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before two such justices or such magistrate, he shall be liable, may be imin the discretion of the justices or magistrate, instead of being prisoned. sent back to the same school, to be imprisoned for any term not less than fourteen days and not exceeding three months; and the justices or magistrate b fore whom he is convicted may direct him to be sent at the expiration of the term of his imprisonment to a certified reformatory school, and to be there detained subject and according to the provisions of section sixth of chapter first of title seventh of these Revised Statutes respecting reformatory schools. 32 V., c. 17, s. 28.

3160. Whosoever knowingly assists, directly or indirectly, a Punishment child liable to be detained in a certified industrial school, to of persons escape from the school,

favoring escape of children.

Directly or indirectly induces such a child so to escape, or Knowingly harbors or conceals a child who has so escaped, or prevents him from returning to school, or knowingly assists in so doing,

Shall be guilty of an offence against this chapter, and shall, on summary conviction thereof before two justices or a magistrate, be liable to a penalty not exceeding eighty dollars, or, in the discretion of the justices, to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding two months. 32 V., c. 17, s. 29.

SECTION IX.

EXPENSES OF CHILDREN IN INDUSTRIAL SCHOOLS.

may

3161. The Provincial Treasurer may, from time to time, Provincial contribute, out of money provided by the Legislature for the Treasurer purpose, such sums as the Lieutenant-Governor, from time to bute funds to time, thinks fit to recommend towards the custody and main- support chiltenance of children detained in certified industrial schools; provided that such contributions shall not exceed fifty cents per head per week for children detained on the application of their parents, step-parents or tutors. 32 V., c. 17, s. 30.

dren in

schools.

3162. Any municipal council may contract with the man- Municipal agers of a certified industrial school for the reception and councils may maintenance therein of such children as are, from time to time, managers. ordered by justices to be sent there from the municipality represented by such council. 32 V., c. 17, s. 31.

contract with

tutions may

3163. The managers of any municipal institution duly in- Certain insticorporated may, from time to time, contribute such sums as contribute they think fit towards the maintenance of children detained in to support a certified industrial school on their application. 32 V., c. 17, of children.

Removal of children from one school to another.

Expenses of

removal.

Discharge of children.

Lieutenant-
Governor

Managers may resign the certificate.

CHARITABLE AND OTHER ASSOCIATIONS.

Notice of withdrawal or resignation of certificate.

SECTION X.

DISCHARGE, ETC., OF CHildren.

3164. The Lieutenant-Governor may, at any time, order a child to be transferred from one certified industrial school to another, but so that the whole period of his detention be not thereby increased. 32 V., c. 17, s. 37.

3165. The Provincial Treasurer may pay, out of the money provided by the Legislature for the purpose, such sum as the Lieutenant-Governor thinks fit to recommend, in discharge of the expenses of the removal of any child transferred under the provisions of this chapter. 32 V., c 17, s. 37.

3166. The Lieutenant-Governor may also at any time order any child to be discharged from a certified industrial school, either absolutely or on such conditions as the Provincial Secretary approves, and the child shall be discharged accordingly. 32 V., c. 17, s. 38.

3167. If at any time the Lieutenant-Governor be dissatisfied with the condition of a certified industrial school, the Prodraw the cer- vincial Secretary shall, by notice under his hand addressed to

may with

tificate from a school.

and served on the managers thereof, declare that the certificate of the school is withdrawn, from a time specified in the notice, not being less than six months after the date thereof; and at that time the certificate shall be deemed to be withdrawn accordingly, and the school shall thereupon cease to be a certified industrial school. 32 V., c. 17, s. 39.

SECTION XI.

WITHDRAWAL OF CERTIFICATE.

3168. The managers or the executors or administrators of a deceased manager (if only one) of a certified industrial school may give notice in writing to the Provincial Secretary of their intention to resign the certificate of that school, and at the expiration, in the case of managers, of six months, and, in the case of executors or administrators, of one month, from the receipt of the notice by the Provincial Secretary (unless before that time the notice is withdrawn), the certificate shall be deemed to be resigned accordingly, and the school shall thereupon cease to be a certified industrial school. 32 V., c. 17, s. 40.

3169. A notice of the withdrawal or resignation of the certificate of a certified industrial school shall within one month be inserted by order of the Provincial Secretary in the Quebec Official Gazette.

A copy of the Gazette containing such notice shall be conclusive evidence of such withdrawal or resignation.

A certificate shall be presumed to be in force until the withdrawal or resignation thereof is proved. 32 V., c. 17, s. 41.

3170. Where notice is given of the withdrawal or resigna- Obligations. tion of the certificate of a certified industrial school, no child of managers shall be received into the school for detention under this chapter of withdrawafter the receipt, by the managers of the school, of the notice al or resigof withdrawal, or after the date of the notice of resignation, as the case may be.

nation.

But the obligation of the managers to teach, train, clothe, lodge, and feed any children detained in the school at the time of such receipt or at the date of such notice shall, except as far as the Lieutenant-Governor otherwise directs, be deemed to continue until the withdrawal or resignation of the certificate takes effect, or until the contribution out of the money provided by the Legislature towards the custody and maintenance of the child detained in the school is discontinued, whichever shall first happen. 32 V., c. 17, s. 42.

3171. When a school ceases to be a certified industrial Children to school, the children detained therein shall be either discharged be thereupon discharged or or transferred to some other certified industrial school by order removed. of the Provincial Secretary. 32 V., c. 17, s. 43.

3172. No summons or notice for the purpose of carrying Want of form into effect the provisions of this chapter shall be invalidated for not to invalidate proceedwant of form only; and the forms in the schedule annexed to ings. this chapter, or forms to the like effect, may be used in the Forms in cases to which they refer, with such variations as circumstances sufficient. require, and when used shall be deemed sufficient. 32 V., c. 17, s. 44.

schedule to be

3173. Any notice may be served on the managers of a cer- Service of tified industrial school by being delivered to any one of them notice. personally, or by being sent by post, or otherwise, in a letter addressed to them or any of them, at the school, or at the usual or last known place of abode of any of the managers, or of their secretary. 32 V., c. 17, s. 45.

Province of Quebec
District of

SCHEDULE.

FORM A.

ORDER SENDING CHILD TO INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL.

Be it remembered, that on the

day of

in pursuance of chapter third of title eighth of the Revised Statutes of the Province of

Quebec, respecting industrial schools, we, two of Her Majesty's justices of the peace for the said [district] of do order that A. B., of appears to us to be

to the provisions of article be sent to the

and that he be there detained during

(Signed)

32 V., c. 17, Form A.

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District of

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certified industrial school at

COMPLAINT FOR ENFORCING CONTRIBUTION FROM

(whose religious persuasion ), being a child subject of these Revised Statutes,

age

32 V., c 17, Form B.

FORM B.

FATHER, ETC.

The complaint of the inspector of industrial schools (or as they case may be) made to us, the undersigned, two of Her Majesty's justices of the peace for the said district of

this

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day of at in the said district, who says, that one A. B., of (*) the years, or thereabouts, and now detained in the industrial school at in the district of , under chapter third of title eighth of the Revised Statutes of the Province of Quebec, respecting industrial schools, and has been duly ordered and directed to be detained therein until the day of

:

That one C. B., residing in the parish of in the district of is the father (or stepfather, etc.), of the said A. B., and is of sufficient ability to contribute to the support and maintenance of the said A. B., his son; (*) The said complainant therefore prays that the said C. B., may be summoned to show cause why an order should not be made on him so to contribute.

C. D.

Exhibited before us,

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J. S.

L. M.

FORM C.

ORDER ON FATHER, ETC., TO CONTRIBUTE A WEEKLY SUM.

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District of

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Be it remembered, that on this

at

day of

in the said (district) on a certain complaint of the inspector of industrial schools (or as the case may be), for that one A. B., of, etc., (stating the cause of complaint as in the form B between the asterisks (*) (*),) was duly heard by and before us, the undersigned, two of Her Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said (district) of (in the presence and hearing of the said C. B., if so, or the said C. B., not appearing to the said summons duly issued and served in this behalf); and we, having duly examined into the ability of the said C. B., and on consideration of all the circumstances of the case, do order the said C. B., to pay the said inspector (or to an agent of the said inspector) the sum of

day of

per week from the date of this order until the the same to be paid at the expiration of each (fourteen, or as the case may be), days.

Given under our hands and seals, at the day and year first above mentioned, at in the district aforesaid.

32 V., c. 17, Form C.

CHAPTER FOURTH.

THE PLACING OUT OF CHILDREN UNDER THE CARE OF THE
MANAGERS OF REFORMATORY AND INDUSTRIAL SCHOOLS
AND CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS.

SECTION I.

J. S. (L. s.)
L. M. (L. S.)

INTERPRETATIVE.

ritable insti

3174. The words "charitable institution" in this chapter Interpretamean and apply to any incorporated orphan asylum, any reli- tion of "chagious community where orphans are admitted, and such other tution." institutions as have obtained the permission of the LieutenantGovernor in Council to avail themselves of the provisions of this chapter. 35 V., c. 13, s. 1; 36 V., c. 24 s. 1.

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