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School, the said Rector for the time being always to be President of the Board; and that the said President and Directors shall be and they are hereby incorporated by the name of “The President and Directors of the Public Grammar School in the town of Saint Andrews," and shall by that name hare perpetual succession, and be enabled to sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, and to receive, take, and hold gists and grants of land and real estates, (the annual income of which shall not exceed one thousand pounds) and to accept and receive donations for the erection of a building and for the endowment of the said School.
3. The President and Directors of the said Grammar School, and their successors, or the major part of them, when duly summoned and assembled, shall form a Board for the dispatch of business, and such Board of Directors, or the major part of them so assembled, are hereby empowered to point out and procure a proper place whereon to erect the building for the said School, to contract for and superintend the building thereof, to provide a master and one or more Ushers or Teachers, as they shall judge expedient, and from time to time to makc and establish bye laws, ordinances and regulations for the government of the said School, and to enforce obedience to the same by fines and expulsions, or other public censures, as they may judge proper.
4. During any vacancy in the Rectory, or absence of the Rector of the said Church, the senior Member of the Board of Directors shall act as President; and it shall be the duty of the President at all times to summon a Board of Directors whenever the same shall be requested hy three or more of the said Directors; and in case of the sickness or absence of the said Rector, the Board may be summoned by the said senior Member.
5. In case of the death or removal from the said County of any of the said Directors, the remaining Directors at a Board for that purpose to be summoned, shall elect another fit person, being an inhabitant of the said County,for his successor who being approved of by the Commander in Chief of the said Province for the time being, shall be one of the Directors of the said School, and every other vacancy shall be filled from time to time in like manner.
6. The said President and Directors shall hold public risitations and examinations of the said Schooltwice in every year, to wit, on the first Tuesday in April and first Tuesday in September.
7. Whenerer the said President and Directors shall think proper, they may admit any number not exceeding eight, to be free Scholars of the said Grammar School, without any charge for their tuition.
8. That one hundred pounds annually be included in the estimate for the ordinary expenses of the Prorince, and granted to the said President and Directors of the said Public Grammar School, to be applied by them for or towards the support of the Master thereof, when such Master shall be procured ; and that the sum of two hundred pounds be granted to the said President and Directors, for the purpose of assisting them to purchase or erect a building for the said School; and that they, the said President and Directors, shall be accountable from time to time to the Legislature of the Province for their conduct and management of the property so vested and to be vested in them by virtue and in pursuance of this Act; provided always, that as soon as the annual income of said Grammar School, in whatever manner the same may arise, shall amount to six hundred pounds, then and in such case the annual sum of one hundred pounds hereby granted shall cease.
9th & 10th GEORGE 4th--CHAPTER 29. An Act for the endowment of King's Coliege at Fredericton, in the
Province of New Brunswick, and also to make new provisions for the establishment and support of Grammar Schools throughout the Pro. vince. Section.
Section. 6 Repeal of Acts, with saving clause. 14 On what condition allowed. 7 Trustees of Grammar Schools, 15 When and bow to be drawn, and how appointed.
revert. 8 Powers of Trustees.
16 Master &c. of School not to pay 9 Further powers of. Their Bye anything. Laws, how approved.
17 Who not to be Master, &c. 10 License to teach, when required. 18 Trustees and Bye Laws to con 11 Trustees, when to visit Schools. tinue. 12 Course of tuition, and admission 19 Trustees, to whom accountable. of Free Scholars.
20 Grammar School in Saint John, 13 For what Counties sums allowed to what additional sum entitled.
for Grammar Schools, and how 21 Act deemed Public. drawn.
Tassed 10th February 1829. 6. And whereas many of the provisions of the several Acts for the establishment of Grammar Schools in the several Counties of this Province hare been found inadequate for the purposes thereby intended, and it has become expedieut to alter and make the same more effectual;-- An Act made and passed in the fifty sixth year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act to establish Grammar Schools in the several Counties of this Province; also, an Act made and passed in the fourth year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled An Act to alter the Act for the establishment of Grammar Schools in the several Counties of this Trovince, be and the same are hereby repealed; saving and reserving nevertheless to the Trustees and Directors of any Grammar Schools, all such sum or sums of money which may be due and payable to them at the time of passing this Act, under and by virtue of any of the provisions of the said last two recited Acts.
7. His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor and Commander in Chief for the time being, by and with the advice and consent of Ilis Majesty's Council, shall be and he is hereby authorized and empowerd to appoint during pleasure and to remove as he shall see fit, three or more fit and proper persons in the several Counties of this Province, the Counties of York and Charlotte, and the City and County of Saint John excepted, to be Trustees and Directors of the Grammar Schools in each of the said Counties, except as aforesaid, and for which they shall be respectively appointed.
8. The said Trustees and Directors of the said Grammar Schools in each of the said Counties respectively, except as aforesaid,or the major part of them, shall form and constitute a Board for the management of the said Schools respectively with full power and authority to procure and provide proper places whereon to erect suitable buildings for the said Schools in their respectire Counties, and to accept and receive donations for the erection of such buildings and for the endow. ment of the said Schools, and to purchase and hold lands and real estate in trust and for the use of such Schools, and that they be enabled to sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto by the name and description of Trustees and Directors of their respective Schools. 9. The said Trustees and Directors, or the major part of them, in each of their respective Counties, except as aforesaid, are hereby empowered to procure and retain a Master or Usher for their said respective Schools, and to make and establish bye laws,ordinances, and regulations for the government of the said Schools, and to enforce obedience to the same by expulsion or other public censure as they may judge proper, and to fix and determine the rates of tuition at the said Schools : provided always, that no such bye laws, ordinances or regulations shall have any force or effect until they shall have received the approbation of His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor or Commander in Chief for the time being
10. No Master or Masters, Usher or Ushers shall be employed to teach in any School or Schools now established or hereafter to be established in this Province, unless such Master or Usher shall be duly qualified and licensed as is required in and by His Majesty's Royal Instructions.
11. The said Trustees and Directors shall hold public visitations and examinations of the said Schools twice in each and erery year, that is to say, on the first Monday in May and the first Monday in November..
12. The Scholars shall be taught in the said Schools English Grammar,the Latin and Greek Linguages, Orthography,the use of the Globes, and the practical branches of the Mathematics, and such other usesul learning as may be judged necessary; and the said Trustees and Directors for the respective Counties shall be and they are hereby authorized and empowered to nominate and send to the said Schools auy number of boys not exceeding eight to any one School, to be taught gratis, and such boys shall be instructed in all the branches of education which are taught at the said Schools respectively, or such parts thereof as the said Trustees and Directors shall direct, and in the same manner as any other Scholars; and on the removal of any such boys from the said Schools respectively, the Trustees and Directors shall and may appoint and send others in their stead, so as to keep up at alltiines the full number of eight free Scholars in each of the said Schools ; and provided always, that such boys be poor orphans or children whose parents cannot afford to pay for their education.
13. The sum of one hundred pounds annually shall be in cluded in the estimate of the ordinary expenses of the Province for each of the following Counties, that is to say, the Counties of Northumberland, Sunbury, Westmorland, Gloucester, and Kent, and Queen's and King's Counties; which said sum of one hundred pounds shall be granted annually for the payment of the Masters thereof respectively; the same to be drawn on the certificate of the Trustees and Directors in favour of the person or persons entitled thereto.
14. No Grammar School in any of the said last mentioned Counties shall be entitled to the said sum of one hundred pounds in the next preceding Section mentioned, unless the inhabitants of the County in which such School shall be established shall have raised or subscribed, and bona fide to be paid, the further sum of fifty pounds in aid and support of the Master thereof.
15. Whenever the said Trustees and Directors in any of the said Counties last mentioned shall certify to His Excellency the Licutenant Governor or Commander in Chief for the time being, that a building suitable for a Grammar School hath been provided in such County, and that they, the said Trustees and Directors, have provided a competent Master to manage and teach the said School, and that the sum of fifty pounds hath been raised or subscribed, and to be bona fide paid by the inhabitants of such County to the said Trustees and Directors of such School in aid of the support and maintenance of the said Master, that then and in such case it shall be lawful for His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor or Commander in Chief for the time being, by and with the advice and consent of His Majesty's Council, to draw on the Treasury of the Province for one half of the said sum of one hundred pounds in favour of the Master or Teacher of the said School, and so to draw from time to time on the Treasury upon the like certificate, in half-yearly payroents, for the use of such School ; provided always, that all the sums of money which shall be borne upon the estimate as aforesaid from year to year for the use of such Schools, and which shall not be drawn from the Treasury of the Prorince pursuant to this Act, shall revert to the Provincial fund, to be appropriated by the Legislature.
16. No part of the said sum of fifty pounds to be raised by