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DEC ? 1936

COMMISSION

A. N. RICHARDS.

VICTORIA, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain

and Ireland, QUEEN, Defender of the Faith, &c., &c., &c.

To The Honourable Henry Pering Pellew Crease,

The Honourable Andrew Charles Elliott, and John Foster McCreight, Esquire.

Greeting. WHEREAS by the “Consolidated Statutes Act, 1877,” it is provided that it shall be

W lawful for Our Lieutenant-Governor of Our Province of British Columbia in Council to issue a Commission under the Great Seal to three persons, constituting them Commissioners for revising and consolidating a new edition of the Laws of Our said Province of British Columbia.

NOW KNOW YE, that having every confidence in the ability and discretion of you, and each of you, We do hereby, in pursuance of the powers contained in the “Consolidated Statutes Act, 1877," and of all other powers and authorities vested in Us in this behalf, constitute and appoint you to be Commissioners for revising and consolidating, in conformity with the provisions contained in the “Consolidated Statutes Act, 1877," but not further or otherwise, such new edition of the Laws of Our said Province of British Columbia as is mentioned in the said Act.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent,

and the Great Seal of Our said Province of British Columbia to be hereunto affixed: WITNESS, the Honourable ALBERT Norton RICHARDS, LieutenantGovernor of Our Province of British Columbia, at Our Government House, in Our City of Victoria, this seventh day of May, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven, and in the fortieth year of Our reign.

A TABLE

OF THE

LAWS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA,

CONSISTING OF THE

ACTS, ORDINANCES, AND PROCLAMATIONS OF THE FORMERLY SEPARATE COLONIES OF
VANCOUVER ISLAND AND BRITISH COLUMBIA, OF THE UNITED COLONY
OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, AND OF THE PROVINCE SINCE

CONFEDERATION WITH CANADA,

Showing those repealed, expired, obsolete, or consolidated, and those nou in force.

R. S. means Revised Statutes, 1871.

LAWS OF THE FORMERLY SEPARATE COLONY OF VANCOUVER ISLAND).

Consecu Revised

tive Statutes number. / number.

Title.

Repealed, expired, Chapter

obsolete, or in this consolidated. volume.

An Act to provide for the Resignation and Vacating Repealed by 161 R.S

of Seats in the House of Assembly in the Colony
of Vancouver Island, and for the Election of
Members on Vacancies. 23rd August, 1859.

An Act respecting Marriages in the Colony of Van- Repealed by 89 R.S.

couver Island and its Dependencies. 5th Sep

tember, 1859.
An Act respecting the Property of Religions Institu- Repealed by 124 R.8

tions in the Colony of Vancouver Island and its
Dependencies. 5th September, 1859.

An Act to increase the number of Representatives of Repealed by 161 R.S

the people of this Colony in the House of
Assembly. 7th October, 1889.

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An Act for the protection of the wooden bridges in Consolidated with

Vancouver Tsland and its Dependencies. 29th 17 R.S.
October, 1859.

An Act to remove doubts as to the Interest of Money Repealed by 161 R.S

in the Colony of Vancouver Island and its
Dependencies. 29th October, 1859.

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Consecu Revised

tive Statutes number. number.

Title.

Repealed, expired, Chapter

obsolete, or in this consolidated. / volume.

Proclamation declaring the Port of Victoria, including Repealed by Procla-
Esquimalt, a Free Port. 18th January, 1860. mation of 19 Nov.

1866
An Act to provide for the administration of Oaths in Repealed by 161 R.S

the House of Assembly, and the production of
Evidence before Committees of the same. 9th
July, 1860.

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An Act to extend the provisions of the Joint Stock Repealed by 129 R.S

Companies Acts, 1856, 1857, and 1858, to Van-
courer Island and its Dependencies. 27th
August, 1860. '

An Act to improve the Streets of the Town of Victoria, Repealed by 161 R.S

and to authorize the collection of a Tax, to be
called "The Victoria Street Fund." 28th
August, 1860,

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An Act for better prohibiting the Sale or Gift of In- Repealed by 85 R.S.

toxicating Liquors to the Indians. 2nd Novem-|
ber, 1860.

An Act to provide for the repair, improvement, and Repealed by 118 R.S

regulation of Roads in Vancouver Island and its
Dependencies. 24th November, 1860.

An Act to confirm certain persons in the Fee Simple Repealed by 161 R.8

of the Real Estate which they now hold. 10tb
December, 1860.

An Act to levy an Annual Tax of £1 per centum on Repealed by 65*

the value of all Real Estate in the Colony of
Vancouver Island and its Dependencies. 10th
December, 1860.

An Act to amend the Scale of Fees charged for the Repealed by 50*

Entrance and Clearance of Vessels ; Licences to
scows, boats, and other craft; and Dues for
Landing Permits; as well as other matters re-
lating to the same, in the Port of Victoria, in-
cluding Esquimalt. 19th December, 1860.

An Act for rendering the Administration of Justice Repealed by 161 R.S

in minor Criminal Cases more speedy and certain.
19th December, 1860.

An Act to declare the Limitation of certain causes of Extended by 44* &

Action and Suit. 19th December, 1860. | repealed by 100 R.S

An Act to amend the “Registration of Voters Act, Repealed by 161 R.S

1859." 19th December, 1860.

An Act to Incorporate the " Victoria Gas Company."

19th December, 1860.

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An Act to confirm certain Titles to Real Property in Repealed by 161 R.S

Vancouver Island. 19th December, 1860.

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