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the Provincial Penitentiary: May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted: And be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly of the Province of Upper Canada, constitute 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 Governient 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 it

shall and may be lawful to and for Her Majesty's Receiver General of upport of the Provinciai this Province, and he is hereby required from and out of the rates and

duties now raised, levied and collected, or hereafter to be raised, levied and collected, and remaining in the hands of the said Receiver General unappropriated, to discharge such warrant or warrants as shall, from time to time, be issued by the Governor-General, or Lieutenant Governor, in favour of the Board of Inspectors of the said Penitentiary, by whom the moner so obtained on such warrant or warrants, shall be applied in clothing, feeding, lodging, securing, and furnishing employment for convicts, and in paying the salaries and wages of the officers, keepers, and watchmen of the said Penitentiary: Proviiled always, that the said moneys shall not exceed in amount the sum of Five Thousand Three Hundred Pounds, currency.

Penitentiary.

Accounts to be laid before the Legislature.

II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That an account in detail of the expenditure which may be incurred under this Act, shall be submitted to the Lieutenant Governor, to be laid before the Legislature at its next session.

(iratuty to the Deputy Wardeu granted.

III. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Inspectors of the said Penitentiary are hereby authorised, out of the money hereby granted, to pay such gratuity to the Deputy Warden of the said prison, on his leaving the same, as the Governor-General may be pleased to direct.

IV. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the guards of the said Penitentiary now appointed, or hereafter to be appointed, shall severally take and subscribe, before the President of the Board of Inspectors, the following oath:-1, A. B, do promise and swear, that I will faithfully, diligently and justly, serve and perform the office and duties of guard of the Provincial Penitentiary in Upper Canada, according to the best of my abilities:-So help me God.

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President of the Board InspectoIS, of Inspectors may admi

nister oaths.

V. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That it shall and may be lawful, to and for the President of the Board of Inspectors, . to administer all oaths required to be taken by the Warden and other officers of the said Penitentiary, any thing in the ninth section of an Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of His late Majesty, entitled, “An Act to provide for the maintenance and government of the Provincial Penitentiary erected near Kingston, in the Midland District," to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding.

CHAP. LX.

AN ACT to enable Her Majesty to remunerate the services of Sir Allan

Napier MacNab, Knight, Speaker of the Commons House of Assembly.

[ Passed 10th February, 1840.]

MOST GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN:

HEREAS the Honourable Sir Allan Napier MacNab, Knight, has preamli discharged the arduous and important duties of Speaker of the House of Assembly, during a period of great public difficulty, to the entire satisfaction of that House, at a personal inconvenience and expense, for which the salary attached to that office does not provide an adequate remuneration.We, Your Majesty's dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Commons of Upper Canada in Provincial Parliament assembled, therefore, humbly beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted: And be it enacted by the Queen'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 the authority of the same, That from and out of the rates and duties now £600 raised, levied and collected, or hereafter to be raised, levied and collected, and in the hands of the Receiver General and unappropriated, there be granted to Your Majesty the sum of Six Hundred Pounds, to be paid to the said Sir Allan Napier MacNab, in addition to his present salary as Speaker of the House of Assembly.

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600 granted by way of additional remuneration to the Speaker of the House of Assembly.

CHAP. LXI.

AN ACT to extend the provisions of an Act passed in the seventh year of

the reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, entitled, An Act to remunerate the Honourable John Henry Dunn, for services rendered to this Province.

[Passed 1011 February, 1840.]

Preamble

W HEREAS by a certain Act of the Parliament of this Province, passed in the seventh year of the reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, entitled, “An Act to remunerate the Honourable John Henry Dunn, for services rendered to this Province," a sum equal to one fourth per centum on certain loans before then negotiated by the said John Henry Dunn, on account of this Province, was authorised to be charged in the public accounts of the said John Henry Dunn, and to be retained by him out of any moneys in his hands applicable to the general uses of this Province: And whereas it was in and by the said Act provided, that the total sum so to be charged and retained as aforesaid, should not exceed the sum of One Thousand Pounds: And whereas the loan so negotiated, amounted to Six Hundred Thousand Pounds, and it is in accordance with the spirit of the said Act, and the intention of the Legislature, that the said John Henry Dunn should be allowed the full per centage before-mentioned: Be it therefore enacted by the Queen'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 the authority of the same, That A quarter per cent to be notwithstanding the proviso in the said recited Act contained, it shall and General on loans nego" may be lawful for the said John Henry Dunn, to charge in his public

accounts with this Province, anů to retain to his own use, out of any moneys in his hands applicable to the general service thereof, a sum equal to one-fourth per centum on the loan so negotiated as aforesaid.

tiated heretofore by him.

.-Chap. LXII. 3rd Victoria

This percentage not to exceed £1500 in the

II. Provided always, and be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That nothing in this Act shall extend, or be construed to extend, to give to or grant to the said John Henry Dunn, a larger sum than One Thousand wbole. Five Hundred Pounds, on account of the per centage mentioned herein, or in the said recited Act, passed in the seventh year of the reign of His late Majesty.

CHAP. XII.

AN ACT to remunerate John Kidd for certain services.

[Passed 10th February, 1840 ]

MOST GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN:

REAS John Kidd, Gaoler of the Home District, has petitioned Pream the Legislature to be remunerated for certain services rendered by him, in taking charge of State Prisoners: And whereas it is just and reasonable that the sum of One Hundred and Fifty Pounds should be paid to the said John Kidd, in compensation for said services. We, therefore, beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted: And be it enacted by the Queen'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 the authority of the same,

That there be granted to Her Majesty, out of the rates and duties already £150 granted to remuraised, levied and collected, or hereafter to be raised, levied and collected, services. and in the hands of the Receiver General of this Province and unappropriated, the sum of One Hundred and Fifty Pounds, to enable Her Majesty to pay the said sum to the said John Kidd.

nerate John Kidd for

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AN ACT granting a sum of money to Samuel B. Smith, to make good a

deficiency in his salary, as one of the Junior Clerks in the Executive Council Office, for the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine.

[Passed 10th February, 1840 1

MOST GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN:

Preamble

HEREAS it appears by the Petition of Samuel B. Smith, that his salary as a Junior Clerk in the Executive Council Office, was reduced for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine, Twenty Pounds below the amount he received for former years, and the amount estimated for the present year, and it is therefore expedient to grant to Your Majesty the said sum of Twenty Pounds, to enable Your Majesty to pay the like sum to the said Samuel B. Smith.-We therefore pray Your Majesty that it may be enacted: And be it enacted by the Queen'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 the authority of the

same, That from and out of the rates and duties raised, levied and colgood a deficiency in the lected, or hereafter to be raised, levied and collected, and in the hands

of the Receiver General and unappropriated, there be granted to Her
Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, the sum of Twenty Pounds, to enable
Her Majesty to make good the deficiency in the salary of the said Samuel
B. Sinith, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine.

£20 granted to make

salary of Samuel B. Smith, for the year 1839.

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