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An Act to make provision for the Registration of Voters, and for other purpos...

An Act to make provision for the Registration of Voters, and for other purposes relating thereto. Whereas it is expedient to declare and amend the regulations to be used in the Registration of Voters, Therefore Be it enacted by the Governor, on Her Majesty’s behalf,…

An Act to prohibit Swine and Goats from running at large in the Town of Victo...

An Act to prohibit Swine and Goats from running at large in the Town of Victoria; and to prohibit Goats from running at large in the settled Districts of Vancouver Island. Whereas, it is expedient to protect property from the depredations of Swine and Goats running at large in the town and District of Victoria, and other the settled Districts of Vancouver Island: …

An Act to provide an Indemnity for the Mayor and Councillors of the City of V...

An Act to provide an Indemnity for the Mayor and Councillors of the City of Victoria. Whereas doubts have been expressed as to the validity of certain acts of the Mayor and Council of the City of Victoria, with regard to the levying of certain moneys and licenses, and the receipt and collection of the same, by the said Mayor and Councillors and their Offices; …

An Act to provide for and Regulate the Sale of Wines, Spirits, Malt and other...

An Act to provide for and Regulate the Sale of Wines, Spirits, Malt and other Liquors. Whereas it is expedient to regulate the Sale of Wines, Spirituous, Malt and other Liquors, and to grant Licenses to persons duly authorising them to sell the same; …

An Act to provide for the Election of a Mayor and Councillors for the City of...

An Act to provide for the Election of a Mayor and Councillors for the City of Victoria, at the expiration of the period for which the present Mayor and Councillors are elected. Whereas by the Victoria Incorporation Act, 1862, it was (amongst others things) enacted that the said City should be divided into three wards, and that the candidate for the Mayorship (being duly qualified therefor,) who should obtain the greatest collective…

An Act to provide for the Naturalization of Aliens. Whereas, it is expedient ...

An Act to provide for the Naturalization of Aliens. Whereas, it is expedient to provide for the Naturalization of Aliens: Be it enacted by the Governor on behalf of Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, as follows: …

An Act to provide for the retirement of David Cameron, Chief Justice of the C...

An Act to provide for the retirement of David Cameron, Chief Justice of the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies. Whereas, it is expedient to make provision for a certain annul sum to be paid, in case of the resignation by David Cameron of the office of Chief Justice of the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies; …

An Act to repeal and amend the laws affecting Trade Licenses. Whereas, it is ...

An Act to repeal and amend the laws affecting Trade Licenses. Whereas, it is expedient to repeal and amend the Acts regulating Trade Licenses. Be it enacted by the Governor on Her Majesty’s behalf, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and House of Assembly, as follows: …

An Ordinance to amend the “First telegraph Ordinance, 1864.” [22nd February, ...

An Ordinance to amend the “First telegraph Ordinance, 1864.” [22nd February, 1865.] Whereas, it is contrary to the policy of Her Majesty’s Government to grant exclusive telegraphic privileges; …

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 13. An Act to regulate Election of...

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 13. An Act to regulate Election of Members of the Legislature of this Colony. [22nd March, 1871. Whereas by a Proclamation, bearing date the 13th day of October, 1870, and issued by the Governor of this Colony, under and by virtue of the powers and authorities conferred upon him by the “British Columbia Act, 1870,” …

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 18. An Act to Incorporate Charitab...

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 18. An Act to Incorporate Charitable, Philanthropic, and Provident Associations. [28th March, 1871. Whereas it is expedient that the establishment and maintenance of Charitable, Philanthropic, and provident Associations should be encouraged in this Community; …

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 19. An Act for Compiling and Print...

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 19. An Act for Compiling and Printing a New Edition of the Laws of the Colony of British Columbia. [28th March, 1871. Whereas it is expedient that measures should be adopted for Compiling a New Edition of the Laws of the Colony of British Columbia and for Printing the same, and for omitting in the republication of such Edition all such Acts, Ordinances, and Proclamations, and parts ….

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 20. An Act to abolish Road Tolls o...

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 20. An Act to abolish Road Tolls on all Articles coming from the Interior of the Colony, in the direction of the Seaboard. [28th March, 1871. Whereas it is desirable to encourage the transmission of Articles of Export from the Interior of this Colony; …

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 21. An Act to amend the “Investmen...

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 21. An Act to amend the “Investment and Loan Societies Ordinance, 1869.” [28th March, 1871. Whereas it is expedient to amend the “Investment and Loan Societies Ordinance, 1869;” Be it therefore enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows: …

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 22. An Act to prevent Desertion fr...

Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 22. An Act to prevent Desertion from Merchant Ships. [28th March, 1871. Whereas it is expedient to repeal the “Merchant Ship Ordinance, 1870,” and to make the following provisions in lieu thereof; Be it enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows: …

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 1. An Ordinance to establish Bank...

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 1. An Ordinance to establish Banks for Savings within the Colony of British Columbia. [23rd February, 1869.] Whereas it is expedient to establish Banks for the safe custody and increase of small savings belonging to the industrious classes in the said Colony, under the guarantee of the public credit of the Colony; …

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 13. An Ordinance to amend the Law...

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 13. An Ordinance to amend the Law of Partnership. [10th March, 1869.] Whereas it is expected to amend the Law relating to partnership; Be it enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows: …

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 16. An Ordinance to provide for t...

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 16. An Ordinance to provide for the maintenance, improvement, and construction of Roads in British Columbia. [9th March, 1869.] Whereas it is expedient to make better provision for the maintenance, improvement, and construction of Roads in the Colony of British Columbia; …

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 17. An Ordinance respecting the p...

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 17. An Ordinance respecting the practice of Surgery, and for the encouragement of the Study of Anatomy. [11th March, 1869.] Whereas it is desirable to encourage the Study of Surgery and Anatomy in this Colony; Be it enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows: …

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 2. An Ordinance for promoting the...

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 2. An Ordinance for promoting the Public Health in the Colony of British Columbia. [23rd February, 1869.] Whereas it is necessary to adopt measures with the object of preventing or guarding against the origin, rise, or progress, of endemic, epidemic, or contagious disease, and to protect the health of the Inhabitants of this Colony, …

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 20. An Ordinance to enable the Mu...

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 20. An Ordinance to enable the Municipal Council of the City of Victoria to establish a permanent fund for the support of the Fire Establishments of the said City. [13th March, 1869.] Whereas it is expedient that a permanent fund should be raised for the support of the Fire Establishments of the City of Victoria, …

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 23. An ORdinance respecting the p...

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 23. An ORdinance respecting the property of Religious Institutions in the Colony of British Columbia. [15th March, 1869.] Whereas it is expedient to amalgamate the Local Laws respecting the property of Religious Institutions; Be it enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows: …

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 25. An Ordinance to amend “the Co...

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 25. An Ordinance to amend “the County Court Ordinance, 1867.” [15th March, 1869.] Whereas doubts have arisen as to the subsistence of the powers of Commitment bestowed on County Courts in the Colony, by “The County Court Ordinance, 1867;” …

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 26. An Ordinance to enlarge and a...

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 26. An Ordinance to enlarge and amend the “Victoria Municipal Ordinance, 1867.” [15th March, 1869.] Whereas it is deemed expedient that Sections IV., XXXIII., XLVIII., L., LI., LVII., and the Schedule of the “Victoria Municipal Ordinance, 1867,” should be repealed or altered, …

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 4. An Ordinance to enable “the Qu...

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 4. An Ordinance to enable “the Queen Charlotte Coal Mining Company, Limited,” to change their Registered office from the City of New Westminster to the City of Victoria. [24th February, 1869.] Whereas under and by virtue of the provisions of the “British Columbia Act, 1866,” and the Union Proclamation, 1866, in that behalf duly made and issued, by His Excellency Frederick Seymour, Governor of British Columbia, …

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 5. An Ordinance respecting the ap...

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 5. An Ordinance respecting the appointment of Commissioners to take Affidavits and Bail, and for the making of Statutory Declarations. [24th February, 1869.] Whereas it is expedient to provide for the taking of Affidavits and Bail, and for making Statutory Declarations; …

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 8. An Ordinance to regulate the S...

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 8. An Ordinance to regulate the Supreme Courts of Justice of British Columbia. [1st March, 1869.] Whereas it is expedient, for the avoidance of all doubt, further to declare, define and regulate the Jurisdiction and Power of the Supreme Courts of the colony, and the Judges thereof, in Manner hereinafter mentioned; …

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 9. An Ordinance to provide for th...

Anno Tricesimo Secundo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 9. An Ordinance to provide for the Fencing of Land in British Columbia. [1st March, 1869.] Whereas it is expedient to provide for the proper Fencing of Lands in the Colony of British Columbia; Be it enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows: …

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 10. An Ordinance to alter and ame...

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 10. An Ordinance to alter and amend the “County Court Ordinance, 1867.” [22nd April, 1870.] Whereas it is expedient to alter and amend the procedure and practice of the County Courts of the Colony of British Columbia, for the purpose of better administering justice thereunder; …

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 12. An Ordinance to regulate the ...

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 12. An Ordinance to regulate the Fees of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. [26 April, 1870.] Whereas it is expedient to declare and regulate the Fees to be paid by Suitors in the Supreme Court of British Columbia; Be it enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows: …

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 14. An Ordinance to prevent Deser...

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 14. An Ordinance to prevent Desertion from Merchant Ships. [27th April, 1870.] Whereas it is desirable to prevent desertion from Merchant Ships; And whereas certain evil disposed persons are in the habit of loitering about Merchant Ships in boats and otherwise, …

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 17. An Ordinance to assimilate th...

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 17. An Ordinance to assimilate the Law relating to the Transfer of Real Estate, and to provide for the Registration of Titles to Land throughtout the Colony of British Columbia. [1st June, 1870.] Whereas it is expedient to establish a Registry of Titles to Real Estate throughout the Colony of British Columbia, and to assimilate the Law relating to the Transfer thereof, …

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 3. An Ordinance respecting Practi...

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 3. An Ordinance respecting Practitioners in Medicine and Surgery. [24th March, 1870.] Whereas it is expedient to amend “The Medical Ordinance, 1867,” and to bring the same into uniformity with Imperial Legislation, by providing for the registration in British Columbia of members of the Medical Profession already duly registered in the United Kingdom, …

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 7. An Ordinance to create a furth...

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 7. An Ordinance to create a further Duty of Customs for the Public Service. [20th April, 1870.] Whereas it is expedient to raise a further sum of money for the Public Service of the Colony, by altering the Duty now imposed on Spirits; Be it enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows: …

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 8. An Ordinance respecting the Su...

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 8. An Ordinance respecting the Supreme Court. [22nd April, 1870.] Whereas a vacancy has been created by the resignation of Joseph Needham, Esquire, late Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Vancouver Island, and doubts may arise as to the effect of such resignation under “The Supreme Courts Ordinance, 1869,” …

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 9. An Ordinance respecting the en...

Anno Tricesimo Tertio. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 9. An Ordinance respecting the enforcement of Municipal By-Laws. [22nd April, 1870.] Whereas it is expedient to make provisions for the disposition and apportionment of moneys collected by way of tax, fine, penalty, or costs, under Municipal By-Laws in the Colony; …

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 10. An Ordinance to amend “The Shippi...

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 10. An Ordinance to amend “The Shipping Ordinance, 1867.” [1st May, 1868.] Whereas it is expedient to amend “The Shipping Ordinance, 1867;” Be it enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows: …

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 11. An Ordinance to extend “The Thomp...

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 11. An Ordinance to extend “The Thompson Bridge Toll Act, 1864.” [1st May, 1868.] Whereas, in consequence of delays and unforeseen difficulties in the construction of “Spence’s bridge” over the Thompson River, arising from natural causes over which the Contractor had no control, …

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 12. An Ordinance to appropriate the s...

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 12. An Ordinance to appropriate the sum of Three Hundred and Fifty-eight Thousand Nine Hundred and twenty-three Dollars and Five Cents out of the General Revenue of the Colony, for the Contingent Service of the year 1868. [1st May, 1868.] Most Gracious Sovereign, we, your Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Legislative Council of the Colony of British Columbia, in order to make good the supply, …

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 2. An Ordinance for the more effectua...

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 2. An Ordinance for the more effectual Protection of Her Majesty’s Naval and Victualling Stores. [22nd April ,1868.] Whereas it is expedient for the more effectual protection of her Majesty’s Naval and Victualling Stores, to provide for the conviction of Persons having the same illegally in their possession: …

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 3. An Ordinance respecting the Suprem...

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 3. An Ordinance respecting the Supreme Courts of Justice of British Columbia. [1st May, 1868.] Whereas, before and at the time of the passing of “The British Columbia Act, 1866,” there were within the limits of the present Colony of British Columbia two Supreme Courts of Justice, having jurisdiction respectively the oneover the then Colony of Vancouver Island, …

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 4. An Ordinance to assimilate the Law...

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 4. An Ordinance to assimilate the Law affecting the limitation of certain causes of Actions and Suits. [1st May, 1868.] Whereas it is expedient to assimilate the Law affecting the limitation of causes of certain Suits arising abroad, in certain cases; …

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 5. An Ordinance to confirm certain Ti...

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 5. An Ordinance to confirm certain Titles to Real Property in Vancouver Island. [1st may, 1868.] Whereas doubts have been entertained whether the Conveyances of Real Estate in that portion of the United Colony formerly known as the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, …

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 6. An Ordinance respecting the invest...

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 6. An Ordinance respecting the investigation of accidents by Fire. [1st May, 1868.] Whereas several Fires have lately occurred in the Colony of British Columbia, the origins of which remain undiscovered; …

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 9. An Ordinance in Aid of the Trustee...

Anno Tricesimo Uno Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 9. An Ordinance in Aid of the Trustees’ Relief Act. [1st May, 1868.] Whereas an Act of the Imperial Parliament was passed in the Session of Parliament, holden in the 10th and 11th years of the Reign of her present Majesty Queen Victoria, Chapter 96, …

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 1. An Ordinance of Indemnify for not enfo...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 1. An Ordinance of Indemnify for not enforcing certain Local Taxes of Vancouver Island. [12th February, 1867.] Whereas, in consequence of the extension of the Customs Laws of British Columbia to Vancouver Island, under “The British Columbia Act, 1866” it was found expedient to remit certain Duties leviable under certain Local Laws of Vancouver Island: …

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 10. An Ordinance making provision for Bar...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 10. An Ordinance making provision for Barristers-at-Law, Attorneys, Notaries Public, and Articled Clerks, of the late Colony of Vancouver Island. [7th March, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient to make provision for Barristers-at-Law and Attorneys entitled to practise in the late Colony of Vancouver Island, prior to and at the date of the Proclamation of “The British Columbia Act, 1866,” …

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 11. An Ordinance to provide for the takin...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 11. An Ordinance to provide for the taking of Oaths and admission of Evidence in certain cases. [15th March, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient to provide for the taking of Oaths and admission of Evidence in certain cases, and to assimilate the same in all parts of the Colony of British Columbia; …

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 12. An Ordinance for the protection of In...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 12. An Ordinance for the protection of Inventions. [19th March, 1867.] Whereas, it is expedient to provide for the protection of new and useful inventions, and to assimilate the Law affecting the same in all parts of the Colony of British Columbia; …

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 14. An Ordinance to establish a Standard ...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 14. An Ordinance to establish a Standard of Weights and Measures. Whereas it is expedient to establish a Standard of Weights and Measures; Be it enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows: …
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