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missioners of the Peace in the District of Niagara, in their Court of General After the passing of

this Act Commissioners Quarter Sessions assembled, and they are hereby authorized and empow- of the Peace to fix upon ered to fix upon and establish some convenient place in the Town of Ni

a convenient place in

the town of Niagara, as agara as a Market, where Butcher's Meat, Butter, Eggs, Poultry, Fish, and a Market, where but

cher's meat &c. shall be Vegetables shall be exposed to sale, and to appoint such days and hours

exposed to sale, and to for that purpose, and to make such other orders and regulations relative make regulations relal

ing lbereto. thereto as they shall deem expedient.

II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said Commis- Commissioners ausioners shall be, and they are hereby authorized and empowered to iin- thorized to impose fines

not exceeding 20s. for pose such fines, not exceeding twenty shillings, for any offence committed any offence. against such rules and regulations, as to them in their discretion shall seem requisite and proper.

III. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all such orders, All such regulations rules and regulations, shall be published by causing a copy of them to be affixed in the most public place in every Township in the said District, and it the doors of the Church and Court House of the said Town of Niagara, ind that such orders, rules and regulations shall not be in force, until three weeks after such publication.

IV. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That if any per

If any person shall

trangress, he shall for ion shall transgress the orders and regulations so made by the said Com- every transgressiou for

feit the sum in the remissioners, such person shall for every such transgression, forteit the sum

gulation specified. which in every such order, rule and regulation shall be specified, to be ecovered by information, before any one Commissioner of the Peace, upin the oath of one credible witness, and to be levied by warrant under he hand and seal of such Commissioner, upon the goods and chattels of uch offender; and that the one moiety of the sum so levied, shall go to

One moiety of the

som to go to the in. he. Informer, the other moiety shall be paid into the hands of His Majes- former, the other more y's Receiver General, to and for the use of His Majesty, His Heirs and ty to be paid to the

Receiver General for successors, for the public uses of this Province, and towards the support of the public uses of this he Government thereof, to be accounted for to His Majesty, through the Province. ommissioners of His Majesty's Treasury for the time being, in such manler and form as it shall please His Majesty to direct.

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V. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Magis- v rates in Quarter Sessions assembled for the said District, or the major part sions may raise by as

sessment a som not es. f them, in the month of July, in the present year, may raise by assessment, ceeding £10, for the om the persons rated upon any assessment for property in the said Town purpose of erceting 't

Market-louse, f Niagara, a sum not exceeding one hundred pounds, for the purpose of recting a Market House in the said Town of Niagara, exclusive of the im such person may be rated for in and upon any other assessment of this rovince; and in order to carry the said assessment into effect, it shall be je duty of the Clerk of the Peace for the said District, to select from the eneral assessments of the said District, a list or assessment of the ratable roperty, that each and every person owns or possesses in the said Town of jagara, ready to be laid before the Magistrates in Quarter Sessions asmbled for the said District, in the month of Jaly.

·: Clerk of the Peace VI. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Clerk of in the assessment to insert the names of the Peace, shall in the list or assessment so to be made out as aforesaid, persons holding town! insert the name or names of each and every person or persons holding lots in the town of Ni. agara.

Town lots, in the said Town of Niagara, as far as it may be in his power to ascertain the same.

Each town-lot shall VII. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That to enable the in the list to be made out be rated at the sum Magistrates in Sessions, to raise the sum of one hundred pounds aforesaid of fifty pounds currency with equity, each and every town lot in the Town of Niagara, shall in the

w list to be made out by the Clerk of the Peace as aforesaid, be rated at the See 59 Geo. III. 21 Sess

sum of fifty pounds, Province Currency.

sion.

CH A P. V.

68 Geo. III. c 17.

Preamble.

An Act to repeal part of, and amend an Act, passed in the fifty-sixth year of His Majesty's Reigt,

entitled, “ An Act to repeal part of, and to alter and amend the Laws now in force, for GRANTIFG PENSIONS to PERSONS disabled in the SERVICE, and the WIDOWS and CHILDREN of Persons who have been killed in the Service,” and to extend the Provisions of the same.

(Passed 7th April, 1817.] TTHEREAS, it is expedient to repeal part of, and amend an Act, passa

V ed in the fifty-sixth year of His Majesty's Reign, entitled, * An Act to repeal part of, and to alter and amend the Laws now in force, for granting Pensions to persons disabled in the Service, and the Widows and Children of persons who may have been killed in the Service," and to ex tend the provisions of the same; Be it 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 year of His Majesty's 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 second clause OI the second clause of the said recited Act be, and the same is hereby re

Second clause of the 66th Gev. 3d. repealed

pealed.

When any Militia

I]. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That when any officer or private Mili Militia Officer, Non-commissioned Officer or Private Militia-man, or MiliWincialhantilles riper tia-Officer, Non-commissioned Officer or Private Militia-man, acting as Proor in the coloured vinciak Artillery Driver, or in the Coloured Corps, or employed with the corps,or employed with the Indians, shall have Indians, or Teamster, shall be or may have been in any engagement with

nye engage the enemy, or by any accident or casualty which shall occur or may have ment with the enemy, or by any accident occurred, while in performing any duty on actual service, wounded or disduty in actual service, apled, so as to per

abled, so as to be rendered incapable of hard labor, such wounded or dis

er

abled

bled Militia Officer, Non-commissioned Officer or Private Militia-man, or wounded or disabled, Militia Oilicer, Non-commissioned Officer or Private Militia-man, acting as hard labour, such nero

so as to be incapable of Provincial Artillery Driver, or in the Coloured Corps, or employed with son to receive, during

such incapacity, an anhe Indians, or Teamster, shall receive during such incapacity, an annuity puity of £20. of twenty pounds.

any Militia

widow, wife or chili

manner as the widows

Provided ons killed in limitation

Wh III. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That when any

officer, &c. shall die, or Militia Officer, Non-commissioned Officer or Private Militia-man, or Militia may have died before Dtficer, Non-commissioned Officer or Private Militia-man, acting as Provin- he shall have fully re:

covered, &c. and shall ial Artillery Driver, or in the Coloured Corps, or employed with the In- leave, or may have left lians, or Teamster, shall die or may have died, before he shall have fully i

riad boforh oholhouefi.. a wife or child, the ecovered from the incapacity occasioned by his being so wounded or dis- to be entitled to receive

the said annuity, in like ibled, and shall leave or may have left a Wife or Child or Children, in that ase the Widow, Child or Children of such person, shall be entitled to re- and children of persons

killed in the service, eive the said annuity, in like manner, and under the like limitations and No person receiving estrictions as the Widows and Children of persons killed in the service, are a pension in any of Ilis

Majesty's colonies in lereby allowed to receive the same. Provided always, That nothing herein Aunerica, to be inseried contained shall extend, or be construed to extend, to allow any person re

in any pension-list in

this Province eiving a Pension, in any of His Majesty's Colonies in America, to be in- Any person losing an

A erted in any Pension-list in this Province. And provided also, That if any

wided as atif an eye, while on duty on

al any actual service, entitled lerson or persons, shall or may have lost, or who shall or may lose an eye, to receive such pension

Certificate of Comwhile on, or performing any Militia Duty on actual service, he or they shall manding oficer to state le entitled to claim and receive such Pension or Pensions as aforesaid, with- that such person lost

hiz eye in performing ut producing any certificate of a Surgeon, that he or they are incapable of Militia duly. jard labour. And Provided also, That the certificate of the Commanding Offier, or Senior Officer of the Regiment or Battalion, to which such person hall or may have belonged, or shall or may belong, at the time of losing ach eye as aforesaid, shall state, that such person or persons hath lost his Je in performing such Militia Duty as aforesaid.

or be conser

In all cases of mental IV. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That in all cases

derangement, by which f mental derangement or imbecility, by which any person or persons en- any person may be in

capacitated taking the tled to such Pension or Pensions as aforesaid, may be incapacitated from ů

usual aslidayits, an afhaking any of the affidavits required by the above recited Act, an affidavit davit of the guardian,

trustee, &c. statiog the fthe Guardian or Guardians, Trustee or Trustees, stating the fact, and

fact, &c. shall be suffihat such person or persons, is, or are truly entitled under the provisions cient authority to the

agent to pay such pen. fthe above recited Act, to such Pension as aforesaid, if accompanied by sion, je other formalities required, by the before recited Act, be sufficient auhority to the Agent to pay such Pension as aforesaid.

sons, entitled

claim

V. And whereas, many persons entitled to Pensions, may have died without Executors or admi.

nistrators of such peraving received the whole, or any part of the Pension or Pensions, to which so iey inay have been respectively entitled; Be it enacted by the authority the amoun: of pensions

due at tbe time of the foresaid, That the Executors or Administrators of such persons respective- death of such perserii, as aforesaid, shall be entitled to claim the amount of such Pension or

rized to pay the same. ensions due at the time of the death of such person or persons as aforeuid, and the said Agent is hereby authorised to pay the same.

(Ser 531 Gen. III - 4. 5th, c 6, $ 56h c 17 )

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OHA P. VI.

An Act to make good certain MONIES issued and advanced by His Excellency the Lieutenant

Governor, in pursuance of several Addresses during the last Session

CHA P. VII.

An Act to repeal part of, and alter and amend an Act passed in the thirty-third year of His Ma

jesty's Reign, entitled “ An Act to provide for the nomination and appointment of PARISH and TOWN OFFICERS within this Province.

[Passed 7th April, 1817.) Preamble.

THEREAS it is expedient to alter the time for holding Town Meet 33 Geo. III.c 2.

Y ings, in the different Townships throughout this Province, 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 Reign, 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 So much of an Act the authority of the same, that from and after the passing of this Act, so passed in the 330 Geo. much of an Ant norood in that 3d, Ch. 2. as relates to

40. much of an Act passed in the thirty-third year of His Majesty's Reign, enthe inhabitants assem- titled “ An Act to provide for the nomination and appointment of Parish bling on the first Mon and an

and Town Officers within this Province" as relates to the inhabitants day in March, for choosing Parish officers, is householders assembling on the first Monday in March, for the purpose of hereby repealed.

choosing and nominating the Parish and Town Officers, be and the same is hereby repealed.

From

and after the II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That from and alpassing of this Act, the ter the passing of this Act, it shall and may be lawful for the inhabitants inhabitants of every Township to assemble householders of each and every Township, reputed Township or Place on the first Monday in to assemble on the first Monday in the month of January in erery subseJanuary, in every snbsequent year.

qucnt year, for the purpose of choosing and nominating Parish and Town Officers, agreeable to the said Act passed in the thirty-third year of His Majesty's Reign, entitled “ An Act to provide for the nomination and appointment of Parish and Town Officers within this Province.” except sa much of the said Act as is hereby repealed.

Beign, entilcihe said Alcosing and

CHAP

CHA P. VIII.

An Act further to continue an Act passed in the forty-sixth year of His Majesty's Reign, entitled, An Act to make provision for CERTAIN SHERIFFS in this Province,” and also to extend the provisions of the said Act.

[Passed 7th April, 1817.] MOST GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN.

Preamble.

46 Geo. III. c 1. TTHEREAS, an Act passed in the fifty-fourth year of His Majesty's VV Reign, entitled, “ An Act to continue an Act passed in the fortysixth year of His Majesty's Reign, entitled, · An Act to make provision for certain Sheriffs in this Province,' will shortly expire; And whereas, it is expedient that the said Act passed in the forty-sixth year of His Majesty's Reign, should be further continued, and the provisions thereof extended; May it please your Majesty, that it may be enacted, and Be it 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 year of His Majesty's Reign, intituled · An Act for making more effectual provision for the Government of the Province of 46th Geo. 3d, Ch.1, 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 said Act of the forty-sixth year of His Majesty's Reign, and every part thereof shall be and the same is hereby continued.

£100 currency, grant

ed annually to be ap-. II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, 'That from and out of propriated and a the rates and duties already raised, levied and collected, or hereafter laries to the sheriffs of

the Districts of Gore to be raised, levied and collected, to and for the uses of this Province,

Vince, and Oità wa,fifty pounds there shall be granted annually to His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, respectively. the sum of one hundred pounds currency, out of the Provincial Treasury, from such inonies now remaining or which may hereafter come into the Receiver-General's hands unappropriated, which said sum of one hundred pounds shall be appropriated and applied for the payment of salaries, to the persons hereafter mentioned, in manner following, that is to say; to the Sheriffs of the District of Gore and Ottawa for the time being, the sum of fifty pounds respectively.

continued.

III. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, 'That the monies here. To be paid in disby granted to His Majesty, shall be paid by the Receiver-General in dis- as shall be issued by the

charge of such warrants charge of such warrant or warrants as shall for the purposes aforesaid be Governor. from time to time issued, by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor or Person administering the Government, and the said Receiver-General shall account To be accounted for

through the Commis to His Majesty for the same, thirough the Commissioners of His Majesty's si Treasury for the time being, in such manner and form as His Majesty shall Treasury. direct. 4 C

IV.

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