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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...

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.”

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...

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.

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: …

[Coat of arms A] ANNO VICESIMO SEPTIMO ET VICESIMO OCTAVO VICTORLÆ REGINÆ. No. XVII. AN ACT TO ALTER AND AMEND “THE FIREMAN’S PROTECTION ACT, 1861.” [7TH JULY, 1864. Victoria, Vancouver Island: Printed By Authority Of The Government By Harries And...

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 …

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...

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 ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR TAKING THE CENSUS OF THE COLONY AND FOR OBTAINING OTHER STATISTICAL INFORMATION.Includes questions to be asked.

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...

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.

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.”

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. 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...

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. 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. 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 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.

An Act To authorise the Governor of Vancouver Island to borrow the sum of One Hundred Thousand Dollars on the security of the General Revenue of the said Colony. Whereas it is expedient to raise by loan, secured on the General Revenue of the said Colony, funds to meet the expenditure for the purchase and improvement of the Official Residence of the said Governor, and …

AN ACT TO AUTHORISE THE GOVERNOR OF VANCOUVER ISLAND TO BORROW THE SUM OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ON THE SECURITY OF THE GENERAL REVENUE OF THE SAID COLONY. … “THE VANCOUVER ISLAND TEMPORARY LOAN ACT, 1866.”

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 8. An Ordinance to declare the Laws relating to Interest, [6th March, 1867.] Whereas, it is expedient to assimilate the Law relating to Interest to all parts of 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: …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 8. AN ORDINANCE TO DECLARE THE LAWS RELATING TO INTEREST. [6TH MARCH, 1867]. New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [1867].

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,” …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. 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]. New Wes...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 20. An Ordinance respecting the Legal Professions. [1st April, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient to regulate by Statute the admission of all Persons who shall be allowed or entitled to practice in the Courts of this Colony as Barristers, Attorneys, Solicitors, and Proctors; …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 20. AN ORDINANCE RESPECTING THE LEGAL PROFESSIONS. [1ST APRIL, 1867]. New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [1867].

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 22. An Ordinance to assimilate the Law empowering the Governor to create Ports of Entry in British Columbia. [2nd April, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient for the purposes of Commerce to assimilate the law empowering the Governor to create Ports of Entry ion all parts of the Colony; …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 22. AN ORDINANCE TO ASSIMILATE THE LAW EMPOWERING THE GOVERNOR TO CREATE PORTS OF ENTRY IN BRITISH COLUMBIA. [2ND APRIL, 1867.] New Westminster: Printed at the Government ...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 24. An Ordinance further to extend the time granted to the Harewood Colliery Company, Limited, by “The Harewood Railway Company’s Act, 1864,” for making and completing a Tramway from the Company’s Mines to Departure bay, Nanaimo. [2nd April, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient to extend the period now granted to the said Company for completing the line of Tramway required by Section 2 of …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 24. AN ORDINANCE FURTHER TO EXTEND THE TIME GRANTED TO THE HAREWOOD COLLIERY COMPANY, LIMITED, BY “THE HAREWOOD RAILWAY COMPANY’S ACT, 1864,” FOR MAKING AND COMPLETING A T...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 32. An Ordinance to give to Mortgagees certain powers now commonly inserted in Mortgages. [2nd April, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient that certain powers and provisions should be incident to the Estates of Mortgagees; Be it enacted by the Governor of British Columbia, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows: …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 32. AN ORDINANCE TO GIVE TO MORTGAGEES CERTAIN POWERS NOW COMMONLY INSERTED IN MORTGAGES. [2ND APRIL, 1867.] New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [18...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 40. An Ordinance to provide for the settlement of all outstanding questions relating to the Sale of Land for taxes in Vancouver Island. [17th December, 1867.] Whereas the Real Estate Tax Acts of the years 1860 and 1862 of the lately separate Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies have been repealed; …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 40. AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF ALL OUTSTANDING QUESTIONS RELATING TO THE SALE OF LAND FROM TAXES IN VANCOUVER ISLAND. [17TH DECEMBER, 1867.] New Westmin...

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, …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO SECUNDO. VICTORIÆ REGINÆ . NO. 2. AN ORDINANCE FOR PROMOTING THE PUBLIC HEALTH IN THE COLONY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. [23RD FEBRUARY, 1869]. Victoria, B.C.: Printed at the Government Printing Office.

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; …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO SECUNDO. VICTORIÆ REGINÆ . NO. 5. AN ORDINANCE RESPECTING THE APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSIONERS TO TAKE AFFIDAVITS AND BAIL, AND FOR MAKING OF STATUTORY DECLARATIONS. [24TH FEBRUARY, 1869]. Victoria, B.C....

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: …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO SECUNDO. VICTORIÆ REGINÆ . NO. 9. AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE FENCING OF LAND IN BRITISH COLUMBIA. [1ST MARCH, 1869]. Victoria, B.C.: Printed at the Government Printing Office.

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; …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO SECUNDO. VICTORLÆ REGINÆ. NO. 16. AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE, IMPROVEMENT, AND CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA. [9TH MARCH, 1869.] … ASSENTED TO, ON BEHALF HER MAJESTY, THI...

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;” …

[Coat of arms] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO SECUNDO. VICTORIÆ REGINÆ . NO. 25. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND “THE COUNTY COURT ORDINANCE, 1867.” [15TH MARCH, 1869]. Victoria, B.C.: Printed at the Government Printing Office.

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