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And to produce te. visee, such purchaser or purchasers is and are hereby required to produce to ceipts for the purchase movey.

the said Inspector the receipt or acquittance for the purchase money for such still or stills, under the hand of the said exerutor or administrator, before he, she or they shall be entitled to demand the indorsation of the said Licence to be made in manner bereinafter directed.

When any person II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That when any persees cause to reinove or transfer a still, not sop or persons having taken out a Licence to work a still or stills, shall see pecessary it bould be

cause to remove or transfer the same, it shall not be necessary that any still again licenced ;

or stills so removed or transferred, be again Licenced previous to the expira. tion of the Licence under which it or they were wrought before such reinoval or transfer, otherwise than as herein aster mentioned. Proviiled never

theless, That the persons intending to remove or transfer such still or stills but notice is required to as aforesaid, shall, and he, she or they are hereby required to give notice in

hall, and we 1 be given writing to the Inspector of the District in which such still or stills is or are

:1 intended to be worked as aforesaid, of his, her or their intention of so re. moving or transferring such still or stills, at least ten days before such removal or transfer.

III. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That after such noAlter notice, &c.

Inspector to indurse tice shall have been given, and such receipt produced, in the cases by this licence.

Act required, to the said Inspector of the District as aforesaid, it shall and may be lawful to and for the said Inspector, and he is hereby required to indorse the original Licence granted for the working such still or stills, in man. ner following, (that is to say,)

Form of indorsment

A. B. is hereby Licenced to work the within mentioned Still or Stills, for the remainder of the term by this Licence first granted. '

C. D. Inspector for the District of

IV. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That it shall and Inspector at all times in the day time,

* may be lawful for the Inspector in each and every District, at all times in the when &c. to enter day time, when the said still or stills shall not be charged, or after having still-bouse.

given six hours notice to the proprietor or proprietors, or person or persons working or using such still or stills, to enter into any still-house, or place where any still or stills is or are wrought, and to measure each and every still so wrought as often as he shall see cause so to do ; and if the proprietor or person working such still or stills, shall refuse to admit any such Inspector as aforesaid to enter into the still-house, or other place where any still or stills is or are wrought as aforesaid, and measure the still or stills as aforesaid, and shall be convicted thereof upon the oath of the Inspector or otherwise, befure any Justice of the Peace in the District, the said proprietor, or person

or persons working such still or stills, shall forfeit the sum of twenty five Penalty for refusing to admit Inspector.

pounds, to be paid to His Majesty, his Heirs or Successors, to and for the public uses of this Province, and to be accounted for to His Majesty through ihe Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury for the time being, in such manner and form as it shall please His Majesty to direct, which sald forfeiture shall be levied by distress and sale of the offender's goods and chattels, and in case the party or parties so convicted as aforesaid, shall not have any goods or chattels, upon which the said sum of twenty-five pounds can

be levied, and any part of the said sum of twenty five pounds shall remain unpaid for the space of ten days after such conviction as aforesaid, then it shall be lawful for the Magistrate before whom the said conviction shall be so had, to order the party or parties so convicted to be committed to the common Gaol of the District, or to the custody of the Sheriff thereof, there to remain without Bail or Mainprize for the space of three calendar months, by a warrant under the hand and seal of the Magistrate before whom such conviction shall be had. Provided nevertheless, And if any person or persons who shall be so convicted before any such Magistrate as aforesaid, shall consider him, her or themselves aggrieved by such conviction, then and in such case it shall and may be lawful to and for the party or parties so considering him, her or themselves aggrieved, and he, she and ihey is and are hereby authorised, upon giving good and suficient security to the satisfaction of the Magistrate so convicting, for the payment of the conviction money and the cosis of appeal, to bring his, her or their appeal from the said conviction, in a summary mode, before the then next ensuing General Quarter Sessions of Appeal 10 {be Qualthe Peace for the District in which such conviction shall take place, during ler Sessions. which interval all further proceedings upon the said copyiction shall cease, and the Magistrates in such Quarter Sessions assembled, are hereby authorised and required to hear, adjudge and determine such appeal upon the merits thereof, and the determination of such Quarter Sessions shall be held and considered final and conclusive, not subject or liable to be removed by certiorari or otherwise before any other jurisdiction, and if such conviction. shall be a ffirmed by the said Quarter Sessions, the defendant or defendants shall in addition to the conviction money, pay such costs for and on account of such appeal as to the said Quarter Sessions shall seem meet, and if such appeal shall not be prosecuted and bronght to a decision at the Quarter Sessions next following the conviction, the Quarter Sessions shall in such case also award such costs to the informer, or party who had obtained the convic

Costs to be awarded tion before the said Magistrate, as to the said Court shall seem meet.

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costs

V. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That in all cases in which any person or persons shall be prosecuted to conviction for any offence against this Act, or any former Act or Acts of this Province relative to the Collecting Duties on Stills, and a conviction shall actually be pronounced, and no provision shall have been by any former Act made for compensating the said Inspector on account of such prosecution, it shall and Pe may be lawful to and for the said Inspector to state and make out in writing of prosecution, &c. a true and exact account of all costs and expences by him incurred, and he shall also be admitted to make a reasonable charge for the time by such Inspector employed or bestowed in prosecuting such offenders to conviction, which said costs, expences and charges, shall be audited by His Majesty's Executive Council of this Province, and such sum as the said Executive Council shall allow on account thereof, shall be paid by warrant to be is. sued by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Person administering the Goveroment of this Province, on the Receiver General thereof, for the time (See 34th Geo. III. being, out of any funds in the Receiver General's hands arising from duties © 31.) on Stills.

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CHAP. VIII.

Granting £175 for An Act for granting to His Majesty a certain SUM of MONEY for the purposes thereta the purchase of the šta

mentioned. tute Laws of England,

See 52. Geo. III. 1st Session, c7

CH A P. IX.

An Act appropriating a certain surn of MONEY annually to defray the EXPENCES of erect

ing certain PUBLIC BUILDINGS to and for the uses of this Province.

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£303 : 11 : 10 1-2 granted to defray the Contingent Erpencts of the preceding Session.

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An Act for granting to His Majesty a certain sum of MONEY, for the further encouragemerx of the GROWTH and CULTIVATION of HEMP within this Province, and the EX PORTATION thereof.

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UPPER-CANADA,

PASSED IN THE FIRST SESSION OF THE FOURTH PROVINCIAL

PARLIAMENT,
NET AT YORK, ON THE FIRST DAY OF FEBRUARY, AND PROROGUED ON THE SECOND

DAY OF MARCH FOLLOWING, IN THE FORTY-FIFTA YEAR

OF THE REIGN OF GEORGE I.

PETER HUNTER, ESQUIRE, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:

ANNO DOMINI 1805.

Dato So@a

CH A P. 1.

An Act for altering the TIME of ISSUING LICENCES for the keeping a House or any other Place of Public Entertainment, or for the Retailiny of Wine, Brandy, Rum, or any other Spirituous Liquors, or for the having or using of Stills for the purpose of Distilling Spirituous Liquors, and for repealing so much of an Ac: passed in the forty-third year of His Majesty's Reign, as relates to the periods of paying into the hands of the Receiver General the Monies collected by the Inspector of each and every District throughout this Province for such Licences.

[2d Mareh, 1805.] W HEREAS the time appointed by the Laws now in force, for the

W granting and taking out Licences for the keeping of a House or any Other place of Public Entertainment, or for the Retailing of Wine, Brandy, Rum, or any other Spirituous Liquors, or for the having and using of Stills for the purpose of distilling Spirituous Liquors for sale within this Province, hath been found to be inconvenient; 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, intituled, “ An Act to repeal certain parts of an Act passed in the fourteenth yea; of His Majesty's

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Reign, intituled, '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 Licences to be granted by the Governor, Lieutenant

Governor, or Person Administering the Government of this Province, for the sent year, to extend on. ly to the fifth day of keeping of a house or ary other place of Public Entertainment, for the rethat day in every sub

tailing of Wine, Brandy, Rum, or any other Spirituous Liquors, or for the sequent year, tu éstend having and using of Stills, for the purpose of Distilling Spirituous Liquors Bor one whole year.

for sale, to cominence from the fifth day of April, now nexi ensuing, shall be extended, and continue in force to the alth day of January one thousand eight hundred and six, and no longer, and that from the said ifth day of Ja. nuary one thousand eight hundred and six, and from the fifth day of January in every subsequent year, it shall and may be lawful for the said Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Person Administering the Government, to grant Licences as aforesaid, for the purposes aforesaid, for one whole year next

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III. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That it shall and (Repealed for 3 years by G9th Geo. III. c 2.) may be lawful for the Magistrales acting in each and every division in the several

Districts of this Province, to appoint a day of Public meeting in each division,

in either of the two last weeks of the month of December in each and every year, of the magistrates must for receiving applications from such person or persons who desire to take out Lireceiving applications cence or Licences, to commence from the fifth day of January one thousand eight

hundred and six, or from the fifth duy of January in any subsequent year, for the purpose of opening Public Houses within the said several divisions, under and by virtue of this Act, in like manner as heretofore such meetings have been held in either of the two last weeks in March, to receive applications from such persons as did desire to take out Licences for the purpose aforesaid, to commence from the fifth day of April then next ensuing; and that all the rules, regulations, restrictions, penalties, matters and things which are by any Actor Acts of the Legistature of this Province in force, touching and concerning the applying for, allowing, grunting, obtaining, or in any wise relating to all or any of the said Licences

respectively herein before mentioned, except so far as they are varied or changed Laws now in force by this Act, shall, and are hereby extended to such Licences respectively, as shall to extend to such licem- be granted, to commence from the fifth day of April next ensuing, and from the oes as shall be taken out hereafter.

said fifth day of January in the year one thousand eight hundred and six, and from the fifth day of January in each and every subsequent year, under and by

virtue of this Act, any thing hercin contained to the contrary notwithstanding. Times of payment

bir yol the IV. [ Repealed by 56th Geo. III. c 3, s 1, &- 59th c 2, s 1. ) Receiver General

(See 34th Geo. III. c 12.-43rd c 9, $ 56th o3.)

Inspector to the

CHA P. II

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