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An Act To authorise the Governor of Vancouver Island to borrow the sum of Fifty Thousand Pounds on the security of the General Revenue of the said Colony. Preamble. Whereas it is expedient to raise by loan secured upon the General Revenue of the said Colony funds for the construction of Roads and other Public works …

AN ACT TO AUTHORISE THE GOVERNOR OF VANCOUVER ISLAND TO BORROW THE SUM OF FIFTY THOUSAND POUNDS ON THE SECURITY OF THE GENERAL REVENUE OF THE SAID COLONY. … “THE VANCOUVER ISLAND ROAD AND PUBLIC WORKS LOAN ACT, 1866.”

Anno Tricesimo. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. IX. An Act to amend the Road Act, 1860. [17th September, 1866. Whereas it is expedient to amend the Sixth Section of the Road Act 1860: Be it therefore enacted by the Governor 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] ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. IX. AN ACT TO AMEND THE ROAD ACT, 1860. [17TH SEPTEMBER, 1866. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Higgins, Long, and Co., 1866.

Anno Tricesimo. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. X. An Act to amend the Bills of Sale Act, 1861. [17th September, 1866. Whereas, it is expedient to amend the Bills of Sale Act, 1861 in certan Particulars: 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] ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. X. AN ACT TO AMEND THE BILLS OF SALE ACT, 1861. [17TH SEPTEMBER, 1866. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Higgins, Long, and Co., 1866.

Anno Tricesimo. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. VIII. An Act to regulate the Number of Persons required to form a Coroner’s Jury in Vancouver Island and its Dependencies. [21st August, 1866. Whereas it is expedient to regulate the Number of Person required to form a Coroner’s Jury in the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies: …

[COAT OF ARMS] ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. VIII. AN ACT TO REGULATE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS REQUIRED TO FORM A CORONER’S JURY IN VANCOUVER ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. [21ST AUGUST, 1866. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of t...

Anno Tricesimo. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. VII. An Act to amend the Law of Arrest and Imprisonment for Debt. [21st August, 1866. Whereas, it is expedient to amend the Law of Arrest and Imprisonment for Debt; Be it therefore 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] ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. VII. AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW OF ARREST AND IMPRISONMENT FOR DEBT. [21ST AUGUST, 1866. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Higgins, Long, and Co., 1866.D.W. Higgin...

Anno Tricesimo. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. V. An Act to amend the Law of Partnership. [12th July, 1866. Whereas it is expedient to amend the Law relating to Partnership, Be it therefore enacted by the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, as follows: …

[COAT OF ARMS] ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. V. AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW OF PARTNERSHIP. [12TH JULY, 1866. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by M’Clure and Company, 1866.Leonard M’Clure and Company acted as a ...

Amendments To a Bill entitled “An Act to amend the Franchise Act, 1859.” The Title of the Bill to be as follows: A Bill entitled An Act to consolidate and amend the Laws affecting the Franchise and Representation in the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies …

AMENDMENTS TO A BILL ENTITLED “AN ACT TO AMEND THE FRANCHISE ACT, 1859.” …. READ A THIRD TIME AND PASSED THE COUNCIL THIS 9TH OF MAY 1866. E.J. NESBITT. [middle of page 4.]

A Bill Entitled an Act to exempt the Homestead and other Property from forced Seizure and Sale in certain cases. Whereas, it is expedient to exempt portions of the Real and Personal Estate of Debtors and other from forced Seizure and Sale in certain cases: …

A BILL ENTITLED AN ACT TO EXEMPT THE HOMESTEAD AND OTHER PROPERTY FROM FORCED SEIZURE AND SALE IN CERTAIN CASES. … XIV. THIS ACT MAY BE CITED FOR ALL PURPOSES AS “THE HOMESTEAD ACT, 1866.” PASSED THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL THIS 18TH DAY OF JUNE 1866....

Anno Tricesimo. Victoriæ Reginæ. No. IV. An Act to enable the Governor of Vancouver Island to borrow the Sum of Ninety Thousand Dollars upon the Security of the General Revenue of the Colony. [12th July, 1866. Whereas it is expedient to borrow certain Sums of Money not exceeding in the whole the Sum of Ninety Thousand Dollars: …

[COAT OF ARMS] ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. IV. AN ACT TO ENABLE THE GOVERNOR OF VANCOUVER ISLAND TO BORROW THE SUM OF NINETY THOUSAND DOLLARS UNPON THE SECURITY OF THE GENERAL REVENUE OF THE COLONY. [12TH JULY, 1866. Victoria, Vancouver Is...

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. II. An Act to amend “The Liquor Licence Act, 1861.” [8th June 1866. Whereas, it is expedient to repeal Section Three of “the Liquor Licence Act, 1861,” and to make other Provisions in relation thereto: …

[Coat of arms ] ANNO VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. II. AN ACT TO AMEND “THE LIQUOR LICENCE ACT, 1861.” …. [8TH JUNE, 1866. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harries and Company. 1866.

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 16. An Ordinance respecting the conversion of Sterling Money into Decimal Currency in certain cases. [5th April, 1866. Whereas the provisions of “The Decimal Currency Ordinance, 1865,” became law in this Colony on the 1st day of January, A. D., 1866; …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 16. AN ORDINANCE RESPECTING THE CONVERSION OF STERLING MONEY INTO DECIMAL CURRENCY IN CERTAIN CASES. [5TH APRIL, 1866. Printed at the Government Printing Office, New Westmins...

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 17. An ordinance to define the jurisdiction of County Courts under the “Small Debts Act, 1859.” [5th April, 1866. Whereas, doubts have arisen as to the exact limit of the jurisdiction of the County Court Judges, under the Small Debts Acts, 1859, and in particular whether costs, …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 17. AN ORDINANCE TO DEFINE THE JURISDICTION OF COUNTY COURTS UNDER THE “SMALL DEBTS, ACT, 1859.” [5TH APRIL, 1866.

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. Printed at the Government Printing Office, New Westminster.Repeals the 1865 ordinance.

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 14. An Ordinance amending the procedure of the County Courts of the Colony of British Columbia. [5th April, 1866. Whereas, it is expedient to afford a clear and speedy method of recovering small debts in British Columbia; 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. 14. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE PROCEDURE OF THE COUNTY COURTS OF THE COLONY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. [5TH APRIL, 1866. Printed at the Government Printing Office, New Westminster.

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 13. An Ordinance further to define the law regulating the acquisition of Land in British Columbia. [31st March, 1866. Whereas, is is expedient to provide for the adjustment of boundaries and other matters relating to the acquisition of land; …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 13. AN ORDINANCE FURTHER TO DEFINE THE LAW REGULATING THE ACQUISITION OF LAND IN BRITISH COLUMBIA. [31ST MARCH, 1866. Printed at the Government Printing Office, New Westminst...

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 11. An Ordinance granting a Supplemental Supply of Thirty-Two Thousand Four Hundred and Fifty-six pounds, Seven Shillings, and five Pence out of the General revenue of British Columbia and its Dependencies to the service of the years One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty Four and five respectively. [29th March, 1866.” …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 11. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SUPPLEMENTAL SUPPLY OF THIRTY-TWO THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED AND FIFTY-SIX POUNDS, SEVEN SHILLINGS, AND FIVE PENCE. … [29TH MARCH, 1866. Printed at the...

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 10. An Ordinance conferring certain privileges on the Williams Creek Bed Rock Flume Company. [29th March, 1866.] Whereas, the “Williams Creek Bed Rock Flume and Ditch Company, Limited,” have applied for a grant of certain mining rights and privileges, in order to enable the Company to complete the Flume now in course of construction by them on Williams Creek, …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 10. AN ORDINANCE CONFERRING CERTAIN PRIVILEGES ON THE WILLIAMS BED ROCK FLUME COMPANY. [29TH MARCH, 1866. Printed at the Government Printing Office, New Westminster.

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 8. An Ordinance authorizing the sale of the Real Estate of Intestates. [22nd March, 1866.] Whereas, the population of British Columbia consists chiefly of immigrants from distant lands, and whereas, by reason of the absence of the heir, the real estate of person dying intestate in British Columbia is frequently wasted and deteriorated …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 8. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF THE REAL ESTATE OF INTESTATES. [22nd MARCH, 1866.] Printed at the Government Printing Office, New Westminster.

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 6. An Ordinance regulating the investment of Sinking Funds of Public Loans. [15th March, 1866.] Whereas it is expedient to facilitate the investment of the Sinking Funds of British Columbian Loans in securities of this as well as of other Colonies; …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 6. AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE INVESTMENT OF SINKING FUNDS OF PUBLIC LOANS. [15TH MARCH, 1866.] Printed at the Government Printing Office, New Westminster.

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 7. An Ordinance to Consolidate the Laws Relating to Licences. [22nd March, 1866.] Whereas, it is expedient to consolidate and extend the Laws relating to trade and other Licences; 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. 7. AN ORDINANCE TO CONSOLIDATE THE LAWS RELATING TO LICENCES. [22nd MARCH, 1866.] Printed at the Government Printing Office, New Westminster.

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 9. An Ordinance for the Regulation of Ferries and Bridges. [22nd March, 1866.] Whereas, for the convenience of the public, various Ferries and Bridges have been created across certain of the rivers and waters of this Colony, …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 9. AN ORDINANCE FOR THE REGULATION OF FERRIES AND BRIDGES. [23RD MARCH, 1866.] Printed at the Government Printing Office, New Westminster.

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 5. An Ordinance to amend the Law relating to Joint Stock Companies. [8th March, 1866.] Whereas it is expedient that the Laws relating to the Incorporation, Regulation, and Winding up of Trading Companies and other Associations should be consolidated and amended; …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 5. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO JOINT STOCK COMPANIES. [8TH MARCH, 1866.] Printed at the Government Printing Office, New Westminster.

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 4. An Ordinance to apply the sum of Seven Hundred and Fourteen Dollars and Five Cents, out of the General Revenue of the Colony of British Columbia and its Dependencies, to the service of the year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty Six. [5th March, 1866.] Most Gracious Sovereign, we, Your Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal subjects, the legislative Council …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO VICESIMO NONO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 4. AN ORDINANCE TO APPLY THE SUM OF SEVEN HUNDRED AND TWENTY TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED FOURTEEN COLLARS AND FIVE CENTS …. [5TH MARCH, 1866.] Printed at the Government Printing...

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.

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