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S T A T U T ES,
PASSED IN THE
FIFTH SESSION OF THE THIRTEENTH PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT
OF UPPER CANADA.
(AND AN ACT PASSED IN THE FOURTH SESSION, THIRTEENTH PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT,
TO WHICH THE ROYAL ASSENT WAS SUBSEQUENTLY PROMULGATED.)
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE C: POULETT THOMSON,
ROBERT STANTON. PRINTER TO THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY.
AN ACT, PASSED IN THE FOURTH SESSION, THIRTEENTH PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT,
ANNO DOMINI 1839 :
SIR GEORGE ARTHUR, K.C.H. LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR: THE ROYAL ASSENT TO WHICH WAS SUBSEQUENTLY PROMULGATED.
AN AGT to afford further facilities to negotiate Debentures for the com
pletion of certain Works.
[ Royal Assent promulgated by Proclamation, 30th January, 1840.]
W HEREAS it is expedient to finish certain of the Public Works now Preamble. in progress in this Province: 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 it. shall and may be lawful for Her Majesty's Receiver General, by and with Debentures authorised the consent of the Lieutenant Governor of this Province, in Council, to realize money for partisell and dispose of the Public Debentures of this Province, now authorised by law to be issued, to the best advantage, in order to realize the several sums hereby appropriated during the present year, viz.: for finishing the Saint Lawrence Canal, the sum of Fifty Thousand Pounds; for building a Ship Lock at Dunnville, and providing materials for the Welland Canal, the sum of Fifteen Thousand Pounds; for the Grand River Navigation, the suin of Twelve Thousand Five Hundred Pounds; for the Johnstown District Roads, the sum of Five Hundred Pounds; for the Queenston and
The sale of certain public
on the best terms, to realize money for parti