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order to justify the sale of the lands, and that all the requirements of the said Assessment Laws relative to such sales were complied with: Provided also, that nothing herein contained shall be held to make valid the title to any lands which shall have been adjudged to be invalid by any Court of competent jurisdiction or in any way to make void any judgment in any of the superior Courts of Upper Canada, or to affect any suit pending therein in which the validity of any such By-law may have been called in question.

XII. And be it enacted, That whenever the words “ owner,” spurchaser” and “occupant" occur in this Act, or the words “ he” or “his," or other words designating the owner, purchaser or occupant, such words shall be construed to mean such persons or their heirs, executors or assigns, and to include the singular or plural, masculine or feminine, as the case may be; and the word “ County" shall be construed to include Unions of Counties.

Interpretation clause.

Schedule A.

SCHEDULE A.

Treasurer of the County (or United Counties) of

do hereby certify, that I have received from the sum of

being the whole amount payable according to the provisions of an Act of the Province of Canada, passed in the sixteenth year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act to provide for the recovery of the rates and taxes intended to be imposed by certain By-laws of the late District Councils of Upper Canada, and chaptered

in redemption of lot (or part of lot, describing it, or acres of lot, as the case may be,) number

in the

Concession of the Township of

, which was sold by the Sheriff of the District of (or County of

) for arrears of taxes on the

day of

in the year Dated

(Signed.)

Schedule B.

SCHEDULE B.
This Deed is cancelled by me

Treasurer of the County (or United Counties) of

, the land described therein having been redeemed on the

day of

in the year Dated

(Signed.)

ACT 13 & 14 VIC., CAP. 68.

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An Act to provide Funds for defraying the cost of the erection of the

Lunatic Asylum and other Public Buildings in Upper Canada. Whereas it is expedient to make better provision for paying off the Preamble. principal and interest of the Debentures issued for the purpose of raising funds for defraying the expense of erecting the Lunatic Asylum in Upper Canada, under the provisions of the Act hereinafter mentioned, and for raising a fund for defraying the cost of erecting other public buildings in that portion of this Province of general importance to the inhabitants thereof: Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada. constituted and assembled by virtue of and under the authority of an Act passed in the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and intituled, An Act to re-unite the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That so much of the Act Rate imposed by

Act of Ú, C. of the Parliament of Upper Canada, passed in the second year of Her Majesty's Reign and intituled, An Act to authorize the erection of an 2 Vic. c. 11, reAsylum within this Province, for the reception of Insane and Lunatic Persons, as authorizes the imposing of an assessment of one-eighth of a penny in the pound for the purposes of the said Act, shall be and is hereby repealed; as are also all rates and assessments made under the authority of the said Act: except in so far as regards any arrears of Exception. such rates and assessments remaining due and unpaid when the said repeal shall take effect.

II. And be it enacted, That instead of the rate mentioned in the said A new rate imAct, there shall be and there is hereby imposed upon all taxable property, real or personal, in Upper Canada, a yearly rate or tax of six pence in the hundred pounds (and so in proportion on any less sum) on the assessed actual value of such property, or of one penny in the pound on the assessed yearly value thereof, according as the same is assessed by its actual or yearly value, and such rate or tax shall be entered upon the Collector's Rolls, in a separate column, by the Clerk or Officer making out the same, and shall be received, collected and levied by the same Officers, at the same times and in the same manner as other local taxes, rates or assessments on the same property; and all moneys How to be colarising therefrom and received by any Collector shall be paid over by die him to the County Treasurer or City Chamberlain, at the same times

posed.

con

lected, paid over,

lain, at the aid over by le

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moneys of the crown.

To what purposes such rate

Interest on Debentures.

and under the same provisions, and with the same remedy in case of non-payment as other moneys payable to him by such Collector, and

all such moneys received by any Treasurer or Chamberlain, shall by Per centage al- him be paid over (retaining five per cent., of which one half shall be

allowed by him to the Collectors respectively, on sums collected by them) to the Receiver General of the Province, for the purposes of this

Act, at such times and in such manner as the Governor shall from time To be deemed to time direct and require; and such moneys shall, in the hands of such

Treasurer or Chamberlain, be held to be moneys received by him for duties due to Her Majesty, and such Treasurer or Chamberlain shall, in default of paying over the same be liable accordingly.

III. And be it enacted, That the sums paid over to the Receiver Genshall be applied. eral under the next preceding section of this Act shall be applied

First-To the payment of the interest on all Debentures issued on account of the said Lunatic Asylum and now outstanding, and also of the interest on any Debentures which may be issued under the authority of Parliament for the purpose of raising money to complete the said Asylum, or to defray the expense of procuring a site for or of erecting any other Public Building in Upper Canada, for any Institution of gen

eral importance to the inhabitants of that portion of the Province. Sinking Fund.

SecondlyTo the formation of a Sinking Fund of not less than one thousand five hundred pounds per annum, towards paying off the

principal of such Debentures as aforesaid. Other purposes.

ThirdlyTowards the support of the said Lunatic Asylum and of any other such Institution as aforesaid, in such manner as shall be directed

by Parliament. When the fore- IV. And be it enacted, That the foregoing provisions of this Act shall shall take effect. have force and effect upon, from and after the first day of January, one

thousand eight hundred and fifty-one; and not before. Appropriation V. And be it enacted, That out of any moneys arising from any rate arising under % or assessment imposed under the Act first above cited, there may be

paid and applied such sums as may be required to defray the expenses of the said Lunatic Asylum for the present year one thousand eight hundred and fifty, in addition to the Parliamentary grant for that purpose.

going provisions

out of moneys

Vic, c. 11.

13 & 14 VIC., CAP. 2, SECS. 3 & 4.

An Act for raising on the credit of the funds therein mentioned, certain

sums required for the Public Service.

III. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Governor in for Lunatic Asy. Council, to authorize the raising by way of loan on the credit of the Up

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per Canada Building Fund, that is to say, the fund to arise from the lum and Normal

School. proceeds of the rate or tax imposed by the Act passed in the present session to provide funds for defraying the cost of the erection of the Lunatic Asylum, and other public buildings in Upper Canada, of a sum not exceeding Thirty Thousand Pounds Currency, to be applied to the purpose of defraying certain expenses connected with the Lunatic Asylum at Toronto, and with the intended building for the Normal School of Upper Canada.

IV. And be it enacted, That for the purpose of raising the sum last Debentures may aforesaid, it shall be lawful for the Governor in Council to authorize the issuing of Debentures to an amount not exceeding in the whole the sum last aforesaid, in such form, for such separate sums, and at such rate of interest not exceeding six per centum per annum, and to make the principal and interest thereon payable at such periods and at such places as to him shall appear most expedient, the said principal and interest being hereby made chargeable upon the said Upper Canada Building Fund.

be issued.

TAVERN LICENSES.

ACT 13 & 14 VIC., CA P. 65.

An Act to amend the laws relative to Tavern Licenses in Upper

Canada. Whereas it is expedient to vest in the Municipal authorities in Upper Preamble. Canada the power of fixing the number of Taverns, Beer shops, and other houses and places of public entertainment, where wines and spirituous or fermented liquors are sold, or of prohibiting such houses or places in the said Municipalities respectively, and of prescribing the conditions on which Licenses to keep the same shall be obtained and held, and the duty which shall be paid thereon over and above that imposed on persons keeping such houses and retailing Wines and Spirituous Liquors therein, by the Act of the Parliament of Great Britain, passed in the fourteenth year of the Reign of King George the Third, and intituled, An Act to establish a Fund towards further defraying the charges of the Administration of Justice and the support of the Civil Government within the Province of Quebec in North America: Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada, constituted

p. Act, 14 G. , c. 88, cited.

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and assembled by virtue of and under the authority of an Act passed

in the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and IreCertain parts of land, and intituled, An Act to re-unite the Provinces of Upper and

Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That so much of the Act of the

Parliament of Upper Canada, passed in the fifty-ninth year of the 59 6. 3, c. 2. ;

Reign of King George the Third, and intituled, An Act to alter the laws now in force for granting Licenses to Inn-Keepers, and to give to the Justices of the Peace, in General Quarter Sessions assembled for their respective Districts, authority to regulate the duties hereafter to be paid on such Licences,—or of the Act of the said Parliament passed in the sixth year of the Reign of his late Majesty King

William the Fourth, and intituled, An Act to repeal and amend cer6 W.4, c. 4; tain parts of an Act passed in the thirty-sixth year of the reign of

King George the Third, intituled, An Act to amend an Act for regulating the manner of Licensing Public Houses and for the more easy convicting of persons selling spirituous liquors without a License,

and for other purposes therein mentioned,or of the Act of the said 3 Vic. c. 20;

Parliament passed in the third year of Her Majesty's Reign, and intituled, An Act for further regulating the manner of granting Licenses to Inn-Keepers, and to the Keepers of Ale and Beer Houses within

this Province,—or of the Act passed in the year last aforesaid, and 3 Vic. c. 21;

intituled, An Act to continue and make perpetual, parts of an Act passed in the fifty-ninth year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled, An Act to alter the Laws now in force for granting Licenses to Inn-Keepers, and to give to the Justices of the Peace in General Quarter Sessions assembled for their respective Districts, authority to regulate the duties hereafter to be paid on such

Licenses, and for other purposes therein mentioned,—or of any other Repealed on the Act or Law in force in Upper Canada, as vests in any Justices of the

Peace the power of granting certificates entitling the parties to whom they are granted to obtain Licenses to keep Inns or Houses of Public Entertainment, or of making rules and regulations for the conduct of such Inn-Keepers, or of repealing such rules and regulations, or of fixing the duty or sum which any person is required to pay for such License or before he can obtain the same, or of repealing or altering any duty or sum so fixed, or as may be inconsistent with any provision of this Act which is to be acted upon before the first day of March next, shall be and is hereby repealed from and after the passing of this

Act; and the remaining provisions of the said Acts, and the rules and And the re- ... regulations made under them, and the duties or sums required to be first March, 1851. paid under them for such Licenses as aforesaid, shall remain in force (in

passing of this Act;

so far only as they may not be inconsistent with any provisions of this

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