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In the matter of Paris Carter

Carter had declared himself a bankrupt prior to his death as supported by the documents. Includes inventory of house and furniture, affidavit of truth, petition for adjudication, declaration of inability to meet engagements, affidavit of bankruptc...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 7. An Ordinance to assimilate the general application of English Law. [6th March, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient to assimilate the Law establishing the date of the application of English Law 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. 7. AN ORDINANCE TO ASSIMILATE THE GENERAL APPLICATION OF ENGLISH LAW. [6TH MARCH, 1867]. New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [1867].

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 9. An Ordinance for the Regulation of Ferries and Bridges. [6th amrch, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient to assimilate the Law for the Regulation of Ferries and Bridges in 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. 9. AN ORDINANCE FOR THE REGULATION OF FERRIES AND BRIDGES. [6TH MARCH, 1867]. New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [1867].

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 11. An Ordinance to provide for the taking of Oaths and admission of Evidence in certain cases. [15th March, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient to provide for the taking of Oaths and admission of Evidence in certain cases, and to assimilate the same in all parts of the Colony of British Columbia; …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 11. AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE TAKING OF OATHS AND ADMISSION OF EVIDENCE IN CERTAIN CASES. [15TH MARCH, 1867]. New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Off...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 21. An Ordinance to render uniforms the Laws establishing a Decimal System of Accounts, and regulating the Currency of the Colony. [2nd April, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient to render uniform the Laws establishing a Decimal System of Accounts, and regulating the Currency in all parts of the Colony; …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 21. AN ORDINANCE TO RENDER UNIFORM THE LAWS ESTABLISHING A DECIMAL SYSTEM OF ACCOUNTS, AND REGULATING THE CURRENCY OF THE COLONY. [2ND APRIL, 1867.] New Westminster: Print...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 23. An Ordinance to repeal the Real Estate Tax Acts of Vancouver Island. [2nd April, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient to repeal the Real Estate Tax Acts of the lately separate Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, 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. 23. AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL THE REAL ESTATE TAX ACTS OF VANCOUVER ISLAND. [2ND APRIL, 1867.] New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [1867].

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 31. An Ordinance respecting Practitioners in Medicine and Surgery. [2nd April, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient that persons requiring Medical Aid should be enabled to distinguish qualified from unqualified practitioners; 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. 31. AN ORDINANCE RESPECTING PRACTITIONERS IN MEDICINE AND SURGERY. [2ND APRIL, 1867]. New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [1867].Sets out the rules ...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 1. An Ordinance of Indemnify for not enforcing certain Local Taxes of Vancouver Island. [12th February, 1867.] Whereas, in consequence of the extension of the Customs Laws of British Columbia to Vancouver Island, under “The British Columbia Act, 1866” it was found expedient to remit certain Duties leviable under certain Local Laws of Vancouver Island: …

[COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 1. AN ORDINANCE OF INDEMNITY FOR NOT ENFORCING CERTAIN LOCAL TAXES OF VANCOUVER ISLAND. [12TH FEBRUARY, 1867.] New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [1867].I...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 4. An Ordinance to assimilate the Law realing to Sheriffs. [5th March, 1867.] Whereas, it is expedient to assimilate the Law relating to Sheriffs in all parts 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. 4. AN ORDINANCE TO ASSIMILATE THE LAW RELATING TO SHERIFFS. [5TH MARCH, 1867.] New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [1867].

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 12. An Ordinance for the protection of Inventions. [19th March, 1867.] Whereas, it is expedient to provide for the protection of new and useful inventions, and to assimilate the Law affecting the same in all parts of the Colony of British Columbia; …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 12. AN ORDINANCE FOR THE PROTECTION OF INVENTIONS. [19TH MARCH, 1867]. New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [1867].

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 14. An Ordinance to establish a Standard of Weights and Measures. Whereas it is expedient to establish a Standard of Weights and Measures; 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. 14. AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A STANDARD OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. [19TH MARCH, 1867.] New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [1867].

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 19. An Ordinance to authorize the issue of Debentures for short temporary Loans. [30th March, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient to authorize the issue of Debentures for the purpose of paying off existing temporary Loans, to be secured upon the General Revenue of the Colony, in manner hereinafter declared. …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 19. AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUE OF DEBENTURES FOR SHORT TEMPORARY LOANS. [30TH MARCH, 1867.] New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [1867].

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 29. An Ordinance respecting Harbour and Tonnage Dues, and to regulate the Licenses on the Vessels engaged in the Coasting and Inland Navigation trade. [2nd April, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient to assimilate and amend the Laws relating to the collection of Harbour and Tonnage Dues and Coasting and Inland Navigation Licenses; …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 29. AN ORDINANCE RESPECTING HARBOUR AND TONNAGE DUES, AND TO REGULATE THE LICENSES ON THE VESSELS ENGAGED IN THE COASTING AND INLAND NAVIGATION TRADE. [2ND APRIL, 1867.] N...

Regarding Evans Bros.

The court had reason to believe that the Evans Bros. were concealing assets in their homes and in the premises of D. Clark & Company in Victoria. Judge Begbie ordered that all premises be searched and possessions seized, inventoried, and appra...

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 Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 3. An Ordinance to prohibit the unseasonable destruction of Game. [4th March, 1867.] Whereas, it is expedient to protect Game of various descriptions from being killed out of Season, and to assimilate the Law affecting such matters in all parts of the Colony of British Columbia; …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 3. AN ORDINANCE TO PROHIBIT THE UNSEASONABLE DESTRUCTION OF GAME. [4TH MARCH, 1867.] New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [1867].

nno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 13. An Ordinance to appropriate the sum of Five Hundred and Sixty Six Thousand Six Hundred and Fifty Eight Dollars and thirty Cents out of the General Revenue of the Colony for the Contingent Service of the year 1867. [19th March, 1867.] Most gracious Sovereign, we, your majesty’s most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Legislative Council of the Colony of British Columbia, …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 13. AN ORDINANCE TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF FIVE HUNDRED AND SIXTY SIX THOUSAND SIS HUNDRED AND FIFTY EIGHTS DOLLARS AND THRITY CENTS …. [19TH MARCH, 1867]. New Westminster...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 17. An Ordinance to declare the application of the existing Laws of Customs. [25th March, 1867.] Whereas by “The British Columbia Act, 1866, it was among other things enacted that after and notwithstanding the Union of the heretofore separate Colony of Vancouver Island with British Columbia, …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 17. AN ORDINANCE TO DECLARE THE APPLICATION OF THE EXISTING LAWS OF CUSTOMS. [25TH MARCH, 1867.] New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [1867].

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 25. An Ordinance to assimilate the Law regulating the Postal Service. [2nd April, 1867.] Whereas, it is expedient to assimilate the Law regulating the Postal Service 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. 25. AN ORDINANCE TO ASSIMILATE THE LAW REGULATING THE POSTAL SERVICE. [2ND APRIL, 1867.] New Westminster: Printed at the Government Printing Office [1867].

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 27. An Ordinance to confirm the Expenditure for the services of the year Eighteen Hundred and Sixty-Six not authorized in the grant for that year. [2nd April, 1867.] Most Gracious Sovereign: whereas certain further supplies are required to meet the Expenditure for the year Eighteen Hundred and Sixty-Six, …

{L.S.} [COAT OF ARMS] BRITISH COLUMBIA. ANNO TRICESIMO VICTORIÆ REGINÆ. NO. 27. AN ORDINANCE FURTHER TO CONFIRM THE EXPENDITURE FOR THE SERVICES OF THE YEAR EIGHTEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX NOT AUTHORISED IN THE GRANT FOR THAT YEAR. [2ND APRIL, 1867.] N...

Anno Tricesimo Victoriæ Reginæ. No. 30. An Ordinance to assimilate the Laws for the Regulation of Pilotage in all parts of the Colony of British Columbia. [2nd April, 1867.] Whereas it is expedient to assimilate the Laws for the Regulation of Pilotage in all parts of the Colony; 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. 30. AN ORDINANCE TO ASSIMILATE THE LAWS FOR THE REGULATION OF PILOTAGE IN ALL PARTS OF THE COLONY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. [2ND APRIL, 1867.] New Westminster: Printed at the G...

Inferior Court of Civil Justice

In response to a growing number of petty claims in Victoria in the newly established colony of Vancouver‟s Island, Governor James Douglas established the Inferior Court of Civil Justice (later changed to the Supreme Court of Civil Justice in 1860)...

Regarding Augustus L. Brown

Brown is in jail for an unpaid balance owed on whiskey. While in jail, Brown petitioned the court to be declared bankrupt.Includes adjudication of bankruptcy; notice from the registrar suggesting summons; statements of Brown, and the Governor of t...

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. 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.

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