws in Ontario, Nova Scotia and New

Brunswick.......
Agriculture and Emigration.......
Judicature .......
Revenue, debts, assets, taxation.......
Annual allowance to each Province....
Miscellaneous provisions...................

Senators not to be Legislative Councillors.....
Oath of allegiance, existing laws, &c. ............
Ontario and Quebec, special provisions respecting

Intercolonial Railway............
British Columbia may enter the Union...........

Admission of other Colonies..........
Schedules of Electoral Divisions in Ontario..........

Of ditto of Quebec specially fixed..
Public works and property assigned to Canada.....
Assets to belong to Quebec and Ontario conjointly..
Oath of allegiance and declaration of qualification..

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name changed.....

...... 329
Canals. See Public Works.
Census of the Provinces comprised in Canada, when to be taken and
representation adjusted.....

.... 4-12
Civil Law, in Ontario, N. Scotia and N. Brunswick, provision for

effecting uniformity of........
Commercial Bank of Canada, Act respecting ....

.... 301
Consolidated Revenue Fund of Canada......

............25-28
Conspirators against Her Majesty's person, &c., apprehension of.... 289
Constitutions, Provincial.......

· 14 to 19
Counties and electoral divisions.....

.. 10 &c., 33
Courts, Laws, Officers, &c., continued under Union Act.....
Cove-keeper's receipts, Banks and others may advance upon ........
Criminal law, and procedure, to belong to Parliament........
Currency and coinage, Parliamentary power as to...
Customs, Act respecting, viz :

Preliminary provisions........
Duties and exemptions from duty, weights and measures,

currency, &c......................
Entry inwards, place of entry, &c.....................

, report, coasting voyage, inland, &c......
, general form, payment of duties, &c......

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