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An Act to Authorize the raising of a Loan of Ten Thousand Pounds upon the security of the Dues and Monies levied by virtue of the “Victoria and Esquimalt Harbour Dues Act 1860.” Whereas, it is expedient that the Harbour of Victoria and the Communications between Victoria and Esquimalt should be permanently improved; …

[Royal coat of arms, small] AN ACT TO AUTHORISE THE RAISING OF A LOAN OF TEN THOUSAND POUNDS UPON THE SECURITY OF THE DUES AND MONIES LEVIED BY VIRTUE OF THE “VICTORIA AND ESQUIMALT HARBOUR DUES ACT 1860.” ... ASSENTED TO THIS 16TH DAY OF JULY, 18...

An Act to provide for and Regulate the Sale of Wines, Spirits, Malt and other Liquors. Whereas it is expedient to regulate the Sale of Wines, Spirituous, Malt and other Liquors, and to grant Licenses to persons duly authorising them to sell the same; …

[Coat of arms, small] AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR AND REGULATE THE SALE OF WINES, SPIRITS,MALT AND OTHER LIQUORS. ... ASSENTED TO THIS 18TH DAY OF JULY, 1861. JAMES DOUGLAS,GOVERNOR.Liquor License Act.

An Act to Extend and Amend the Provision of the “Fireman’s Protection Act, 1860.” Whereas the provisions of the “Fireman’s Protection Act, 1860” are by the said Act declared to be in force for the space of one year only from the passage thereof; …

[Small coat of arms] AN ACT TO EXTEND AND AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE “FIREMAN’S PROTECTION ACT, 1860.” ... ASSENTED TO THIS 10TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, A.D. 1861. JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR.Fireman’s Protection Act, 1861.

An Act to authorize the Continuation of certain Streets in Victoria, Vancouver Island. Whereas, by an Act made and passed on the 28th of August, 1860, entitled an Act to Improve the Streets of the town of Victoria, and to authorize the collection of a Tax to be called the Victoria Street Fund, …

[Small coat of arms] AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CONTINUATION OF CERTAIN STREETS IN VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THE 20m DAY OF OCTOBER, A.D. JAMES DOUGLAS.Supplementary Street Act 1861.

An Act to Cure Defects in Titles to Real Estate in Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, held by or derived through Aliens. Whereas, Aliens have purchased Real Estate in this Colony to a considerable extent from the Grantees of the Crown: …

[Coat of arms A] AN ACT TO CURE DEFECTS IN TITLES TO REAL ESTATE IN VANCOUVER ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES, HELD BY OR DERIVED THROUGH ALIENS. ... RECEIVED BY ASSENT THE 14TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, AD. 1861. JAMES DOUGLAS.

An Act to facilitate the remedies on Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes by the prevention of frivolous or fictitious defences to actions thereon. Whereas, bona fide holders of dishonored Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes are often unjustly delayed and put to unnecessary expense in recovering the amount thereof by reason of frivolous or fictitious defences to actions thereon, …

V. (larger than above] [Coat of arms A] R. AN ACT TO FACILITATE THE REMEDIES ON BILLS OF EXCHANGE AND PROMISSORY NOTES BY THE PREVENTION OF FRIVOLOUS OR FICTITIOUS DEFENCES TO ACTIONS THEREON RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS 28TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, A.D. 1861...

An Act for preventing Frauds upon Creditors by Secret Bills of Sale of Personal Chattels. Whereas, frauds are frequently committed upon Creditors by Secret Bills of Sale of Personal Chattels, whereby persons are enable to keep up the appearance of being in good circumstances and possessed of Property, and the grantees or holders of such Bills of Sale have the power of taking possession…

V. [large] [Coat of arms A] R. AN ACT FOR PREVENTING FRAUDS UPON CREDITORS BY SECRET BILLS OF SALE OF PERSONAL CHATTELS. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS 28TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, A.D. 1861. JAMES DOUGLAS.Bills of Sale Act, 1861.

An Act to enlarge the time limited by the Victoria Gas Company’s Act, 1860, for the establishment of Gas Works and Buildings by the Victoria Gas Company. Whereas, by the third section of the said Act, it is declared that the said Company shall, within one year from the passage of the said Act, unavoidable causalities of the sea and fire not preventing, …

V. [Coat of arms A] R. AN ACT TO ENLARGE THE TIME LIMITED BY THE VICTORIA GAS COMPANY’S ACT, 1860, FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF GAS WORKS AND BUILDINGS BY THE VICTORIA GAS COMPANY. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS 9TH DAY OF DECEMBER, A.D. 1861. JAMES DOUG...

An Act to amend the Trades Licences Act, 1860. Whereas, it is expedient to alter and amend the Trades Licences 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 Assembly of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies: …

V. [Coat of arms Al R. AN ACT TO AMEND THE TRADES LICENCES ACT, 1860. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS 24TH DAY OF DECEMBER, A.D. 1861. JAMES DOUGLAS.Trades Licences Amendment Act, 1861.

An Act to prohibit Swine and Goats from running at large in the Town of Victoria; and to prohibit Goats from running at large in the settled Districts of Vancouver Island. Whereas, it is expedient to protect property from the depredations of Swine and Goats running at large in the town and District of Victoria, and other the settled Districts of Vancouver Island: …

V. [Coat of arms A] R. AN ACT TO PROHIBIT SWINE AND GOATS FROM RUNNING AT LARGE IN THE TOWN OF VICTORIA; AND TO PROHIBIT GOATS FROM RUNNING AT LARGE IN THE SETTLED DISTRICTS OF VANCOUVER ISLAND. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS 15TH DAY OF JANUARY, A.D...

An Act to authorize the Governor of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies, to Borrow Money for temporary purposes. Whereas, it is expedient to authorize the Governor for the time being, to borrow on the security of the Revenue of the current year, any sum of money not exceeding in the whole sum of Four Thousand Pounds, …

V. [Coat of arms A] R. AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNOR OF VANCOUVER ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES, TO BORROW MONEY FOR TEMPORARY PURPOSES. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THE 29TH DAY OF MAY, A.D. 1862. JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR.Vancouver Island Temporary Loa...

An Act to confirm the appointment of certain Members of the Court of Revision under “The Real Estate Tax Act, 1860.” Whereas, many Members of the Court of Revision under “The Real Estate Tax Act, 1860,” appointed by the Governor of Vancouver Island, have left this Colony; And whereas the said Governor has been compelled by the absence of such member to appoint certain persons…

V. [Coat of arms A] R. AN ACT TO CONFIRM THE APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE COURT OF REVISION UNDER “THE REAL ESTATE TAX ACT, 1860.” ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS 12TH DAY OF JUNE, A.D. 1862. JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR.Revisor’s Confirmation Act...

An Act to enable the Surveyor General of Vancouver Island to Authorize the closing of part of the Old Saanich and Burnside Road, also known as the North Road. Whereas, it has been found necessary to alter the direction of part of the Saanich and Burnside Road; Be it therefore enacted, by the Governor, on Her Majesty’s behalf, by and with the consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly; …

V. [Coat of arms Al R. AN ACT TO ENABLE THE SURVEYOR GENERAL OF VANCOUVER ISLAND TO AUTHORIZE THE CLOSING OF PART OF THE OLD SAANICH AND BURNSIDE ROAD, ALSO KNOWN AS THE NORTH ROAD. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT, THIS 5TH DAY OF AUGUST, A.D. 1862. JAMES ...

An Act to enable the Governor of Vancouver Island to borrow the sum of Fifteen Thousand Pounds upon the security of the General Revenue of the Colony. Whereas, by the “Vancouver Island Road and Harbour Loan Act, 1862,” the Governor is authorized to borrow the sum of Forty Thousand Pounds upon the security of the General Revenue of the colony, …

V. [Coat of arms A] R. AN ACT TO ENABLE THE GOVERNOR OF VANCOUVER ISLAND TO BORROW THE SUM OF FIFTEEN THOUSAND POUNDS UPON THE SECURITY OF THE GENERAL REVENUE OF THE COLONY. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT, THIS 6TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, A.D. 1862. JAMES DOUGL...

Ditches. Rules and regulations. Under “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.

BRITISH COLUMBIA. V. [Coat of arms A] R. DITCHES. RULES AND REGULATIONS UNDER “THE GOLD FIELDS’ ACT, 1859.” ... {L.S.} ISSUED UNDER THE PUBLIC SEAL OF THE SAID COLONY, AT LILLOOET, THIS 29TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD ONE THOUSAND E...

An Act to increase the number of Representatives for Victoria Town District, and to alter the Limits of the said District. Whereas, by the Representation Act, 1859, it is amongst other things provided that Victoria Town District should return Two Members. And whereas, it is expedient to increase the number of Members of the House of Assembly for the said District; …

V. [Coat of arms Al R. AN ACT TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR VICTORIA TOWN DISTRICT, AND TO ALTER THE LIMITS OF THE SAID DISTRICT. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS, 12TH DAY OF DECEMBER, A.D., 1862. JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR.

An Act to authorize the Governor of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies to Erect a Powder Magazine for the custody of Gunpowder, and to regulate the Sale, Storage, and Keeping of Gunpowder. Whereas, by the “Powder Magazine Act, 1860,” advantages were offered to private enterprises to erect a Magazine for the reception of Gunpowder; …

V. [Coat of arms A] R. AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNOR OF VANCOUVER ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES TO ERECT A POWDER MAGAZINE FOR THE CUSTODY OF GUNPOWDER, AND TO REGULATE THE SALE, STORAGE, AND KEEPING OF GUNPOWDER RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS 12TH DAY ...

An Act to Establish a Decimal System of Accounts in the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies. Whereas, it is expedient to facilitate the monetary transactions of the Colony of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies by the adoption of a Decimal System of Accounts; …

V. [Coat of arms A] R. AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A DECIMAL SYSTEM OF ACCOUNTS IN THE COLONY OF VANCOUVER ISLAND AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. ... RECEIVED MY ASSENT THIS, 12TH DAY OF DECEMBER, A.D., 1862. JAMES DOUGLAS, GOVERNOR.Currency Act 1862.

An Act to amend the Scale of Fees charged for the Entrance and Clearance of Vessels, Licenses to Scows, Boats and other Craft, and Dues for Landing Permits, as well as other matters relating to the same, in the Port of Victoria, including Esquimalt. Whereas, it is expedient to repeal the Victoria and Esquimalt Harbour Dues Act, 1860, and to amend the Scale of Fees charged for the Entrance and Clearance of Vessels into…

AN ACT TO AMEND THE SCALE OF FEES CHARGED FOR THE ENTRANCE AND CLEARANCE OF VESSELS, LICENSES TO SCOWS, BOATS AND OTHER CRAFT, AND DUES FOR LANDING PERMITS, AS WELL AS OTHER MATTERS, RELATING TO THE SAME, IN THE PORT OF VICTORIA, INCLUDING ESQUIMA...

An Act to authorize the Governor of Vancouver Island to Borrow the sum of £40, 000 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 for the construction of Roads and other communications within the said Colony, …

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNOR OF VANCOUVER ISLAND TO BORROW THE SUM OF £40,000 ON THE SECURITY OF THE GENERAL REVENUE OF THE SAID COLONY XVIII. THIS ACT MAY BE CITED AS “THE VANCOUVER ISLAND ROAD AND HARBOUR ACT, 1862.”

An Act to Impose certain Stamp Duties on Writings and Deeds. Whereas it is expedient to impose Stamp Duties on Writings and Deeds; Be it enacted by His Excellency the Governor, on Her Majesty’s behalf, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly, as follows:-…

AN ACT TO IMPOSE CERTAIN STAMP DUTIES ON WRITINGS AND DEEDS. WHEREAS IT IS EXPEDIENT TO IMPOSE STAMP DUTIES ON WRITINGS AND DEEDS; BE IT ENACTED BY HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR, ON HER MAJESTY’S BEHALF, BY AND WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE LEG...

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