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A Bill Entitled “An Act to facilitate the recovery of Small Debts, and other Demands.” Whereas, an Inferior or summary Court of Civil Justice is established in the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies which hath heretofore sat at Victoria in the said Colony, and …

A BILL ENTITLED “AN ACT TO FACILITATE THE RECOVERY OF SMALL DEBTS, AND OTHER DEMANDS.” … PASSED THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL THE FIRST DAY OF FEBRUARY, 1866. E.J. NESBITT.

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 2. An ordinance in aid of the Trustees’ Relief Act. [31st January, 1866.] 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, …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 2. AN ORDINANCE IN AID OF THE TRUSTEES’ RELIEF ACT. [31ST JANUARY, 1866.] Printed at the Government Printing Office, New Westminster.

Speech of His Honor the Officer Administering the Government at the Opening of the Legislative Council, on Thursday the 18th January, 1866. Honorable Gentlemen of the Legislative Council: It is with feelings of no ordinary interest and satisfaction that I meet you to-day, …

[Birch, Arthur N.] SPEECH OF HIS HONOR THE OFFICER ADMINISTERING THE GOVERNMENT AT THE OPENING OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL, ON THURSDAY THE 18TH JANUARY, 1866. [New Westminster, 1866].Birch, acting during Governor Seymour’s absence in England, summ...

A Bill Intituled An Act to Confirm certain Titles to Real Property in Vancouver Island and its Dependencies. Whereas, doubts have been entertained whether the conveyances of Real Estate in Vancouver Island and its dependencies heretofore executed on behalf of the Hudson’s Bay Company under and by virtue of letters or powers …

A BILL INTITULED AN ACT TO CONFIRM CERTAIN TITLES TO REAL PROPERTY IN VANCOUVER ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. ... II. THIS ACT MAY BE CITED AS THE ACT FOR CONFIRMING TITLES FROM THE HUDSON’S BAY COMPANY, 1865.

A Bill To Amend the Law of Evidence. Whereas doubts have arisen as to the competency of the Aborigines to give evidence in Courts of Law in the Colony, by reason of their imperfect comprehension of the obligations now necessary to give validity to their testimony to be taken; …

A BILL TO AMEND THE LAW OF EVIDENCE. WHEREAS DOUBTS HAVE ARISEN AS TO THE COMPETENCY OF THE ABORIGINES TO GIVE IN COURTS OF LAW IN THE COLONY, BY REASON OF THEIR IMPERFECT COMPREHENSION [etc.] ... THIS ORDINANCE MAY BE CITED FOR ALL PURPOSES AS “T...

An Act To Amend the manner of taking the Verdict of a Jury in Civil Cases. Whereas, much delay and expense in the administration of Justice has been occasioned by the rule of law, that in the trial of a Civil Action, the Jury must be unanimous in their verdict, …

AN ACT, TO AMEND THE MANNER OF TAKING THE VERDICT OF A JURY IN CIVIL CASES. ... THIS ACT MAY BE CITED AS “THE VANCOUVER ISLAND JURY ACT, 1865.”

An Act To amend the Law as to Imprisonment for Debt. Whereas, persons about to leave Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, are frequently arrested for debt for frivolous or vexatious reasons, and it is expedient that such a practice should be abolished; …

AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW AS TO IMPRISONMENT FOR DEBT. WHEREAS, PERSONS ABOUT TO LEAVE VANCOUVER ISLAND AND IT DEPENDENCIES ARE FREQUENTLY ARRESTED FOR DEBT FOR FRIVOLOUS OR VEXATIOUS REASON, AND IT IS EXPEDIENT THAT SUCH A PRACTICE SHOULD BE ABOLIS...

No. 1. A Return showing the number of persons tried in the Police Court, Victoria V. I., for selling or giving Spirits &c., to Indians, the number convicted, the number not convicted, the number sent to prison, the number who paid the fine, and the number convicted more than once from the 30th day of September, 1864 to the 30th day of November, 1865. …

NO. 1. A RETURN SHOWING THE NUMBER OF PERSONS TRIED IN PUBLIC COURT, VICTORIA, V.I., FOR THE SELLNG OR GIVING SPIRITS, &C., TO INDIANS, THE NUMBER CONVICTED ... A.F. PEMBERTON, STIPENDIARY MAGISTRATE. ... PHILIP HANKIN, SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE.

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XVII. An Act to explain “The Chief Justice’s Salary Act, 1864.” [4th July, 1865. Whereas, it is expedient “the Chief Justice’s Salary Act, 1864.” In the Manner hereinafter expressed: be it enacted by the Governor of the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly thereof, as follows: …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. XVII. AN ACT TO EXPLAIN “THE CHIEF JUSTICE’S SALARY ACT, 1864.” [4TH JULY, 1865. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harries and Company....

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XIV. An Act to apply the Sum of Fourteen Thousand Nine Hundred and Forty Dollars out of the General Revenue of the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies to the service of the year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty-five. [21st, June, 1865. Most Gracious Sovereign:- …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. XIV. AN ACT TO APPLY THE SUM OF FOURTEEN THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND FORTY DOLLARS OUT OF THE GENERAL REVENUE OF THE COLONY OF VANCOUVER ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES TO THE S...

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. VIII. An Act to repeal a Portion of “The First Telegraph Act, 1864.” [16th June, 1865. Whereas by Sections Five and Six of “The First Telegraph Act, 1864,” the Exclusive Right of sending and receiving Messages by Telegraph between any Place within the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. VIII. AN ACT TO REPEAL A PORTION OF “THE FIRST TELEGRAPH ACT, 1864.” [16TH JUNE, 1865. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harries and Co...

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XI. An Act to impose Landing Permit Dues on Importation of certain Stock and Carcasses. [16th June, 1865. Whereas, it is expedient to impose Landing Permit Due on Stock and Carcasses imported into the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies; …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. XI. AN ACT TO IMPOSE LANDING PERMIT DUES ON THE IMPORTATION OF CERTAIN STOCK AND CARCASSES. [16TH JUNE, 1865. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Gover...

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. IX. An Act to amend the Manner of taking the Verdict of a Jury in Civil Cases. [16th June, 1865. Whereas, much Delay and Expense in the Administration of Justice has been occasioned by the Rule of Law, that in the Trial of a Civil Action the Jury must be unanimous in their Verdict; …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. IX. AN ACT TO AMEND THE MANNER OF TAKNG THE VERDICT OF A JURY IN CIVIL CASES. [16TH JUNE, 1865. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harri...

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. V. An Act to Amend “The Land Registry Act, 1860.” [8th April, 1865. Whereas, it is necessary to amend “The Land Registry Act, 1860.”: be it therefore enacted by the Governor of the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. V. AN ACT TO AMEND “THE LAND REGISTRY ACT, 1860.”. [8TH APRIL, 1865. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harries and Company. 1865.

No. 22. An Ordinance for regulating the amount and application of the Fees to be taken in the Supreme Court of Civil Justice from suitors therein. [11th April, 1865.] Whereas, it is expedient to define the amount of Fees to be taken by the Officers of the Supreme Court of Civil Justice of British Columbia in all civil actions pending therein, …

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [coat of arms] R. NO. 22. AN ORDINANCE FOR REGULATING THE AMOUNT AND APPLICATION OF THE FEES TO BE TAKEN IN THE SUPREME COURT OF CIVIL JUSTICE FROM SUITORS THEREIN. [11th APRIL, 1865.]

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. VI. An Act respecting Common Schools. [15th May, 1865. Whereas, it is expedient that Provisions should be made for the Establishment, Maintenance and Management of Common Schools, in the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies: …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. VI. AN ACT RESPECTING COMMON SCHOOLS. [15TH MAY, 1865. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harries and Company. 1865.

No . 11. An Ordinance for the formation and regulation of Municipalities in British Columbia. [22nd March, 1865.] Whereas, the creation of Municipal Institutions would be productive of great local improvements in the several towns of the Colony, and it is expedient to promote the same; …

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [Coat of arms A] R. NO. 11. AN ORDINANCE FOR THE FORMATION AND REGULATION OF MUNICIPALITIES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA. [22ND MARCH, 1865.]

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 12. An Ordinance to repeal the Ordinance for imposing a duty on Gold. [ 29th March, 1866. Whereas, it is expedient to repeal the “Gold Export Ordinance, 1865;” Be it enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows: …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 12. AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL THE ORDINANCE FOR IMPOSING A DUTY ON GOLD. [29TH MARCH, 1866. ... ASSENTED TO, IN HER MAJESTY’S NAME, THIS 29TH DAY OF MARCH, 1866, ARTHUR N. BIRCH...

No. 5. An Ordinance to encourage the construction of a line of Telegraph, connecting the Telegraphs of British Columbia with the Telegraph line of Russia, the United States and other Countries, and for other purposes. [21st February, 1865.] Whereas, Perry MacDonald Collins, a citizen of the United States of North America, has obtained from the Governments of Russia, and the United States, the right to make …

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [Coat of arms A] R. NO. 5. AN ORDINANCE TO ENCOURAGE THE CONSTRUCTION OF A LINE OF TELEGRAPH, CONNECTING TELEGRAPHS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA WITH THE TELEGRAPH LINES OF RUSSIA, THE UNITED STATES AND OTHER COUNTRIES, AND FOR OTHER P...

Anno Vicesimo Octavo et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. III. An Act respecting Barristers and Attorneys at Law. [30th January, 1865. Whereas by an Order of the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council bearing Date the Fourth Day of April, 1856, a Supreme Court of Civil Justice of the Colony of Vancouver Island was constituted, …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO OCTAVO ET VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. III. AN ACT RESPECTING BARRISTERS AND ATTORNEYS AT LAW. [30TH JANUARY, 1865. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harries and Company. 1865.

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