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Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Years of the Reign of Her Majesty



Third Session of the Eighth Legislature,

Begun and holden at Winnipeg, on the Fourteenth

Day of February, and Closed by Prorogation on the Twenty-eighth

Day of June, 1895.





A.D. 1895.


FEB 16 1938

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An Act to amend “The Agricultural Societies Act.”

[Assented to 29th March, 1895.]

ITER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of

H the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Manitoba, enacts as follows :

1. Section 7 of Chapter 2 of 55 Victoria, being “ The Agri- 55 V., C. 2, s. 7, cultural Societies Act," is hereby amended by adding thereto amended. the following sub-section :

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section any agri- Aid to cultural society existing under this Act may in any year or cheese factories. years, by resolution of the directors of such society duly passed at a Nieeting of such directors, appropriate any portion of the funds of such society, whether derived from the Legislative grant or otherwise, for the purpose of assisting in the establishment of a creamery or cheese factory, or one or more creameries or cheese factories.

Such assistance may be by way of bonus or by way of loan, or by way of taking stock in a company. If assistance is given by way of loan the Society shall have power to take and receive security by way of note, bond, mortgage, covenant or otherwise as to the directors may seem proper, and shall have power to enforce, collect, and take proceedings upon any such security in the same manner and to the same extent as a private individual might do.

2. Section 26, of said Chapter 2, is hereby amended, by Sec. 26 adding thereto, after paragraph “d” thereof, the following amended. paragraph:

though no exhibition held.

Society, granting (e) In any case in which a resolution is passed under the such aid may participate in provisions of sub-section 2, of section 7, of this Act, providing Legislative grant

Scan for the appropriation of a portion of the funds of an agricul

tural society, for the purpose of assisting in the establishment of a creamery or cheese factory, and a certified copy of such resolution is forwarded to the Minister of Agriculture and Iminigration, then, if it shall be made to appear that by reason of the said appropriation of funds, no exhibition has been held or contributed to by such society during the year for which such appropriation is made, the Minister may pay to the said society a share of the Legislative grant, based upon the returns made under this Act for the last year during which an exhibition was held or contributed to.


3. This Act shall come into force on the day it is assented to.


An Act to amend “The Assignments Act.”

[Assented to 29th March, 1895.]

TTER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of H1 the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Manitoba enacts as follows:

to provisions of

Assignee other. 1. In case an assignment is made by a debtor of his property than the official assignee subject for the benefit of his creditors generally, to a person or persons, ments Ad other than an official assignee, such assignment and the

assignee to whom such assignment is made, shall be subject to all the provisions of “ The Assignments Act.”

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Where assign 2. In case of such assignment to a person other than an than the official

al official assignee, any three creditors of the debtor inay by reassignee credi; quisition signed by them and filel with an official aso.ficial assignee signee, require such official assignee to call a meeting of the

creditors of the debtor who inade such assignment, which ineeting shall be called in the manner provided by “ The Assignments Act.”

to call ineering.

creditors may by resolution,

to transfer

At such meeting 3. If at such meeting of creditors a majority in value of the

creditors present at the meeting, pass al resolution requiring the require assignee assignee above mentioned to transfer the debtor's estate to an estate to official official assignee, then the said first mentioned assignee shall forth

with execute to theofficial assignee mentioned in the resolution, a transfer of all the property, estate and effects of the debtor which became vested in him ly virtue of the deed of assign


ment, and such official assignee shall thereupon be substituted for the person to whom the assignment was first made, and the said official assignee shall, subject to the provisions of this Act and the Assignments Act, have the same rights, powers and privileges, and be subject to the same duties and liabilities as was the person to whom the assignment was first made prior to such transfer.


4. The said resolution shall be signed by the chairman or Verification of other presiding officer of the meeting, and shall be verified by an affidavit of some person present at the meeting ; the affidavit shall set forth the names of the creditors present at the meeting and the result of the vote on the resolution; and the resolution signed by the chairman and verified as aforesaid, or a duplicate thereof may be registered in any Registry Office or Registration of Land Titles Office in this Province.


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5. Such resolution when so registered, shall be, and Effect of shall be deemed to be, a valid and effectual transfer to the resolution. said official assignee, of all real estate which the debtor vested in the first mentioned assignee by virtue of the deed of assignment to him, and a certificate of title may be issued thereunder, to the official assignee.

6. As soon as such resolution is passed, the official assignee Publication of

w; resolution shall publish a notice thereof, and immediately upon public res cation thereof, the official assignee shall be entitled to all the Eiffel personal estate and effects of the debtor, and the first named tion when assignee shall forthwith deliver the same to the said official assignee.

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7. The production of a resolution of the creditors, verified Resolution as as aforesaid, shall in all Courts of justice be taken as prima ev facie evidence of the vesting of the debtor's estate in the official assignee.

this Act to be

8. The powers to enforce a transfer from the original Provisions of assignee above provided, shall be deemed to be additional to additional to those provided in “ The Assignments Act."

those of Assignments Act.

9. This Act shall come into force on the day it is assented Commencement

of Act.


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