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Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XVII. An Act to ex...

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: …

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XIV. An Act to app...

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:- …

Legislative Council 27th June, 1865. Amendments to “A Bill Respecting Weights...

Legislative Council 27th June, 1865. Amendments to “A Bill Respecting Weights and Measures.” Preamble. Omit the words “and also the stand weight of a bushel of grain, pulse or seeds.” Strike out second paragraph of Preamble. …

Council Chamber, May 18th, 1865. Amendments to “A Bill Respecting the Medical...

Council Chamber, May 18th, 1865. Amendments to “A Bill Respecting the Medical Board and Practitioners in Medicine and Surgery.” That in the Title of the Act the words “The Medical Board” “and” be struck out. …

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. VIII. An Act to re...

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, …

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XI. An Act to impo...

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; …

Legislative Council, May 29th, 1865. Amendments to “A Bill to Grant Jurisdict...

Legislative Council, May 29th, 1865. Amendments to “A Bill to Grant Jurisdiction to Justice of the Peace and Stipendiary Magistrates in Civil Cases.” In the Title of the Bill strike out the words “Justices of the Peace and.” …

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. IX. An Act to amen...

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; …

No. 20. An Ordnance to amend the Law relating to Bankruptcy and Insolvency in...

No. 20. An Ordnance to amend the Law relating to Bankruptcy and Insolvency in British Columbia. [10th April, 1865.] Whereas, it is expedient to amend the laws relating to Bankruptcy and Insolvency 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: …

No. 26. An Ordinance to declare the Limitation of Foreign Suits and Actions. ...

No. 26. An Ordinance to declare the Limitation of Foreign Suits and Actions. [11th April, 1865.] Whereas, it is expedient to limit the time within which suits or actions may be maintained on causes thereof arising elsewhere then in British Columbia; …

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. V. An Act to Amend...

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, …

No. 22. An Ordinance for regulating the amount and application of the Fees to...

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, …

Anno Vicesimo Octavo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. VI. An Act respect...

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: …

No. 15. An Ordinance for the regulation of the Harbours of British Columbia. ...

No. 15. An Ordinance for the regulation of the Harbours of British Columbia. [29th March, 1865.] Whereas, it is necessary to make regulations for, and to prevent the commission of nuisances in the Harbours of British Columbia and its Dependencies; …

No. 19. An Ordinance to prevent the violation of Indian Graves. [3rd April, 1...

No. 19. An Ordinance to prevent the violation of Indian Graves. [3rd April, 1865.] Whereas, it is expedient for the preservation of the public peace, to make special provision for the protection of Indian Graves, and articles deposited thereon; …

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; …

No. 12. An Ordinance to amend the Excise Laws. [22nd March, 1865.] Whereas, i...

No. 12. An Ordinance to amend the Excise Laws. [22nd March, 1865.] Whereas, it is expedient to amend the Distillers’ Excise Act, 1861; Be it enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows:- …

A Bill Entitled an Act to explain and amend the Victoria Incorporation Act 18...

A Bill Entitled an Act to explain and amend the Victoria Incorporation Act 1862. Whereas by section one of “the Victoria Incorporation Act 1862,” it is enacted that from and after the passage of that Act the tract of Land specified in the first part of the first schedule thereto should be Incorporated as a City to be called the City of Victoria; …

No . 11. An Ordinance for the formation and regulation of Municipalities in B...

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; …

Anno Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 12. An Ordinance to repeal the Ordina...

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: …

No. 5. An Ordinance to encourage the construction of a line of Telegraph, con...

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 …

No. 3. An Ordinance to amend the Duties of Customs. [15th February, 1865.] Wh...

No. 3. An Ordinance to amend the Duties of Customs. [15th February, 1865.] Whereas it is expedient in some respects to alter the duties of Customs as now by law established in British Columbia, and to make further provision for the levying thereof; …

No .4. An Ordinance in aid of the Trustees’ Relief Act. [18th February, 1865....

No .4. An Ordinance in aid of the Trustees’ Relief Act. [18th February, 1865.] Whereas, by an Act of the Imperial Parliament passed in the Session holden in the 10th and 11th years of the reign of Her present Majesty, in force in this Colony, …

No. 6. An Ordinance for the construction of a Toll Bridge across Thompson Riv...

No. 6. An Ordinance for the construction of a Toll Bridge across Thompson River, at Lytton. [22 February, 1865.] Whereas Louis Hautier, Louis Lemeure, L.B. Romano and Robert Smith have applied to the Government of British Columbia for permission to erect a Bridge at their own expense, across the Thompson River …

A Bill Intituled “An Act to repeal the ‘Victoria Incorporation Act, 1862’ and...

A Bill Intituled “An Act to repeal the ‘Victoria Incorporation Act, 1862’ and to make certain provisions in lieu thereof.” Whereas it is expedient to repeal the “Victoria Incorporation Act, 1862” and to make provisions in lieu thereof, Be it, therefore, enacted by the Governor on Her Majesty’s Behalf by and with the consent of the Legislative Council and House of Assembly of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, as follows: …

Anno Vicesimo Octavo et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. III. An Act respec...

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, …

A Bill to Regulate an Act entituled “The Victoria Incorporation Act, 1862.” W...

A Bill to Regulate an Act entituled “The Victoria Incorporation Act, 1862.” Whereas doubts have been thrown upon the validity of the By-laws, Ordinances, and Resolutions made and passed under and by virtue of the Victoria Incorporation Act, 1862: and whereas it is expedient that the inhabitants residing within …

Vancouver Island/ Comparative statement of the estimated expenditure of Vanco...

Vancouver Island/ Comparative statement of the estimated expenditure of Vancouver Island for the year 1864, and the actual expenditure of the year, as taken from the accounts made up from 1st January to 31st December, 1864. ...

No. 1. An Ordinance to extend the term of the Steam Traction Engine Ordinance...

No. 1. An Ordinance to extend the term of the Steam Traction Engine Ordinance, 1864. [7th February, 1865.] Whereas it has been found necessary for the Public service to extend the period for the enjoyment of the exclusive portion of the privileges granted by the “Steam Traction Engine Ordinance, 1864.” …

A Bill Entitled An Act Respecting Common Schools. Whereas, it is expedient th...

A Bill Entitled An Act Respecting Common Schools. Whereas, it is expedient that provision be made for the establishment, support and management of common schools. Be it therefore enacted by the Governor, on 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, as follows: …

A Bill Entitled An Act to provide for taking the Census of the Colony and for...

A Bill Entitled An Act to provide for taking the Census of the Colony and for obtaining other Statistical Information. Whereas it is expedient to make provision for taking the Census of the Colony during the A.D. 1865, and in every fifth year thereafter: …

A Bill. An Act to grant Jurisdiction to Justices of the Peace and Stipendiary...

A Bill. An Act to grant Jurisdiction to Justices of the Peace and Stipendiary Magistrates in Civil Cases. Whereas, it is expedient to establish local Courts for the collection of small debts in the districts of the Colony of Vancouver Island and its dependencies, and the authorize the stipendiary magistrate appointed to the act, …

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. I. An Act to prov...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. I. An Act to provide for the Election of a Mayor and Councillors for the City of Victoria on the 8th day of November, A. D., 1864. [5th November, 1864. Whereas, by the Provisional Act for the Election of Mayor and Councillors, 1863, provision was made for the Election of a Mayor and Councillors for the City of Victoria at the Expiration of the Period …

An Act to amend the Land Registry Act, 1860. Whereas it is necessary to amend...

An Act to amend the Land Registry Act, 1860. Whereas it is necessary to amend the Land Registry Act 1860: 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 of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, as follows: …

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XXI. An Act to ...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XXI. An Act to authorize the Governor to appropriate certain Moneys for the completion of a Dredging Machine and other Instruments and Appliances connected therewith. [7th July, 1864. Whereas for the Improvement of Victoria harbor and other Purposes a loan of (£ 40, 000) Forty Thousand Pounds was contracted and whereas a certain Portion of the said Loan has already been …

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. II. An Act to app...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Nono Victoriæ Reginæ. No. II. An Act to appropriate the Sum of Twelve Hundred Pounds Sterling Per Annum from the General Revenue of the Colony for the Salary of a Chief Justice. [5th December, 1864. Whereas, it is expedient that a Common Law Barrister now practising at the Bar in England shall be appointed to the Office of Chief Justice of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies; …

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XVIII. An Act t...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XVIII. An Act to authorise the Harewood Railway Company (Limited) to make a railway from Departure Bay, Nanaimo District, to the Harewood Coal Fields in Mountain District, Vancouver island. [7th July, 1864. Whereas the Harewood Railroad Company (Limited) was duly Registered on the Ninth Day of April, 1864, and …

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XIX. An Act to ...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XIX. An Act to incorporate the Israelite Congregation named “The Emanuel, of Victoria, Vancouver Island Whereas a Congregation of Israelites of the City of Victoria being desirous of fulfilling the Ordinances of their Religion, have formed themselves into a Congregation under the style of “The Emanuel, of Victoria, Vancouver Island,” …

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XVII. An Act to...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XVII. An Act to alter and amend “The Fireman’s Protection Act, 1861.” [7th July, 1864. Whereas it is expedient to alter and amend “The Fireman’s Protection Act, 1861” : Be it therefore enacted by the Governor of Her Majesty’s Behalf by and with the Consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly of Vancouver island and its Dependencies, as follows: …

An Act to Incorporate the Israelite Congregation named “The Emanuel, of Victo...

An Act to Incorporate the Israelite Congregation named “The Emanuel, of Victoria, Vancouver Island.” Whereas, a Congregation of Israelites of the City of Victoria being desirous of fulfilling the ordinances of their religion have formed themselves into a congregation under the style of the Emanuel of Victoria, Vancouver Island, and have established certain rules …

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XX. An Act to i...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XX. An Act to impose a Tax of One Half of one per Centum upon all Real Estate within the City of Victoria and for other Purposes relating thereto. [7th July, 1864. Whereas it is expedient to raise, levy and collect a Tax of one half of one per centum on all Real Estate situated within the City of Victoria, in order to provide Funds to meet the Indebtedness of the City aforesaid: …

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. IX. An Act to a...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. IX. An Act to amend an Act entitles “An Act for the protection of the Wooden Bridges in Vancouver Island and its Dependencies.” [7th July, 1864. Whereas it is necessary to protect the wooden and other Bridges in Vancouver Island and its Dependencies from Destruction: Be it enacted by the Governor of her Majesty’s Behalf by and with the Consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly as follows: …

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XI. An Act to p...

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: …

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XVI. An Act for...

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 …

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. X. An Act to re...

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. …

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XV. An Act to p...

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. XV. An Act to provide for the Closing of Wells upon unenclosed Lands in Vancouver Island and its Dependencies. [7th July, 1864. Whereas it is expedient to provide Means whereby the Wells upon unenclosed Property may be prevented from emperilling the Lives and Property of Her Majesty’s subjects: Be it enacted by the Governor of Her Majesty’s Behalf by and with the 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; …

No. 11. An Ordinance to declare the lawful rate of interest in the Colony. [4...

No. 11. An Ordinance to declare the lawful rate of interest in the Colony. [4th May, 1864.] Whereas by the Statute of the Imperial Parliament, passed in the third and fourth years of King William the Fourth, Chapter forty two, Section twenty eight, the Jury is in certain cases empowered, on the trial of any issue or inquisition of damages, to allow interest at a rate not exceeding the current rate of interest from the times therein specified; …

Anno Vicesimo Spetimo Et Vicesimo Octavo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. VIII. An Act to...

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: …

No. 10. An Ordinance to facilitate the formation of Mining Joint Stock Compan...

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: …
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