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STATUTES

OF

UPPER CANADA,

PASSED IN THE

FIRST SESSION OF THE NINTH PROVINCIAL

PARLIAMENT,

MET AT YORK ON THE THIRTEENTH DAY OF JANUARY, AND PROROGUED ON

THE THIRTEENTH DAY OF APRIL, 1825.

in the sixth year of the Reign of George XV.

Sir P Maitland, K. C. B. Lieutenant-Governor.

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PRINTED BY JAMES MACFARLANE, AT THE CHRONICLE OFFICE.

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116060 JUL 26 1939 boy

Statutes

OF UPPER CANADA,

CHAP. I.

AN ACT to remove certain doubts with respect to the commencement of the Terms of

Michaelmas in the last year, and of Hilary in this present year, and to appoint the periods for holding the several Law Terms.

[Passed 17th Jan. 1825.]

THEREAS, doubts have arisen respecting the commencement of

Hilary Term in this present year, and it is expedient to explain the Preamble. same, and to repeal the Laws now in force respecting the commencement and duration of the several Terms, and to make other provisions in respect thereof: Be it therefore enacted, by the King's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly of the Province of Upper Canada, constituted and assembled by virtue of, and under the authority of, an Act passed in the Parliament of Great Britain, entitled " An Act to repeal certain parts of an Act, passed in the Fourteenth Year of His Majesty's Reigo, entitled “ An Act for making more effectual provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec, in North America, and to make further provision for the Government of the said Province," and by the authority of the same, That the second clause of a certain Act of the Parliament of this Province, passed in the Second Year of His present 2d. Geo. Ach Majesty's Reign, entitled “ An Act to repeal part of, and amend, the Laws

2 repealed. now in force, respecting the practice of His Majesty's Court of King's Bench," And, also, a certain other Act passed in the Fourth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, entitled “ An Act to alter the times of holding the Terms of Hilary and Michaelmas,” shall be, and the same are hereby re. pealed.

II.-And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That four Terms or periods of Session of the Court of King's Bench, in this Province, he Ternis of Sitting, appointed in each Year, successively; and that the Term of Hilary shall

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