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Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XI. An Act to prevent the unauthorized Issue of Bank Notes and paper Currency. [7th July, 1864 Whereas it is expedient to prevent the Issuing of Bank Notes within the Colony of Vancouver Island, by any Person or Association of Persons, unauthorized by Royal Charter, or by An Act of Legislature of the said Colony, or by this Act: …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO SEPTIMO ET VICESIMO OCTAVO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. XI. AN ACT TO PREVENT THE UNAUTHORIZED ISSUE OF BANK NOTES AND PAPER CURRENCY. [7TH JULY, 1864. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Ha...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XVI. An Act for the Regulation of Electric Telegraphs within the Colony of Vancouver Island, and to secure Secrecy and Fidelity in the Transmission of Telegraphic Messages. [7th July, 1864. Whereas Telegraph Lines are about to be constructed, and telegraph Offices established within the Colony of Vancouver Island, and whereas it is expedient …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO SEPTIMO ET VICESIMO OCTAVO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. XVI. AN ACT FOR THE REGULATION OF ELECTRIC TELEGRAPHS WITHIN THE COLONY OF VANCOUVER ISLAND, AND TO SECURE THE SECRECY AND FIDELITY IN THE TRANSMISSION OF TELEGRAPHIC M...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. X. An Act to repeal the “Vancouver Island Stamp Act, 1862” be it therefore enacted by the Governor of Her Majesty’s Behalf by and with the Advice and Consent of the Legislative Council and House of Assembly of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies. …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO SEPTIMO ET VICESIMO OCTAVO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. X. AN ACT TO REPEAL THE “VANCOUVER ISLAND STAMP ACT, 1862.” [7TH JULY, 1864. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed by Authority of the Government by Harries and Company. ...

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; …

V. [Coat of arms B.2] R. AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE RETIREMENT OF DAVID CAMERON, CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE COLONY OF VANCOUVER ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS 11TH DAY OF MARCH, A.D., 1864. JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR.Chief Justice’...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. VIII. An Act to enable the Governor to pay out of the General Revenue Six Thousand Dollars for Civic Purposes. [8th June, 1864. Whereas, it is expedient that the Governor shall be empowered to order that the Sum of Six Thousand Dollars shall be paid out of the General Revenue of the Colony to the Mayor and Council of the City of Victoria for Civic Purposes: …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO SEPTIMO ET VICESIMO OCTAVO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. VIII. AN ACT TO ENABLE THE GOVERNOR TO PAY OUT OF THE GENERAL REVENUE SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR CIVIC PURPOSES. [8TH JUNE, 1864. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS 8TH DAY OF J...

No. 10. An Ordinance to facilitate the formation of Mining Joint Stock Companies. [4th May, 1864.] Whereas it is expedient to facilitate the formation of Mining Joint Stock Companies in the Colony of 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: …

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [Coat of arms A] R. NO. 10. AN ORDINANCE TO FACILITATE THE FORMATION OF MINING JOINT STOCK COMPANIES. [4TH MAY, 1864.] ... ASSENTED TO, IN HER MAJESTY’S NAME, THIS FOURTH DAY OF MAY, 1864. FREDERICK SEYMOUR, GOVERNOR.

No. 9. An Ordinance to encourage the construction of a Telegraph Line, connecting British Columbia with the telegraph lines of the United States, and for other purposes. [10th March, 1864.] Whereas, the California State Telegraph Company, a Company duly incorporated pursuant to the laws of the State of California, one of the United States of America, …

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [Coat of arms A] NO. 9. AN ORDINANCE TO ENCOURAGE THE CONSTRUCTION OF A TELEGRAPH LINE, CONNECTING BRITISH COLUMBIA WITH THE TELEGRAPH LINES OF THE UNITED STATES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. [10TH MARCH, 1864.]First Telegraph Act.

No. 3. An Ordinance to apply the sum of One hundred and thirty five thousand, six hundred and thirty nine pounds, sixteen shillings and seven pence, Sterling, 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 four. [18th Feb., 1863.] …

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [Coat of arms A] R. NO. 3. AN ORDINANCE TO APPLY THE SUM OF ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY FIVE THOUSAND, SIX HUNDRED AND THIRTY NINE POUNDS, SIXTEEN SHILLINGS AND SEVEN PENCE, STERLING, OUT OF THE GENERAL REVENUE OF THE COLONY OF BRI...

A Bill entitled, an Act to amend “an Act to provide for the administration of oaths in the House of Assembly, and the production of evidence before committees of the same.” Whereas, it is desirable that provision be made to enable each and all of the members of the Executive Council, and of the Legislative Council, and of the House of Assembly, to take the same oath of allegiance, or make the same…

A BILL ENTITLED, AN ACT TO AMEND “AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF OATHS IN THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, AND THE PRODUCTION OF EVIDENCE BEFORE COMMITTEES OF THE SAME.” ... V. THIS ACT MAY BE CITED FOR ALL PURPOSES AS THE LEGISLATIVE OATH’S AC...

A Bill to Restrain the Issue in certain cases of Writs of Capias ad respondendum and Ne exeat regno. Whereas it is expedient to put an end to vexatious arrests made under and by force of certain Writs of Capias ad respondendum and Ne exeat regno, issuable within the jurisdiction of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, …

A BILL TO RESTRAIN THE ISSUE IN CERTAIN CASES OF WRITS OF CAPIAS AD RESPONDENDUM AND NE EXEAT REGNO. ... THIS ACT MAY BE CITED FOR ALL PURPOSES AS “THE WRIT OF CAPIAS RESTRICTION ACT, 1863.”

A Bill. An Act to grant Jurisdiction to Justices of the Peace in Civil Cases. No Courts Except in Victoria. Whereas there are no courts for the collection of debt held in any district of this colony, except in Victoria city; …

A BILL. AN ACT TO GRANT JURISDICTION TO JUSTICES OF THE PEACE IN CIVIL CASES. ... 42. THIS ACT MAY BE CITED FOR ALL PURPOSES AS “THE MAGISTRATE’S COURT ACT, 1863.” [middle of p. 6].

A Bill entitled An Act to Establish Pilots for the Port of Victoria, and for other purposes relating thereto. Whereas it is expedient to provide efficient Pilots for vessels entering or leaving the port of Victoria; and whereas it is expedient to make regulations relating thereto; …

A BILL ENTITLED AN ACT TO ESTABLISH PILOTS FOR THE PORT OF VICTORIA AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RELATING THERETO. ... 25. THIS ACT MAY BE CITED FOR ALL PURPOSES , AS “THE VICTORIA PILOT ACT, 1863.”

An Act to declare the validity of the debentures issued by the Municipal Council and the mode of enforcing the payment of the assessments, licenses, fines and penalties directed to be assessed and levied by the by-laws passed by the Municipal Council by virtue of the “Victoria Incorporation Act, 1862.” Whereas the Municipal Council, on the …

AN ACT TO DECLARE THE VALIDITY OF THE DEBENTURES ISSUED BY THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL AND THE MODE OF ENFORCING THE PAYMENT OF THE ASSESSMENTS, LICENSES, FINES AND PENALTIES DIRECTED TO BE ASSESSED AND LEVIED BY THE BY-LAWS PASSED BY THE MUNICIPAL COUN...

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…

[Coat of arms C] 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. … RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS THIRTIETH DAY OF OCTOBER, A...

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; …

V. [Coat of arms C] R. AN ACT TO PROVIDE AN INDEMNITY FOR THE MAYOR AND COUNCILLORS OF THE CITY OF VICTORIA. … RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS TWENTY-EIGHTH DAY OF DECEMBER, A.D., 1863. JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR.

An Act to declare the validity of the Debentures issued by the Municipal Council of Victoria. Whereas the Municipal Council, on the fifth day of December, 1862, passed a resolution as follows: - Resolved, - That this Council borrow the sum of Five Thousand pounds sterling, under gurantee of the Government, …

[Coat of arms A] AN ACT TO DECLARE THE VALIDITY OF THE DEBENTURES ISSUED BY THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF VICTORIA. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS TWENTY-SEVENTH DAY OF FEBRUARY, A.D. 1863. JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR.Victoria Incorporation Debenture Act.

An Act for consolidating in one Act certain provisions usually inserted in Acts authorizing the making of Railways. Whereas, it is expedient to comprise in one general Act sundry provisions usually introduced into Acts of Parliament, authorizing the construction of Railways, and that as well for the purposes of avoiding the necessity of repeating such provisions in each of the several Acts relating to such undertaking, …

[Coat of arms A] AN ACT FOR CONSOLIDATING IN ONE ACT CERTAIN PROVISIONS USUALLY INSERTED IN ACTS AUTHORIZING THE MAKING OF RAILWAYS. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THE TWENTY-FIFTH DAY OF FEBRUARY, A.D. 1863. JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR.Vancouver Island Railw...

An Act for consolidating in one Act certain provisions usually inserted in Acts authorizing the taking of Lands for undertakings of a Public nature. Whereas It is expedient to establish certain conditions and provisions upon and in accordance with which Land required for undertakings or works of a public nature may be acquired and the manner of obtaining compensation for the same…

AN ACT FOR CONSOLIDATING IN ONE ACT CERTAIN PROVISIONS USUALLY INSERTED IN ACTS AUTHORIZING THE TAKING OF LANDS FOR UNDERTAKINGS OF A PUBLIC NATURE. ... THIS ACT MAY BE CITED AS THE “VANCOUVER ISLAND LAND CLAUSES CONSOLIDATION ACT, 1863.”Draft of ...

An Act to apply the sum of Two hundred and forty-seven thousand two hundred and twenty-five dollars out of the General Revenue of the Colony of Vancouver’s Island and its Dependencies to the service of the year One thousand eight hundred and sixty-three. Most Gracious Sovereign! We, you Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal subjects the Commoners of the Colony of Vancouver’s Island, …

[Coat of arms A] AN ACT TO APPLY THE SUM OF TWO HUNDRED AND FORTY-SEVEN THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS OUT OF THE GENERAL REVENUE OF THE COLONY OF VANCOUVER’S ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES TO THE SERVICE OF THE YEAR ONE THOUSAND EIGHT ...

An Act for consolidating in one Act certain provisions usually inserted in Acts authorizing the taking of Lands for undertakings of a Public nature. Whereas It is expedient to establish certain conditions and provisions upon and in accordance with which Land required for undertakings or works of a public nature may be acquired and the manner of obtaining compensation for the same…

[Coat of arms A] AN ACT FOR CONSOLIDATING IN ONE ACT CERTAIN PROVISIONS USUALLY INSERTED IN ACTS AUTHORIZING THE TAKING OF LANDS FOR UNDERTAKINGS OF A PUBLIC NATURE. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THE TWENTY-FIFTH DAY OF FEBRUARY, A.D., 1863. JAMES DOUGLA...

Rules & Regulations, Issued in Conformity with the Gold Fields Act, 1859. Whereas, under the “Gold Fields Act,” 1859, the Governor for the time being of British Columbia, is empowered by writing under his hand and the Public Seal of the Colony, to make rules and regulations in the nature of By-laws, for all matters relating to mining; …

V. [Coat of arms A] R. RULES & REGULATIONS, ISSUED IN CONFORMITY WITH THE GOLD FIELDS ACT, 1859. ... ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, AT VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND, THIS TWENTY-FOURTH DAY OF FEBRUARY, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD ON...

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